Motivation

Quote for the Week (03/27/17)

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.” –Winston Churchill

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Today is Friday, And It Will Be FANTASTIC!

“Dwell in possibility.” –Emily Dickinson

“When you look at a field of dandelions, you can either see a hundred weeds or a hundred wishes.” –unknown

“Know that someone out there believes in you and loves you. And if you haven’t met that person yet, you will. You are special. And you matter. The things that make you different make you unique. And unique is beautiful.” –Sophia Bush

Labor Day 2015

Sometimes four day work weeks seem the longest… To help you through this Labor Day week, I am giving you three “Motivational Monday” quotes each day.

“You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.” –Unknown

“Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” –Samuel Johnson

“Big things often have small beginnings.” –Unknown

 

Motivational Monday (Songs Part 3)

-Monday-

“I Hold On” – Dierks Bentley

To the things I believe in
My faith, your love, our freedom
To the things I can count on
To keep me going strong
Yeah, I hold on, I hold on.

 

-Tuesday-

“Hakuna Matata” – (The Lion King)
Hakuna Matata, what a wonderful phrase
Hakuna Matata, ain’t no passing craze
It means no worries for the rest of your days
It’s our problem free philosophy, Hakuna Matata

 

-Wednesday-

“Shinin’ on Me” – Jerrod Niemann
Today the sun is shinin’ on me
Sitting with my feet in the breeze
Ain’t sweating the little things
And who knows what tomorrow is gonna bring
But today, the sun, shinin’ on me

-Thursday-

“Let It Go” – Idina Menzel (The Frozen Song)
The past is in the past!
Let it go, let it go
And I’ll rise like the break of dawn
Let it go, let it go

 

-Friday-

“Live Like You Were Dying” – Tim McGraw
And I loved deeper,
And I spoke sweeter,
And I gave forgiveness I’ve been denying,
And he said someday I hope you get the chance,
To live like you were dyin’.

“Unbroken” Motivational Monday

One of the quotes I shared in last week’s motivational Monday collection really stuck with me, “Life is good, sometimes I forget that.” It was hammered home again after a whirl wind movie tour (three movies in two days) last week.

The quote resurfaced in my head as I was walking back to my car after seeing “Unbroken” (which I highly recommend; the book, Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand is on my reading list for this year). Sometimes I think my life is tough, and I know at times my life has been very tough, yet my worst day is nothing compared to anything portrayed in the film based on the story of Louis Zamperini’s life. I have lost a kidney, relationships, and loved ones; I have questioned God when he has made me wait and I haven’t been able to see the path he has for me, but I need to remember life could be always worse. Louis’ story is one of survival, resilience and forgiveness. When life gets me down I hope to remember not only could it be worse, but that others already have it worse than me.

With all that said, my motivational quotes for this week (from this film) are:

 “However dark the night, however dim our hopes, the light will always follow darkness.”

“A moment of pain is worth a lifetime of glory.”

“If I can take it, I can make it.”

“Never give up. No matter what.”