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Topic: Words of comfort, encouragement and wisdom

  1. Not_Batman
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    2 December 2020 in reply to Hanna3

    I had this on another thread of ecomamma’s.

    When it comes to having a full on day and trying to everything at once, “You cant put all the water through the hose at the same time” - Not_Batman

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    6 December 2020 in reply to Not_Batman
    “I am so tired of waiting.
    Aren’t you,
    for the world to become good
    and beautiful and kind?
    Let us take a knife
    and cut the world in two —
    and see what worms are eating
    at the rind.”
    ― Langston Hughes
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    6 December 2020 in reply to Sleepy21

    Sorry I can't find the attribution for this quote:

    "I trust: the sun will rise in the morning, the moon will come out at night, and both will light my way.
    I trust: my complexion will never be perfect, my reflection never quite what I want, but someone will think I am beautiful."

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  4. Ggrand
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    6 December 2020 in reply to Sleepy21

    Everyone needs a hug..

    A hug does so many things,

    It brings joy and comfort,

    to those that get them..

    it takes two to hug..

    So I’m going to give everyone,

    Hugs from me to you...

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    6 December 2020 in reply to Ggrand

    Thanks Ggrand,

    right back at you.

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    6 December 2020

    I remember once googling "what is the purpose of me?", so I feel these words address that:

    A tree is a tree, it does not try

    The moon is the moon, no matter the night

    A bee is a bee, it continues to fly

    Because it is what it is, it does not ask why

    So next time you are lost, just close your eyes

    And be who you are, it will be alright

    - unknown

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    18 December 2020 in reply to Katyonthehamsterwheel

    Hello Everyone.....🤗..

    8 pieces of wisdom that can change your life

    1...Words are powerful, use them wisely.

    2...People come and go, but the right ones stay.

    3...You are doing enough even if it doesn't feel like it.

    4...Failure is when you don't try.

    5...Random acts of kindness make everyone feel better.

    6...Live for today, not for tomorrow.

    7...Never look back, there is nothing there for you.

    8...Overthinking kills happiness..

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    18 December 2020 in reply to Ggrand

    Hey Grandy, Sleepy, Not_Batman and all other contributors

    Just wanted to say that I read this thread from time to time and really APPRECIATE what everyone has written.

    I always come away feeling lighter.

    You're all such great company.

    Love EM

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    23 December 2020 in reply to ecomama

    Hello everyone..🤗 hugs...

    I hope you’re all doing okay...

    Never apologize for being sensitive or emotional. It’s a sign that you have a big heart, and that you aren’t afraid to let others see it. Showing your emotions is a sign of strength...Brigitte Nicole.

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    7 January 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hello everyone..

    Life is like a book.

    Some chapters are sad, some chapters are happy,and some chapters are exciting..But if you never turn the page you will never know what the next chapter is..💚..

    Just in case no one told you today, that your beautiful, unique, and so worthy of love, compassion and peace...

    I’m telling you now...also giving everyone who reads this post a beautiful rose 🌹...because you are all beautiful people and deserve a beautiful gift...and a caring hug..🤗..

    love n hugs,

    Grandy..

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  11. Missing user
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    7 January 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Found this on Google, like most of the ones I've posted here in earlier comments.

    8 DAILY REMINDERS.

    1. It's okay if the only thing you did today was breathe.
    2. You will overcome this.
    3. Be a light in this world.
    4. Strive for progress, not perfection.
    5. Stop waiting for Friday (or whatever day).
    6. If someone said or did something mean to you today, what they did has nothing to do with you and everything to do with themselves.
    7. You must believe in yourself first.
    8. It's okay not to be okay.

    These are hard for me to believe too, but I thought it was an alright quote to post here.

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    7 January 2021 in reply to Missing user

    mblover thanks so much.

    I need to work on'

    Numbers 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7!!

    6 is the one I need to work on the most so I dont fall apart when people are mean or call me names.

    Thanks I will put in on my fridge.

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    7 January 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    This popped up on the Calm App today “Be a force of loving kindness in this world”

    “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” — Eleanor Roosevelt. Dont let THEM win.

    this is one from a school i saw once.... FAIL = First Attempt In Learning.

    Not_Batman

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    9 January 2021 in reply to Not_Batman
    If u want to, you can find a million reasons to hate life and be angry at the world.

    Or, if u want to, you could find a million reasons to love life and be happy.

    Choose wisely.

    💟
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    11 January 2021 in reply to monkey_magic
    Before your head hits the pillow tonight, remind yourself what you did right..Let go of the things you could have done better..Be patient with yourself, and remember that big things are achieved, not all at once..but rather one day at a time...Baby steps..
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    14 January 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hello beautiful people...🤗💚..

    Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel..🕊🌱🌹

    ....Michael Morpurgo

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    14 January 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    "You are enough.

    You are good enough.

    You are smart enough.

    You are strong enough.

    You are beautiful enough.

    You are kind enough.

    You are brave enough.

    You are enough, and you always will be."

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    16 January 2021 in reply to Missing user

    Quote my yoga instructor read out this morning, was something like this:

    Routine is medicine

    Nature is medicine

    Movement is medicine

    Structure is medicine

    Laughter is medicine

    Storytelling is medicine

    <3

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    17 January 2021 in reply to Katyonthehamsterwheel

    “Connection is why we’re here; it is what gives purpose and meaning to our lives.”

    Brené Brown

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    18 January 2021 in reply to Croix

    Croix

    Thanks for reminding me of Brene Brown.
    I really liked her Ted talks and read several of her books.

    so many great quotes.

    If you can’t ask for help without self-judgment, you cannot offer help without judging others.”

    Brene Brown

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    18 January 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    The sky is the limit...said no space agency ever.

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    18 January 2021 in reply to Not_Batman

    Your mind will always believe everything you tell it.
    Feed it Faith, feed it Truth feed it with Love.

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  23. Missing user
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    19 January 2021 in reply to Ggrand
    "Just when the Caterpillar thought the world was ending, it turned into a Butterfly."
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  24. Not_Batman
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    21 January 2021 in reply to Missing user
    "Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten"
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    21 January 2021 in reply to Not_Batman

    The tongue has no bones..
    But is strong enough to break a heart and soul..
    So be careful with your words...
    Once spoken, they cannot be taken back...

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    24 January 2021 in reply to Ggrand


    When things are bad, remember: It won't always be this way.....Take one day at a time.

    When things are good, remember: It won't always be this way..Enjoy each moment...

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  27. Missing user
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    "Something will grow from all you are going through, and it will be you."
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    5 February 2021 in reply to Missing user
    Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway
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  29. Ggrand
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    13 February 2021 in reply to clown of mine

    Hello everyone....🤗🦋

    What consumes your mind....controls your life..

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    4 March 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Hello everyone....hugs 🤗 if you need/want them..

    Your mind always believes what you tell it..

    Feed it hope, Feed it truth ..Feed it with love..

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