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    • Thoughts for every day: Menu 1: Select the date
      • January: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
      • February: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28
      • March: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
      • April: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30
      • May: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
      • June: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30
      July to December
    • Thoughts for every day: Menu 2: Select the date
      • July: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
      • August: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
      • September: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30
      • October: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
      • November: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30
      • December: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31
      January to June
    • PEACE OF MIND
      • The mind is never right but when it is at peace within itself.
              • Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    • HAPPINESS
      • There is no duty so much underrated as the duty of being happy.
              • Robert Louis Stevenson
    • ACCEPTANCE
      • God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
              • Reinhold Niebuhr
    • FORGIVENESS
      • Forgiveness means letting go of the past.
              • Gerald Jampolsky
    • COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.
              • Aughey
    • THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
      • Envy comes from people’s ignorance of, or lack of belief in, their own gifts.
              • Jean Vanier
    • HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • Make yourself necessary to somebody.
              • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    • FRIENDSHIP
      • True friendship comes when silence between two people is comfortable.
              • Dave Tyson Gentry
    • OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD
      • When we lose God, it is not God who is lost.
              • Anon
    • FAITH AND BELIEF
      • Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up.
              • Guideposts
    • PRAYER
      • Prayer moves the hand that moves the world.
              • John Aikman Wallace
    • SELF-ACCEPTANCE
      • You can succeed if nobody else believes it, but you will never succeed if you don’t believe in yourself.
              • William J.H. Boetcker
    • SELF-CONTROL
      • Self-control is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.
              • George Bernard Shaw
    • SELF-CONFIDENCE
      • Experience tells you what to do; confidence allows you to do it.
              • Stan Smith
    • SIMPLICITY
      • What I do, I do very well, and what I don’t do well, I don’t do at all.
              • Anon
    • ONE DAY
      • Nothing in business is so valuable as time.
              • John H. Patterson
    • YESTERDAY: THE PAST
      • Enjoy yourself. These are the “good old days” you’re going to miss in the years ahead.
              • Anon
    • TODAY: THE PRESENT
      • The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.
              • Elbert Hubbard
    • THIS MOMENT
      • If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.
              • Anon
    • MORNINGS
      • Even if a farmer intends to loaf, he gets up in time to get an early start.
              • Edgar Watson Howe
    • EVENINGS
      • Sum up at night what thou has done by day.
              • Lord Herbert
    • TOMORROW: THE FUTURE
      • Tomorrow is the mysterious, unknown guest.
              • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS
      • Everything considered, work is less boring than amusing oneself.
              • Charles Baudelaire
    • DIFFICULT DAYS
      • The secret of patience … to do something else in the meantime.
              • Anon
      • Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you.
              • Madeline Bridges
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • Give me a man who sings at his work.
              • Thomas Carlyle
      ENTHUSIASM
      • Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.
              • Anon
      HOPE
      • We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.
              • Konrad Adenauer
      VISUALIZATION
      • Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
              • Burke
      ROLE MODELS
      • Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
              • George Bernard Shaw
      CHANGE
      • Wherever you see a successful business, someone once made a courageous decision.
              • Peter Drucker
      DECISIONS
      • Systems die; instincts remain.
              • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
      INSTINCTS
      • Skills vary. We must … strive by that which is born in us.
              • Pindar
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • To be what we are, and to become what we are capable of becoming, is the only end of life.
              • Baruch Spinoza
      MOTIVATION
      • Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do.
              • Lin Yutang
      REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
      • The one thing worth living for is to keep one’s soul pure.
              • Marcus Aurelius
      GOALS
      • Every day I wake up a little afraid. Only a fool is never afraid.
              • Ron Meyer
      FEAR
      • Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God, and so there’s no room left for worry thoughts.
              • Howard Chandler Christy
      WORRY
      • Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning.
              • George Eliot
      DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
      • There is no security on this earth. Only opportunity.
              • General Douglas MacArthur
      SECURITY
      • No one reaches a high position without daring.
              • Publilius Syrus
      RISKS
      • To know what is right and not do it is the worst cowardice.
              • Confucius
      COURAGE
      • The will of God will not take you where the grace of God cannot keep you.
              • Anon
      WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US
      • If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.
