It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

Author Unknown

Wednesday, February 06, 2013

Chapter 2, Page 6, Book 13

Our lives are made up of
a million different ways.
Some are spent searching for
love, peace, and harmony.Others
are spent surviving day by day.

But there are no greater moments than
that life, with all it's joys and sorrows,
is meant to be lived one day at a time.
It's in this knowledge that we discover
the most wonderful truth of all.

Whether we live in a forty room mansion,
surrounded by servants and wealth,
or find it a struggle to manage the
rent month to month we have
it within our power to be fully
satisfied and live a life
with true meaning.

One day at a time we have that ability,
through cherishing each moment
and rejoicing in each dream.

We can experience each day anew,
and with this fresh start we have
what it takes to make all our
dreams come true.

Each day is new, and living
one day at a time enables us to truly
enjoy life and live it to the fullest.

Author Unknown

Todays word:


Not discordant; tuneful.
Forming a pleasing whole

Achieving harmony takes practice. Just as group of singers must practice to harmonize their voices, musicians must rehearse to find the right sound, and athletes on a team must train to work together, I too must work at living in harmony.   It isn't easy to take the bad things as well as we take the good things in life.

But all of us have a mixture of both.  Keeping harmony in our lives means a lot of give and take and keeping a positive attitude through it all.  

It is true that we don't know what we've got until we lose it, but it's also true that we don't know what we've been missing until it arrives.

It takes only an hour to like someone and a day to love someone but a lifetime to forget someone.

Don't go for looks because they can deceive. Don't go for wealth, even that fades away. Go for someone who makes you smile because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright.

Always put yourself in the other's shoes. If you feel that it hurts you, it probably hurts the person too.

A careless word may kindle strife. A cruel word may wreck a life. A timely word may level stress. But a loving word may heal and bless.

The happiest of people don't necessarily have the best of everything, they just make the most of everything that comes along their way.


linda m said...

Wise words. Blessings

jack69 said...

This is such a true post. Thanks. I loved the lines:

A careless word may kindle strife. A cruel word may wreck a life. A timely word may level stress. But a loving word may heal and bless.

So true. So much to say that is brought to mind. But suffice to say BEAUTIFUL.

betty said...

I like that we can experience each day anew!! That is truly a blessing if we remember that, especially if the day before was a rough one.

So true that it takes a lifetime to forget one. Very wise words written today Ma!