INSPIRE ME!

1000 Quotes to Motivate and Empower
by Gail Lynne Goodwin @InspireMeToday & Inspirational Luminaries from InspireMeToday.com Inspire.me
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INSPIRE ME!
INTRODUCTION
I am very blessed to meet with some of the most inspirational people in the world, through our website, InspireMeToday.com. My "job" is to gather inspiration and interview amazing people like Sir Richard Branson, Guy Laliberte, Seth Godin, Marci Shimoff, Mariel Hemmingway, Gary Veynerchuk, Arielle Ford and hundreds more. (You can enjoy their inspiration FREE daily at InspireMeToday.com.) I leave these interviews inspired and bubbling over with inspiration that I share through tweets with my tribe on Twitter. This book evolved from multiple requests from my followers for me to compile the tweets. I realized it was necessary for me to create this after several members of our community started saving my tweets and making their own books. I was flattered and humbled. This information doesn't come from me any more than a painting come from an artist. Rather, I record what I see, hear and feel, and somehow these tweets and quotes were born. I'd like to extend my sincere thanks to our more than 500 Inspirational Luminaries for sharing your wisdom and brilliance with us daily on InspireMeToday.com. We love and appreciate you! In addition to inspiration, I love photography and often share my photos with our community in my blog. For this book, I chose shots that I felt displayed the emotion of the inspirational topic and also shared a glimpse of what inspires me. You’ll see a lot of photos from Montana, and also from the British Virgin Islands where we take our mastermind groups several times each year. My hope is that this book will bring you hope on days you need it, strength to persevere, thoughts to ponder, tips for success, attitude adjusters, wisdom and blessing. More than anything, I hope it helps you to remember the magnificent, infinite, unlimited being that you truly are. If you find it useful, please feel free to share it with others. Although we sell this ebook, our goal is to inspire as many people as possible, so you have our permission to share this book with your friends- FREE. Should you wish to make a donation to help us inspire more people, you can do so at InspireMeToday.com. We greatly appreciate your love and support. Enjoy the book! Read it from front to back or just randomly pop in from time to time to see the tweet you need in that moment. It is my gift to you, with my love and best wishes for living a blessed and empowered life. With gratitude, love and hugs, Gail
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INSPIRE ME!
FOREWORD
By Mariel Hemingway How much can one say in only 140 characters? If it's a tweet from @inspiremetoday, it will be packed with meaning and inspiration. I love following @inspiremetoday and treasure her tweets. Gail's heart and passion are obviously inspiring, but they are also a comfort and support in a world that is so full of pressures. Gail gives us an opportunity to love ourselves and be ourselves authentically. It always makes me smile when I see her loving tweets, for @inspiremetoday is so present and so real. With many thousands of followers she still makes the time to interact with individuals, touching lives around the world with her open heart and her inspiring words. I'm honored to be an Inspirational Luminary on InspireMeToday.com and thrilled to be able to introduce this book, INSPIRE ME! -1000 INSPIRATIONAL TWEETS to you. Gail's goal is to help people remember their own magnificence, and I believe that this little book does just that. Enjoy the inspiration! Love, Mariel

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INSPIRE ME!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
GRATITUDE . POSSIBILITY . ABUNDANCE . ADVERSITY . OVERCOMING FEAR . ATTITUDE . CHANGE AND CHOICE . DREAM ON! . BELIEF . TAKE ACTION . PERSEVERANCE . HEALTH AND HAPPINESS . LIVING IN THE MOMENT HUGS KINDNESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 . 10 . 13 . 15 . 19 . 22 . 26 . 29 . 33 . 36 . 38 . 40 . 43 . 47 . 50 . 53 . 58 . 61

LOVE . SPIRITUALITY . THE POWER OF SELF INQUIRY .

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INSPIRE ME!
TABLE OF CONTENTS
BITS OF WISDOM . SUCCESS . CELEBRATE LIFE! . GIVING & MAKING A DIFFERENCE . THE MAGNIFICENCE OF YOU! . BLESSING SWEET DREAMS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 . 68 . 70 . 72 . 75 . 82 . 84 . 86 . 133 . 138 140 . 142

QUOTES FROM INSPIRATIONAL LUMINARIES . TESTIMONIALS . . . . .

AUTHOR'S NOTES & THANKS . FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS . PHOTO CREDITS . . . . . . . .

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GRATITUDE
Everything starts from gratitude. Everything. From there, all else lines up for you. Gratitude is magic. When I fill my heart with gratitude, anything is possible! What's the greatest gift the world has given to you today? Look for it. Be grateful and more will flow your way. No matter how bad things may look, ask yourself, "What's great about this?" and watch things shift because of gratitude. :) Today, please send one peep a personal tweet of appreciationspread the love and happiness and watch what happens.... If what we focus on grows, why not make it gratitude?

