The difference between strength and courage

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN STRENGTH AND COURAGE It takes strength to be firm. It takes courage to be gentle. It takes strength to stand guard. It takes courage to let down your guard. It takes strength to conquer It takes courage to surrender. It takes strength to be certain. It takes courage to have doubt. It […]

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Judge gently

~~~ Judge Gently ~~~ Pray, don’t find fault with the man that limps Or stumbles along the road. Unless you have worn the shoes he wears Or struggled beneath his load. There may be tacks in his shoes that hurt Though hidden away from view. Or the burden he bears placed on your back Might […]

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The lizard (true inspirational story)

This is a true story that happened in Japan. In order to renovate the house, someone in Japan tore open the wall. Japanese houses normally have a hollow space between the wooden walls. When tearing down the walls, he found that there was a lizard stuck there because a nail from outside was hammered into […]

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We wear the mask

We Wear the Mask We wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes,– This debt we pay to human guile; With torn and bleeding hearts we smile, And mouth with myriad subtleties. Why should the world be overwise, In counting all our tears and sighs? Nay, let them […]

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The single parents prayer

THE SINGLE PARENTS PRAYER LORD GRANT ME . . . Time enough to do all the chores, join in the games, help with the lessons, say the night prayers, and much more. Strength enough to be bread baker and bread winner, knee patcher and peace maker, ball player and bill juggler. Hands soft enough to […]

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If nobody cared

IF NOBODY CARED If nobody smiled and nobody cared and nobody helped us along. If every moment looked after itself and good things always went to the strong; If nobody cared just a little about you and nobody cared about me, and we stood alone, in the battle of life, What a dreary old world […]

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The best day of my life

The Best Day Of My Life Today, when I awoke, I suddenly realized that this is the best day of my life, ever! There were times when I wondered if I would make it to today; but I did! And because I did I’m going to celebrate! Today, I’m going to celebrate what an unbelievable […]

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Children learn

Children Learn If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn. If children live with hostility, they learn to fight. If children live with ridicule, they learn to be shy. If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty. If children live with tolerance, they learn to be patient. If children live with encouragement, […]

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The wisdom of geese

THE WISDOM OF GEESE As each bird flaps its wings, it creates “uplift for the bird following. By flying in a “V” formation, the whole flock adds 71% greater flying range than if the bird flew alone. Lesson People who share a common direction and sense of community can get where they are going quicker […]

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How to love yourself – Louise L Hay

1. Stop all criticism: Criticism never changes a thing. Refuse to criticize yourself. Accept yourself exactly as you are. Everybody changes. When you criticize yourself, your changes are negative. When you approve of yourself, your changes are positive. 2. Don’t scare yourself: Stop terrorizing yourself with your thoughts. It’s a dreadful way to live. Find […]

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