Heroes come in all sizes, and you don’t have to be a giant hero. You can be a very small hero. It’s just as important to understand that accepting self-responsibility for the things you do, having good manners, caring about other people, these are heroic acts. Everybody has the choice of being a hero or not being a hero every day of their lives.
Inspirations – Tue., Oct. 9, 2012
I got a fortune cookie that said, ‘To remember is to understand.’ I have never forgotten it. A good judge remembers what it was like to be a lawyer. A good editor remembers being a writer. A good parent remembers what it was like to be a child.
Anna Quindlen Author and Journalist
Without leaps of imagination, or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.
Gloria Steinem Writer and Journalist
Inspirations for Fri., June 15, 2012
If you can get someone to laugh with you, they will be more willing to identify with you, listen to you. It parts the waters.
– Robert Orben, Writer
If you can take care of the internal, you can easily take care of the external. Then you can avoid the infernal and latch on to the eternal.
– Joseph Lowery
A positive attitude is not going to save you. What it’s going to do is, every day, between now and the day you die, whether that’s a short time from now or a long time from now, that every day you’re going to actually live.
– Elizabeth Edwards
Inspirations for Thur., June 14, 2012
Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
– Denis Waitley, Speaker and Author
What is needed is to learn afresh, to observe, and to discover for ourselves, the meaning of wholeness.
– David Bohm
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Inspirations for Wed., June 13, 2012
Someday, all you’ll have to light your way will be a single ray of faith–and it will be enough.
– Kobi Yamada
Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good, behave yourself and never mind the rest.
– Beatrix Potter, 1866-1943, Author and Illustrator
Readjusting is a painful process, but most of us need it at one time or another.
– Arthur Christopher Benson
Inspirations for Tue., June 12, 2012
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
– Jerry Rice, Football Player
Man is never nearer the Divine than in his compassionate moments.
– Joseph H. Hertz
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
– Claude McDonald
Inspirations for Mon., June 11, 2012
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.
– Robertson Davies
There’s one sad truth in life I’ve found while journeying east and west. The only folks we really wound are those we love the best. We flatter those we scarcely know. We please the fleeting guest. And deal full many a thoughtless blow to those who love us best.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1850-1919, Author and Poet