“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.” — Laini Taylor
“Never underestimate the power you have to take your life in a new direction.” – Germany Kent
“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.” – Dale Carnegie
“They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” — Tom Bodett
“In this new month, may you enjoy your life as much as you can. It’s yours and yours only, and you are the only one who can decide what to do with it. Keep your head up.” – Anonymous
I’m a news junkie. I’m an independent mind who follows politics. I’m a free thinker and a free spirit who listens to all sides, researches information, gets educated and weighs all facts before forming an opinion – and that opinion is subject to change as more information is received and processed.
I’m an American with a deep love and commitment to my country – despite any leadership that is in place – past, present or future. I’m proud to be an American and always will be – even if I’m ashamed and disgusted by what’s transpiring in our country today, or any day.
This is not a political post. This is not a religious, cultural, racial or gender identity post. Continue reading “A moment of silence. A moment of prayer.”
“Hard times don’t create heroes. It is during the hard times when the ‘hero’ within us is revealed.” – Bob Riley
“Each day provides its own gifts.” —Marcus Aurelius
“Don’t despair: despair suggests you are in total control and know what is coming. You don’t – surrender to events with hope.” – Alain de Botton
“Living in the moment is about quality of life. But as important as this is, you don’t want to live just any moment but the “right moment”; the moment that will bring you closer to where you want to be.” – Roberto Zoia, Effective Goal Setting