              • Michael Evans
      COMMITMENT
      • Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
              • Brendan Francis
      GETTING GOING
      • The very first step towards success in any occupation is to become interested in it.
              • Sir William Osler
      SUCCESS
      • The one who is intent on making the most of his opportunities is too busy to bother about luck.
              • B.C. Forbes
      LUCK
      • The successful person is one who had the chance and took it.
              • Roger Babson
      OPPORTUNITY
      • Nothing of worthy or weight can be achieved with half a mind, with a faint heart, and with a lame endeavor.
              • Isaac Barrow
      COMMITMENT
      • Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it.
              • Colonel Michael Friedsman
      CONCENTRATION
      • Labor disgraces no man; unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.
              • Ulysses S. Grant
      WORK
      • The person with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
              • Johann von Goethe
      PERFECTION
      • God tests His real friends more severely than the lukewarm ones.
              • Katheryn Hulme
      JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
      • I recommend you to take care of the minutes, for the hours will take care of themselves.
              • Lord Chesterfield
      TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
      • They who are the most persistent, and work in the true spirit, will invariably be the most successful.
              • Samuel Smiles
      PERSEVERANCE
      • Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.
              • Corrie ten Bloom
      PROBLEMS
      • Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.
              • Bertolt Brecht
      FAILURES AND MISTAKES
      • Strong people are made by opposition, like kites that go up against the wind.
              • Frank Harris
      THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY
      • What counts in making a happy marriage is not so much how compatible you are, but how you deal with incompatibility.
              • George Levinger
      REACTING TO EVENTS
      • Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
              • Helen Keller
      SELF-PITY
    • PEACE OF MIND
      • Peace of mind is that mental condition in which you have accepted the worst.
              • Lin Yutang
    • HAPPINESS
      • Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
              • Hosea Ballou
    • ACCEPTANCE
      • We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.
              • Martin Luther King, Jr.
    • FORGIVENESS
      • The angry people are those people who are most afraid.
              • Dr. Robert Anthony
    • COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
              • Karl Barth
    • THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
      • The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well.
              • Foe Ancis
    • HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • Generosity gives assistance, rather than advice.
              • Vauvenargues
    • FRIENDSHIP
      • The two most important things in life are good friends and a strong bull pen.
              • Bob Lemon
    • ACCEPTANCE
      • Acceptance is the truest kinship with humanity.
              • G.K. Chesterton
    • OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD
      • Some people talk about finding God, as if He could get lost.
              • Anon
    • FAITH AND BELIEF
      • Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
              • Erich Fromm
    • PRAYER
      • Prayer does not change God, but it changes him who prays.
              • Soren Kierkegaard
    • SELF-ACCEPTANCE
      • I’m not OK, you’re not OK - and that’s OK.
              • William Sloane Coffin
    • SELF-CONTROL
      • When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something.
              • Robert Browning
    • SELF-RELIANCE
      • Your future depends on many things, but mostly on you.
              • Frank Tyger
    • SIMPLICITY
      • What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.
              • Confucius
    • ONE DAY
      • Nothing is worth more than this day.
              • Johann von Goethe
    • YESTERDAY: THE PAST
      • Some folks never exaggerate - they just remember big.
              • Audrey Snead
    • TODAY: THE PRESENT
      • It is difficult to live in the present, ridiculous to live in the future and impossible to live in the past.
              • Jim Bishop
    • THIS MOMENT
      • The only courage that matters is the kind that gets you from one moment to the next.
              • Mignon McLaughlin
    • MORNINGS
      • With each sunrise, we start anew.
              • Anon
    • EVENINGS
      • Fools look to tomorrow; wise men use tonight.
              • Scottish proverb
    • TOMORROW: THE FUTURE
      • God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.
              • Isak Dinesen
    • AVERAGE, “BORING” DAYS
      • Being bored is an insult to oneself.
              • Jules Renard
    • DIFFICULT DAYS
      • Pain is never permanent.
              • Saint Teresa of Avila
      • The world is like a mirror; frown at it, and it frowns at you. Smile and it smiles, too.
              • Herbert Samuels
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm.
              • Colette
      ENTHUSIASM
      • Hope is one of those things in life you cannot do without.
              • LeRoy Douglas
      HOPE
      • A genius is one who shoots at something no one else can see - and hits it.
