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"PERSONAL/SELF GROWTH"
APRIL 2011




 

April 27, 2011
" You don't know what you don't know until someone who knows tells you about it. That's when you know that there's more to know than you'll ever know."
Written in 2010 by Joan Marques --- California


April 27, 2011
" We cannot change our past. We cannot change the fact that people act in a certain way. We cannot change the inevitable. The only thing we can do is play on the one string we have, and that is our attitude."
Charles R. Swindoll ---- Submitted by Jagdish Kaviraj --- India


April 27, 2011
Be Extra-Ordinary

If I can sing yet other can sing better than me
I'm still an ordinary.
If I can dance yet other can dance better than me
I'm still an ordinary.
If I can play piano, flutes, guitar or drums yet other better than me
I'm still ordinary.
If I can write stories yet other can write better than me
I'm still an ordinary.
So what could make me an extra-ordinary?

If I pray every 10 minutes
I can be extra-ordinary.
If I show care to a hundreds people a day
I can be extra-ordinary.
If I can make a multitude smile in just a minute
I can be extra-ordinary.
If I do things good more than the common people do
I can be an extra-ordinary.
Strive more, pursue more, inspire more,
Do more than ordinary.
Be extra-ordinary!!!
Copyright © 2010 Jenirose Sulit




April 25, 2011
" Responsibility is one thing that has even more value than that of a diamond."
Written in 2009 by Tanay Pareek --- India


April 25, 2011
" The poorest man is not the one who doesn't have a penny! It's the one that doesn't have a dream!"
Apostol Yohandry Bravo --- Submitted by Charles Velez --- Georgia


April 25, 2011
" You are the only one who can drive your future sitting in the driver's seat. The moment someone else starts handling the steering from the co-driver seat, you can feel your destination will either be a tree or a rock."
Written in 2011 by Vibhore Jain --- India
To all my friends who pass control of their lives to others.


April 21, 2011
" We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams."
Jeremy Irons --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey


April 21, 2011
" When you do your best and put forth sincere efforts and you realize your efforts are not praised and going in vain, then don't stop being good. You are actually a star who shines without being appreciated but one cannot ignore the light and the warmth spread by it."
Written in 2011 by Krishna Sadh --- India


April 21, 2011
" Words are the language of mind. Tears are the language of heart. And silence is the language of soul."
Written in 2011 by Mukesh Sharma --- India
A bad man may hide himself behind the words propagated by his crafty mind, so words can't trusted at their face value. However anything said in the language of heart and soul, which are universal languages, needs no words, no learning. Every human being is born with these languages. A mother interacts with her new-born baby first in these languages only.


April 18, 2011
" We search for happiness everywhere, but we are like Tolstoy's fabled beggar who spent his life sitting on a pot of gold, under him the whole time. Your treasure --- your perfection --- is within you already. But to claim it, you must leave the buy commotion of the mind and abandon the desires of the ego and enter into the silence of the heart."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Mohammed --- Saudi Arabia


April 18, 2011
" Being fair and reasonable will earn you respect and admiration, but being genuinely kind will make you a total love magnet."
Mike Dooley --- Submitted by George Wachirah --- Kenya


April 18, 2011
" People come into your life and people leave it... you just have to trust that life has a road mapped out for you."
Orlando Bloom --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey


April 13, 2011
" We are our own individuals so we can make the changes we need in our life, to live our life the way we want to. This is our life, our body, our mind, and our heart. We do what we want with it since we own it, don't let anyone tell you different. Live your life, it's yours."
Written in 2011 by Renee Scalfani --- Massachusetts


April 13, 2011
" Sometimes it takes tiny steps to get to the top of the staircase but if you keep moving forward and upward, you will get there."
Written in 2011 by Marion Licchiello-Lenz --- New York
I believe with anything in life such as losing weight, getting a promotion, finding the love of your life, learning, getting healthy, and anything that you desire, you need to take the first step to get there and then just keep moving forward. Before you know it, you can be at the top!


April 13, 2011
" Although some may say otherwise, the past should be remembered. Accept it, learn from it and expand it in such a manner that it can someday include your current ideal vision of your future."
Written in 2011 by Virgil Cotia --- Romania
If you give your best in your pursuits, the "new" past will give you momentum and the "old" one will give you the wisdom and patience to avoid or overcome obstacles.


April 6, 2011
" If you desire with all your heart, friendship with every race on earth, your thought, spiritual and positive, will spread; it will become the desire of others, growing stronger and stronger, until it reaches the minds of all men."
'Abdu'l-Baha --- Submitted by D.P. --- Michigan
We can impact the world with our thoughts.


April 6, 2011
" It is not wise to spoil what you have by desiring what you don't have; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for and one of the greatest thing we all must acknowledge is greed destroys happiness."
Written in 2011 by Kiplimo Chemirmir --- Texas


April 6, 2011
" Spring is upon us, and with every spring brings new life. A fresh start for many things that are right under our noses. The leaves on the trees are growing back, the aroma of fresh blooming flowers in the air, bees will be buzzing around collecting their pollen to make honey. So many things happen in this season and along with the renewal of life, comes happiness for longer days, fresh clean air to breathe, and a new sense of joy that the long winter is now over. Enjoy this wonderful season and add a (spring) to your step."
Written in 2010 by Rich Barnes


April 4, 2011
" Of all the things that you trade off, never trade off your integrity."
Written in 2011 by Osayande Akenuwa --- Nigeria
To encourage those who still believe that there is dignity in keeping one's integrity.


April 4, 2011
" Do not expect anything from life. Expectations hurt. When you do not expect, each moment, everything is a surprise. And every surprise brings happiness with it."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Rakhi Suneja --- India


April 4, 2011
" Don't be dependent on others to meet your needs. They'll let you down every time. And that's because meeting your needs is not their job - that's yours."
Robert Mack --- Submitted by Steve Maraboli --- New York


 

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