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99% of the most successful people start their day with gratitude. How about you? Give thanks for another day of living! Count your blessings instead of problems! I am grateful for this life, to live, to play, to love. Woohooo! For all things, for all reasons, express your gratitude. Just thought you should know, you're some of my favorite people of all time. :) Give yourself credit for your accomplishments and more will come to you. Sending a little love- May you know that you are appreciated in my life. Pass it on to someone you love. My world is a happier place because of your presence. Thank you! Wishing you a day full of love and unlimited possibility. Sometimes I marvel at your insights and the depth of your spirit. Thanks for sharing you. The quality of your life will be in direct proportion to the level of your gratitude. What are you most grateful for this morning? An attitude of gratitude will change your life! Life is good today. No matter what's happening, we have something to be grateful for. Find it and enjoy it. :)

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When you start your day with gratitude everything falls into place with grace and ease. I'm grateful for YOU! Right now, write down 10 things you are grateful for. Repeat daily. Watch life ROCK! Praise is one of the best inexpensive gifts we can shower on others. Praise away.... :) Enjoy life's every day gifts that are all around you. Begin and end your day with gratitude. If you’re not grateful for what you already have, why would the Universe send more to you? From gratitude, all things are possible. Remember, what you focus on grows- so let it be gratitude. Give thanks for another day of living, loving and unlimited possibility! Be grateful, for from gratitude alone the magic of the Universe will be revealed to you. Do you realize how much your life rocks already? Focus on what you DO have instead of what you don't. Ask, give thanks, repeat. Ask, give thanks, repeat and retweet. :)
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When in a bad situation, ask yourself, "What's great about this?" and watch things shift because of gratitude. :) Beauty is all around us if we just open our eyes. Focus on the good & be grateful. Take the time to make your gratitude list right now. Woohoo! On this beautiful day, take time to be grateful. From that, the magic of the Universe will be revealed to you. Someone in the world is better off today because of something you've done. From them and from me-thank you! Love is letting your tweeps know how much you appreciate them. Be grateful! Gratitude is magic. When I fill my heart with gratitude, any thing is possible! The fastest way to get from fear to abundance is by a shortcut called gratitude. Don’t wait until you lose something to realize how much you have to be grateful for. Celebrate every day! The two most powerful words in any language- “Thank you!” It’s payback time... who helped you and how can you repay your gratitude? Plant seeds of possibility and water them with gratitude.
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POSSIBILITY
Miracles first show up as baby steps of possibility. For every thought you have today, particles will line up to make it happen. Think good thoughts. Most times, regrets are things we didn't do, not things we did. Welcome to the best day you've ever had. What magic awaits you today? Stay open to possibility for it's all around you. :) The butterfly that emerges will in no way resemble the caterpillar it one was. Kinda makes you think, doesn't it? Your thoughts become things. You decide. You rule. How cool is that?
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If you don't ask for what you want, the answer is already NO. Why not ask, and maybe the answer will be YES!? Next time you think "It's not in the cards for me", remember, you get to shuffle the deck. :) Luck isn't something that happens to you- it's something you create. How are you going to be lucky today? What are the greatest possibilities that could unfold today? Anything is possible. The most audacious dreams can be realized, by intention, preparation, action and unwavering belief. Change your beliefs and you’ll change your thoughts. Change your thoughts and you’ll change your habits. Change your habits and your life opens to unlimited possibility. Be open to possibility. Allow magic to happen. Today, think with no limits and watch what happens. No matter what, you can change anything! If we allow our definition of what's possible to be based on how big someone else can dream, our dream will die. Thoughts become things. You get to decide, so hold tight to your dreams. What if the very thing you're worried about today were just an illusion?
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What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? It's impossible to fail if you keep going. Each day brings the possibility to touch millions of lives by just being you. Go make ripples of possibility! You are an unlimited being filled with infinite possibility- with the power to be, do or create anything that you desire in your life. Each day is a new opportunity to create what you want. Take the opportunity. Do something. Whatever you are, do your best and be a good one. Good morning world! It's another beautiful day already overflowing with possibility! Woohooo!!! What's possible for you in your life? Ask. Trust. Infinite possibilities are born of faith. Why be normal when you can be extraordinary? Thanks for shining your light on the world. :) Possibility is something that is born anew in every moment. Embrace it! How different would you act today if you KNEW that your dream was possible?

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ABUNDANCE
Abundance isn't something that you have, it's what you are. Once you understand that abundance is there for everyone, life gets much easier. Believing that you lack abundance is like a fish believing that it lacks water. You are abundance. Collaboration is the new black. Competition only exists in our minds. There's plenty for all of us. One plus one equals eleven, not two. Collaborate and you'll see what I mean. Forget early- there are enough worms for all of us.

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Know that there is enough for all of us- enough money, enough opportunity, enough love. Live your life knowing that abundance is already yours. Money only magnifies that which a person already is. Your taking a deep breath doesn't diminish my air supply any more than your success prevents mine. We are abundance. When you're able to look at the world as cooperative rather then competitive, everything changes. There is enough for everyone. Collaboration and cooperation will beat competition every time. Think abundantly. Speak authentically. Serve willingly. You have enough. You are enough. How does that feel? You are already worthy of all good things in life. Thinking that we have to create abundance is like thinking we have to create sunshine. We ARE abundance. Abundance flows in more freely when it continues to flow outward from you. Pass it on. May you be blessed with thoughts and opportunities and take action that will create abundance in your life!
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ADVERSITY
Adversity just makes us stronger in the broken places. What if all your problems could be solved by one tiny idea? The answer is within- pay attention. It's not supposed to be hard. If it is hard now, what could you be missing? Feeling stuck? The best way to get unstuck is to go do something for someone else! Adversity is but an opportunity, not an excuse. The more you worry, the less you dream. Dreaming is more fun. You can only do one thing at any time- dream, plan or worry. Kinda make worry a silly third choice, no?
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Success looks at adversity as a step to something greater, not a wall to stop progress. If you're going through a rough time, the Universe just might be preparing you for something greater. Adversity is but a gentle hand to shape you into something greater. We stumble, we fall, we get back up again. Guess which part is the most important? When was the last time worry ever solved a problem? Breathe and know that you are perfect in this moment. "Nothing" going on? Just like darkness before the dawn, "nothing" always precedes "something". The problem is not that there are problems. The problem is expecting otherwise and thinking that having problems is a problem. Nobody's perfect. We all fall down. What matters most is how quickly we get back up, learn from our mistakes and move on! Adversity is the Universe's way of directing us down a different path. Pain may be inevitable but remember, suffering is optional. The worst things that ever happen to us are the stories we tell ourselves. Misery comes only from believing our thinking.

