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I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value.

― Hermann Hesse 


“Fate” – April 20, 2015 for Barbara on her birthday!

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Just because Fate doesn’t deal you the right cards, it doesn’t mean you should give up. It just means you have to play the cards you get to their maximum potential.

― Les Brown 


“Change” – April 19, 2015 for Janet and Steve

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No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.

― Steve Jobs 


“Determination” – April 14, 2015 for Katherine, on her 18th birthday!

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You’ve done it before and you can do it now. See the positive possibilities. Redirect the substantial energy of your frustration and turn it into positive, effective, unstoppable determination.

― Ralph Marston 


“Spring” – April 13, 2015 for Chris

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Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.

― Robert H. Schuller 


“Life’s Necessities” – April 9, 2015

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Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

― Dalai Lama 


“Rough Seas” – April 8, 2015 for Joe on his birthday!

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When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?’

― Sydney J. Harris 


“Courage” – April 7, 2015

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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.

― Anais Nin 


“Choices” – April 6, 2015

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People aren’t born good or bad. Maybe they’re born with tendencies either way, but its the way you live your life that matters.

― Cassandra Clare 


“Life” – April 5, 2015 for Craig on his birthday – Easter Birthday!

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Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

― Maya Angelou