“Looking back over our lives and learning from the mistakes we made can help us create a better future, but only if we use what we learn to create a better
My wife has a little piece of paper she cut out of some magazine that she keeps on the door of an overhead cabinet beside the sink in our kitchen. On it is a
“Sometimes we just need to throw our hands up in the midst of turmoil created by others and tell the person responsible. Stop the crazy shit!”
“Sometimes, for reasons within ourselves or not of our own making, we can feel like a piece of driftwood floating aimlessly about being tugged in different directions with no real direction in life. However, it’s always good to remember in those times that driftwood is resilient – recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant. And I may add. Very hard to sink.” ~ Darryl Duke
“Some people say life is hard and has no meaning to it. Maybe life has no meaning except for the meaning we give it. I found that having a sense of purpose in our lives helps. I define this purpose as helping others. I’ve also found that by helping others, we help ourselves. In this sense, we are all one. Life can seem hard at times, but if we use those times to grow stronger and we use our experiences from those times to help others. We begin to see how easy life can be and that it does indeed have meaning to it.”
“Beware of those people who are Vampires of Unhappiness. They can suck the joy right out of you if you let them.” ~Darryl Duke
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Falling and hitting my head a lot.
“A positive person sees a problem, acknowledges it, and believes they can find a solution for it. A negative person finds a problem, acknowledges it, and then looks for another one. A spiritual person acknowledges that there may be a problem, but believes the solution is already there; they just need to be patient.”