Tag Archives: Life

The 11/23/13 Joy Jar

23 Nov

The ‘Joy Jar’ is a year-long exercise in being grateful for living, being Blessed, and looking at each day with HOPE. The ‘Joy Jar’ will officially end on December 25 which is the day of HOPE for the world. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is looking at looking at the finish line and seeing there is a bright future beyond that line.

You have got to decide, look, this is who I am; this is my best way to present myself, and I’m going to ride that horse to the finish line. Not everybody will like it, but that’s OK.
Phil McGraw

Being the first to cross the finish line makes you a winner in only one phase of life. It’s what you do after you cross the line that really counts.
Ralph Boston

But for each of us, isn’t life about determining your own finish line?
Diana Nyad

You just don’t have the time to worry about what others are doing. You just want to take care of your own business. You are focused on that tee shot on the 10th tee and making it to the finish line. It’s one of the most stressful moments in professional golf, but you have worked so hard to get to that point, that it really is fun.
Mike Weir

I should just stay composed and run to the finish line.
Asafa Powell

Motivation is important, but you need persistence and self discipline to get to the finish line.
Senora Roy

Failure is a learning tool, not a finish line.
Senora Roy

Life is one long, continuous race. It is only when you reach the finish line do you realize you were your only competition.
Frederick A Babb

A Scorpio understands there is no point in rushing to the finish line. Success will come in due time.
Unknown Zodiac quotes

To get to the finish line, you’ll have to try lots of different paths.
Amby Burfoot

The 09/26/13 Joy Jar

26 Sep

As one matures and realizes the value of life, one is grateful to be looking at this side of the dirt. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is being grateful to be alive.

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.
Robert Frost

Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.
Buddha

Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too.
Will Smith

A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.
George Bernard Shaw

Life is a song – sing it. Life is a game – play it. Life is a challenge – meet it. Life is a dream – realize it. Life is a sacrifice – offer it. Life is love – enjoy it.
Sai Baba

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me’.
Erma Bombeck

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
William James

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
Mark Twain

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.
Confucius

Life is a dream for the wise, a game for the fool, a comedy for the rich, a tragedy for the poor.
Sholom Aleichem

Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.
John F. Kennedy

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
George Washington Carver

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.
Albert Einstein

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Cary Grant

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Lao Tzu

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what’s empty. Empty what’s full. Scratch where it itches.
Alice Roosevelt Longworth