Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to be really happy

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I do know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.” Albert Schweitzer (1875 – 1965) – German … Continue reading

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Cookies of Courage

Is it possible to make a difference with a cookie? I have a story that will show you the power that baking can have when it’s combined with a mothers love and courage. Courage isn’t something you plan for. It’s … Continue reading

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On being yourself

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.” Judy Garland (1922-1969)- American actress

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One Lovely Blog Award

I am thrilled and humbled to have been given the One Lovely Blog Award by two wonderful bloggers.  Lauren creates some amazing poetry at http://lscotthoughts.com and Kate continues to share her encouraging words and ideas at http://believeanyway.wordpress.com–  thanks to you … Continue reading

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Never go through life saying “I should have”

Everyday courage can be found in the small things in life– sticking up for a friend, standing up for your convictions, or taking the time to help someone in need.  Then there are the events that muster the courage of … Continue reading

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Make your decisions count

“Once you make a decision, the universe conspires to make it happen.” Ralph Waldo Emerson(1803-1882)- American essayist, lecturer, and poet

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A Legacy of Courage

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968) American clergyman, leader in the Civil Rights Movement

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