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We will go through pain in our life. How we choose to respond to it is our choice. Nothing eliminates pain and difficulty in our life faster than a greater purpose. If you keep your goal in your heart, no road will be too long or too rocky. Things only happen to elicit the reaction to something we need to heal. There's no such thing as a money problem, only a "me" problem. Change the thought, change the outcome. Just for today, focus on your faith rather than your fear. It will make all the difference in your world. Adversity forces us to focus on things we need to learn. If there's a problem in your life you want to change, change the belief that caused “it” in the first place! Adversity can be turned to opportunity simply by adjusting our perception and attitude. In retrospect, some of the greatest blessings in my life, have come from adversity. Adversity is a part of any worthwhile adventure. It's a matter of how badly you want your dream!

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There are few things in life that can't be solved by a bubble bath. :) Adversity happens to everyone. It is not an excuse for abandoning your dream. Adversity could be the greatest gift in our life, in retrospect. Adversity provides an opportunity to remember who we are and what's important. Allow adversity to be your teacher. Our strength and resilience is always in direct proportion to our adversity. Adversity provides the opportunity for the best part of us to shine. Dig deep. How differently would you live your life if you believed that in the “big picture”, all adversity in some way, was a gift? Nothing can dissipate adversity faster than changing your focus. ALL people have adversity. What separates the good from the great is how we choose to react to it. What if you are exactly where you are supposed to be at this very moment? You can’t achieve greatness without first befriending its gatekeeper, adversity.

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FEAR
When you can look a coming storm in the face without fear, you have mastered your life. How would you live if you took fear out of the equation? Release your fears to make room for possibility. Why is it we're most afraid to do the one thing we need to do most? (Go do it!) When your burning desire for success is greater than your deepest fear of failure, you have the power to create anything in your life! When we're freaked out we don't make good decisions. Breathe. Worry is the #1 thief of our time and will rob you of today.
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Nothing in life is to be feared- it is only to be understood. Fear stops us from loving and closes our hearts. Breathe and replace fear with belief. Do the thing you fear the most! Focus on faith rather than fear. Anything IS possible! Fear plus breath equals excitement! Fear plus belief equals success. Banish fear by just changing your thought. What if fear didn't exist? How differently would you live your life today? You're safe-let it go. Afraid? Remember, fear plus breath equals excitement! Fear plus belief equals success. Banish fear by just changing your thought. No matter how it might look, you are so deeply loved and needed. The fear of the storm is always worse than the storm itself. Follow your heart- not your fears. Fear is nothing more than False Evidence Appearing Real. If you have to fear something, go play SO big in the world that it scares you! Dare to make a BIG difference. Fear of failure has stopped greatness in its tracks.
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Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breath more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours. How would you live if you took fear out of the equation? Wouldn't now be a good time to release it? We imagine the worst. If you're going to use your imagination, imagine GOOD things happening! The most important thing we can do each morning is wash away any yucky thoughts and replace them w/empowering ones. Fear can only be present when we're disconnected from our inner selves. Reconnect now. Instead of time spent worrying, imagine what we could have achieved if we’d spent that time dreaming, planning and doing? Do the thing you fear most and watch fear disappear. Many proudly say they don’t fear death, yet live their lives as if they fear living. Play full out-live with no regrets! What’s the worst that could happen? Look at it, get it out of your system, let go of the fear and focus on what you WANT. Know that deep inside, you are resilient, brave and stronger than your fears. Fear is the biggest self-created illusion and the doorway to our greatness. Walk through it!
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ATTITUDE
With the right attitude anything is possible. We may not choose our circumstances but we DO choose our attitude and response. Your expectations for any given situation will greatly influence the end result. We can't choose the number of our age, but we CAN choose the age of our attitude. (I'm 35!) It's not only okay to be different, it's necessary! The fishing is always best where the fewest go. Follow YOUR dream and do it your way even if "they" think you're crazy. :)

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If you take the chance and it doesn't work out, you'll be back where you are now. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. Push yourself to do one thing outside your comfort zone today. Sometimes we spend so much time searching for something that's been right there all along. Tweak the attitude and opportunities abound. What if we all wake up tomorrow and realize this thing called "life" was just a dream? Play BIG, make it fun or don't play at all. Might as well make it worth the effort, no? To get to the fruit of the tree, you have to go out on a limb... come on, reach, a little further.... Do something today that makes you grow. Stretch your boundaries and reach outside of the box. You can't have magic while you're hanging on to mediocre. Where in your life are you settling? To achieve success, attitude is more important than assets, aptitude, age or anything else! Change your thoughts and you'll change your world. Where focus goes, energy flows. The only thing that has meaning is what you place on it.
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Tell yourself everything is easy and when you pretend or believe it, it will begin to show up that way too. When we grow, the obstacles in our path shrink in proportion so that we can just step over them. Isn't that cool? You'll always find what you're looking for- either the good or the badin any situation… but finding the good is more fun. :) Your worst day may be someone else's best day. It's all perspective. How we see ourselves changes how we see the world. Don't think a small thing like attitude can make a difference in your life? Think of the power of small-a mosquito, a splinter.... BIG difference, no? When you realize you're exactly where you're supposed to be in this moment and that you have all that you need, miracles happen. Your words are simply the thoughts of yours, that will become things the soonest. On your deathbed, regrets are usually of things you didn't do, not things you did! So, go do it! What do you expect from today?? That's what you'll get. Expect miracles! Spread your wings and fly. You belong up with the stars. The world is yours!

