Saturday, 9 November 2013

Keep a Good Heart♥

Joni Mitchell
Keep a good heart. That's the most important thing in life. It's not how much money you make or what you can acquire. The art of it is to keep a good heart.

Kindness is the special art of living with a loving heart♥

Where Children Live
Homes where children live exude a pleasant rumpledness, 
like a bed made by a child, or a yard littered with balloons.
To be a child again one would need to shed details
still the heart found itself dressed in the coat with a hood.
Now the heart has taken on gloves and mufflers, 
the heart never goes outside to find something to do. 
And the house takes on a new face, dignified. 
No lost shoes blooming under bushes. 
No chipped trucks in the drive. 
Grown-ups like swings, leafy plants, slow motion back and forth. 
While the yard of a child is strewn with the corpses
of bottle-rockets and whistles, 
anything whizzing and spectacular, brilliantly short-lived. 
Trees in children's yards speak in clearer tongues. 
Ants have more hope.  Squirrels dance as well as hide. 
The fences has a reason to be there, so children can go in and out. 
Even when the children are at school, the yards glow
with the leftovers of their affection, 
the roots of the tiniest grasses curl toward one another 
like secret smiles. 
~ Naomi Shihab Nye

verse as seen on my sweet friend Relyn's blog
Come Sit By My Fire

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"Autumn is the season to find contentment at home by paying
attention to what we already have." (the inspired room)

Logan enjoying his autumn days in every way

We love you sweet Prince

“I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it
seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I've learned that
you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things:
a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I've learned that
regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're
gone from your life. I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as
making a life. I've learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance. 
I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catcher's mitt on both
hands; you need to be able to throw some things back. I've learned that whenever
I decide something with an open heart, I usually make the right decision. I've
learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be one. I've learned that
every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or
just a friendly pat on the back. I've learned that I still have a lot to learn.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you
did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” 
~Maya Angelou

Happy Birthday today to Lee.
May you and Aunt Pearl celebrate in fine style today with those you love.

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Greet people with positivity. Encourage them. Compliment them. Lend them a helping hand. Notice their progress, cheer them on and make them smile. Love and kindness is contagious. The more happiness and success you help others find, the more happiness and success you will find every single day of your life

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