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Topic: Words of comfort, encouragement and wisdom

  1. Shelll
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    19 September 2021 in reply to Ggrand
    Thankyou Grandy, I liked what you said there.
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  2. No one on earth
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    22 September 2021 in reply to Birdy77
    Thank you :)
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  3. Not_Batman
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    23 October 2021 in reply to No one on earth

    There are two wolves fighting inside all of us. The first one is evil, the second one is good…which one will win?

    The one you feed.

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  4. Ggrand
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    4 November 2021 in reply to Not_Batman

    Hello Everyone....🤗..

    If the mountain seems too big today
    then climb a hill instead;
    If morning brings you sadness
    it’s okay to stay in bed.
    If the day ahead feels heavy and your plans feel like a curse,
    There’s no shame in rearranging,
    don’t make yourself feel worse.
    If a shower stings like needles
    and a bath feels like you’ll drown;
    If you haven’t washed your hair for days,
    don’t throw away your crown!
    A day is not a lifetime.
    A rest is not defeat.
    Don’t think of it as failure,
    Just a quiet, kind retreat.
    It’s okay to take a moment
    From an anxious, fractured mind.
    The world will not stop turning
    While you get realigned!
    The mountain will still be there
    When you want to try again
    You can climb it in your own time,
    Just love yourself till then!

    ......Laura Ding-Edwards

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  5. chadicha
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    5 November 2021
    It's a real cruel world, but pressure makes a pearl
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  6. Ggrand
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    6 November 2021 in reply to chadicha

    Hello everyone...🤗

    “Of all the judgments we pass in life, none is more important than the judgment we pass on ourselves.”

    .....Nathaniel Branden..

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  7. Croix
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    8 November 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    "The 2 Most Common Ways We Offload Hurt"

    Brené Brown

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nw-vTDOejwc

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  8. quirkywords
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    10 November 2021 in reply to Croix
    The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
    socrates
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  9. randomx
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    10 November 2021 in reply to quirkywords

    Safest way sometimes isn't it quirk

    Know nothing and to hell with it, blissful ignorance.

    rx

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  10. Ggrand
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    14 November 2021 in reply to randomx

    Hello Everyone......hugs🤗..

    Dont Just be kind to others...

    Be kind to yourself as well...

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  11. Croix
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    14 November 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    Dear All~

    I was talking to someone today who was irather overwhelmed by the world, it reminded me of the need as expressed in the opening words of the Desiderata:

    "Go placidly amid the noise and the haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence."

    You can read the whole prose poem here:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desiderata

    Croix (who remembers, yes, he has mentioned it before, however it does deserve to be repeated:)

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  12. Ggrand
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    15 November 2021 in reply to Croix

    Hello Everyone...

    Continuing on from our lovely Croix....

    As far as possible without surrender
    be on good terms with all persons....

    and my added little bit...ESPECIALLY YOURSELF..

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  13. chadicha
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    16 November 2021 in reply to Ggrand

    "All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.

    From the ashes a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring; Renewed shall be blade that was broken, The crownless again shall be king..."

    - J.R.R Tolkien

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    21 November 2021 in reply to chadicha

    Im holding a full glass of water up. How much does it weigh?


    It depends on how long i hold it.
    If i hold it for a minute nothing happens. If i hold it for an hour my arm will begin to ache. If i hold it all day, my arm will become numb and paralysed.

    The weight of the glass hasn’t changed, but the longer i hold on to it, the heavier it becomes.

    The stresses and worries of life are the glass of water.

    Hold it for a minute and there is no problem.Hold on to it for a while linger and it starts to hurt. Hold onto it all day long and become paralysed by it, incapable of doing anything.

    Always remember to put the glass down.

    -the mentor house

  15. Mk2692
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    21 November 2021 in reply to Not_Batman

    Hey everyone,

    You can only do your best in every situation

    If it comes let it

    If it goes let it

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