              • Anon
      VISUALIZATION
      • People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher and better than themselves.
              • Tyron Edwards
      ROLE MODELS
      • Readjusting is a painful process, but most of us need it at one time or another.
              • Arthur Christopher Benson
      CHANGE
      • Full maturity … is achieved by realizing that you have choices to make.
              • Angela Barron McBride
      DECISIONS
      • You don’t get to choose how you’re going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you’re going to live.
              • Joan Baez
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • There is just one life for each of us: our own.
              • Euripides
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • Don’t let other people tell you what you want.
              • Pat Riley
      MOTIVATION
      • No one has ever loved anyone the way everyone wants to be loved.
              • Mignon McLaughlin
      REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
      • If you don’t know where you are going, how can you expect to get there?
              • Basil S. Walsh
      GOALS
      • We are more often frightened than hurt; and we suffer more from imagination than from reality.
              • Marcus Annaeus Seneca
      FEAR
      • If your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset.
              • Krishnamurti
      WORRY
      • To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything, or nothing, about it.
              • Olin Miller
      DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
      • To keep oneself safe does not mean to bury oneself.
              • Marcus Annaeus Seneca
      SECURITY
      • It takes courage to lead a life. Any life.
              • Erica Jong
      RISKS
      • It takes courage to know when you ought to be afraid.
              • James A. Michener
      COURAGE
      • We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival.
              • Sir Winston Churchill
      WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US
      • Painting is easy when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.
              • Edgar Degas
      “IGNORANCE”
      • We will not know unless we begin.
              • Howard Zinn
      GETTING GOING
      • Always aim for achievement, and forget about success.
              • Helen Hayes
      SUCCESS
      • You don’t just luck into things … You build step by step, whether it’s friendships or opportunities.
              • Barbara Bush
      LUCK
      • Opportunity knocks but once.
              • Anon
      OPPORTUNITY
      • He who walks in the middle of the road gets hit from both sides.
              • George P. Schultz
      COMMITMENT
      • One arrow does not bring down two birds.
              • Turkish proverb
      CONCENTRATION
      • To love what you do and feel that it matters - how could anything be more fun?
              • Katharine Graham
      WORK
      • If the best man’s faults were written on his forehead, it would make him pull his hat over his eyes.
              • Gaelic proverb
      PERFECTION
      • An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.
              • Friedrich Engels
      JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
      • The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult.
              • Madame Marquise du Deffand
      TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
      • It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day.
              • Willie Mays
      PERSEVERANCE
      • Every path has its puddle.
              • English proverb
      PROBLEMS
      • Our mistakes won’t irreparably damage our lives unless we let them.
              • James E. Sweaney
      FAILURES AND MISTAKES
      • Never complain about your troubles; they are responsible for more than half of your income.
              • Robert R. Updegraff
      THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY
      • When things go wrong, don’t go with them.
              • Anon
      REACTING TO EVENTS
      • A problem is a chance for you to do your best.
              • Duke Ellington
      THE ADVANTAGES OF ADVERSITY
      • The opposite of having faith is having self-pity.
              • Og Guinness
      SELF-PITY
      • If you do not find peace in yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.
              • Paula A. Bendry
      PEACE OF MIND
      • It is in his pleasure that a man really lives.
              • Agnes Repplier
      HAPPINESS
      • Into each life some rain must fall, some days must be dark and dreary.
              • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
      ACCEPTANCE
      • The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
              • Mahatma Ghandi
      FORGIVENESS
      • Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.
              • Ruth Ann Schabacker
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • We love in others what we lack ourselves, and would be everything but what we are.
              • R.H. Stoddard
      THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
      • What do we live for if not to make life less difficult for each other?
              • George Eliot
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship.
              • Saint Thomas Aquinas
      FRIENDSHIP
      • Let God love you through others and let God love others through you.
              • D.M. Street
      OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD
      • I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith.
              • 2 Tm. 4:7
      FAITH AND BELIEF
      • A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.
              • Sir Winston Churchill
      CHANGE
      • When a man begins to understand himself, he begins to live.
              • Norvin G. McGranahan
      SELF-KNOWLEDGE
      • Do not wish to be anything but what you are.
