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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Never regret. If it's good, it's wonderful. If it's bad, it's experience." 
-- Victoria Holt 

Monday, December 30, 2013

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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Don't wait for the perfect moment. Take the moment and make it perfect." 
-- Author Unknown 

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning." 
-- Albert Einstein 

Friday, December 27, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle." 
-- Plato 

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Merry Christmas Everyone!

“Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas...perhaps...means a little bit more!” 

― Dr. SeussHow the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Too often, we carry around those things from our past that hurt us the most. Don't let past pain rob you of your present happiness. You had to live through it in the past, and that cannot be changed, but if the only place it lives today is in your mind, then forgive, let go, and be free." 
-- Doe Zantamata 

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success. When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." 
-- Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Monday, December 16, 2013

Quote for the day!!

“Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” –Christian D. Larson - 

Monday, December 9, 2013

Quote for the day

"Some things don't matter much. Like the color of a house. How big is that in the overall scheme of life? But lifting a person's heart -- now, that matters. The whole problem with people is they know what matters, but they don't choose it. The hardest thing on earth is choosing what matters." 
-- Sue Monk Kidd 

Monday, November 25, 2013

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Thanksgiving quote

"Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving."  - W.T. Purkiser - 

Thought for today!

"Be thankful for what you have. Your life, no matter how bad you think it is, is someone else's fairy tale." - Wale Ayeni -

Friday, November 15, 2013

We tend to forget....

"We tend to forget that happiness doesn't come as a result of getting something we don't have, but rather of recognizing and appreciating what we do have." 
-- Frederick Keonig 

Thought for the day.....

"Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy." 
-- Thich Nhat Hanh 

Monday, October 28, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"To be happy, you don't have to do anything new. You just have to remember how to believe again... Believe everything good is possible. Believe in your dreams. Believe in people. Believe in love. But most of all... Believe in yourself." 
-- Doe Zantamata 

Thursday, October 24, 2013

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Our first Voices of Survival event will take place tomorrow evening 10/25 at 7:00 p.m. in the Creative Center at 900 16th Street (3rd Floor, Serenity Room). I will be speaking at this event...Come out and join us! The Commission on the Status of Women and Women Writers of the Triad's first Voices of Survival: An Evening of Sharing Our Stories event will take place tomorrow evening at 7:00 p.m. in the Creative Center at 900 16th Street (3rd Floor, Serenity Room).

Sunday, October 20, 2013

It is....

"It is necessary for us to learn from others' mistakes. You will not live long enough to make them all yourself." -- Hyman George Rickover

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Never waste time on the things you can't change or the opinions other people have of you." -- Rachel Ray

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Keep people in your life who truly love you, motivate you, encourage you, inspire you, enhance you, and make you happy. If you have people who do none of the above, let them go." -- Unknown

Friday, October 18, 2013

Each day...

"Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could; some blunders and absurdities have crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Don't Stress....

"Don't stress about the closed doors behind you. New doors are opening if you keep moving forward." -- Thema Davis

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard, and also allowing the energy of the universe lead you." -- Oprah Winfrey

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Have the clarity and courage to not enter every door and to not accept every invitation. Protect your peace." -- Thema Davis

Friday, October 11, 2013

Quote for the day!

"As we awake to a new day, most of us think of the same old things. It's a new day, so think of new things. New things to do, new ways to do them, new ways to make things interesting, new things to make life better, new ways to help your dreams come true. If you wake up every new day thinking of the same old things, then you set yourself up for the same old fall." -- Unknown

Monday, September 30, 2013

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Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."
-- Earl Nightingale

Friday, September 27, 2013

Self improvement!!!

"Be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. Make all your friends feel there is something special in them. Look at the sunny side of everything. Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. Be as enthusiastic about the success of others as you are about your own. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others. Be too big for worry and too noble for anger."
-- Christian Larsen

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Accepting responsibility for your life means understanding that YOU are responsible for creating the life you want to live. If you don't do it, who else will? This is a tremendously empowering realization, or at least it was for me. When I realized I was responsible for myself, I stopped making excuses and I stopped waiting for others to help me. Instead, I started changing my life. I'll say it again: YOU can decide what you want your life to be about."
-- Ryan Murdock

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Here is another thought!

"Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do." 
-- Pope John XXIII 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared." 
-- Buddha 

Monday, September 16, 2013


"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen." 
-- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"No matter how dirty your past is, your future is still spotless." 
-- Drake 


"If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success." 
-- John D. Rockefeller 

Thought for today....

