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Kirsten Peterborough, Ontario
si matris est non gauisus nemo est gauisus (translation: if momma ain't happy, ain't nobody happy!)
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A congruent self; meaning that what one thinks, believes, speaks and does is congruent. True to oneself, God and others.
This is the very opposite of insanity!
Hospitals are terrific for traumatic care; for acute care. They do a really, really good job in saving lives when itís a sudden bleeding emergency. But in terms of chronic care, theyíre terrible; (that is) in terms of the illnesses that most people have, endure, that cost the most money, that last the longest and ultimately die from. -Dr. Andrew Saul
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My love for learning. There's probably more but that came to mind first.
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Believing and trusting in God! Thankful both of them do but hopeful they will ALWAYS.
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A healthy attitude of graditude and forgiveness.
Motto: It is not what was yesterday, it is now. What will be tomorrow.
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If I only get one, it's going to be compassion for others. I think the world needs more kindness.
Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind. -Dr. Seuss
These are my principles. If you donít like them, Iíve got others. - Groucho Marx
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Honesty and sense of humor
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I think it's difficult to choose just one!
My wish for my children is they grow up to be independent, self-assured, healthy, joyful, loyal, good sense of humor, sensitive to the needs of those around them, authentic, goodness I can keep going...
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Whisper, if you want someone's attention.
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Sense of humor
A diamond is just a lump of coal that stuck with it!
Not that I don't agree with integrity because that is very important, but the trait I have that I would wish to pass on to my children is calmness. If you can remain calm in times of stress, you have a better chance of making the right decisions.
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I can see your point. For me though, integrity can be gained through environment.
I also wonder how much what we wish for our kids is based upon our own experiences? For example, if I had gone through a terrifying illness or had breast cancer in the family, I would be wishing for good health.
"...puny,'realistic' goals are NOT motivating. WANTS are motivating." ~ Tom Venuto
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Whisper, if you want someone's attention.
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Has to be Integrity and good will. I want my children (If I ever have any) to respect themselves and fellow man.
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I would have to agree with integrity. I think that envelopes a whole lotta stuff -- be true to yourself and others, treat others as you would like to be treated, respect yourself and others, be strong in your beliefs, find passion in something...
*Amber* ~ALP for the BLC~
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Integrity. As part of your character, knowing that you've done the right thing and being someone that others can trust is important. In any line of work, with any friend or family member you have, having integrity , no matter what the situation, says a lot about a person.
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Hey all - Laura asked me to fill in for her on the Question of the Day while she is off enjoying her week of vacation. She hopes to be checking in occassionally but doesn't have guaranteed internet where she is.
Okay, onto a question of the day (which BTW if you have ideas for questions, just email me them!) ---
If you could choose one trait you have to pass on to your children, what would that be?
Kinda like gifts from the fairy godmother at the Christening ...
Although I thought of a lot of different things I would hope for my kids, I think the one I would definitely want passed on is a sense of humor. If you can laugh at yourself and the world, then you can survive anything.
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