              • Saint Francis de Sales
      SELF-ACCEPTANCE
      • As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
              • Johann von Goethe
      SELF-CONFIDENCE
      • The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
              • Swedish proverb
      SELF-RELIANCE
      • There is only one meaning of life, the act of living itself.
              • Erich Fromm
      SIMPLICITY
      • We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
              • George MacDonald
      ONE DAY
      • Your past is always going to be the way it was. Stop trying to change it.
              • Anon
      YESTERDAY: THE PAST
      • Seize the day, and put the least possible trust in tomorrow.
              • Horace
      TODAY: THE PRESENT
      • If God adds another day to our life, let us receive it gladly.
              • Marcus Annaeus Seneca
      MORNINGS
      • Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.
              • Eph. 14:26
      EVENINGS
      • I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
              • Albert Einstein
      TOMORROW: THE FUTURE
      • God grant us patience!
              • William Shakespeare
      DIFFICULT DAYS
      • Change your thoughts and you change your world.
              • Norman Vincent Peale
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool.
              • William McFee
      ENTHUSIASM
      • Every new adjustment is a crisis in self-esteem.
              • Eric Hoffer
      CHANGE
      • We all live under the same sky, but we don’t all have the same horizon.
              • Konrad Adenauer
      VISUALIZATION
      • A good example is the best sermon.
              • Anon
      ROLE MODELS
      • Because things are the way they are, things will not stay the way they are.
              • Bertolt Brecht
      CHANGE
      • One forgives to the degree that one loves.
              • Francois de La Rochefoucauld
      FORGIVENESS
      • The conclusions of passion are the only reliable ones.
              • Soren Kierkegaard
      INSTINCTS
      • He who walks in another’s tracks leaves no footprints.
              • Joan L. Brannon
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • We talk on principle, but we act on interest.
              • Walter Savage Landor
      MOTIVATION
      • Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.
              • Jean Vanier
      REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
      • You have to have a dream so you can get up in the morning.
              • Billy Wilder
      GOALS
      • Do not think of all your anxieties, you will only make yourself ill.
              • Shih King
      FEAR
      • Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
              • Swedish proverb
      WORRY
      • The only certainty is that nothing is certain.
              • Pliny, the Elder
      DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
      • No one can build her security upon the nobleness of another person.
              • Willa Cather
      SECURITY
      • Unless you enter the tiger’s den, you cannot take the cubs.
              • Japanese proverb
      RISKS
      • Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.
              • John Dewey
      COURAGE
      • Sorrow is a fruit. God does not allow it to grow on a branch that is too weak to bear it.
              • Victor Hugo
      WE’LL GET WHATEVER WE NEED TO HANDLE WHATEVER LIFE DEMANDS OF US
      • No one knows what he can do until he tries.
              • Publilius Syrus
      “IGNORANCE”
      • If we really want to live, we’d better start at once to try.
              • W.H. Auden
      GETTING GOING
      • Before everything else, getting ready is the secret of success.
              • Henry Ford
      SUCCESS
      • I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
              • Mark Twain
      OPPORTUNITY
      • If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything.
              • Michael Evans
      COMMITMENT
      • Striving for success without hard work is like trying to harvest where you haven’t planted.
              • David Bly
      WORK
      • Perfection never exists in reality, but only in our dreams.
              • Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs
      PERFECTION
      • God doesn’t make orange juice, God makes oranges.
              • Jesse Jackson
      JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
      • The distance doesn’t matter; only the first step is difficult.
              • Madame Marquise du Deffand
      TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
      • It does not matter how slowly you go, so long as you do not stop.
              • Confucius
      PERSEVERANCE
      • It isn’t hard to be good from time to time … What’s tough is being good every day.
              • Willie Mays
      PERSEVERANCE
      • The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything.
              • Eleanor Roosevelt
      FAILURES AND MISTAKES
      • Were it not for my little jokes, I could not bear the burdens of this office.
              • Abraham Lincoln
      REACTING TO EVENTS
      • Sadness is almost never anything but a form of fatigue.
              • André Gide
      SELF-PITY
      • Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the presence of God no matter what the conflict.
              • Anon
      PEACE OF MIND
      • Happiness depends upon ourselves.
              • Aristotle
      HAPPINESS
      • One cannot get through life without pain … What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us.
              • Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.
      ACCEPTANCE
      • Judge not, that ye be not judged.
