The Joy of Life

The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.

Christopher McCandless

Wake Up To Your Power

“We are not born ignorant, nor are we born stupid. We are just strategically kept from remembering who we are. We are made stupid by education and hypnosis. We are made ignorant by entertainment designed to program our brains to obey. We are made criminals for seeking truth by leaders who gain power by blatantly feeding us fear & lies under the name of truth. All done in an attempt to keep our minds from ever breaking out of the comfort and familiarity of the ignorance we were spoon fed from infancy. Anything to keep us from waking up to our power.”

~Brooke Hampton

Resist The Temptation To Be Tragic

When you are in difficulties, look upon the overcoming of them as a great adventure. Resist the temptation to be tragic, to give way to self-pity or discouragement; and approach the problems as though you were an explorer seeking a path through Darkest Africa, or an Edison working to overcome difficulties in connection with a new invention. You know that there is a way out of any difficulty whatever, no matter what it may be, through the changing of your own consciousness by prayer. You know that by thus raising your consciousness any conceivable form of good that you can desire will be yours; and you know that nobody else can by any means hinder you from doing this when you really want to do it – relatives, customers, employers, the government, bad times, so called – nothing can hinder you from the rebuilding of your own consciousness – and this rebuilding is the Great Adventure. ~Emmet Fox

Always Give Thanks

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Give thanks today ~ even if your life is not what you want it to be. You may be facing financial hardships with no place to call your own, in the midst of serious health or relationships challenges, dealing with crazy children or relatives or overworked and underpaid. When you look at your life, it may be hard to be thankful.

For others, this may have been your best year ever. You turned your life around, enjoyed success, created more love in your life and exceeded your personal best. Regardless of where you find yourself…in all things give thanks. You still have another chance to turn things around, set things right; heal relationships, live full out, laugh and love more and stand in your GREATNESS! Your presence creates possibility, promise and hope for the future. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

~Les Brown….

Acceptance Brings Positive Change


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Denial is denying the existence of a problem. It’s a standard tactic that substitutes deliberate ignorance for thoughtful planning.
Denial is a liar, which compounds the problem by blocking our creative vision towards the possible solution.
Denial is a deceiver too. It makes us do things that pleases us & not the things which can resolve the problem.

Accept the truth, accept failure/defeat, accept pain.

It’s the acceptance that brings the positive change.
― Shahenshah Hafeez Khan

Give What You Want To Get

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Whatever you feel you are not receiving is a direct reflection of what you are not giving. Whatever you are angered by is what you aren’t willing to see in yourself. So where you feel you are lacking, you must give. Where there is tension, you must unpack. If you want more recognition, recognize others. If you want love, be more loving. Give exactly what you want to get.”
― Brianna Wiest

Spread Your Wings, The Winds Will Carry You!

I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And as we fly, we still may not know where we are going to. But the miracle is in the unfolding of the wings. You may not know where you’re going, but you know that so long as you spread your wings, the winds will carry you.
~C. JoyBell C.

Life Should Not Be A Bore

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Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!”
― Hunter S. Thompson,

4 Reminders Not Devalue Your Time

Regardless of how far away you are from reaching your goals, how life or the world has treated you, don’t devalue your time by giving up, when you give up, you’re devaluing your time and all the work you’ve put into achieving your goal.

A man’s mind, stretched by new ideas, may never return to its original dimensions.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Sometimes we’re tested not to show our weaknesses, but to discover our strengths.


The harder you work for something, the greater you’ll feel when you achieve it.


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Inspiration exists, but it has to find you working.

Pablo Picasso 

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