For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction. —Cynthia Occelli

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For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction.

CYNTHIA OCCELLI

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 —John Denver
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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
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In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together.  —Friedrich Nietzsche
If you treat an individual as he is, he will remain how he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be. —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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Hope kindle and rebound you.
May your Hurts turn to Healing; 
Your Heart embrace Feeling.
May Wounds become Wisdom; 
Every Kindness a Prism.
May Laughter infect you; 
Your Passion resurrect you.
May Goodness inspire your Deepest Desires.
Through all that you Reach For, 
May your arms Never Tire.
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