              • Mt. 7:1
      FORGIVENESS
      • The mere sense of living is joy enough.
              • Emily Dickinson
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • Charity begins at home, and usually stays there.
              • Elbert Hubbard
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience: this is the ideal life.
              • Mark Twain
      HAPPINESS
      • When good cheer is lacking, our friends will be packing.
              • Anon
      FRIENDSHIP
      • Do you prefer that you be right, or that you be happy?
              • A Course In Miracles
      HAPPINESS
      • Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.
              • Lin Yutang
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • The whole meaning of prayer is that we may know God.
              • Oswald Chambers
      PRAYER
      • The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
              • Oliver Wendell Holmes
      PERSEVERANCE
      • Do not wish to be anything but what you are.
              • Saint Francis de Sales
      SELF-ACCEPTANCE
      • Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open.
              • John Barrymore
      HAPPINESS
      • If you expect nothing, you’re apt to be surprised. You’ll get it.
              • Malcolm Forbes
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • Happiness is often the result of being too busy to be miserable.
              • Anon
      HAPPINESS
      • We die daily. Happy those who daily come to life as well.
              • George MacDonald
      ONE DAY
      • Life’s under no obligation to give us what we expect.
              • Margaret Mitchell
      ACCEPTANCE
      • Forgive all who have offended you, not for them, but for yourself.
              • Harriet Uts Nelson
      FORGIVENESS
      • Better a little fire to warm us than a great one to burn us.
              • Thomas Fuller
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • We are cold to others only when we are dull in ourselves.
              • William Hazlitt
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.
              • Albert Einstein
      TOMORROW: THE FUTURE
      • We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
              • Thucydides
      FRIENDSHIP
      • You can promote your healing by your thinking.
              • James E. Sweeney
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • When the knees are not often bent, the feet soon slide.
              • Anon
      PRAYER
      • All human wisdom is summed up in two words - wait and hope.
              • Alexandre Dumas
      HOPE
      • Happy he who learns to bear what he cannot change!
              • J.C.F. von Schiller
      ACCEPTANCE
      • There is nobody who totally lacks the courage to change.
              • Rollo May
      CHANGE
      • Often greater risk is involved in postponement than in making a wrong decision.
              • Harry A. Hopf
      DECISIONS
      • They may not deserve forgiveness, but I do.
              • Anon
      FORGIVENESS
      • I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoy than a success at something I hate.
              • George Burns
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • For everything you have missed, you have gained something else.
              • Ralph Waldo Emerson
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness.
              • Jean Vanier
      REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
      • Never try to catch two frogs with one hand.
              • Chinese proverb
      GOALS
      • Fear is the absence of faith.
              • Paul Tillich
      FEAR
      • Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
              • Swedish proverb
      WORRY
      • If you have a job without aggravations, you don’t have a job.
              • Malcolm Forbes
      ACCEPTANCE
      • It is easier to forgive an enemy than a friend.
              • Madame Dorothee Deluzy
      FORGIVENESS
      • Take calculated risks. That is quite different from being rash.
              • General George S. Patton
      RISKS
      • Confidence … is directness and courage in meeting the facts of life.
              • John Dewey
      COURAGE
      • To be upset over what you don’t have is to waste what you do have.
              • Ken Keyes, Jr.
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • From a little spark may burst a mighty flame.
              • Dante Alighieri
      TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
      • Things turn out best for people who make the best of the way things turn out.
              • Anon
      ACCEPTANCE
      • A strong passion for any object will ensure success, for the desire of the end will point out the means.
              • William Hazlitt
      SUCCESS
      • I was seldom able to see an opportunity until it had ceased to be one.
              • Mark Twain
      OPPORTUNITY
      • When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
              • Norman Vincent Peale
      FORGIVENESS
      • We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
              • English proverb
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • The greatest happiness in the world is to make others happy.
              • Luther Burbank
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • With us is the Lord our God, to help us and to fight our battles.
              • 2 Chr.
      JUST DO THE FOOTWORK, THEN LET IT GO
      • It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
              • Chinese proverb
      TAKE ONE STEP AT A TIME
      • It is easier to visit friends than to live with them.
              • Chinese proverb
      FRIENDSHIP
      • There may be those on earth who dress better or eat better, but those who enjoy the peace of God sleep better.
