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June 21- “Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.” – unknown

Even if you have to leave them alone? Yes, this quote made me stop for a moment to think how I’ve experienced it in my life. Then lots of scenarios flooded my memory. You know when your toddler is in … Continue reading

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June 7- “I always prefer to believe the best in everybody, it saves so much trouble.” -author Rudyard Kipling

Hope is believing the best in people. It doesn’t allow our minds to fill with nasty unknowns or negative assumptions of another person. Imagine all the energy an individual can use up finding fault with another, it can be just … Continue reading

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May 24- “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill

It is said that Winston Churchill gave voice and Hope to the common people. He was Britain’s Prime Minister during the second World War, and is remembered for his speeches and refusal to give in when things were going badly. … Continue reading

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May 3 – “The flower rule says to stop and smell the roses before you wind up pushing up the daisies.” – unknown

I recently read a bible study guide that listed five steps that would encourage me to stop and find something positive when I’m having a half empty glass kind of day. Pay attention. Be thankful. Be positive. Enjoy life. Smell … Continue reading

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Apr.5: “The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand, we listen to reply.” via behappy.me 

Where is the Hope? Well the good news is we have two ears and only one mouth. However we need to use them in that ratio. I grew up given the wisdom- “If you can’t say anything nice, don’t say … Continue reading

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Mar. 16 – “The great thing about an attitude is that it’s yours and you can change it.” Joyce Meyer.

Where’s the Hope?  It’s always about choices. Should be simple right? We have the freedom to make the right choice. Trouble is always our selfish nature. A good attitude produces good fruit. We cannot do this on our own, we … Continue reading

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Feb.22-“Who are you setting your watch to?” -unknown

In the beginning of time people marked time with the sun rising- morning, noon- high sun, and sun setting at dusk. Around 2000 B.C. the sun dial was used to show the hours in a day. By 500 A.D. there … Continue reading

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