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3 years ago
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3 years ago
You need to be aware of what others are doing, applaud their efforts, acknowledge their successes, and encourage them in their pursuits. When we all help one another, everybody wins.
   
  Jim Stovall
3 years ago

I can't work out exactly why this poem stirs me as much as it does. First came across it when I was 16 or 17. It wasn't the religious content, I don't think. Perhaps it's because I've always felt close to nature, a spiritual connection.
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The Windhover
To Christ our Lord
.
I CAUGHT this morning morning’s minion, king-
dom of daylight’s dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding
Of the rolling level underneath him steady air, and striding
High there, how he rung upon the rein of a wimpling wing
In his ecstasy! then off, off forth on swing,
As a skate’s heel sweeps smooth on a bow-bend: the hurl and gliding
Rebuffed the big wind. My heart in hiding
Stirred for a bird,—the achieve of; the mastery of the thing!

Brute beauty and valour and act, oh, air, pride, plume, here
Buckle! AND the fire that breaks from thee then, a billion
Times told lovelier, more dangerous, O my chevalier!
No wonder of it: shéer plód makes plough down sillion
Shine, and blue-bleak embers, ah my dear,
Fall, gall themselves, and gash gold-vermillion.

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Gerard Manly Hopkins (1844-1889)

3 years ago

Thanks, Jenny !

"Through experience
 is wisdom gained"

   Edgar Cayce


3 years ago

"A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside."

- Denis Waitley

3 years ago

I know what you mean Jenny about certain poems, etc. touching your heart and soul.   This poem effects me the same way:

TREES

by: Joyce Kilmer (1886-1918)

THINK that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.

     
  A tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth's sweet flowing breast;  
       
A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray;   
       
A tree that may in Summer wear A nest of robins in her hair;  
       
Upon whose bosom snow has lain; Who intimately lives with rain.  
       
Poems are made by fools like me, But only God can make a tree.



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3 years ago

Wow, what a beautiful graphic, Fullmoon!

3 years ago

Thanks, Vicky !

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3 years ago

"Sometimes you put walls up not to keep people out, but to see who cares enough to break them down".
      
Author unknown

3 years ago

Never despise small beginnings, and don’t belittle your own accomplishments. Remember them and use them as inspiration as you go on to the next thing. When you venture outside your comfort zone, wherever the starting point may be, it’s kind of a big deal.

               Chris Guillebeau, Kind of a Big Deal


3 years ago

Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those that never happen.
James Russel Lowell

3 years ago
"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."
          Martin Buber
I love that one, Fullmoon!
3 years ago
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms. 
              ~George Eliot
3 years ago

“The more I want to get something done, the less I call it work.”                             Richard Bach

3 years ago
" Don't let the noise of others opinions drown out your own inner voice."
     Steve Jobs
3 years ago

3 years ago

Great quotes, Fullmoon and the video is awesome!   Thanks!


You give but little when you give of your possessions.  It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. 
             ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

3 years ago

 

GOD WILL TURN IT AROUND

WHEN YOU FEEL DEFEATED,
AND DEPRESSION IS HIGH,
YOU FEEL LIKE A LOSER,
AND YOU'RE READY TO CRY,
YOUR STRUGGLES ARE MANY,
YOUR VICTORIES ARE FEW,
YOUR DAZED AND CONFUSED,
AND DON'T HAVE A CLUE,
WHEN ALL SEEMS UPHILL,
AND YOU DON'T THINK YOU'LL WIN,
GIVE YOUR PROBLEMS TO GOD,
AND LET THE BATTLE BEGIN!
GOD WILL SCATTER YOUR ENEMIES,
AND YOU'LL COME OUT ON TOP,
YOU'LL BE THE HEAD NOT THE TAIL,
AND YOU'RE BLESSINGS WON'T STOP!
SO FROM THE VERY BEGINNING,
JUST GIVE GOD THE FIGHT,
HE'LL TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS,
AND HE'LL DO IT RIGHT!
GOD MAKES THE DEVIL RETURN,
SEVEN TIMES WHAT HE TOOK,
THAT'S SCRIPTURE MY FRIEND,
IT'S IN GOD'S HOLY BOOK.
SO KNOW THAT THIS POEM,
GIVES ADVICE THAT IS SOUND,
BELIEVE THAT GOD CONTROL'S ALL,
AND GOD WILL TURN IT AROUND!
Written by Ernest Trussell

3 years ago

That is beautiful, Lily!  I am going to copy and share it with others. 


3 years ago
"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle."
--Albert Einstein 
 
3 years ago

"Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story."

            John Barth

3 years ago
Throw your dreams into space like a kite,
and you do not know what it will bring back,
a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.

     Anaïs Nin
3 years ago
Life is an Amusement Park, some toys challenge you, others scary you , there are some that make you laugh loud, .... . If you are not having fun...something is wrong.
Good Morning, GOD!!
3 years ago
YOU ARE USHERING IN ANOTHER DAY, UNTOUCHED AND REFRESHLY NEW.