"The more you help others, the faster you will get results." 
-- Catherine Gordon 

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Just a thought....

"Gray skies are just clouds passing over." 
-- Duke Ellington 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Don't rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can't love and respect yourself -- no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are -- completely; the good and the bad -- and make changes as YOU see fit -- not because you think someone else wants you to be different." 
-- Stacey Charter 

Saturday, August 31, 2013


"Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision." 
-- Stevie Wonder 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now." 
-- Denis Waitley 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else." 
-- Chinese Proverb 

Tuesday, August 27, 2013


"Everybody in your situation has the same choice: you can rue your situation or you can dedicate yourself to changing it. Accept responsibility for your future. Refuse to complain, criticize, or condemn." 
-- Mark Ford 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Wellness isn't about deprivation and it's not about
perfection. It is about pointing yourself in the direction of
growth, training yourself to get comfortable with your highest
potential, and then taking small steps to support that shift.
It's about showing up for yourself, day by day, and then one
day finding that you've undergone a transformation." 

-- Kathy Freston 

Monday, August 26, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Ordinary people believe only in the possible. Extraordinary people visualize not what is possible or probable, but rather what is impossible. And by visualizing the impossible, they begin to see it as possible." 
-- Cherie Carter-Scott 

Your Path....

"If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it's not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That's why it's your path." 
-- Joseph Campbell 

Friday, August 16, 2013


"Out with everything you don't need -- the junk, clutter,
hang-ups and hurts -- and in with the fresh, fantastic,
unencumbered life you've always wanted." 

-- Oprah 

I would rather.....

"I would much rather have regrets about not doing what people said, than regretting not doing what my heart led me to and wondering what life had been like if I'd just been myself." 
-- Brittany Renee 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." 
-- Bernard M. Baruch 

Monday, August 12, 2013


"Learning is the beginning of wealth. Learning is the
beginning of health. Learning is the beginning of
spirituality. Searching and learning is where the miracle
process all begins." 

-- Jim Rohn 


"Learning without thinking is labor lost; thinking without
learning is dangerous." 

-- Chinese Proverb

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"You must believe that your past is not your future. You are not stuck or defined by tradition and you don't have to listen to what others tell you to do. Focus on the bright things, the ones that bring a smile to your face. Find that passion and focus." 
-- Gayle Carson 

Sunday, July 21, 2013

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The mind.....

"It is not good enough to have a good mind; the main thing is
to use it well." 

-- Rene Descartes 


"Sometimes you have to let everything go -- purge yourself. If
you are unhappy with anything -- whatever is bringing you down
-- get rid of it. Because you will find that when you are
free, your true creativity, your true self comes out." 

-- Tina Turner 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Everybody in your situation has the same choice: you can rue
your situation or you can dedicate yourself to changing it.
Accept responsibility for your future. Refuse to complain,
criticize, or condemn. If you want us to help you achieve your
goals, then trust in and follow our advice. Stop doubting it.
Stop denying it. Have faith." 

-- Mark Ford 

Saturday, July 6, 2013


"Agreements, whether to yourself or others, should not be made
if they cannot, or will not, be honored. You have the
strength, intelligence, and heart to know what you are willing
and not willing to do." 

-- Dr. Gay Hendricks 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"The longer you have to wait for something, the more you will
appreciate it when it finally arrives. The harder you have to
fight for something, the more priceless it will become once
you achieve it. And the more pain you have to endure on your
journey, the sweeter the arrival at your destination. All good
things are worth waiting for and worth fighting for." 

-- Susan Gale 

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Thought for the day!

"Always give without remembering; always receive without

-- William Barclay 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"It's not who you are that holds you back. It's who you think
you're not." 

-- Denis Waitley 

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"It's not who you are that holds you back. It's who you think
you're not." 

-- Denis Waitley 

Friday, June 21, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Living each day as it if were our last, rather than
converting us into hedonists, will make us appreciate how
wonderful it is that we are alive and have the opportunity to
fill this day with activity. This in turn will make us less
likely to squander our days. As we think about and plan for
tomorrow, remember to appreciate today." 

-- William B. Irvine 

Monday, June 17, 2013

Thought for the day!

"Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me
and I learn." 

-- Ben Franklin 


"Progress is not achieved by luck or accident, but by working
on yourself daily." 

