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Friday, January 15, 2016

Quotes of the day... 1/15/16

RIP, Alan Rickman 
~ 21 February 1946 – 14 January 2016 ~

Harry Potter, Die Hard, Truly Madly Deeply 
and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

I do take my work seriously 
and the way to do that 
is not to take yourself too seriously.
     ~ Alan Rickman

I think there's some connection between 
absolute discipline and absolute freedom.
     ~ Alan Rickman

There's a voice inside you 
that tells you what you should do.
     ~ Alan Rickman

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Quotes of the day... 1/14/16

You are ready and able 
to do beautiful things in this world, 
and as you walk through those doors today, 
you will only have two choices: love or fear. 
Choose love, and don’t ever let fear 
turn you against your playful heart.
     ~ Jim Carrey

I've never been one to sit back and go, 
'I'd better do what the audience wants me to do, 
because I don't want to lose them.'
     ~ Jim Carrey

I really believe in the philosophy 
that you create your own universe. 
I'm just trying to create a good one for myself.
     ~ Jim Carrey

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Quotes of the day... 1/13/16

Investing in yourself is the best investment 
you will ever make. 
It will not only improve your life, 
it will improve the lives of all those around you.
     ~ Robin S. Sharma

A man is not rightly conditioned 
until he is a happy, healthy, 
and prosperous being; and happiness, 
health, and prosperity are the result 
of a harmonious adjustment of the inner 
with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
     ~  James Allan

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Quotes of the day... 1/12/16

David Bowie ~ 
January 8, 1947 – January 10, 2016 

“David Bowie is detached from everything, 
yet open to everything; stripped of the notion 
that both art and life are impossible.”
     ~ Morrissey 

“Bowie drew our attention to the fact that 
a person could play the part of a rock star 
before actually becoming one.”
     ~ David Buckley 

“Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming”
     ~ David Bowie 

Monday, January 11, 2016

Quotes of the day... 1/11/16

And now here is my secret, 
a very simple secret: It is only 
with the heart that one can see rightly; 
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
     ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 

Ask yourself what is really important,
and then have the courage and focus
to build your life around that answer.

Enjoy your life.
It improves the lives 
of everyone around you.

Sunday, January 10, 2016

The Empty Bench ~ by, Christy Ducharme

     He came across an empty bench in the woods. It had been a tiring hike thus far and he was thankful for the respite. The bench was warm to the touch and he wondered how long it had been since the previous occupant left. He wondered who they were and how their day was and sent a silent thanks for the warmth they left behind.
     It was kind of beautiful, he thought, how the world teetered in this constant balance of giving and receiving. Take too much and the world topples one way, but give too much and you run the risk of losing yourself entirely.
     With this thought in mind the man stood and continued his trek through the woods, hoping all the while that he left enough warmth for whoever was to come next.

Picture: Angie Ducharme