Deb's Dream

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April 2012 - Posts

Do not plant your dreams in the field of indecision, where nothing ever grows but the weeds of "what-if." ~Dodinsky, What if, why not,but .... There are plenty of reasons to NOT do something. If fact, every day we can think of several good reasons Read More
The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. ~Jim Rohn We build protective walls around us. This is our nature. We don’t want to be hurt, stomped on so we throw up our walls rather quickly. The problem is that when we Read More
You're never too old to do goofy stuff. ~From the television show Leave it to Beaver, spoken by the character Ward Cleaver So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us. ~Gaston Bachelarday Okay, we all have an inner child. Read More
Be bold, be bold, and everywhere be bold. ~Edmund Spenser The earth is green today. The sun is warm, full of light. We walk out into the bright fresh morning ready to face our day. Yesterday’s problems still linger around us. Fear of what will come Read More
Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. ~Robert Anthony Man is fond of counting his troubles, but he does not count his joys. If he counted them up as he ought to, he would see that every lot has enough happiness Read More
Learn all you can from the mistakes of others. You won't have time to make them all yourself. ~Alfred Sheinwold Nothing is a waste of time if you use the experience wisely. ~Auguste Rodin Often in meditation, I go to the counsel of my elders. I Read More
I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down. ~Allen H. Neuharth If you hear a voice within you say "you cannot paint," then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced. ~Vincent Van Gogh The world will tell Read More
Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off. ~Colin Powell The willingness to accept responsibility for one's own life is the source from which self-respect springs. ~Joan Didion We all have hurts. We have complete utter disappointments Read More
A living planet is a much more complex metaphor for deity than just a bigger father with a bigger fist. If an omniscient, all-powerful Dad ignores your prayers, it's taken personally. Hear only silence long enough, and you start wondering about his Read More
Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won't come in. ~Alan Alda We all know what is said about assuming things. We most often make an a… out of you Read More
“It's a beautiful mornin', I think I'll go outside a while, An jus' smile. Just take in some clean fresh air, boy!Ain't no sense in stayin' inside If the weather's fine an' you got the time. It's your chance to wake up and plan another brand new day. Read More
Look not at the days gone by with a forlorn heart. They were simply the dots we can now connect with our present, to help us draw the outline of a beautiful tomorrow. ~Dodinsky, Bobby socks, Saddle shoes, Poodle skirts, Cruising the Read More
This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments Read More
You like boats, but not the ocean. You go to a lake in the summer with your family up in the mountains. There's a long wooden dock and a boathouse with boards missing from the roof, and a place you used to crawl underneath to be alone. You're a sucker Read More
“In 2 Kings 5:1-15, we find the story of Naaman, an important military leader of Syria who was a leper. A little servant girl in Naaman's household told her master,"If you want to be healed of your leprosy, you go down to my land. It's not a very great Read More
No matter how grouchy you're feeling,You'll find the smile more or less healing.It grows in a wreath All around the front teeth -Thus preserving the face from congealing.~Anthony Euwer Okay, so this day isn’t going so well. The people we work with Read More
“Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens Brown paper packages tied up with strings These are a few of my favorite things Cream colored ponies and crisp apple streudels. Doorbells and sleigh bells and schnitzel Read More
Even if happiness forgets you a little bit, never completely forget about it. ~Jacques Prévert Happiness is never stopping to think if you are. ~Palmer Sondreal Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy. ~Robert Read More
Sometimes I feel that life is passing me by, not slowly either, but with ropes of steam and spark-spattered wheels and a hoarse roar of power or terror. It's passing, yet I'm the one who's doing all the moving. ~Martin Amis, Money The roar of life Read More
Why not seize the pleasure at once, how often is happiness destroyed by preparation, foolish preparations. ~Jane Austen We meet the one! We are so excited that finally we have met someone who makes us feel fun, feel happy, feel a little crazy. We Read More
Easter is the demonstration of God that life is essentially spiritual and timeless. ~Charles M. Crowe Life is timeless. Life, our energy, no matter what we are going through today, continues on throughout the ages. Easter is the day that Christians Read More
By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach. ~Winston Churchill Usually my TV watching consists on reruns. By the time work day is over, it’s time for Nick at Night or TVland sitcoms. Everybody loves Raymond, King of Queens Read More
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves. ~Victor Frankl We talk. We nag. We keep trying to get him/her, our boss, colleagues to listen. Nothing seems to bring the changes that we need. We put time Read More
I wouldn't call it bitter. I think it's just sweet. I've always believed my life seems like it's gotten better and better as each decade has gone by. So I don't see any I don't see any bitterness about it. Greg Norman Life is sweet. I know that some Read More
The minute the news comes in, the baking pans come out. In times of stress, in times of joy, in times of tears, the act of kneading bread, stirring bowls of cake batter, soothes the inner soul. The small neighborhood of Pond Switch was a tight knit family Read More
The best day of your life is the one on which you decide your life is your own. No apologies or excuses. No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. The gift is yours - it is an amazing journey - and you alone are responsible for the quality of it. This Read More
All my life I had been looking for something, and everywhere I turned someone tried to tell me what it was. I accepted their answers too, though they were often in contradiction and even self-contradictory. I was naïve. I was looking for myself and Read More
When the breath wanders the mind also is unsteady. But when the breath is calmed the mind too will be still, and the yogi achieves long e. Therefore, one should learn to control the breath. ~Svatmarama,Hatha Yoga Pradipika When fear, when doubt overtakes Read More