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Positive Thoughts
Every Moment is a New Beginning.
Let the light living in you guide your journey.
Interests: see the positive side of things, enjoy finding new avenues of inner growth, very compassionate and attentive (aware of) the needs of others.
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Learn to make the most of life: Lose no happy day - time can never bring back what was swept away; Leave no tender word unsaid; stay happy while life lasts; Live your life the way you drink your coffee - sipping it slowly, enjoying the flavor and the aroma, drinking it to the last drop. Take life easy and be happy. Let no one... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Positive Thoughts
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A Reason When someone approaches your life for a REASON, it’s usually to meet a need that’s been expressed. Whether it’s to assist throughout a difficulty, to give guidance and support, offer deep conversations or just to aid you physically, emotionally and spiritually; they seem God-send and they are. They’re there for the reason you need them to be and with no wrongdoing on your... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Positive Thoughts
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"Not one day in anyone's life is an uneventful day, no day without profound meaning, no matter how dull and boring it might seem, no matter whether you are a seamstress or a Queen, a shoeshine boy or a movie star, a renowned philosopher or a Down's Syndrome child. Because in every day of your life, there are opportunities to perform little kindnesses for others,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Positive Thoughts
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As a Burmese teacher once told author Andrew Harvey, "Out of compassion for myself, let me let go of all these feelings of anger and resentment toward others." As we focus on the adversary, all manner of divergent feelings may arise about what happened, about who said what to whom, and what someone did or did not do. To get to loving kindness, we have... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Positive Thoughts
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The ocean has many moods. Sometimes the colors of the sunrise are painted on the ocean surface as on a huge smooth canvas. At other times whitecapped waves thunder against the shore. The surface of the ocean changes constantly. Now it is smooth and quiet. Again it becomes violent and tempestuous. But in its depths, down under the storms that whip the surface into a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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A dad is someone who wants to catch you before you fall but instead picks you up, brushes you off, and lets you try again. A dad is someone who wants to keep you from making mistakes but instead lets you find your own way, even though his heart breaks in silence when you get hurt. A dad is someone who holds you when you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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When We Share The impossible becomes possible. When we share laughter, There's twice the fun; When we share success, We've surpassed what we've done. When we share problems, There's half the pain; When we share tears, A rainbow follows rain. When we share dreams, They become more real; When we share secrets, It's our hearts we reveal. If we share a smile, That's when our... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Blessed are the poor--we can help them. * Blessed are they who mourn--we can console them. * Blessed are the meek--we can strengthen them. * Blessed are the wanderers--we can give them refuge. * Blessed are the merciful--we can benefit from them. * Blessed are the clean of heart--we can imitate them. * Blessed are the peacemakers--we can receive gentleness from them. * Blessed are... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Many of us have not fully realized a simple, basic principle: for our receiving to take place, we must first give. Giving and receiving are two aspects of the same law of life. Lowell Fillmore shared a special thought about giving. He said, "Those who think they have nothing to give should remember that they can always give themselves, and that they can always render... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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There are two days in every week, about which we should not worry, two days which should be kept free from fear and apprehension. One of these days is Yesterday with all its mistakes and cares, its faults and blunders, its aches and pains. Yesterday has passed forever beyond our control. All the money in the world cannot bring back Yesterday. We cannot undo a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Life, believe, is not a dream, So dark as sages say; Oft a little morning rain foretells a pleasant day: Sometimes there are clouds of gloom, But these are transient all; If the shower will make the roses bloom, Oh, why lament its fall? Rapidly, merrily, Life's sunny hours flit by, Gratefully, cheerily, Enjoy them as they fly. What though Death at times steps in,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a nursing home in an Australian country town, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through his meagre possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and content so impressed the staff that copies were made and distributed to every nurse in the hospital. One nurse... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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A few days ago, a friend invited me to the final session of a course he was completing on effective communication. One of the speakers that night was very funny as he spoke about how we all hate our problems, but how we actually do love them. He said, “We all have Ph.D.’s in our problems,” and everyone laughed without knowing what he was talking... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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The good you find in others, is in you too. The faults you find in others, are your faults as well. After all, to recognize something you must know it. The possibilities you see in others, are possible for you as well. The beauty you see around you, is your beauty. The world around you is a reflection, a mirror showing you the person you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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The first step in the art of friendship is to be a friend, then making friends takes care of itself. To be a friend we should start by being friends to ourselves, by being true to our highest and best and by aligning ourselves with the enduring values of human life that make for growth and progress. To be a friend we should strive to... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Who are your friends? They are the people who are there in hard times or when you're hurting beyond words. Or with a few words of encouragement and concern, make you realize you're really not lost at all. Friends comes in both sexes, in all shapes, colors and sizes, but the most important thing they have in common, is the ability to share with you,... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Like many other youngsters, I played Little League baseball. I was a pretty good fielder, but when it came to hitting, I was -- to put it bluntly -- pathetic. That's because I was afraid of getting hit by the ball. So, when the pitcher reared back to throw, I'd tend to back away from the plate. One day in my little league "career" stands... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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How do we keep from living a life with regret? In the introduction to this book I mentioned a woman named Margaret who told me how she tried to live her life from the perspective of an old woman sitting in a rocking chair on the porch. She told me that whenever she had a decision to make she asked herself this question: "When I... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Live your life doing what feels right to you, not what someone else thinks you should do. It’s ok to listen to advice, but in the end, make the decision that feels best for you. Being a people pleaser is a very frustrating way to live. Get in the habit of pleasing yourself. You are responsible for your own happiness. Your feelings are important. "Our... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Ten things are necessary for happiness in this life, the first being a good digestion, and the other nine,--money; so at least it is said by our modern philosophers. Yet the author of "A Gentle Life" speaks more truly in saying that the Divine creation includes thousands of superfluous joys which are totally unnecessary to the bare support of life. He alone is the happy... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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There was a little boy with a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he should hammer a nail in the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. But gradually, the number of daily nails dwindled down. He discovered it was easier to hold his temper... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Life isn't always easy, it's full of tough decisions and heartache, and things don't always work out the way we hoped. Life just doesn't come with guarantees and while it's true that sometimes, by avoiding taking a chance on people, we can avoid some heartache, we might also miss out on the BEST times of our life. Don't be afraid to love. “I learned the... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Remember your beauty when you're feeling low; your wholeness when you’re broken; you’re innocence when you feel guilty and your purpose when you are confused. For you are worth loving. You do not have to earn love. You are lovable because you exist. Rejoice in what you have, and know that fresh new experiences are always ahead. Just trust your life to be wonderful and... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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May your joys be as bright as the morning, and your sorrows merely be shadows that fade in the sunlight of love. May you have enough happiness to keep you sweet, Enough trials to keep you strong, Enough sorrow to keep you human, Enough hope to keep you happy, Enough failure to keep you humble, Enough success to keep you eager, Enough friends to give... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2016 at Positive Thoughts
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Many times when a person initiates a negative message or difficult attitude, they are trying to trigger a response from you. They are trying to take away your power and make it their own. When we react, we are actually giving them what they want. Stop the cycle of negative snowballing and sell them short on what they’re looking for. Don’t bother responding and keep... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2016 at Positive Thoughts