              • L. Thomas Holdcroft
      PEACE OF MIND
      • Most folks are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
              • Abraham Lincoln
      HAPPINESS
      • The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself.
              • George Bernard Shaw
      ACCEPTANCE
      • Any man can seek revenge; it takes a king or prince to grant a pardon.
              • Arthur J. Rehrat
      FORGIVENESS
      • Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make.
              • Bill Veeck
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • The only incurable troubles of the rich are the troubles that money can’t cure.
              • Ogden Nash
      THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE
      • If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
              • Mother Teresa
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • One thing everybody in the world wants and needs is friendliness.
              • William E. Holler
      FRIENDSHIP
      • Talking about God is not at all the same thing as experiencing God, or acting out God through our lives.
              • Phillip Hewett
      OUR HIGHER POWER, OR GOD
      • When you cannot pray as you would, pray as you can.
              • Edward M. Goulburn
      PRAYER
      • No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.
              • Eleanor Roosevelt
      SELF-ACCEPTANCE
      • Perhaps I am stronger than I think.
              • Thomas Merton
      SELF-CONFIDENCE
      • The greatest griefs are those we cause ourselves.
              • Sophocles
      SELF-RELIANCE
      • To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
              • Mother Teresa
      SIMPLICITY
      • The most important thing in our lives is what we are doing now.
              • Anon
      ONE DAY
      • Never let yesterday use up today.
              • Richard H. Nelson
      YESTERDAY: THE PAST
      • Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.
              • Satchel Paige
      PRAYER
      • When you rise in the morning, form a resolution to make the day a happy one for a fellow creature.
              • Sydney Smith
      MORNINGS
      • Most of the time we think we’re sick it’s all in the mind.
              • Thomas Wolfe
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • Morale is the greatest single factor in successful wars.
              • Dwight D. Eisenhower
      ENTHUSIASM
      • I’d rather be a lamppost in Chicago than a millionaire in any other city.
              • William A. Hulbert
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • Who is the wise man? He who sees what’s going to be born.
              • Solomon
      VISUALIZATION
      • If you want a place in the sun, you’ve got to put up with a few blisters.
              • Abigail Van Buren
      ACCEPTANCE
      • Nothing in this world is permanent.
              • German proverb
      CHANGE
      • It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.
              • Thomas Carlyle
      INSTINCTS
      • The most exhausting thing in life is being insincere.
              • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
              • Napoleon Bonaparte
      MOTIVATION
      • We cannot all be masters.
              • William Shakespeare
      REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
      • Unless you give yourself to some great cause, you haven’t even begun to live.
              • William P. Merrill
      GOALS
      • If you are afraid for your future, you don’t have a present.
              • James Petersen
      FEAR
      • Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, but only saps today of its strength.
              • A.J. Cronin
      WORRY
      • If we wait until we’ve satisfied all the uncertainties, it may be too late.
              • Lee Iacocca
      DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
      • In order to find the edge, you must risk going over the edge.
              • Dennis Dugan
      RISKS
      • Knowledge of sin is the beginning of salvation.
              • Marcus Annaeus Seneca
      COURAGE
      • Do not wait for ideal circumstances, nor the best opportunities; they will never come.
              • Janet Erskine Stuart
      GETTING GOING
      • Jesus, please teach me to appreciate what I have before time forces me to appreciate what I had.
              • Susan L. Lenzkes
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • It is in self-limitation that a master first shows himself.
              • Johann von Goethe
      GOALS
      • Necessity is the mother of taking chances.
              • Mark Twain
      RISKS
      • He has enough who is contented with little.
              • Anon
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • There are things I can’t force. I must adjust.
              • C.M. Ward
      ACCEPTANCE
      • The great thing in this world is not so much where we are, but in what direction we are moving.
              • Oliver Wendell Holmes
      PERSEVERANCE
      • The only man who makes no mistakes is the man who never does anything.
              • Eleanor Roosevelt
      FAILURES AND MISTAKES
      • Who does not thank for little will not thank for much.
              • Estonian proverb
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • Who seeks a faultless friend remains friendless.
              • Turkish proverb
      FRIENDSHIP
      • No one gives joy or sorrow … We gather the consequences of our own deeds.
