Dec. 1, 2018

December 2018

W. Somerset Maugham 

There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are. 

 

John F. Kenneedy 

Change is the law of life, and those that only look to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.

 

Calvin Coolidge

Christmas is not a time or a season but a state of mind. To cherish peace and good will is to have the real spirit of Christmas.

 

Anne Frank

You can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness!

 

Rise Up! 

Putting on a face for the world does not let you learn & grow. It keeps you stuck. Be your true self and watch things shift

 

Rick Warren 

"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it's thinking of yourself less."

 

Henry David Thoreau

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

 

Stephen King

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

 

Writing 

A Writer never has a day off. Even reading counts as research.

 

Native American Proverb 

"Listen to the wind; it talks. Listen to the silence; it speaks. Listen to your heart; it knows. 

 

Paulo Coelho

It's the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting. 

 

Woody Allen

"I'm not afraid of death, I just don't want to be there when it happens."

 

G.K. Nelson 

Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard and succeed on purpose. 

 

Christopher Robin to Winnie the Pooh

"Promise me that you'll always remember you were braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think."

 

Truthfulness 

If you tell the truth it becomes part of your past, but if you tell a lie, it becomes part of your future. 

 

Harold S. Geneen 

Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in atttude and in actions. 

 

Jacqueline Patterson

"Writers are a rare breed. We are amazing, sparkling, complicated creatures and far more talented than we let ourselves believe. Keep writing."

 

Simon Sinek

Great leaders don't try to be perfect. They try to be themselves and thats what makes them great.

 

Buddha 

Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.

 

Empathy (Noun)

The ability to step into the shoes of another person, aiming to understand their feelings and perspectives, and to use that understanding to guide our actions.

 

Aristotle 

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. 

 

Robert Penn Warren

You don’t choose a , it chooses you.

 

James Baldwin 

The terrible thing about being a writer is that you don’t decide to become one, you discover that you are one.

 

Acts 5:31

“God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might bring Israel to repentance and forgive their sins.”