Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are. —Marianne Williamson

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Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.

MARIANNE WILLIAMSON

author, lecturer

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Anonymous OCTOBER 19, 2015
thats my kid!!!!!!!


Wildness reminds us what it means to be human, what we are connected to rather than what we are separate from. —Terry Tempest Williams
Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others. —Booker T. Washington
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. —C.S. Lewis
You know more than you think. Trust yourself. —Dr. Benjamin McLane Spock
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. —Plato
Nobody is superior, nobody is inferior, but nobody is equal either. People are simply unique, incomparable. You are you, I am I. —Osho
If I had to select one quality, one personal characteristic that I regard as being most highly correlated with success, whatever the field, I would pick the trait of persistence. Determination. The will to endure to the end, to get knocked down seventy times and get up off the floor saying, ”Here comes number seventy-one!” —Richard DeVos
I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I can't change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit. —Charles de Lint
It is a grand thing to rise in the world. The ambition to do so is the very salt of the earth. It is the parent of all enterprise, and the cause of all improvement. —Anthony Trollope
The wise do not buy into other people’s perceptions of who they are and what they are capable of. Instead, they bypass a person’s public persona and see who they are in their highest expression. When you see actions taken with integrity, instead of words only, you will then know a soul’s worth. —Shannon L. Alder
If you don't know the guy on the other side of the world, love him anyway because he's just like you. He has the same dreams, the same hopes and fears. It's one world, pal. We're all neighbors.
 —Frank Sinatra
I will follow the upward road today; I will keep my face to the light. I will think high thoughts as I go my way; I will do what I know is right. I will look for the flowers by the side of the road; I will laugh and love and be strong. I will try to lighten another’s load this day as I fare along. —Mary S. Edgar
If we magnified blessings as much as we magnify disappointments, we would all be much happier. —John R. Wooden
In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance.  —Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place. —Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
The joy we feel has little to do with the circumstances of our lives and everything to do with the focus of our lives. —Russell M. Nelson

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