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It's not only okay to be different, if you want success, it's necessary! Do something crazy today to stand out from the crowd! Boring is, well, boring. Embrace Crazy! If your crazy idea is scary, that only means it's worth pursuing. Just as important as putting up the sails,make sure the boat is heading in the right direction by having the right attitude. It is your attitude that will determine your altitude in life. Confidence and optimism will take you to the top of the mountain. In every moment, you are the only one who gets to choose your attitude. Choose wisely. Nothing has the power to radically change a life more than an attitude adjustment. A positive attitude can overcome a negative situation. Just like adjusting the sails on a boat can help you reach your destination, adjusting our attitude can do the same thing. If you have but one tool in life, let it be a positive mental attitude. With that alone you can leap over the highest mountains! You are the painter of your life and your attitude is the brush. If you can’t change the circumstances, change your attitude. Funny thing is, when you do that the circumstances often change.

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CHANGE & CHOICE
Make the choice to change your attitude to one of success. Make a choice- change your thought, change your world. Nothing happens until you make a decision- nothing. Decide what you want and do something to make it happen. Go with the flow and be willing to allow change into your life, for change is the only thing that's constant. The false beliefs we have in our heads are the only cause of unhappiness. Change your thought and smile. Take responsibility for your actions and inactions. You get to choose how to act or react.

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Not making a choice IS a choice and not always the best one. Every moment is a gift and a choice. Choose to shine your little light unto the world. Choose consciously and wisely. You are only one choice away from changing your world. We do have a choice in everything everydayeven when it appears that we don't. Beating yourself up doesn't benefit anyone. Focus on what you choose to create instead. A decision is a choice to cut off all other options and follow your path with determination. A flower chooses to turn towards the sun. What are you choosing? Our moments of decision are what determine the quality of our life. Choose consciously. Change requires you to shift your identity of who you are. Did you ever feel like you were on the verge of something so big your life was about to change? (You are!) What we choose to do in each moment defines where we're going in our life.

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Change is inevitable and those who adapt quickly are most likely to thrive. If your life were a movie, would it be a tragedy, a comedy, an adventure or a sweeping epic? You get to choose. :) How we see ourselves changes how we see the world. Remember, you ROCK! Better to move forward into the unknown rather than backwards into security. Which way are you headed? Even enlightened people have problems. The only difference is in their reaction to them. Each day we have the option to feel good. Take it! If today were your last day... in 500 words, what would you want to pass on & share with humanity? It's FREE each day- http://Inspire.me When you feel sad or stuck, remember your life can change in a moment. Perhaps that moment is now? The more you worry, the less you dream. Choose dreaming. Sometimes the only change we need in a change in how we see the world. Happiness and love are choices that we make in each and every moment. Each day we choose where to focus and how to spend our time. Those choices determine our tomorrow.

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DREAM ON!
Nothing is more important in life than fulfilling the dream you've been given. Nurture it & give it life! Your dream matters. Imagine if Edison, Ford or Keller hadn’t followed their dream. Who’s waiting for you to fulfill your destiny? Don’t know how? Your dream is showing you the path- just follow it. Dream big and make life fun! Do something outrageous each day. Dreaming is where we get to play without any rules or limitations. Oh yeah! Every day, dream & be inspired. Read a good story, sing a song, play in Nature and share love. Follow your passion. Listen to your dreams. Believe in yourself.
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What are you waiting for to be different in your life to fully live your purpose? When it comes to your dreams, change your attitude to “ I’ll see it when I believe it ” - not the other way around. Your dream is chasing you and may not be able to catch you if you're moving too fast. Take time to slow down today. If you knew your dream would come true tomorrow, how would you celebrate today? (Go do it!) We have a finite amount of time so the more we worry, the less time we have to dream. (For me? I'd rather dream...) Your dream life is lining up right now even if you can't see it. Trust the process! Why is your dream important? Keep asking yourself this and you'll move there faster. Dream on! What's the #1 thing that if you received, would catapult you towards your dream? How can we help? To achieve your dream, see the world as you want it to be, not as it may appear to be. Are you following your dream or climbing the wrong ladder leaning against the wrong wall?

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Take time every day to dream your dream. It won't happen if you don't. To achieve your dream, follow your heart- be true to yourself. All of the answers are already inside of you. Live life inside out! REFUSE to be defined by someone else's vision of what's possible. Go live YOUR dream! Start living the life of your dreams now. Pretend leads to reality- fast. Follow your passion. Listen to your heart. Trust the process. Be grateful. Life is magic & your dreams matter! It's your dream, your turn, your world- your chance to see how high you can flyIt's your life- go live it! Your dream is possible. Cynicism only happens when you give up. Your dream is yours and yours alone, so go make it happen! Dream big and make life fun! Do something outrageous each day. Follow your passion. Believe in yourself. If you can see the life of your dreams it tends to show up even faster. Dream it. See it. Feel it. Celebrate it. Live it! Today, be the person of your dreams. See and act from their eyes. When you live your dream you are being lived by Life. When we don't live our dream we are sleep walking through life.

