Fall Nurturing Thoughts

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Fall Nurturing Thoughts
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Mon, 09-03-2012 - 8:36am

Today's thought is:

“The aim of life is self-development. To realize one's nature perfectly-that is what each of us is here for.” Oscar Wilde

 

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Mon, 09-17-2012 - 7:28am
todaoy's thought is:
"Never lose faith in your opportunity to lift those who are in need to
give strength to those who are weak, to give encouragement to those
who falter by the way." Gordon B Hinckley

Whether it's you, our parenting partner or our kids -- the all important "pat on the back" should never go by the wayside. Take a moment today and reach out to give someone you know a heartfelt "pat on the back."

You never know when your "Are you ok?" or "I'm thinking about you." will make a difference in someone's life -- I know that it's made the difference in mine and I know that my reaching out has made the difference to someone else too.

 

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Tue, 09-18-2012 - 7:49am
today's thought is:
"Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous
circumstances, would have lain dormant." Horace

 

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Wed, 09-19-2012 - 8:32am
today's thought is:
"Sometimes on your way to a dream, you get lost and find a better one." -Unknown

 

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Fri, 09-21-2012 - 10:49am

Today's thought is:
Life is much too precious, and too full of great opportunities, to get mired in the negativity you encounter. Choose to rise above it, and encourage everyone else to come along.  Ralph Marston

 

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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:07am
today's thought is:
Instead of always harping on a man's faults, tell him of his virtues.
Try to pull him out of his rut of bad habits. Hold up to him his
better self, his real self that can dare and do and win out. Eleanor Porter

 

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Mon, 09-24-2012 - 8:10am

Another thought for the day is from the new release, Instant Happiness (attributed to Karen Slamansohn)

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Tue, 09-25-2012 - 7:47am
today's thought is:
"Stop thinking of what could go wrong and start thinking of what could
go right." Unknown

Looking for the good, never hurt anyone! What's stopping you?

 

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Wed, 09-26-2012 - 8:05am
today's thought is:
"What a man is contributes much more to his happiness than what he
has, or how he is regarded by others." Arthur Schopenhauer

 

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Thu, 09-27-2012 - 8:01am
today's thought is:
"Man lives by faith and hope and love, by the star on the horizon, by the trumpet that will not call retreat." E. Merrill Root

 

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Fri, 09-28-2012 - 8:13am

today's thought is:

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Is the energy in the room charged with too much negativity?  If so, you have the opportunity to Change the FLOW!  Pause, take a deep breath, reset and calmly begin resolving the problem again in a more positive and calm way -- notice the change?  You've started a "new" road or pathway!  GO YOU! 

Teach your children these techniques.  Powerful tools to solving battles between sibs or between friends.  Be fearless in stepping forward with calm.  Sit down to take that pause and  breath -- You'll be surprised at the difference it makes. Talk quietly.  Look at what is happening around you.  What rules aren't being broken in that very moment and point those out to those in the room.  Acknowledge them fearlessly.  Remember to acknowledge your courage as well in doing so -- you're not mad or yelliing at the moment.  Your calm is saving this moment and your family is see the shift from your anxiousness about their choices into your non- anxiousness and your choice to share nurturing and love for what is going well in that exact moment.