18 January 2012:

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“What we call the secret of happiness is no more a secret than our willingness to choose life.”

~ Leo Buscaglia ~

“It takes a deep commitment to change and an even deeper commitment to grow.”

~ Ralph Ellison ~

“Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.”

~ Raymond Lindquist ~

01 January 2012:

In celebration of the New Year, here are some wonderful quotes on new beginnings. Let us ponder the wisdom in them in preparation for a new chapter that has just began; a new journey brimming with endless exciting opportunities.

“Yesterday’s failures are today’s seeds that must be diligently planted to be able to abundantly harvest tomorrow’s success.”

~ Unknown ~

A Rose Bud Full of Promise - Courtesy of Bruce M. Burton

Dissatisfaction is a great starting point, for it is right there that we have the most power, strength, and energy to push change through.”

~ David DeNotaris ~

“The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.”

~ Hal Borland ~


“There is in every true woman’s heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.”

 ~ Washington Irving, 1783 – 1859 ~