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Are you living your dream or your drama? The world needs your dream! No one can sing your song or dance your dance! Think without boundaries. Dream without limitations. What is your gift to the world- and what are you doing about it? When are you ready to step more into the reason for which you were born? Know that you and your dream are needed and make a difference. #IMT is here to help you remember your own magnificence. Sign up now- http://InspireMeToday.com and come fly with us! Your dreams have no limitations except those that you place on them. Dream on! If you want to accomplish great things, don’t save your dreams for sleep. Dream out loud in the light of day! Cherish and nurture your dreams as you would a newborn babe. To grow, they too need your love and attention. Dream incessantly. Believe completely. Act daily. Risk intuitively. Celebrate continually. If you can dream it, you can do it. As in Nature where poison & antidote grow together, you’ll never be given the dream without the ability. Never, ever give up on your dreams. Never, ever!
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BELIEVE
To believe is to know in your heart that your wish has already been granted. Find people who believe in you until you can believe in yourself. If you have to doubt something, let it be your own limits! Expand, stretch and believe! When we change our beliefs on the inside, we will transform our results on our outside world. When we focus on what we can do instead of what we can't, a world of possibility opens unto us. What can you do today? Believe that you can do it. When you believe, others will too.
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Rather than "I'll believe it when I see it," try"I'll see it when I believe it". (It works!) Today, pretend "can't" isn't a word. Instead, believe that you have the power to do, be or create anything! Want to share your beliefs with others? Do it by making your life the example. What would you do if you knew that you couldn't fail? Believe! You are Divine energy in human form-you are only as limited as your thoughts. Your imagination is powerful- imagine hurdles and they'll show up. Don't, and they won't. Cool! For today, think positive thoughts, believe in yourself and others, share hugs and spread love. That's it- nothing else. With belief and action all things are possible. Either way you're going off the ledge. So why not jump now so God doesn't have to push you? Your wings are beautiful! You can't expect others to believe in your dreams until you're able to believe in them first. Life is like a trapeze- you have to let go of one place to get to another. Believe, swing, release, catch... repeat. :)

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Changing the world starts with first changing our beliefs and ourselves. Belief, not worry, is the only way out of a bad situation. Today's beliefs are next week's actions. Are you going in the direction you choose to go? Change happens first in our mind- then in our world. Believe it & then you'll see it. Limitations seem real when we lack faith and belief. With faith and belief, anything is possible. I believe in the magnificence of YOUYou have the power to be, do or create anything! Believe in yourself and your abilities. You have the power to rock your world! Life will show up for you as you believe it will. Expect miracles! If we believe we’re all connected, how can we be anything but kind to one another? If you believe that life rocks or life stinks, you’ll be right. Choose rocks! Believe in your own magnificence. I believe in the goodness of mankind, the kindness of stranger and unlimited possibility. And, I believe in you.
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TAKE ACTION!
Having a great dream & belief in yourself is commendable, but nothing happens until you take action. Don't wait until you can get it right- instead, take the first step- get it going and tap into the magic. Baby steps will open the floodgates of momentum and abundance. Start walkin'! Choose your path, envision your success, take action & let the Universe help. Rather than rowing your own boat, take action by setting your sails and stepping into the wind. Sail on! Have a great idea? It doesn't count until you take the 1st step to make it happen!

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Action is the step many forget when they wonder what happened to their dream. Even the largest of fires starts from a tiny spark. That same potential is within you Sparky.  You can summit the biggest mountain by simply taking the first step. Imperfect action is better than perfect inaction. Start with your beliefs, which will lead your thoughts, which will create your actions, which will produce your results. Keyword-START. Set your goals high and do something everyday to move forward. Got 2 minutes? Take the time to visualize your perfect day- then go live it! Get out there and make your dreams happen! If you’re not scared, you’re not playing big enough. Chase away fear with action. The hardest step up the mountain is always the first one. Start. Put your dreams into action! Plan less, dream more. Think less, act more. Stress less, LIVE more! You can accomplish a lot in one day, as long as that day isn’t “someday”. Make today that day by taking action now.

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PERSEVERANCE
Perseverance is more important than speed. (Said the turtle in the photo above.) Your pot of gold may be at the other end of a very bumpy road. What matters is that you keep going! If you could accomplish only 1 thing this weekDo that 1 thing now. Set the tone for an amazing week! You will always have another chance; as long as you take it! Overwhelmed by your "to do" list? Do the hardest thing NOW. The rest of the week will fall into place with ease You only lose when you give up.

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We succeed most when we're too naive to know that what we're trying can't be done. :) All things are possible-if you never give up! What if regardless of the circumstances, you are exactly where you are supposed to be in life at this very moment? If the door has closed, keep walking until you find the window. It's there. You cannot discover new lands unless you take your ship out of the harbor. Sail on brave one! Do something today you've never done before. Take a small risk. Stretch your boundaries. Live life fully! Just because no one's ever done it before doesn't mean it's impossible. Go for it! If you must procrastinate, wait until tomorrow to be afraid. For today, be bold and go make your dream happen! Limitations are nothing more than artificial boundaries that we create to feel safe. Remember, you can do anything! The longer you sit on your 'but' the weaker you become… (but I don't have the $, but she won't let me…) Your ideas are yours and yours alone. They were given to YOU for a reason. Act on them!

