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March 2024

March Thought of the Month

"Do not spend the best part of your life pursuing small ambitions."

~ Joseph Prince

I grew up in a city and will always remember the first time I saw a night sky beyond the reach of artificial lights. Thousands upon thousands of stars surround our planet and until that moment I'd had no idea they existed. Possibilities are like those stars. If you're in the wrong environment, you can't see them. And if you don't know they're there, it is impossible to make them realities.

February 2024

February Thought for the Month

"Drop the people who do not value you, respect you. Life has infinite horizons. Accept yourself, love yourself, and move forward."

~ Amit Ray

In February thoughts turn to Valentine's Day and celebrating the love and friendship we have for the people in our lives. I'd like to encourage everyone to give themselves a little love too.

January 2024

January Thought of the Month

"I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good thing, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again."

~ Stephen Grellet

December 2023

December Thought of the Month

"How did it get so late so soon. It's night before it's afternoon. December before it's June. My goodness, how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?"

~ Dr. Seuss

November 2023

November Thought of the Month

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."

~ Leo Buscaglia

October 2023

October Thought of the Month

"You've got to get up every morning with determination if you're going to go to bed with satisfaction."

~ George Horace Lorimer

September 2023

September Thought of the Month

"The most essential factor is persistence - the determination never to allow your energy or enthusiasm to be dampened by the discouragement that must inevitably come."

~ James Whitcomb Riley

August 2023

August Thought of the Month

"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."

~ Lao Tzu

July 2023

July Thought of the Month

"God gave us all wings, it's up to us to choose to fly."

~ Unknown

Flying is one of the most common dreams people have. Interpreters say it symbolizes freedom and power, or the desire to escape the things troubling us in our waking lives. From childhood we watched birds winging their way through the skies above us, maybe even wishing we could join them.

June 2023

June Thought of the Month

"Forget your troubles, come on get happy. You'd better chase all your cares away."

~ Judy Garland

In the face of almost daily mass shootings, wars and threats of war, toxic politics, and worse, it's hard to find a reason to feel good about what's ahead for us. I always try to balance the negative input I get every day with something lighthearted or fun. The other day I came across the song Get Happy from the musical Summer Stock.

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