-- Epictetus 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Figure out what you want. Focus on it. Find people who have
achieved what you want and find out how they think and act,
and then follow their lead." 

-- Bill Harris 

Tears of Joy

"Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams." 

-- Hosea Ballou 

Friday, June 14, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most
wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now.
Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to
hamper you or hold you up in any way." 

-- Eileen Caddy

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

What did you do today?

"You can't change all that is wrong in this great big world,
but you can have an impact, even if it is just a tiny,
positive impact on a stranger that receives a smile from you
on the street today. There's so much we can do for others, and
in the end, what we do for others ends up benefiting us
tenfold. So let's do this. Let's make our little worlds
amazing today."

-- Craig Ballantyne 

Shouldn't you?

"You have only one life, and no one else will live it for you.
Shouldn't you take the time right now to figure out what that
life is all about?" 

-- Harry Browne 

think about this....

"Over and over again, we lose site of what is important and
what isn't. We crave things over which we have no control, and
not satisfied by the things within our control. We need to
regularly stop and take stock; to sit down and determine
within ourselves which things are worth valuing and which
things are not." 

-- Epictetus 

Today's Inspirational Quote

"There is no passion to be found playing small -- in settling
for a life that is less than the one you are capable of

-- Nelson Mandela 

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Always show more kindness than you think is necessary because
the receiver needs it more than you know." 

-- Arthur Caliandro 

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Promise me!

"Promise me you'll always remember: you're braver than you
believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you

-- Christopher Robin (to Pooh) 

Think about this.....

"Don't be too hard on yourself. There are plenty of people
willing to do that for you. Love yourself and be proud of
everything that you do. Even mistakes mean you're trying." 

-- Susan Gale 

What do you want?

"You attract what you are, not what you want. So if you want
it then reflect it!" 

-- Tony Gaskins 

Are you making mistakes?

"The only man who never makes mistakes is the man who never
does anything." 

-- Theodore Roosevelt 

Another quote

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while
loving someone deeply gives you courage." 

-- Lao Tzu 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Ask yourself: What grand goals would inspire me every minute
of every day? What would I do with my life if I were playing
full-out? If I were thinking big -- and even bigger than that!
-- what dream would I commit to fulfilling?" 

-- Dr. Gay Hendricks 

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"You have to take the good with the bad, smile when you're
sad, love what you've got and remember what you had. Always
forgive but never forget, learn from your mistakes but never
regret, people change, things go wrong, just remember, life
goes on." 

-- Author Unknown 

Monday, May 13, 2013


"I am not here to change the world. I am changing the world
because I am here." 

-- Lisa Wilson 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"You must constantly ask yourself these questions: Who am I
around? What are they doing to me? What have they got me
reading? What have they got me saying? Where do they have me
going? What do they have me thinking? And most important, what
do they have me becoming? Then ask yourself the big question:
Is that okay?"

-- Jim Rohn 

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Think about this

"Don't get so anxious for something that you'll accept anything. Hold to
your standards and be willing to walk away -- head up." 

-- Thema Bryan-Davis 

Food for thought!!!!

"Rejection doesn't mean you aren't good enough; it means the
other person failed to notice what you have to offer." 

-- Mark Amend 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Dream big, but allow yourself the opportunity to start small,
and have your share of struggles in the beginning. The world's
greatest composers weren't writing symphonies the day they
first sat at a piano." 

-- Kevin O'Rourke 

Monday, May 6, 2013

Do it Now!!

"The life you have left is a gift. Cherish it. Enjoy it now,
to the fullest. Do what matters, now." 

-- Leo Babauta 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you,
whose presence calls forth your best." 

-- Epictetus 

Friday, May 3, 2013

Think about this....

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll
start having positive results." 

-- Willie Nelson 

Thought bucket....

"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll
start having positive results." 

-- Willie Nelson 

Another quote

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started." 

-- Mark Twain 

Today's Inspirational Quote:

"Disciplining yourself to do what you know is right and
important, although difficult, is the highroad to pride,
self-esteem, and personal satisfaction." 

-- Margaret Thatcher 

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Think about this.....

"Life's challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they're
supposed to help you discover who you are."

-- Bernice J. Reagon 

Never Stop!!

"Never stop investing. Never stop improving. Never stop doing
something new. Make it your goal to be better each and every
day, in some small way. Remember the Japanese concept of
Kaizen. Small daily improvements eventually result in huge

-- Bob Parsons