They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful.
If we wait until we’re ready, we’ll be waiting for the rest of our lives.
Those who have the privilege to know, have the duty to act.
For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
When adversity strikes, that’s when you have to be the most calm. Take a step back, stay strong, stay grounded and press on.
James Todd Smith
Don’t worry that children never listen to you. Worry that they are always watching you.
Self-esteem comes from being able to define the world in your own terms and refusing to abide by the judgments of others.
We must stop this incessant victimhood mentality. Somebody else will not fix things. Somebody else will not make me healthy. Somebody else will not make me happy. These things are my responsibility. Not the neighbor’s, not the government’s, not the church or the civic club.