ALL YOU REALLY NEED IS HEART

Lyrics to the song,”You Gotta Have Heart,” state the following:”You gotta have heart,miles and miles and miles of heart….All you really need is heart.When the odds are sayin you’ll never winthat’s when your grin should begin….When your luck is batten zeroGet your chin up off the floorcause you can be a heroYou can open any door.There’s nothin to it but to do it….All you really need is heart.”What does it mean “to have heart?”Helen Keller once said,”The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or touched.They must be felt from the heart.”Even when you’re downHEART is refusing … Continue reading ALL YOU REALLY NEED IS HEART

WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF WORDS.ONE WORD that is encouraging:”Yes.”TWO WORDS that are healing:”I’m sorry.”THREE WORDS that are reassuring:”I love you.”FOUR WORDS that are supportive:”Let me help you.”FIVE WORDS that are reconciling:”I’m willing to forgive you.”SIX WORDS that are warm and welcoming:”It’s so good to see you.”SEVEN WORDS that are bonding:”Let me give you a big hug.”EIGHT WORDS that are strengthening:”I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.”NINE WORDS that are a blessing:”May you be blessed with happiness and good health.”TEN WORDS that are inspiring:”May you dream big dreams and may your dreamscome true.”REMEMBER,Words have the POWER to AFFECT lives.Choose them … Continue reading WORDS HAVE POWER TO AFFECT LIVES

FOUR THINGS A WISE PERSON SAID TO ME

A WISE PERSON ONCE SAID TO ME, ”My friend, within you, and within all human beings, are FOUR important gifts: A CREATIVE IMAGINATION that has no limits and allows you to dream dreams as high as the sky and as wide and deep as the ocean; A CONSCIENCE to guide you in all of your decisions and actions; STRENGTH to carry you through all the storms and hurdles in life; POWER to choose what is best for you, to change and grow as a person, to be happy and fulfilled. Think deeply about what I have said to you. GO … Continue reading FOUR THINGS A WISE PERSON SAID TO ME

THE ART OF BENDING WITHOUT BREAKING

I have an orange tree in my yard. It’s a lesson in life to behold. I watch the miracle of blossoms give birth to oranges. And then I watch the oranges grow larger and larger, heavier and heavier, causing the branches to bend under the increasing weight. Storms come and the winds blow, the boughs swing and sway, the boughs bend and bounce, but the boughs do not break. Those tiny branches have been created to somehow have enough strength to withstand the storms that come and the weight of the oranges and make it through to face another day. … Continue reading THE ART OF BENDING WITHOUT BREAKING