              • Garuda Purana
      HAPPINESS
      • The most popular persons are those who take the world as it is, who find the least fault.
              • Charles Dudley Warner
      ACCEPTANCE
      • Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness.
              • Louis L’Amour
      FORGIVENESS
      • That which does not kill me makes me stronger.
              • Friedrich Nietzsche
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • To feel sorry for the needy is not the mark of a Christian - to help them is.
              • Frank A. Clark
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.
              • Golda Meir
      ONE DAY
      • Friendship is a plant which must be often watered.
              • Anon
      FRIENDSHIP
      • Day’s sweetest moments are at dawn.
              • Ella Wheeler Wilcox
      MORNINGS
      • Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks.
              • The Desert Fathers
      PRAYER
      • To dream of the person you would like to be is to waste the person you are.
              • Anon
      SELF-ACCEPTANCE
      • A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.
              • Francis Bacon
      SELF-RELIANCE
      • If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?
              • Joe Namath
      SIMPLICITY
      • More than enough is too much.
              • Anon
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • The past is a work of art, free of irrelevancies and loose ends.
              • Max Beerbohm
      YESTERDAY: THE PAST
      • So often we rob tomorrow’s memories by today’s economies.
              • John Mason Brown
      TODAY: THE PRESENT
      • With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun.
              • Anon
      MORNINGS
      • Hope is like a road in the country; there was never a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.
              • Lin Yutang
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
              • Marshal Ferdinand Foch
      ENTHUSIASM
      • Hope sees the invisible, feels the intangible and achieves the impossible.
              • Anon
      HOPE
      • When you’re through changing, you’re through.
              • Bruce Barton
      CHANGE
      • Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
              • George Bernard Shaw
      INSTINCTS
      • Laugh, and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone.
              • Ella Wheeler Wilcox
      FRIENDSHIP
      • Not he who has little, but he who wishes more, is poor.
              • Marcus Annaeus Seneca
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • The fewer the words, the better the prayer.
              • Martin Luther
      PRAYER
      • The greatest mistake you can make is to be continually fearing you will make one.
              • Elbert Hubbard
      FEAR
      • The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him.
              • Henry L. Stimson
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • The difference between one man and another is not mere ability … it is energy.
              • Thomas Arnold
      ENTHUSIASM
      • And the trouble is, if you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.
              • Erica Jong
      RISKS
      • You’re only as sick as your secrets.
              • Anon
      COURAGE
      • Courage to start and willingness to keep everlasting at it are the requisites for success.
              • Alonzo Newton Benn
      GETTING GOING
      • Success is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.
              • Sir Winston Churchill
      SUCCESS
      • Whether you are really right or not doesn’t matter, it’s the belief that counts.
              • Robertson Davies
      COMMITMENT
      • Fear is the dark room in which negatives are developed.
              • Anon
      FEAR
      • The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
              • Moliere
      RISKS
      • Amazing things start happening when we start praying!
              • Anon
      PRAYER
      • Success comes before work only in the dictionary.
              • Anon
      SUCCESS
      • Humor acts to relieve fear.
              • Dr. William F. Fry, Jr.
      FEAR
      • Life is a romantic business, but you have to make the romance.
              • Oliver Wendell Holmes
      HAPPINESS
      • He is happy whose circumstances suit his temper; but he is more excellent who can suit his temper to any circumstances.
              • David Hume
      ACCEPTANCE
      • Revenge could steal a man’s life until there was nothing left but emptiness.
              • Louis L’Amour
      FORGIVENESS
      • Too many people miss the silver lining because they’re expecting gold.
              • Maurice Setter
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • Real unselfishness consists in sharing the interests of others.
              • George Santayana
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • They are rich who have true friends.
              • Thomas Fuller
      FRIENDSHIP
      • I wept because I had no shoes, until I saw a man who had no feet.
              • Ancient Persian saying
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • Rejoice always, pray constantly, and in all circumstances give thanks.
              • The Desert Fathers
      PRAYER
      • You grow up the day you have your first real laugh at yourself.
              • Ethel Barrymore
      SELF-ACCEPTANCE
      • God gives every bird its food, but he does not throw it into the nest.
              • Josiah Holland
      SELF-RELIANCE
      • What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
              • Vincent van Gogh
      COURAGE
      • Living at risk is jumping off the cliff and building your wings on the way down.
