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You have to start if you want to get there.

Sunday, February 17, 2013



You can think about getting there all day long, but that doesn't get you anywhere.

Get moving!!



Sometimes, you have to jump to get started & that's ok.



On the hard days, you may need to build a door. That's ok, too -- it proves that you are dedicated & determined.



And the most important lesson of all:



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    The M.H. McKee quote is quite profound.

I do so look forward to your blogs everyday. I get blogged out then I see your name on my email list and it automatically puts a smile on my face. Thank you for my smiles.

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    LOVE THEM!!! Thank you for these words of wisdom. They have really helped me start my week with a positive push!
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    Awesome!

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    Wonderful blog! I enjoyed it.

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    Thank you!

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ANHELIC 2/17/2013 12:39PM

    Great motivation. I read that even if you move slowly, you are moving faster than someone who is standing still. emoticon

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    emoticon emoticon you have to take a leap of faith once in a while, just do it!!! emoticon

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    Great motivational blog!!!

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    Great blog. Great graphics. Thanks so much for sharing. Have a great Sunday.

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    As usual you are very inspiring. Mind if I borrow one for my homepage?

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Saturday morning funnies!! :-)

Saturday, February 16, 2013



I emoticon emoticon emoticon to laugh!!

So to start off your Saturday, I have some funnies to make YOU laugh!! Enjoy!! emoticon



Please, DON'T try this, as tempting as it may be!!



Ohhhhh, this one is tempting!!



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SHARJOPAUL 2/17/2013 11:02AM

    Good ones. Thanks!

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    The mirror in the fridge is my favorite.

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    Yep, BACON! emoticon

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FROMNDTOGA 2/16/2013 6:42PM

    Thanks for the smiles! I especially like the šomputer joke! clm

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JULIERAE41 2/16/2013 6:10PM

    love the thought process about bacon. I feel it!

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    Love these inspiring quotes. Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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    emoticon Enjoyed the humor! Have a great Saturday.

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    Thanks for the laughs to start the weekend!

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NANCYRUBIO 2/16/2013 8:33AM

    Thanks for giving me a laugh this morning. That is always appreciated.

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  Very cool.....love the fridge one!! emoticon

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REMCMFA 2/16/2013 8:01AM

    That's why I had kids...so they could teach me how to use the computer!!

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    lol...cute

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Rise up & attack . . .

Friday, February 15, 2013



the day with enthusiasm. emoticon

emoticon It's almost the weekend!! emoticon



Let's be warriors today. Let's fight to recreate ourselves. Just because it's Friday doesn't mean we get to be slackers. Do several things today for your health. Drink some extra water, exercise for an extra 10 minutes, eat some extra fruit and veggies. Here's an idea:



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Have a fantastic day!!!

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JULIERAE41 2/16/2013 5:54PM

    Great warrior attitude!

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    I love this!!! Great blog!

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    Love the fish!

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    Thanks, hope you and everyone have a great Friday!

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NEEDBU66 2/15/2013 3:51PM

    I love that goldfish. I'm really jeolous of people who can do that.

Havin a hard time getting through this Fri. One hour. ten minutes....ugh.

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    Thanks for encouraging blog !! Have a nice day.

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    Always awesome! Thank you!

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    Absolutely LOVE the Inspiration every day!!

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    Great idea. Thank you for sharing these thoughts. God doesn't want slackers, let's make God proud of his children. emoticon

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CINDYAST 2/15/2013 8:26AM

    The orange fishy is so cute! What a great idea for kids! Have a happy Friday, you started mine off with a smile!

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    I like it! I will keep this in mind today.

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    As usual you are motivating. emoticon

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    Let's go for it!

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You inspire me
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The Story of the Clay Balls. . .

Thursday, February 14, 2013



A man was exploring caves by the seashore. In one of the caves he found a
canvas bag with a bunch of hardened clay balls. It was like someone had
rolled clay balls and left them out in the sun to bake.

They didn't look like much, but they intrigued the man, so he took the
bag out of the cave with him. As he strolled along the beach, he would
throw the clay balls one at a time out into the ocean as far as he
could.

He thought little about it, until he dropped one of the clay balls and
it cracked open on a rock. Inside was a beautiful, precious stone!

Excited, the man started breaking open the remaining clay balls. Each
contained a similar treasure. He found thousands of dollars worth of
jewels in the 20 or so clay balls he had left. Then it struck him. He
had been on the beach a long time. He had thrown maybe 50 or 60 of the clay
balls with their hidden treasure into the ocean waves. Instead of
thousands of dollars in treasure, he could have taken home tens of
thousands, but he had just thrown it away!

It's like that with people. We look at someone, maybe even ourselves,
and we see the external clay vessel. It doesn't look like much from the
outside. It isn't always beautiful or sparkling, so we discount it.
We see that person as less important than someone more beautiful or
stylish or well known or wealthy, but we have not taken the time to find
the treasure hidden inside that person.

There is a treasure in each and every one of us. If we take the time to
get to know that person, and if we ask God to show us that person the
way He sees them, then the clay begins to peel away and the brilliant
gem begins to shine forth.

May we not come to the end of our lives and find out that we have thrown
away a fortune in friendships because the gems were hidden in bits of clay.

May we see the people in our world as God sees them.
I am so blessed by the gems of friendship I have with each of you.
Thank you for looking beyond my clay vessel.

