Tag: Inspiring Words

Fear and Wisdom

One of the greatest lessons I’ve learned over the past few months is how to work through and move beyond my fears. This knowledge has liberated me in how I handle adversity, and I amContinue reading


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Anticipation

an·tic·i·pa·tion noun (ˌ)an-ˌti-sə-ˈpā-shən Definition of ANTICIPATION 1   a : a prior action that takes into account or forestalls a later action      b : the act of looking forward; especially : pleasurable expectation We all know the feeling of anticipation – when youContinue reading


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Beauty

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament.  Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thankContinue reading


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Dreaming

Just a quote for the day.  I find this very fitting. Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of compensation if you endContinue reading


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Fanning the Flames

People often say that this or that person has not yet found himself.  But the self is not something one finds, it is something one creates.  ~Thomas Szasz The phoenix is a mythical sacred firebirdContinue reading


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Defeat is not Defeated!

Friday and Saturday was the Oregon 3A/2A/1A State Track Meet. Emma qualified in three events; the 4×100 meter relay, the 100 meter sprint, and the 200 meter sprint. All season long, she has been oneContinue reading


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Daily Thoughts

This hangs on my mirror in our bathroom.  I look at it each morning when I am getting ready. Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receiveContinue reading


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Pphhttttttt!

That’s what this big fellow seems to be saying to the world.  Today, I second that feeling!  Not for any particular reason, just because it’s one of those days. No matter what happens… somebody willContinue reading


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Mothers

I received this as an e-mail from Aaron’s mom and step-dad, Tom & Carol, today.  I love it, and I thought it should be out in the open for all the mothers I know to see.Continue reading


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Thank You!

I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered, it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies.  The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress. Continue reading


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Calming Spirits

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.  Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.  ~St Francis de Sales July isContinue reading


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Work Crew

The second time we went to the mountains to get firewood was so much easier for a couple reasons.  We found a spot where all the wood we needed was within 100 yards of eachContinue reading


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