“I had a monumental idea this morning, but I didn’t like it.” (Samuel Goldwyn)
“Anonymous asked: ‘How are you?’
Answered by Try-to-Stay-Positive:
‘I’m happy, very content, because right now extraordinary things are happening around the world.
Right now …
A soldier of sorts is diligently fighting the fight so you don’t have to.
A small group of people are building something that will soon make the impossible possible.
A piece of literature is being written that will eventually change your perspective on life.
Young children all over the world are singing and dancing before they even realize there is anything that isn’t music.
A friend is helping a friend rise above thoughts of suicide.
Hundreds of cute elderly couples are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary.
A baby girl just took her first few steps without falling.
A future world leader is in grade school at recess.
Someone is in the process of sincerely forgiving a seemingly unforgivable act.
There’s a kid studying hard somewhere who aspires to get to where you are in life.
A firefighter is running into a burning building to rescue a perfect stranger.
Someone is taking a shower and singing happily at the top of their lungs.
There is someone out there who smiles when they think of a specific moment they once shared with you.
A young man is pulled over on the side of the road helping a young woman change a flat tire.
Two teenagers just received their very first kiss ever from each other.
A husband and wife who were drowning in debt five years ago proudly hold a balance of zero on their credit cards.
Someone is hugging a friend who desperately needs it.
A grandfather is holding his granddaughter’s hand and they’re both smiling from ear to ear.
A breast cancer patient just found out her cancer is in complete remission.
Someone out there is missing you and looking forward to your next visit.
Someone is holding the door open for the person behind them.
Right now is a new beginning. Right now is an opportunity.
Do something extraordinary.’” (Unknown Author)
“Every single morning I wake with a bang,’ he said. ‘It’s as though the fact that I am alive is injected into me; I am a character in a fairy tale, bursting with life.” (Jostein Gaarder, The Solitaire Mystery)
“Friends and partners to celebrate life with, abundance to enhance any adventure, and mountains to perch atop, all arrive when you dwell upon the celebration, the adventure, and the view. Not names, lotteries, or the path you think wisest.
Because I want you to have them all; yes, you can have whatever you want, anything. Just don’t confuse what you want with how you’re going to get it. (signed) The Universe” (Notes from the Universe, Mike Dooley, June 24, 2015)
“I am the boss of my underpants. You can be the boss of yours.” (Ragen Chastain)