Newsletter Video 2.35

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Newsletter Video 2.34

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“There’s naught as nice as th’ smell o’ good clean earth, except th’ smell o’ fresh growin’ things when th’ rain falls on ’em.”

―FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

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“Both abundance and lack exist simultaneously in our lives, as parallel realities. It is always our conscious choice which secret garden we will tend.”

-Sarah Ban Breathnach

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“Two things cannot be in one place. Where you tend a rose, my lad, a thistle cannot grow.”

Frances Hodgson Burnett

-CECELIA AHERN

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“Write what’s up there.” Sister Ignatius pointed at her temple. “As a great man once said, this is a secret garden. We’ve all got one of those.” “Jesus?” “No, Bruce Springsteen.”

-CECELIA AHERN

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“Of course there must be lots of Magic in the world,” he said wisely one day, “but people don’t know what it is like or how to make it. Perhaps the beginning is just to say nice things are going to happen until you make them happen. I am going to try and experiment.”

-FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

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“When new beautiful thoughts began to push out the old hideous ones, life began to come back to him, his blood ran healthily through his veins and strength poured into him.”

-FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

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“At first people refuse to believe that a strange new thing can be done, then they begin to hope it can be done, then they see it can be done—then it is done and all the world wonders why it was not done centuries ago.”

-FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

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“Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it. Perhaps there is a soul hidden in everything and it can always speak, without even making a sound, to another soul.”

-FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

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“It made her think that it was curious how much nicer a person looked when he smiled.”

-FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

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“And the secret garden bloomed and bloomed and every morning revealed new miracles.”

-FRANCES HODGSON BURNETT

Newsletter Video 2.33

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“My singing voice is somewhere between a drunken apology and a plumbing problem.”
–COLIN FIRTH

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“Teach thy tongue to say, ‘I do not know,’ and thou shalt progress.”
-MAIMONIDES

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“My folks came to U.S. as immigrants, aliens, and became citizens. I was born in Boston, a citizen, went to Hollywood and became an alien.”
-LEONARD NIMOY

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“I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan.”
-JACKIE CHAN

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“Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing.”
-CLIVE JAMES

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“I just gave my cat a bath. Now how do I get all this fur off my tongue?”
-STEVE MARTIN

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“Ian Fleming was my cousin, and he wanted me to play Dr. No, but by the time he got around to remembering to tell the producers, they’d already cast someone else. Spilt milk!”
-CHRISTOPHER LEE

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“Oh, I could spend my life having this conversation – look – please try to understand before one of us dies.”
–JOHN CLEESE

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“Only your real friends will tell you when your face is dirty.”
-SICILIAN PROVERB

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“After all is said and done/ You can’t go pleasing everyone.”
-JOHN LENNON, I’M STEPPING OUT

Photos by Picmonkey and Pixabay Photography Volunteers. Graphic Art by Niki Flow. Royalty-free music “Buddy” by Ben Tissot (www.BenSound.com).

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Newsletter Video 2.32

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Newsletter Video 2.31

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“Gratitude to gratitude always gives birth.”
-Sophocles

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“I acknowledge my feeling and gratitude for life by praising the world and whoever made all these things.”
-Mary Oliver

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“I don’t have to chase extraordinary moments to find happiness – it’s right in front of me if I’m paying attention and practicing gratitude.”
-Brene Brown

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“Never lose the childlike wonder. Show gratitude… Don’t complain; just work harder… Never give up.”
-Randy Pausch

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““We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.”
―Alphonse Karr

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“Piglet noticed that even though he had a Very Small Heart, it could hold a rather large amount of Gratitude.”
―A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh

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“Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good.”
―Maya Angelou

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“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.”
―Meister Eckhart

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“If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans.”
―James Herriot

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“Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”
―Voltaire

Newsletter Video 2.30

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“Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.”
―James Baldwin

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“Art is to console those who are broken by life.”
―Vincent van Gogh

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“The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”
―Maya Angelou

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“There’s no way for them to take away my sadness, but they can make sure I am not empty of all the other feelings.”
―David Levithan

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I will find comfort in the rhythm of the sea.”
―Charlotte Eriksson

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“Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar.”
―Michelle Obama

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“The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.”
―Khalil Gibran

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“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”
―Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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“I tore myself away from the safe comfort of certainties through my love for truth – and truth rewarded me.”
―Simone de Beauvoir

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“Hope, the best comfort of our imperfect condition.”
―Edward Gibbon

Photos by Picmonkey and Pixabay Photography Volunteers. Music by Chad Church, FreeMusicArchive.org.

Newsletter Video 2.29

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“Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”

-A.A. MILNE

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“How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?”

-WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

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“Patience is not passive, on the contrary, it is concentrated strength.”

-BRUCE LEE

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“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”

-MOLIÈRE

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“With love and patience, nothing is impossible.”

-DAISAKU IKEDA

Photos by Picmonkey.

Music, “Keep Loving,” by Empty Hands Music.

Newsletter Video 2.28

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Photo by Pixabay.

“As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.” -Vincent Van Gogh

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Photo by Picmonkey.

“Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.” -Leo Buscaglia

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Image by Jonathan Sautter from Pixabay

“In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” -Albert Camus

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Image by Miss_Orphelia from Pixabay

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” -Lao Tzu

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Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay.

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” -Corrie Ten Boom

Music “Arabesque No. 1” by Debussy