I love good quotes. There's something about a good quote that when after you read it you feel inspired. You have something in you that wants to become better and you have the motivation to try! Here are several of my favorites:
in saving for a sunny day.
I believe that being organized is highly overrated.
Until I can't find my car keys.
Played correctly, I believe that checkers can be a contact sport.
I believe that the job of a best friend is to make you laugh
until you hiccup (or wet your pants).
I believe in singing in the shower so loud the neighbors complain.
I believe a splash of color and a dash of pattern beat a diet any day.
I believe in letting myself shine!"
( Dress barn ad)
"To be nobody but yourself in a world
which is doing its best, night and day,
to make you into everybody else
means to fight the hardest battle which
any human being can fight;
never give up that fight."
"When you live close to God and his infinite grace,
you won't have to tell, it will show in your face!"
(Elaine S. Dalton)
"Everything can be taken from a person but one thing;
the last of the human freedoms- to choose
one's attitude in any set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way."
"Man is free the moment he wishes to be."
"Real integrity is doing the right thing knowing that
nobody is going to know whether you did or not."
"In our afflictions we become acquainted with God."
"We need to stand by Jesus at all times, in all places,
even unto death. For that is how he stood by us!"
(Jeffrey R. Holland)
"There are things that people never want to let go of,
people we never want to leave behind.
But keep in mind that letting go isn't the end of the world,
it's the beginning of a new life."
"Let go. Why do you cling to pain?
There is nothing you can do about the wrongs
of yesterday. It is not yours to judge. Why hold onto the
very thing which keeps you from
hope and love?"
There are so many that it would take all day to post them on here. So these past couple of days I have been thinking about how hard it is to see someone else struggle. You want to take the burden from them. It's hard to see someone you love go through a hard time in their life. I have a friend that is going through something right now and I just want to help them. I want to tell her it will all be ok, but she doesn't believe me. I felt helpless for the longest time. I didn't know what to say or do. Everything I said she shut down. I wrote a poem to help me get my thoughts onto paper. I realized that helps me a lot. It didn't take me long to realize that I can't fix this for her. She needs to turn to God.
"I Love You"
Words trapped within my broken bleeding heart
They long to escape, but from my mouth they won't part.
I want to fix this, I want to make her whole
I know she is hurting, her innocence was stole.
Her sorrow turns to bitter coldness, she is hate
I tell her thru the atonement comes a clean slate.
She tells me to shut up and leave her alone,
I look at her with longing, her face turns to stone.
I shout to her... wake up, look around
Where is this boy, his face i will pound.
You made a mistake, but fixed will it be,
If you just let the Savior take it from thee.
He knows you are hurting, and you does he love,
He sees you're in pain and he's crying above.
He says let me in, give this to me,
For I miss the old girl that I want you to be.
The one's whose laugh could light up the room,
Not this depressed one that's filled with such gloom.
I'm longing to hug you, and hold you so tight,
But you push me away and all that is light.
I cringe at the thought that you think you're not loved,
He died for you, He bled from every pore,
You will ALWAYS be loved!
I recommend writing down your thoughts if you are ever having a hard time working through something. seriously it helps clear your mind. Just try it, you may be surprised how much it actually does help!
My mum and I went to IKEA yesterday. If you haven't been there before then I suggest you do. It is a very fun store. They have everything in the world. If you go then make sure you get some food at the top of the store. It is fun! I bought myself a bookshelf so that I can better organize my room. My mum and I set it all up. We had a lot of fun together. Seriously I love my family. They are my best friends. I would rather hangout with them then anyone else. Anyways after I got it all set up I was able to put all of my books in it. My room looks so much better! Its not cluttered anymore. I love it. I have my own desk area now where I can sit and blog. (Hence what I am doing right now.) It is very relaxing. There is something about a clean room that gets me excited to wake up in the morning. I love it!!
Salmon from IKEA- $6.99
Bookshelf from IKEA- $159.99
Spending time with Mum- Priceless