Posts Tagged: trials

Peace, Joy, Love & …

“First comes peace. Then joy. Then love. And finally understanding.” ~ Chonda Pierce, Comedienne, Author, Philanthropist & Co-Founder – Branches Recovery Center

Peace, Joy, Love & …

“First comes peace. Then joy. Then love. And finally understanding.” ~ Chonda Pierce, Comedienne, Author, Philanthropist & Co-Founder – Branches Recovery Center

Whistle in a Barely Audible Way

“If the pressure is getting to you, whistle in a barely audible way. It’s the best way I know of to let go of tension. Music gets your mind off the situation, and the act of whistling melts the tension

Whistle in a Barely Audible Way

“If the pressure is getting to you, whistle in a barely audible way. It’s the best way I know of to let go of tension. Music gets your mind off the situation, and the act of whistling melts the tension

Look at Life in the Best Way You Can

“I think beauty comes from within. If you’re happy and look at life in the best way you can, even when there are problems, it can make you beautiful on the outside.” ~ Faith Hill, Singer, Actress & Record Producer

Look at Life in the Best Way You Can

“I think beauty comes from within. If you’re happy and look at life in the best way you can, even when there are problems, it can make you beautiful on the outside.” ~ Faith Hill, Singer, Actress & Record Producer

A Most Satisfying Victory

“The life of the individual is a continuous combat with errors and obstacles, and no victory is more satisfying than the one achieved against opposition.” ~ Gustav Stresemann, Politician and Statesman

A Most Satisfying Victory

“The life of the individual is a continuous combat with errors and obstacles, and no victory is more satisfying than the one achieved against opposition.” ~ Gustav Stresemann, Politician and Statesman

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

Victory: A Storm’s Heart

“At the heart of every storm is VICTORY — waiting to be claimed.” ~ Mary Southerland, Author & Speaker

Victory: A Storm’s Heart

“At the heart of every storm is VICTORY — waiting to be claimed.” ~ Mary Southerland, Author & Speaker

The Real Problem Is …

“Is your problem really your problem, or is your ATTITUDE toward your problem the real problem?” ~ Joyce Meyer, Author, Speaker & Philanthropist

The Real Problem Is …

“Is your problem really your problem, or is your ATTITUDE toward your problem the real problem?” ~ Joyce Meyer, Author, Speaker & Philanthropist

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

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

Dedicated & Passionate

“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” ~ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Activist, Politician, Philanthropist, Lawyer, 1st President of South Africa, Philanthropist Nobel Peace Prize Awardee(1993) & Presidential

Dedicated & Passionate

“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” ~ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Activist, Politician, Philanthropist, Lawyer, 1st President of South Africa, Philanthropist Nobel Peace Prize Awardee(1993) & Presidential

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

Our Challenges’ Discoveries

“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.” ~ Cicely Tyson, Actress, Fashion Model, Tony Award – Best Actress in a Play (2013), BFCA and SAG Awards (The Help, 2011), SAG Award nominations (4x, The Help,

Our Challenges’ Discoveries

“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.” ~ Cicely Tyson, Actress, Fashion Model, Tony Award – Best Actress in a Play (2013), BFCA and SAG Awards (The Help, 2011), SAG Award nominations (4x, The Help,

Never Let It Define the Future

“We embrace and respect our past, (even if it was … up) but we never let it define our future .” ~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson a.k.a. The Rock, Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author & Founder of the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Never Let It Define the Future

“We embrace and respect our past, (even if it was … up) but we never let it define our future .” ~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson a.k.a. The Rock, Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author & Founder of the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Falling Apart, Falling Together

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. … and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson, Actress, Model, Singer and Film Producer

Falling Apart, Falling Together

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. … and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson, Actress, Model, Singer and Film Producer

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Happiness Can Creep Up on You!

“Even when there are times that we’re not happy, happiness will creep in.” ~ Dyan Cannon, a.k.a Samille Diane Friesen Film & Television Actress, Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, New York

Happiness Can Creep Up on You!

“Even when there are times that we’re not happy, happiness will creep in.” ~ Dyan Cannon, a.k.a Samille Diane Friesen Film & Television Actress, Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, New York

Past Successes

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get

Past Successes

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get

A Wildfire of Kindness

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else, and it’ll become like a wildfire.” ~ Whoopi Goldberg a.k.a. Caryn Elaine Johnson, Actress, Comedienne & Television Host Academy/Oscar Award, Drama Desk

A Wildfire of Kindness

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else, and it’ll become like a wildfire.” ~ Whoopi Goldberg a.k.a. Caryn Elaine Johnson, Actress, Comedienne & Television Host Academy/Oscar Award, Drama Desk

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

The Manicured, Romantic, Happy Believer

“I believe in manicures. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything

The Manicured, Romantic, Happy Believer

“I believe in manicures. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything

Creating Solutions

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking that we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)

Creating Solutions

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking that we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)

Miracles are Manifesting

“Out of difficulties grow miracles. ” ~ Jean de la Bruyère, Philosopher & Moralist.

Miracles are Manifesting

“Out of difficulties grow miracles. ” ~ Jean de la Bruyère, Philosopher & Moralist.

Throwing in The Towel?

“The biggest mistake that people make is they give up too soon, and they throw in the towel. Becoming a successful leader has a lot to do with realizing how strong you are. The human body, the human mind and

Throwing in The Towel?

“The biggest mistake that people make is they give up too soon, and they throw in the towel. Becoming a successful leader has a lot to do with realizing how strong you are. The human body, the human mind and

Launching Pads Are Made of the Lowest Points

“Your lowest points are launching pads to God’s greatest promotions.” ~ Joseph Prince, Author, Co-Founder & Pastor of New Creation Church

Launching Pads Are Made of the Lowest Points

“Your lowest points are launching pads to God’s greatest promotions.” ~ Joseph Prince, Author, Co-Founder & Pastor of New Creation Church