Posts Tagged: good fortune

Never Taking it for Granted

“There’s so much to appreciate about my life every single day, and I make a big point of taking time to smell the roses and noticing how lucky I am. I never want to take that for granted.” ~ Josie

Never Taking it for Granted

“There’s so much to appreciate about my life every single day, and I make a big point of taking time to smell the roses and noticing how lucky I am. I never want to take that for granted.” ~ Josie

Doers of Good Projects

“It’s nice to be asked to do good projects.” ~ Dougray Scott, Actor

Doers of Good Projects

“It’s nice to be asked to do good projects.” ~ Dougray Scott, Actor

Comfy in This Skin

“After all these years, I’ve done well and I’m cool. I feel comfortable in my skin, I’ve saved some paper, everybody’s healthy, my kids are beautiful and smart, doing different things, it’s all good.” ~ Eddie Murphy, Comedian, Actor, Writer,

Comfy in This Skin

“After all these years, I’ve done well and I’m cool. I feel comfortable in my skin, I’ve saved some paper, everybody’s healthy, my kids are beautiful and smart, doing different things, it’s all good.” ~ Eddie Murphy, Comedian, Actor, Writer,

Love & Knowledge

“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” ~ Bertrand Russell, Philosopher, Logician, Mathematician, Historian, Writer, Social Critic, Political Activist & Nobel Laureate

Love & Knowledge

“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge.” ~ Bertrand Russell, Philosopher, Logician, Mathematician, Historian, Writer, Social Critic, Political Activist & Nobel Laureate

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

Precious in the Shade & the Sunshine

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, yet in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September

Precious in the Shade & the Sunshine

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, yet in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September

The Good Fortune of Others

“One of the sanest, surest and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.” ~ Archibald Rutledge, Poet, Educator & Author

The Good Fortune of Others

“One of the sanest, surest and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.” ~ Archibald Rutledge, Poet, Educator & Author

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

A Grateful Heart

“Your grateful heart opens the door for many more blessings to come.” ~ Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Author, Philanthropist & Founder, Lakewood Church Women’s Ministry

Unexpected Miracles All-day!

“I wish for you a day filled with unexpected miracles.” ~ Linda Evans, a,k,a. Linda Evanstad Actress & Golden Globe Award

Unexpected Miracles All-day!

“I wish for you a day filled with unexpected miracles.” ~ Linda Evans, a,k,a. Linda Evanstad Actress & Golden Globe Award

Wake Up Expecting Things to Be Good!

“When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So

Wake Up Expecting Things to Be Good!

“When I wake up, I expect things to be good. If they’re not, then I try to set about trying to make them as good as I can ’cause I know I’m gonna have to live that day anyway. So

He Stuck With

“Everything that I have is by the grace of God, understand that. It’s a gift…. I didn’t always stick with Him, but He stuck with me.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards:

He Stuck With

“Everything that I have is by the grace of God, understand that. It’s a gift…. I didn’t always stick with Him, but He stuck with me.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe Awards recipient (2x), Tony Award, Academy Awards:

Time, Spirit & Knowledge

“For some people the definition of success is attaining a lot of material things. For others it’s fame or fortune. For me, success means being fulfilled and leading a balanced life. I feel that I have truly been blessed in

Time, Spirit & Knowledge

“For some people the definition of success is attaining a lot of material things. For others it’s fame or fortune. For me, success means being fulfilled and leading a balanced life. I feel that I have truly been blessed in

Undoing Ourselves

“Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. We must purposely be kind and generous, or we miss the best part of existence. The heart which goes out of itself gets large and full. This is the great secret

Undoing Ourselves

“Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. We must purposely be kind and generous, or we miss the best part of existence. The heart which goes out of itself gets large and full. This is the great secret

Floodgates of Goodness

“I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe

Floodgates of Goodness

“I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me-spiritually and financially.” ~ Denzel Hayes Washington, Jr., Golden Globe

Counting Rainbows

“Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.” ~ Alyssa Knight, Kid, Quoter

Counting Rainbows

“Count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.” ~ Alyssa Knight, Kid, Quoter

It’s Not a Good Deal, With a Bad Person

“You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.” ~ Warren Edward Buffett, Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist & Founder of the Buffett Foundation

It’s Not a Good Deal, With a Bad Person

“You can’t make a good deal with a bad person.” ~ Warren Edward Buffett, Business Magnate, Investor, Philanthropist & Founder of the Buffett Foundation

Wishing Joy

“When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things.” ~ Maya Angelou, Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress, and Professor

Wishing Joy

“When you wish someone joy, you wish them peace, love, prosperity, happiness… all the good things.” ~ Maya Angelou, Poet, Civil Rights Activist, Dancer, Film Producer, Television Producer, Playwright, Film Director, Author, Actress, and Professor

When He Started Counting His Blessings …

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” ~ Willie Hugh Nelson, Singer-Songwriter, Author, Poet, Actor, and Activist

When He Started Counting His Blessings …

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” ~ Willie Hugh Nelson, Singer-Songwriter, Author, Poet, Actor, and Activist

Emphasize the Positivity

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. ~ Carlos Castaneda, Anthropologist

Emphasize the Positivity

“The trick is in what one emphasizes. We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. ~ Carlos Castaneda, Anthropologist

99% Sold Out

“I’ve been so fortunate because I never really had ups and downs as far as my career. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I’ve been sold out all over the world.” ~ Tony Bennett, a.k.a. Anthony Dominick “Tony” Benedetto Singer, Artist/Painter

99% Sold Out

“I’ve been so fortunate because I never really had ups and downs as far as my career. Ninety-nine percent of the time, I’ve been sold out all over the world.” ~ Tony Bennett, a.k.a. Anthony Dominick “Tony” Benedetto Singer, Artist/Painter

Giving and Receiving Hands

” God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

Giving and Receiving Hands

” God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with. We are not cisterns made for hoarding; we are channels made for sharing.” ~ William Franklin “Billy” Graham, Jr., Evangelist, Orator & Author

Speak What Is True, Integrity Carries Through

“If you speak your mind and if it is true, what you’re saying, then I think the integrity of what you’re saying carries through.” ~ Bill Cosby

Speak What Is True, Integrity Carries Through

“If you speak your mind and if it is true, what you’re saying, then I think the integrity of what you’re saying carries through.” ~ Bill Cosby