Use The Pain As Fuel

Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness.  Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.  Use the pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength. — August Wilson   Why subscribe? Facebook is slowly decreasing the reach of our posts. Any day

Someone Who Understands You

There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand without you even speaking a word. — Unknown

It Is Better To Cry

“It’s better to cry than to be angry because anger hurts others while tears flow through the soul and cleanses the heart.” – Pope John Paul II Cindy Tiehen Photography ©

Tomorrow Never Ends

Always end the day with a POSITIVE THOUGHT. No matter how hard things were, tomorrow is a fresh opportunity to make it better. — Unknown

To Give Our Best To Each Other

Perhaps the greatest charity comes when we are kind to each other, when we don’t judge or categorize someone else, when we simply give each other the benefit of the doubt or remain quiet. Charity is accepting someone’s differences, weaknesses, and shortcomings; having patience with someone who has let us down; or resisting the impulse

I Will Always Be Here For You

I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. There’s nothing you can ever do to lose my love. I will protect you until you die, and after your death I will still protect you. I am stronger than Depression and

Leave Everything Behind

As I walked out the door toward my freedom, I knew that if I did not leave all the anger, hatred and bitterness behind, that I would still be in prison. — Nelson Mandela

You Are Stronger Than Your Problems

Make up your mind that no matter what comes your way, no matter how difficult, no matter how unfair, you will do more than simply survive. You will thrive in spite of it.  — Joel Osteen  

What You Do Defines You

Being successful doesn’t necessarily make you great. What makes you great is when you reach back and help somebody else become great. — Joel Osteen

Be Yourself With Fun

I think of life itself now as a wonderful play that I’ve written for myself, and so my purpose is to have the utmost fun playing my part.  — Shirley MacLaine Note: See a preview of the NY Times bestselling book IN THE GARDEN OF THOUGHTS here.