"THOUGHTS OF THE DAY"
DECEMBER 2009

December 16, 2009
" We all have something to give to this world. The question is what are you contributing to make the world a better place?"
Written in 2009 by Ansah Shadrach Kofi --- Ghana
December 16, 2009
" The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with, but whether it's the same problem you had last year."
John Foster Dulles --- Submitted by Ronita Yensenbam --- India
December 16, 2009
" We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive."
C.S Lewis --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey


December 14, 2009
" Scars remind us of where we have been. They don't have to dictate where we are going."
Author Unknown --- Submitted by Nora Hurley Galdiero
December 14, 2009
" Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself."
Oprah Winfrey --- Submitted by Md Rujhan Saim --- Malaysia
Let me add... faith is guidance for the perplexed.
December 14, 2009
" There's two ways of living your life. There's those who go through life, where everything seems to go their way. There's those who seems to have stumbling blocks or walls in their way. But just like the Berlin Wall, with positive thinking those walls can be knocked down. Over those walls lie your goals!"
Author Unknown --- Submitted by C. Gordon --- United Kingdom
Living in the recession can be depressing for some people, but with positive thinking there is hope!
December 14, 2009
" Have compassion for everyone you meet, even if they don't want it. What appears bad manners, an ill temper or cynicism is always a sign of things no ears have heard, no eyes have seen. You do not know what wars are going on down there where the spirit meets the bone."
Miller Williams --- Submitted by George Wachira --- California
December 9, 2009
" The greatest challenge that the human race has ever faced still remains: to live in a world free of the threat of violence."
Written in 2009 by Kingsley Asukwo --- Nigeria
Violence is not restricted to times of war; it exists everywhere: in homes, schools and communities. Where there is injustice, there is conflict. We need peace.
December 9, 2009
" This world is too BIG for us to be so small-minded."
Written in 2009 by LaToya Cook --- Texas
This world offers so many things, has billions of people and thousands and thousands of places to explore, for us to be just stuck at one place in our life both mentally and spiritually.
December 9, 2009
" Thank you and I'm sorry are two of the most powerful words at our command. The first can open the doors to the heart and the latter to heal the wounds of the heart."
Written in 2009 by Erich Jao --- Philippines
December 7, 2009
" Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have is this: When I have a subject in mind, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. . . the effort which I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought."
Alexander Hamilton
December 7, 2009
" Great innovators and original thinkers and artists attract the wrath of mediocrities as lightning rods draw the flashes."
Theodor Reik
December 7, 2009
" Vision is the stuff of our dreams. Passion is our energy to make it real. The two go together like horse and rider. In the mind of one is the goal. In the power of the other lives the means to get there."
Peter Urs Bender
December 2, 2009
" Nothing comes easy; what comes easy means nothing and what comes hard means something."
Written in 2009 by Larispique Philidor --- Connecticut
December 2, 2009
" New ideas stir from every corner. They show up disguised innocently as interruptions, contradictions and embarrassing dilemmas. Beware of total strangers and friends alike who shower you with comfortable sameness, and remain open to those who make you uneasy, for they are the true messengers of the future."
Rob Lebow --- Submitted by Lauren Covington --- New Jersey
December 2, 2009
" Your THOUGHTS are seeds, Your WORDS water them; what are you growing today?"
Written in 2007 by Joseph Arazashvili --- Florida
I've seen my thoughts manifest into reality over and over and over again.



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