Sunday Inspiration: We are like books!

“We are like books. Most people only see our cover, the minority read only the introduction, many people believe the critcs. Few will know our content.” ~Emile Zola Yes, we are all like books, aren’t we? But what kind of book are you: a mystery with many secrets to unravel, a romance with love guiding…

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Sunday Inspiration: Everyone wants to save the world!

Several years ago, I invited a Buddhist monk to speak to my Senior elective class, and quite interestingly, as he entered the room, he didn’t say a word (that caught everyone’s attention). He just walked to the board and wrote this: “EVERYONE WANTS TO SAVE THE WORLD, BUT NO ONE WANTS TO HELP MOM DO…

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Sunday Inspiration: A Stone of Hope

We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. There are some things in our social system to which all of us ought to be maladjusted. Hatred and bitterness can never cure the disease of fear, only love can do…

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Sunday Inspiration: Surprise yourself

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live only as you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next…

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Sunday Inspiration: What’s important?

 I’   To start the new year, here’s some past inspiration worth repeating. Enjoy. A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in front of him. When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls. He then asked…

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Sunday Inspiration: The Spirit of Christmas

“The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world’s busy life and become more interested in people than in things.” -Thomas S. Monson Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you, (including your…

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Sunday Inspiration: Lasting Memories

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back at all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good or bad, are really what help keep a family together over the long haul.” -Caroline Kennedy I can…

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Sunday Inspiration: A Loving Family

1 “Always reward your long hours of labor surrounded by family.  Nurture their love carefully, remembering that your children need models, not critics. And even if you have failed at all else in the eyes of the world, if you have a loving family, you are a success.” -Og Mandino It’s only two weeks until…

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Sunday Inspiration: Two things of priceless worth

“In my life I have found two things of priceless worth – learning and loving. Nothing else – not fame, not power, not achievement for its own sake – can possibly have the same lasting value. For when your life is over, if you can say ‘I have learned’ and ‘I have loved,’ you will…

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Sunday Inspiration: Everything in life is an art

a “I think everything in life is art. What you do. How you dress. The way you love someone, and how you talk. Your smile and your personality. What you believe in, and all your dreams. The way you drink your tea. How you decorate your home. Or party. Your grocery list. The food you…

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