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When you find your purpose you will find the courage to move mountains. Go for the gusto. Stand out. Blaze your own trail. Be YOU! Dandelions can teach us a huge lesson in persistence. Even if you don't know how to complete a project, just take the first step and don’t stop until you get there. There is power in action and perseverance. If you're scared remember, stagnation only forms on still water... keep moving! May you reach the light at the end of the tunnel soon and may it not be an oncoming train. When it comes to your dream, don’t take “No” for an answer. Long after the weak have given up, the great ones become an “overnight success”- because of perseverance. I strive to have the perseverance my dog has when he begs to go for a walk. Perseverance conquers adversity like lighting a candle eliminates darkness. Though you may get weary and discouraged, may your feet keep moving in the direction of your goals. Those who achieve great things aren’t necessarily smarter, richer or luckier. They just didn’t give up when everyone else did.

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HEALTH AND HAPPINESS
Happiness is found in your heart, not in your circumstances. Health starts in your mind. Think healthy thoughts and you'll be forever young. There are always reasons to be happy. Find one and celebrate it now. What fun thing are you going to do today just for you? Life is short-pretend you're a kid again and go play! What would it take for you to enjoy this very moment right now and just be happy? There are only 24hrs/day, so find what makes you feel alive, happy and fulfilled and do that first. Choose happiness.

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Worry less, smile more. Happiness is a choice that you get to make. Play and don't take yourself or the world so seriously. Create reasons to laugh! Right now, find 5 reasons to be happy- GO! Happiness isn’t a destination that we strive to reach, but a place within. Find it. Have you laughed out loud yet today? A real belly laugh? You’ll feel better and it’s contagious! Start laughing! Today, may you surround yourself with peace, laughter and good friends and take some time for you too. Enjoy! Just smiling releases endorphins to make you feel better. Isn't that a good reason to smile now? Laugh more + love more= live a longer, healthier and happier life. (Good stuff!) At least one time a day, make of fool of yourself. Do something silly just to make yourself laugh. It will keep you young! We don't need something ‘out there’ to happen to be happy. Happiness is an inside job. :) Happiness is a choice. You have the power to do, be or create anything you choose. Start with happy! Be happy, share the love.

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The happiest people I know are those that are happy for no reason. Health and happiness are good friends that often visit together. Invite them both into your life! When you can be happy now in spite of problems, mountains turn into molehills. If you focus only on getting "there", you might miss being "here". Enjoy this very moment too. :) The key to longevity is to remember to breathe, play, rest, smile and love. Take care of your body and keep it strong. Nourish it with good foods, lots of water and long walks in nature. Invite your inner child to express him or herself. Blow bubbles. Do cartwheels. Laugh loudly. Have FUN! Health is the foundation to everything else. You can only care for others when you take care of YOU. Happiness oft times comes to us when we give it to another. I’d be miserable today if I’d gotten some of the things I thought would’ve make me happy years ago. The greatest happiness comes not from material things but from tapping into our higher purpose.

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LIVING IN THE MOMENT
Life is about right now in this very moment. Not tomorrow, not yesterday, but NOW. Live it! You're making a choice in this very moment on how to invest your time. Oops, that one's gone. How do you want to spend the next one? Serendipity happens to us all every day. The key to the frequency and importance is simple: Pay attention. Funny thing is we rarely "find the time" to do anything.... but rather, we make it. We have the power to make TODAY our best day ever. Why wait for tomorrow? What we leave behind is not as important as how we've lived. Enjoy every moment knowing it will not come again.

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We get so caught up in planning our future moments that sometimes we forget about the ones right now. Cherish each moment, do your best and let go of the rest. Each day we have 86,400 seconds to fill with magic. What will you fill yours? Life is a string of "every days" (like today). There is no someday, so enjoy your day now while you still can. Stop. Look around you. Pause, take it in.... be present and remember to breathe. Live in the present. It's the only thing that truly exists. Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. This very moment, right now, is all that you really have. Enjoy it! True wealth is celebrating the present moment. In this moment, I celebrate you and thank you for your friendship. Don't worry about tomorrow. Enjoy today as if it were your last day. Breathe, relax, celebrate! You are an infinite being and deserve a day filled with unlimited potential. Ah...for the next moment, allow yourself to be a human BEing rather than a human DOing. Do nothing, just BE. Ah... Be happy, laugh often and share the love in this moment.
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It's not the big things but the small moments that bring the joy to life! We spend most of our time worrying about the things that matter the least. Listening to the honking geese on the lake this morning...beautiful. They inspire me to take the time to just b..r..e..a..t..h..e..... Deep inside you know your magnificence. In this moment, decide to let it shine! It’s difficult to fly like an eagle in the present when you’re carrying the rocks of the past. Isn’t anything outside of the present moment simply a figment of our imagination? The greatest gift we can give to another isn’t a present, or even our presence, but being present in the moment, for them. Anytime we’re doing one thing and wishing to be doing another, we’re robbing ourselves of the beauty of that moment. Love what you’re doing RIGHT NOW, for you’re trading this moment to be doing exactly what you’re doing. Treasure it. Regret for the past and hope for the future are both thieves that steal the beauty of the present moment. What if this very moment is the one you’ve been waiting for your whole life?
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HUGS
Sharing hugs is one of the healthiest things you can do for you and others. Hugs are a universal language that even the mute can speak, the deaf can hear and the blind can see. You can't hit or be hit by someone you're hugging. Embrace your enemies and soon you'll have no more. Be happy, share the love. Pass it on to someone who needs a hug. YOU could be the difference in their day. :) The best thing about a hug is that even though you give it away, you have an endless supply. (((((HUG))))) to you! Take a moment and go hug someone now. Share the love.
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A hug is the perfect gift for anyone, anytime. It can break down barriers, open doors and move hearts. We need love and hugs more than pills and drugs. Want to be healthier? Share the touch of love. Go hug someone! Hugs were created to show us what love feels like. A hug is the Universe’s way of reminding us to live in the present moment. As human beings, we all have a profound physical and emotional need for touch. Share a hug today. When you open your arms to hug someone you’re opening your heart to love. Hugging contributes to healing in a major way. Be healthy. Share hugs! Hugs automatically ease tension and fight insomnia. Go hug someone! Scots are the most frequent huggers with 26% of them hugging more than five times a day! Studies show that 24% of all Londoners enjoying at least five cuddles daily. 10% of survey respondents in Wales sadly never receive hugs.  Go hug someone in Wales!