~ Author Unknown ~



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EFFRAYECHILDE 2/27/2013 8:36AM

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LOGOULD 2/16/2013 8:38AM

    Such a good lesson to keep in mind....especially for those clay balls that we see everyday in our own lives.

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DIANNEMT 2/15/2013 9:24PM

    What a beautiful story. How many other people have we discounted since they were a clay ball" instead of finding them!

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    truly beautiful thank you for sharing

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CHARTHESTAR 2/15/2013 4:34PM

    Thank you for sharing. We know this- but tend to forget it over time.

I especially liked the part where it said to ask God to share with you what is special about a person. (I work with a lot people and sometimes it is hard for me to think that it could be about them that could be special because they irritate me with laziness and their lack of caring)

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    Great to see you blog featured in the Spark Mail.

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PROVERBS31JULIA 2/15/2013 1:36PM

    I love seeing this story again! It's so true and then we forget until it comes back in our email again!!

Thanks for the reminder!!


Julia

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CHRISBEM 2/15/2013 11:42AM

    I so needed to read this! There are a few people who have recently left my life that I wish I had the ability to share this with

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DJSHIP46 2/15/2013 9:40AM

    Beautiful... valuable story!!! Thank you so much for sharing... You are my treasure for today!!!

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    Love this!! What a beautiful analogy and certainly gives us all something to think about. God Bless emoticon

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FROMNDTOGA 2/15/2013 9:36AM

    Thanks for the reminder! One of those clay balls has the 'me I'm supposed to be, in all parts of my life'!
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    Beautiful story! So true! I loved it. Thank you for sharing.

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    I loved this, thank you so much for sharing... I have never heard this before and thought it was beautiful.
Enjoy your day and again thank you for sharing.
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    So true. Beautiful. Thanks

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Don't give up, don't give up, don't give up!!

Wednesday, February 13, 2013



I need to remind myself of this. I have had a very tough couple of weeks at work. I've either been so busy that I barely have time to go to the restroom, or I've been so bored that I wanted to do a face plant on my computer keyboard. My eating has not been that great. I'm not much of an emotional eater, but I do tend to get the munchies when I'm bored or tired.



I hope that things will settle down now with people bringing in junk food to the office. Yesterday was Fat Tuesday & we had Mardi Gras celebrations galore. There was food at every turn.



But today is a new day -- a day to make different choices -- better choices.



And don't forget to add a little humor . . .



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REMEMBER2BME 2/16/2013 11:46AM

    These are great. I am going to subscribe to your blog and friend you if you don't mind :) I too much when I am bored or tired. Being tired is a real tough one for me. I chew gum and tr to have go to snacks. Light and fit Greek yogurt is my thing these days. Lots of protein and it tastes great!

HUGS 2U!

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GODS_TEMPLE 2/13/2013 11:16PM

    I hate to remind you, but tomorrow is Valentine's Day. There will always be another eating occasion...That's the only way some people know how to celebrate.

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ANHELIC 2/13/2013 10:23PM

    I have hit a roadblock and the scales just won't move the past two weeks. I have to change something before I run into a real wall and quite. Just kidding. I need to make changes in order to change the scales.
God bless you for sharing. This will help many people, especially me.
Joan

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KARENLEIGH32 2/13/2013 7:55PM

    I have not exactly cheated the last couple of weeks, but I have been eating over what I know I should. Healthy food isn't healthy if you eat too much. But I won't give up, I have just taken the weigh ins like a grown up & have promised myself to do better.

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JULIERAE41 2/13/2013 7:36PM

    It is so over-used, I can't beleive I'm going to say it.

Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels.

Except I like to substitute skinny and put healthy in stead!

I understand the boredom thing. Yucky. I wish you success in all you set out to accomplish!

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DRUIDPRINCESS 2/13/2013 4:22PM

    Don't think of a blue tree...

What are you thinking of? A blue tree perhaps?

My personal trainer showed me that, if we put our goals in the negative, ie DON'T give up, then the first thing our mind thinks of is "GIVE UP", and then has to put the "DON'T" in front of it.... oops... too late! We are already thinking of giving up!

We have to put our goals in positive words, like "STAY FOCUSED", or "BRING IT ON" or whatever. so our mind is only focused on the positive!

This simple little trick turned my world upside down and really energised me to focus on my goals... I hope it is a gem for you too!

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GIRLINMOTION 2/13/2013 10:00AM

    Food will always be around, it is all about the choices we make. Hang in there! You can do it!

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NANCYRUBIO 2/13/2013 9:52AM

    The bottom says it ~~If you want different results, make different choices. I need these words daily.

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KJELLYBEAN15 2/13/2013 9:48AM

    Wonderful. Hope you have a great day.

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    Terrific!

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    Beautiful!

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EVER-HOPEFUL 2/13/2013 5:40AM

    well i am in the middle of making marzipan hearts with the kids which we will then dip in chocolate ready for tomorrow,lol.now that is temptation.also trying to stop the kids from eating them all so we have some for tomorrow is prue stress.4 year olds just want to eat them now lol.afterwards i plan to make some date and nut parcels (my husbands favorite and if their is any of the biscuit dough left from the parcel will make some heart shaped biscuits.also still have the valentine cards to make.tomorrow will be heart shapped taost and egg for breakfast and for midday heart shaped home made pizza.haven┤t decided on the dinner yet.so guess tomorrow everything will be hearts and flowers.have a happy valentines day and keep on keeping on emoticon

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