Monday, August 31, 2009

"There is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem." - Booker T. Washington

Sunday, August 30, 2009

"Punctuality is the virtue of the bored." - Evelyn Waugh

Friday, August 28, 2009

"There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all." - Peter Drucker

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

"Get down on your knees and thank God you are on your feet." - Irish saying

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

"To safeguard one's health at the cost of too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Monday, August 24, 2009

"Perfection has one grave defect: it is apt to be dull." - W. Somerset Maugham

Friday, August 21, 2009

"I never worry about diets.The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond." - Mae West

Thursday, August 20, 2009

"A compliment is a gift, not to be thrown away carelessly, unless you want to hurt the giver." - Eleanor Hamilton

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

"Sports is the toy department of human life." - Howard Cosell

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

"The heart has reasons that reason does not understand." - Jacques Benigne Bossuel
"The basis of a democratic state is liberty." - Aristotle
"If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much." - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
"There isn't a person anywhere that isn't capable of doing more than he thinks he can." - Henry Ford
"Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can." - Elsa Maxwell
"We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves." - George Eliot
"The longer we live, the more we find we are like other persons." - Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Peace: In international affairs, a period of cheating between two periods of fighting." - Ambrose Bierce
"Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." - Mark Twain.
"There is more to life than increasing its speed." - Mahatma Gandhi

Sunday, August 16, 2009

He was in my dreams tonight. Not for the first time; most definitely not the last.

Tonight, he showed me portions of my life. Things I remembered and some things that I knew but had pushed back. "This is your reality." He showed me portions of my future.

I woke up tasting tears, biting back a scream and drenched.

I'm so tired.

Monday, August 10, 2009

weird dreams/nightmares

Vampires, dead people in cars that have been traded in for the Cash for Clunkers program, a pregnant woman who was trying to give away all these things she had knitted while waiting to have the baby, a ghost, a long car ride with said ghost and test strips.

I probably shouldn't eat before I fall back to sleep in the middle of the night and I think I need to start watching something other than FOX News and the Discovery Channel. -sigh-

Thursday, August 6, 2009

"I hope our wisdom will grow with our power and teach us that the less we use our power, the greater it will be." - Thomas Jefferson

GIST - The Sunday Edition # 175

It's been awhile since I have done one of these although my offline gratitude practice remains on point. In no particular order, here ar...