              • Ray Bradbury
      RISKS
      • Friendship is like money, easier made than kept.
              • Samuel Butler
      FRIENDSHIP
      • If you spend your whole life waiting for the storm, you’ll never enjoy the sunshine.
              • Morris West
      TODAY: THE PRESENT
      • Cold prayers shall never have any warm answers.
              • Thomas B. Brooks
      PRAYER
      • A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.
              • Charles Darwin
      ONE DAY
      • The quality of our expectations determines the quality of our actions.
              • André Godin
      POSITIVE THINKING, AND SELF-FULFILLING PROPHESIES AND ACTIONS
      • He who begins many things finishes but few.
              • Italian proverb
      GOALS
      • No great things are done more through courage than through wisdom.
              • German proverb
      COURAGE
      • We are betrayed by what is false within.
              • George Meredith
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • Results are what you expect; consequences are what you get.
              • Anon
      REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS
      • The soul that has no established aim loses itself.
              • Michel de Montaigne
      GOALS
      • A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
              • Billie Jean King
      FEAR
      • The best mirror is an old friend.
              • Anon
      FRIENDSHIP
      • I firmly believe a great many prayers are not answered because we are not willing to forgive someone.
              • Dwight L. Moody
      PRAYER
      • Make the most of today. Translate your good intentions to actual deeds.
              • Grenville Kleiser
      ONE DAY
      • God grant me the courage not to give up what I think is right, even though I think it is hopeless.
              • Admiral Chester W. Nimitz
      COURAGE
      • Hold a true friend with both your hands.
              • Nigerian proverb
      FRIENDSHIP
      • Every day is a messenger of God.
              • Russian proverb
      ONE DAY
      • To accept whatever comes, regardless of the consequences, is to be unafraid.
              • John Cage
      COURAGE
      • I believe half the unhappiness in life comes from people being afraid to go straight at things.
              • William J. Locke
      GOALS
      • If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
              • Woodrow Wilson
      CHANGE
      • One who’s our friend is fond of us; one who’s fond of us isn’t necessarily our friend.
              • Marcus Annaeus Seneca
      FRIENDSHIP
      • How unhappy is he who cannot forgive himself.
              • Publilius Syrus
      HAPPINESS
      • Very often a change of self is needed more than a change of scene.
              • Arthur Christopher Benson
      CHANGE
      • Forgiveness is the sweetest revenge.
              • Isaac Friedmann
      FORGIVENESS
      • If you count all your assets, you always show a profit.
              • Robert Quillen
      COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
      • It is more blessed to give than to receive.
              • Acts 20:35
      HELPING OTHER PEOPLE
      • A loyal friend laughs at your jokes when they’re not so good, and sympathizes with your problems when they’re not so bad.
              • Arnold H. Glasow
      FRIENDSHIP
      • We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.
              • Oswald Chambers
      PRAYER
      • Why should I deem myself to be a chisel, when I could be the artist?
              • J.C.F. von Schiller
      GOALS
      • Have but few friends, though many acquaintances.
              • Anon
      FRIENDSHIP
      • Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you.
              • John F. Kennedy
      GOALS
      • A man is known by the company he keeps.
              • Anon
      FRIENDSHIP
      • A person can grow only as much as his horizon allows.
              • John Powell
      GOALS
      • With every rising of the sun, think of your life as just begun.
              • Anon
      MORNINGS
      • There are things I can’t force. I must adjust.
              • C.M. Ward
      ACCEPTANCE
      • It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.
              • General Douglas MacArthur
      ENTHUSIASM
      • Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
              • Oscar Wilde
      CHANGE
      • A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
              • Marcus Annaeus Seneca
      DOING WHAT’S RIGHT FOR US
      • Concentrate on finding your goal, then concentrate on reaching it.
              • Colonel Michael Friedman
      GOALS
      • The habit of doing one’s duty drives away fear.
              • Charles Baudelaire
      FEAR
      • Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.
              • William Ralph Inge
      WORRY
      • Action will remove the doubts that theory cannot solve.
              • Tehyi Hsieh
      DOUBTS AND UNCERTAINTIES
      • The only incurable troubles of the rich are the troubles that money can’t cure.
              • Ogden Nash
      THE GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FENCE