SO HERE I COME TO ASK YOU, GOD, IF YOU'LL RENEW ME TOO.

FORGIVE THE MANY ERRORS THAT I MADE YESTERDAY AND LET ME TRY AGAIN, DEAR GOD, TO WALK CLOSE IN THY WAY...

BUT, FATHER, I AM AWARE I CAN'T MAKE IT ON MY OWN, SO TAKE MY HAND AND HOLD IT TIGHT, FOR I CAN'T WALK ALONE!.

MAY THIS MESSAGE ABOVE PROVIDE COMFORT AND STRENGTH TO ALL WHO READ IT AND PLACE IT IN THEIR HEARTS AND PASSES IT ON.

 
3 years ago

Hi Kay!   It's so good to see you again and your poem is both lovely and true!   Thank you for sharing it with us.

Fullmoon, I got a kick out of yours, too!   We need fun in our lives!


"We're so busy watching out for what's just ahead of us that we don't take time to enjoy where we are."
       ~ Calvin & Hobbes quotes



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3 years ago

"Whatever you are physically...male or female, strong or weak, ill or healthy--...all those things matter less than what your heart contains. If you have the soul of a warrior, you are a warrior. All those other things, they are the glass that contains the lamp, but you are the light inside."
      Cassandra Clare (Clockwork Angel)


3 years ago
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts
are conscious of our treasures. 
Thornton Wilder
3 years ago

Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Always remember, you have within you the strength,
the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.
~Harriet Tubman~

3 years ago

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.
    John E. Southard

Good one Fullmoon!
3 years ago
"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!"
                          ~ John Muir
3 years ago

Olga!!!!!  How wonderful to see you my friend!!  That's inspirational in it's self.   Please don't be a stranger...I miss you and I love your inspirational comment. 


"The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago.....had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands."  ~ Henry Ellis

3 years ago

 

                                           

"Birthdays are nature's way of telling us to eat more cake."
- Unknown


- Ralph Parlette

"Real birthdays are not annual affairs. Real birthdays are the days when we have a new birth."
Hi Vicky
3 years ago

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The world we inhabit must have had an origin; that origin must have consisted in a cause; that cause must have been intelligent; that intelligence must have been supreme; and tht surpeme, which always was and is surpreme, we know by the name of God.
Anonymous

Hi Pam!! I'm so sorry I missed you
2 years ago


Orkut Friendship scraps, graphics and quotes

I love this
2 years ago
I love Tweety and the Jesus on water graphics, Jill.
2 years ago

"Worrying does not take away tomorrow's troubles; it takes away today's peace."

the picture says it all
2 years ago
Inspirational
Just Beautiful
1 year ago

1 year ago

Beautiful Nance and Jill!

 

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" sadness flies away on the wings of time " ...Jean de la Fontaine




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1 year ago

" giving up doesn´t always mean, you´re weak...sometimes it just means, you´ re strong enough to let go...

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1 year ago

 “Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn,
a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter.
If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things,
this is the best season of your life.”

            Wu Men

1 year ago

Great quotes Mongi & Fullmoon!  

1 year ago

Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
                               ~ Oliver Goldsmith

Vicky Sorry for the big one, it looked smaller
1 year ago

1 year ago

 

             
                My Cat
 
 
Your'e lovable,playful,intelligent, bright,
Sleepy by day and active by night,
Gracefully beautiful,impeccably groomed,
No need for fine feathers ,expensive perfume.
Sultry,provocative,seductive and more,
Your'e the one that my heart will always adore.
When the day has been bad and life feels flat
I return home to you.......
 
                   My Darling Cat


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From my heart
1 year ago

1 year ago

Well they don't seem to be stretching the page, Jill so I guess no harm done.  Only thing is that people will have a hard time viewing unless they go and slide the bar at the bottom and some may not take the time to do that.  I would try to make them 500 -550 pixels.  It's not hard to do.

 

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1 year ago

 Well the baby one is 944x 768  so that is why some of the words are missing 

1 year ago

Yes Lily, that's why I said that people will have to slide the bar at the bottom so that the entire graphic can be seen.   It's better to have the graphics 500 - 550 pixels like I said above.  Jill, I know you know how to resize them to a smaller size so that will probably be better.  Thanks!

1 year ago

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps
as you walk the tightrope of life.

~William Arthur Ward

(1921-1994)

1 year ago

There is a kid in all of us~

1 year ago

Beautiful quotes and video Nance and Jill.  thank you.

 

 

1 year ago

Those are beautiful, Jill.  Really inspiring.   Thank you.

1 year ago

Awesome words, Nance.  People should feel that way....the world would be a happier place.

1 year ago

Lily, I will move your joke to a new joke thread.  Jill, I love your last quote.  Lovely.

11 months ago

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5 months ago

Beautiful, Jill.

 

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1 week ago

I love that one, Jill.   Thanks for sharing!

 

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1 week ago

I love it too Jill.

A good lesson Vicky.

1 week ago

Thanks Brenda.   Well it's time for a new thread. 

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