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It’s difficult to give a hug without also giving a smile. Hugging has a rare, magical quality to it, for when you give you also receive. Here's a great big, squishy, warm, love-filled virtual hug for you (((((HUG)))))! Hugging is a miracle drug that boosts immunity & reduces stress. Go share one! Give us a baby or a puppy and our natural instinct is to share a hug. What if we could reach out like that to one another? Hugs are good for us physiologically, as they actually stimulate the level of hemoglobin that carries oxygen to tissues. Cool! Each day we need hugs- 4 for survival, 8 for maintenance & 12 hugs for growth. Go hug someone! Here is a hug just for you (((HUG))). Share this with someone you appreciate. Who needs a hug? Here's one just for you- (((((HUG))))). Please pass it on to someone you love. http://GlobalHugTour.com Thanks! There are dozens of “need a hug” tweets every few minutes. The world needs more love. Share it virtually and reach out and touch someone’s heart. I’m wrapping my arms around you and giving you a huge, squishy, warm, virtual hug. May you know how much you are loved.

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KINDNESS
Kindness and love will conquer fear and illusion any day. On Twitter as in life, kindness wins every time. Thank you for being so kind. If you could stand in another's shoes, you wouldn't be so quick to judge ever again. With kindness as your guide you will never lose your way. Kindness is a gift that we give to another and we reap the benefit. The fact that we share the same hopes and fears should unite us, not divide us. You have the power to do something today for someone that they’ll remember forever. Kindness....pass it on.

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Share credit, give praise, and compliment others. Be there for someone else. How would your life be different if you treated strangers today as long-lost friends? We're all one. We're all the same. The greatest gift you can ever give to others is unconditional love and kindness. What's the kindest thing you've done today for someone else? What’s the kindest thing that someone did for you? Pass it on. Let kindness be your guide for life. Ask, what would kindness do in this moment? It takes so little to be kind to someone. Do it now. Reach out and make someone's day. What if all the sad, grumpy people in your life need you to shine your light on the path? Shine on! Your smile may be the only one that stranger may get today. Share it. What's the nicest tweet that you could send to the world this morning? Send it! Share the love.... Each day, randomly choose a person in your tweet stream and ask, "How can I be of service to you?" Magic results. For all that you do, and all that you are, no one deserves loving kindness today more than you do.

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Real courage is opening our hearts to love. Are you being loving right now? Miracles can happen from just sending wishes of loving kindness to another. Pass it on. We can get so much further in life through collaboration rather than competition. 1+1=11! It's just as easy to be kind and loving... and a lot more fun too. Today, be conscious - be kind. :) What if when we wanted to share our beliefs with others we had to do it by our example? Action speaks louder than words... What is the most loving thing you can do today? Go do it. Love is all there is. :) Praise is one of the best inexpensive gifts we can shower on others. Catch someone doing something right. :) Kindness is but a reminder that we see through our eyes but connect through our hearts. Being kind to you is really being kind to me. We are but parts of the same whole. You can tell more about a person from their kindness to strangers than you can from any words they might say. Two words with more power for good than the wisdom in most lengthy speechesBE KIND!
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LOVE
In all moments, for all reasons- love completely. Love is the answer to any of your questions. Start there and allow the magic to unfold. Everyone needs your love. Why do we only give it to those that we think are "deserving"? Find someone online today that's having a bad day and send them some love. You just might change the world! A single candle can light the way for the masses, I add my flame to yours. Pass it on. Share the love... Love is caring more for someone else’s happiness than for our own.

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We make room for love when we first invite understanding into our hearts. What's the greatest thing you did for someone else so far today? Love is meant to be shared- pass it on. When fear blinds us, we find the very things things we’re most afraid of. Let love light your path and lead the way instead. We make room for love when we first invite understanding into our hearts. What if the stranger you passed this morning was an angel? They're in your life for a reason- love them. Look for the good and you'll find it. The first step to loving someone is understanding who they are. Listen with your heart not your ears. In everything you do, come from a place of love rather than fear. That alone will change your world.

