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Never Surrender

“And to all who suffer … to all who feel discouraged, worried, or lonely ….. I say with love and deep concern for you, never give in. Never surrender.”

~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf

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My Silence

“My silence is NOT complicity. My actions speak volumes to what I believe, to what I support, to what I care about. I’m a doer NOT a talker.”

~Unknown

 

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Celebrate Life

“I celebrate life every day!”

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Intent To Understand

“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

~ Stephen R. Covey

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Being Alone

“Being alone for a long period of time is dangerous. It gets addicting once you see how peaceful it is, you don’t wanna deal with people anymore.”

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Dialouge

“If dialogue is about discussion with the intent to understand …. not debate with the intent to win ….. why are you constantly screaming and not listening?”

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Moon Phase

“The moon is a reminder that no matter what phase I’m in ….. I’m still whole.”

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Genuine

“Genuine people,

Genuine intentions,

Genuine conversation,

Genuine energy,

Genuine feelings,

Thats all what matters”

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Listen - Respect

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.”

~ Bryant H. McGill

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Smiing Faces

“I’ve never seen a smiling face that was not beautiful.”

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Help One Another

“If we always helped one another, no one would need luck.”

~ Sophocles

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Wisdom

“Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.”

~ Doug Larson

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Hungry

“A hungry stomach makes a short prayer.”

~ Paiute Proverb

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Real Happiness

“Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.”

~ Hosea Ballou

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We Are More

“We are not mediocre. We are not average. We are not the status quo. We are more.”

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Feel Broken

“If it makes you feel broken in any way …..

You need to end it …..

Before it ends you …..”

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Dyed Soul

“Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.”

~ Marcus Aurelius

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Joy

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.”

~ Joseph Campbell

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Living Poetry

“Let yourself become living poetry ………”

~ Rumi

 

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Separation

“Love doesn’t know its own depth until the hour of separation.”

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