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Topic: Words of comfort, encouragement and wisdom

  1. Peppermintbach
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    You simply have to put one foot in front of the other and keep going.

    - George Lucas

    Sleepy: I’m very sorry that I hadn’t replied to your post here till now. I meant to reply in my last post here, but I forgot. My apologies for that.

    I wanted to say I’m very happy that the Daniell Koepke quote (from a few weeks) ago resonated with you. Thank you for always being such a caring & lovely presence on the forums :)

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  2. Nimi
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    18 April 2020
    "Make peace with imperfection."
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  3. Nico B
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    20 April 2020 in reply to David Nobody

    1. Whatever your situation is, know that you always have moments in time, even just 5 seconds, where you can close down your eyes, breathe deeply, check in with yourself and find some sense of peace.

    2. With one door closing, another door always opens.

    3. You have nothing to prove to anyone. Just be honest with yourself.

    4. Remember that behind the clouds, there is always blue sky.

    :)

    Nico

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  4. Peppermintbach
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    Sometimes there are things that don’t get better. Sometimes, though, our capacities to handle them gets better.

    - Melissa C. Water

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  5. Doolhof
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    14 May 2020 in reply to Peppermintbach

    Hi Pepper,

    I really need this one today! Thanks!

    Cheers from Dools

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  6. Birdy77
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    14 May 2020 in reply to Doolhof
    If you feel like you're losing everything,
    remember that trees lose their leaves every year
    and still they stand tall
    and wait for better days to come
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  7. Peppermintbach
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    14 May 2020 in reply to Birdy77

    If you’re hurting & feeling lost, here are some small words of encouragement for you:

    ...to feel lost...proves you have a navigational sense of where Home is. You know that a place like being found exists. And maybe your current location isn’t that place, but...that unsettled feeling of lostness just got you closer to it.

    - Erika Harris

    To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found.

    - Alex Ebert

    xoxox

    P.S. “Home” or “location” doesn’t have to necessarily be a physical place either. It can be a state of mind, being surrounded by understanding, a feeling, purpose, or it could be anything really...

    Dools: I’m glad that quote resonated :) To me, those words are the cornerstone of grit & resilience, which I’m admittedly struggling to find these days.

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  8. Doolhof
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    15 May 2020 in reply to Peppermintbach

    Hi Pepper,

    Wish I had a great quote for you and everyone here.

    My wish for you today is that you find a little more will power and determination to do something than you had yesterday.

    May you find the strength to face one more moment, discover it isn't so bad after all and then move into the next moment with your head help high and determination in your step.

    Kindest regards to you and all, cheers from Dools

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  9. Peppermintbach
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    Some words about learning to sit with our feelings & learning from them, rather than trying to control or overanalyse them:

    Try & get a felt sense of your emotions, rather than attempting to make sense of them. Emotions, by definition, aren’t logical. They aren’t meant to be problem solved. They are meant to be understood and experienced.

    - Unknown

    P.S. Dools: Thank you so much for the kind thoughts. I really appreciate your caring reminder for us to take things one moment at a time during difficult times. I’m thinking of you, as I know it has been a very difficult time for you. Thanks again for your support :)

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  10. Peppermintbach
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    21 May 2020 in reply to Birdy77

    For anyone who may be struggling & hurting:

    You are enough. You will always be enough. The fact that you’re here is everything. The fact that you’re still getting up each day to face the world, even after all you’ve been through, is amazing.

    - unknown

    xoxox

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  11. Ggrand
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    21 May 2020 in reply to Peppermintbach

    Hello Everyone...🤗..

    ”Worrying about tomorrow...take away today’s peace”...

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  12. Ggrand
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    25 May 2020 in reply to Ggrand

    The most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.

    .....Helen Keller..

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  13. Croix
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    Dear Birdy and All~

    The most comforting words I can think of are"

    "I have been right here before and survived it)"

    Croix (sorry if someone else has already said this)

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  14. Guest_5432
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    17 June 2020 in reply to Croix
    Life becomes good when you learn to be as kind to yourself as you are to others.. anon.
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  15. Katyonthehamsterwheel
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    "Your life is your garden,

    Your thoughts are the seeds.

    If your life isn't awesome,

    You've been watering the weeds."

    - unknown

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  16. Guest_5432
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    19 June 2020 in reply to Katyonthehamsterwheel

    The greatest wealth is to be content with little. - Plato

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  17. Tay100
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    This is from a Barbie Rapunzel movie, but it's such a beautiful and sweet little sentiment (paraphrasing from memory here):

    You are stronger and braver than you think!

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  18. Guest_5432
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    21 June 2020 in reply to Tay100

    People don't abandon People they love. People abandon People they were using. - Unknown.

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    Hi Everyone,

    It is so encouraging to read all of these wonderful quotes. Thanks to all who share them.

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  20. Guest_5432
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    3 July 2020 in reply to Doolhof

    "Don't Let The Behavior of Others Destroy Your Inner Peace" - unknown

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  21. Guest_5432
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    "We weren't given a Good Life nor a Bad Life.

    We are Given a Life and it's up to Us to make it Good or Bad" - Anonymous

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  22. Ggrand
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    6 July 2020 in reply to Guest_5432

    Hello everyone...🤗..

    “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says ‘I’ll try again tomorrow.'”

    ........"– Mary Anne Radmacher


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  23. Guest_5432
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    8 July 2020 in reply to Ggrand

    Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome. - Unknown

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  24. Guest_5432
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    11 July 2020 in reply to Guest_5432

    " A diamond is a chunk of coal that did well under pressure"- Henry Kissinger

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  25. Guest_5432
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    12 July 2020 in reply to Guest_5432

    Life has many ways of testings a person's will, either by nothing happen at all or by everything happen all at once. - Paulo Coelho

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  26. Ggrand
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    12 July 2020 in reply to Guest_5432

    Hello everyone....🤗..

    Talk to the moon 🌓 or even the sun ☀️..

    Both will tell you it’s okay to disappear when things don’t go right..

    But it’s important to come back and spread your light 💡.

    ......shreya maurya...

    I’m leaving a beautiful rose 🌹 for all you beautiful people..

    Grandy...

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  27. Guest_5432
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    13 July 2020 in reply to Ggrand

    "Sometimes you have to get knocked down lower than you ever been, to stand up taller than you were ever were '- Anonymous ml

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  28. Guest_5432
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    22 July 2020 in reply to Guest_5432

    "Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results" - Anonymous

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  29. Guest_5432
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    22 July 2020 in reply to Guest_5432

    "In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity."

    - Albert Einstein.

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  30. Birdy77
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    22 July 2020 in reply to Guest_5432
    Be the things you loved most about the people who are gone 💕
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