“In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.” – Lao Tzu
“Discouragement can be temporary-or it can destroy our life. The choice is ours. If we refuse to deal with discouragement head-on, we are opening the door for it to completely dominate our life.” – Charles Stanley
We’ve had technical issues over the past two days and my scheduled quote of the day did not post. So you are getting them both today!
“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie
“We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy.” – Joseph Campbell
“The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.” — Helen Keller
“Melancholy is a sensual pleasure that is deliberately provoked. How many people shut themselves away to make themselves sadder, or to weep beside a stream, or choose a sentimental book! We are constantly building and unbuilding ourselves.” – Gustavo Flaubert
“You’re not as good as you think. You don’t have it all figured out. Stay focused. Do better.” – Ryan Holiday
Tonight, when I finally took a breath and sat this sore body down to rest this tired mind, I had the television on as background sound.
It was then I heard someone say, in joking, that ‘being alone greatly increases productivity.’
Yes! How true!Continue reading “Some sayings really hit home.”
“You expected to be sad in the fall. Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the wind and the cold, wintery light. But you knew there would always be the spring, as you knew the river would flow again after it was frozen. When the cold rains kept on and killed the spring, it was as though a young person died for no reason.” — Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast