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Wise Words Wednesday 13.12.17

Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore. 

Lady Gaga 

Going to work with a weird energy made me think of work quotes. And when I found Lady Gaga’s words, they were delightfully true. We have to go to work, and we have to earn that money to sustain us. And sometimes the struggle of choosing between personal and professional goals is the most difficult. But each one of us knows our priorities. And nothing like some optimistic rock n roll star wisdom to start the day with! Have a great day everyone. 


Wise Words Wednesday 12.6.12

I like the stars. It’s the illusion of permanence, I think. I mean, they’re always flaring up and caving in and going out. But from here, I can pretend…I can pretend that things last. I can pretend that lives last longer than moments. Gods come, and gods go. Mortals flicker and flash and fade. Worlds don’t last, and stars and galaxies are transient, fleeting things that twinkle like fireflies and vanish into cold and dust. But I can pretend…”
― Neil Gaiman, The Sandman book 7 Brief Lives

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Wise Words Wednesday – Two Quotes!

“The chief beauty about time
is that you cannot waste it in advance.
The next year, the next day, the next hour are lying ready for you,
as perfect, as unspoiled,
as if you had never wasted or misapplied
a single moment in all your life.
You can turn over a new leaf every hour
if you choose.”
― Arnold Bennett


A bridge of silver wings stretches from the dead ashes of an unforgiving nightmare
to the jeweled vision of a life started anew.”
― Aberjhani, Journey through the Power of the Rainbow: Quotations from a Life Made Out of Poetry

I went looking for quotes on New Beginnings. I found a ton of good ones, but I couldn’t choose between these two. So bumper Wise Words Wednesdays. I wish everyone a great day!

Wise Words Wednesday 22.11.17

“What we do see depends mainly on what we look for. … In the same field the farmer will notice the crop, the geologists the fossils, botanists the flowers, artists the coloring, sportsmen the cover for the game. Though we may all look at the same things, it does not all follow that we should see them.”
― John Lubbock, The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Wise Words Wednesday 15.11.17

“When God Created Mothers”

When the Good Lord was creating mothers, He was into His sixth day of “overtime” when the angel appeared and said. “You’re doing a lot of fiddling around on this one.”

And God said, “Have you read the specs on this order?” She has to be completely washable, but not plastic. Have 180 moveable parts…all replaceable. Run on black coffee and leftovers. Have a lap that disappears when she stands up. A kiss that can cure anything from a broken leg to a disappointed love affair. And six pairs of hands.”

The angel shook her head slowly and said. “Six pairs of hands…. no way.”

It’s not the hands that are causing me problems,” God remarked, “it’s the three pairs of eyes that mothers have to have.”

That’s on the standard model?” asked the angel. God nodded.

One pair that sees through closed doors when she asks, ‘What are you kids doing in there?’ when she already knows. Another here in the back of her head that sees what she shouldn’t but what she has to know, and of course the ones here in front that can look at a child when he goofs up and say. ‘I understand and I love you’ without so much as uttering a word.” Continue reading “Wise Words Wednesday 15.11.17”

Wise Words Wednesday 11.8.17

“November comes
And November goes,
With the last red berries
And the first white snows.

With night coming early,
And dawn coming late,
And ice in the bucket
And frost by the gate.

The fires burn
And the kettles sing,
And earth sinks to rest
Until next spring.”
― Clyde Watson

Wise Words Wednesday 1.11.17

“No one knows what you have been through or what your pretty little eyes have seen, but I can reassure you ~ whatever you have conquered, it shines through your mind.”

― Nikki Rowe

November is here already, and I cannot believe how this year has flown by! And this little quote from Nikki Rowe gave me the feeling that whatever I’ve accomplished in the past few months would account for it 🙂 Being wild and free,  being independent and being your own person builds character. Have a great Wednesday and a happy November everyone!

Wise Words Wednesday 10.25.17

When we’re dealing with the people in our family – no matter how annoying or gross they may be, no matter how self-inflicted their suffering may appear, no matter how afflicted they are with ignorance, prejudice or nose hairs – we give from the deepest parts of ourselves.

Anne Lamott

Family, we realize over the years is everything. Even your closest friends become family and for a few such people, you are willing to sacrifice everything. Their happiness is of profound importance to you. To all of us! So, here’s to the families! And accepting, and loving them with all their quirks 🙂 Have a great day!

Wise Words Wednesday: 18.10.17

“Whatever you are physically…male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy–all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. All those other things, they are the glass that contains the lamp, but you are the light inside.”

― Cassandra Clare, Clockwork Angel

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