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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 03 2013 :  10:41:28 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward."
Kurt Vonnegut (1922 - 2007)

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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prariehawk
True Blue Farmgirl

2914 Posts

Cindy

2914 Posts

Posted - Nov 03 2013 :  6:22:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles, no matter how long, but only by a spiritual journey, a journey of one inch, very arduous and humbling and joyful, by which we arrive at the ground at our feet, and learn to be at home".--Wendell Berry
Cindy

"Vast floods can't quench love, no matter what love did/ Rivers can't drown love, no matter where love's hid"--Sinead O'Connor
"In many ways, you don't just live in the country, it lives inside you"--Ellen Eilers

Visit my blog at http://www.farmerinthebelle.blogspot.com/
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 04 2013 :  7:28:58 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Cindy, I especially like the Ellen Eilers quote!


"Nothing is easy to the unwilling."
Nikki Giovanni

Susan

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 05 2013 :  3:25:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I might have shared this here before but it always makes me giggle!
"Live in such a way that you would not be ashamed to sell your parrot to the town gossip."
Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)

I found this one in a list of art quotes.
"Contrast is what makes photography interesting."
Conrad Hall

It got me thinking that a lot of other words could be substitituted for photography here. How about life?
Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 06 2013 :  4:28:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain - and most fools do."
Dale Carnegie

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 08 2013 :  2:38:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves."
Albert Guinon (1863 - 1923)

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 09 2013 :  07:18:20 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."
George Bernard Shaw

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 10 2013 :  07:14:08 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist."
Indira Gandhi

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 11 2013 :  10:21:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days."
John Burroughs

It makes me wonder how so many of us can be blind to the beauty of the old; leaves, well worn things and wonderful people who have put their marks on our lives!

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver

Edited by - Cindy Lou on Nov 12 2013 07:59:38 AM
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 12 2013 :  08:00:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"The place to improve the world is first in one's own heart and head and hands."
Robert M. Pirsig

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 14 2013 :  11:48:33 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"There is nothing like a newborn baby to renew your spirit - and to buttress your resolve to make the world a better place."
Virginia Kelley

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 15 2013 :  07:05:19 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"I believe that [everyone] is the keeper of a dream - and by tuning into one another's secret hopes, we can become better friends, better partners, better parents, and better lovers."
Oprah Winfrey (1954 - ), O Magazine, June 2003

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 16 2013 :  12:07:04 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known."
Carl Sagan

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 17 2013 :  10:48:21 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone."
George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

May you see the golden moments and angels before they are gone.

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 18 2013 :  10:49:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Call on God, but row away from the rocks."
Indian Proverb

This reminds me of "The Lord helps those who help themselves."

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 19 2013 :  07:34:47 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom."
Marcel Proust (1871 - 1922)

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 20 2013 :  12:56:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia."
Charles Lindbergh

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 21 2013 :  08:04:15 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"One of the sanest, surest and most generous joys of life comes from being happy over the good fortune of others."
Robert A. Heinlein

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 22 2013 :  06:51:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"My constant prayer for myself is to be used in service for the greater good."
Oprah Winfrey (1954 - )

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 23 2013 :  07:41:27 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"All the windows of my heart I open to the day."
John Greenleaf Whittier


May your day start with you being ready to accept the wonder and beauty around you.

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 24 2013 :  09:34:35 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"A good laugh is sunshine in the house."
William Makepeace Thackeray

May your home be rich with laughter!

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 25 2013 :  09:17:07 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"When you write things down, they sometimes take you places you hadn't planned."
Melanie Benjamin, Alice I Have Been, 2010

Hopefully for the better!
Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 26 2013 :  12:32:30 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"America's greatest strength, and its greatest weakness, is our belief in second chances, our belief that we can always start over, that things can be made better."
Anthony Walton

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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Cindy Lou
True Blue Farmgirl

2325 Posts

Susan
Lonsdale MN
USA
2325 Posts

Posted - Nov 27 2013 :  08:34:03 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"I awoke this morning with devout thanksgiving for my friends, the old and the new."
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

I'm thankful for my friends at MJF.

Susan

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Mary Oliver
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stefffic
True Blue Farmgirl

151 Posts

Stephanie
Cherryville NC
USA
151 Posts

Posted - Nov 27 2013 :  09:20:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
"Brutality begins where skill ends."
Von Niendorff

This is a horse quote, but I find it applies to most things in life. When we don't have the skill to deal with a situation, many times we get loud and angry.

So good to be back home!!
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