When you practice loving kindness you sparkle from the inside out. Sparkle on! When you come to a fork in the road remember, love's the only path to travel. The more loving you are, the more love you share, the more lovable you become to others. Love is the essence of life itself. Nothing is greater than LOVE. Share some today.
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With laughter or love, the more you give the more you'll receive. Perfect love isn’t something that we fall into or find, but something that we create together. You don’t need to be “fixed”. You are not “broken”. You are lovable just the way you are. Open your heart to love and the world opens unto you. Show love to those who don't appear to deserve it- for they need it the most. Love eradicates fear like light dispels darkness. Shine your love light on the world! Love everyone. Life is just too short for anything else. Everyone you meet is here for a reason- to be loved. Without judgment, without condition- LOVE NOW. The most important person to love, is YOU. Once you love yourself, it's easier to love everyone else. Love is the foundation of the Universe. Live well, laugh often, love deeply. Open your heart and tell someone how much you love them. Make a difference in their world and in yours too. We're here to love. Love yourself. Know the depth of your own magnificence!
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What if we approached strangers as if we already know and love them? Open to your own beauty now. There is nothing more important in the world than loving yourself. Nothing beats the feeling of knowing that we are loved. Love now. Things will come and go. What's important and real in this moment- is love. In every moment we have the opportunity to choose love. What would love do right now? (Go hug someone?) When everything's gone and all is said and done, the question will be, "Did we love fully?" See what happens in your life when you open your heart. Your life will improve when you reach out to another. What can I do for you today? Be the love that you seek in the world. What if for today we agreed to say only kind, good things to or about ourselves and one another? Love transcends everything- age, gender, race, ethnicity, nationality, etc. - and makes us all the same. Feel the love. Hugs to you! Treasure your beloved. Know the meaning of bliss.

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Love yourself in spite of imperfections. Know that you are enough. Choose to love with all your heart, even if sometimes it breaks. On Twitter as in life, be real, interact and play nice. Open your heart & share the love. :) Beyond words, beyond actions, beyond feelingsknow in your core that you are loved and that you ARE love. Connect to the truth of who you really are- LOVE. Let your actions come only from a place of love. Passing on an inspiring tweet is like shining a light on someone's path. Thanks for sharing the love. Imagine a world where we shared love as easily as we do on #FFon and off line. Let's create it. I love you! You will touch everyone you interact with today in either a positive or negative way. Make it positive and share the love. The greatest gift we can give our children is to reinforce in them their natural instinct to love one another. Teach love. Be love. Above all, in every moment, for every reason- choose LOVE. I love you!

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SPIRITUALITY
Go deep inside. Seek knowledge while knowing that all of the answers to all of the questions are already inside of you. Take time each day to connect to the Divine. Trust that there is a plan even if you only see a fraction of it. Be not afraid to surrender your beliefs on how things “should” be, to the greater will of the Universe. Forgiveness is only needed when there is blame. Blame comes only from misunderstanding. You are so very wise. Allow Spirit to talk to you, through you & just listen. The fastest way to improve the outer world is by improving the inner one first. Reconnect to who you are.

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Nature is a reminder of the magnificence that we really are. We’re all inner-connected. You are an important piece of a very beautiful puzzle. If you're going to reach high and far, remember to also ground yourself & go deep so you don't topple over in the wind. Take time today to disconnect. Realize you’re not available TO the world- you ARE the world. When Universal timing and our timing are different, it doesn't mean things aren't working. Trust and keep moving. How differently would you live today if you knew the world was conspiring on your behalf? (It is!) To improve what shows up in the exterior of your world, improve the interior first. Be still, connect within and magic unfolds. Keep things in perspective and find the beauty. Remember what's important- and forget what's not. Live your life with no regrets. Forgive others and yourself. You can't fly with an anchor tied to your feet. Meditate on understanding, not outcome, knowing there is blessing in everything. Ask good questions. Be still, listen and you will hear the answers.
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No matter what it might feel like, know that you are never alone. We can never be separate from the magnificence of who we truly are. You are a spiritual being enjoying a human experiencepart of something so much greater that will live forever. There are many paths up the mountain but all lead to the same top, just like we find many authentic paths to the oneness that we all are. We are all but tiny sparks of the same bonfire called life. Discovering the essence of who we are is both one of life’s greatest challenges as well as one of our greatest rewards. We’re here to play BIG. We have nothing to lose in trying. And, the deck is stacked in our favor. What are we waiting for? Don’t let the illusions fool you. Every day you are getting closer to the life of your dreams. If we could see the world through the truth of who we are, we’d never know lack or limitations. Act today, knowing that your thoughts today will create your life tomorrow. Everything that happens is just part of the experience and we still get to live forever. Gotta love the adventure of life! It only takes one... a moment, an idea, a friend, a dream, an opportunity, an action....to forever change your world.
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THE POWER OF SELF INQUIRY
All of the answer to all of the questions are within us. Tap into the wisdom within by asking yourself questions. Ask- Where can I put my energy today that will create abundance in my life? Ask- How can I enjoy & appreciate even more the unlimited gratitude, growth and contribution that flows through me right now? Do you realize how many lives you've already touched by just being you? Are you having fun or making money? Why not do both simultaneously? Ask- where can I put my energy today that will solve my problem? Whose day are you going to brighten today by you just showing up?
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Expand your world by expanding yourself. What do you REALLY want? Who do you have to be to achieve it? Ask- Who am I today and how can I be of greatest service to the world? Ask yourself... is there anything an infinite being couldn't do? (You are an infinite being!) If stuck, ask yourself- What would it take to change this situation? Ask - What is my greatest contribution to the world? If you had just one more thing that you could accomplish in your lifetime, what would it be? There's always a deeper meaning behind your question. For greater value, go deeper. If fear didn't exist, how differently would you be living your life? Ask - Who am I today and what grand and glorious adventure am I going to have? (The answer may surprise you!) What is no longer serving me?... habits, acquaintances, thoughts... let them go. What did you accomplish today & how can you be more productive tomorrow? Someone in the world has to do great things so… ask yourself, "Why not me!" You were meant for greatness.
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What's the greatest gift the world has given to you today? Look for it. It will show up… Maybe it already has? What are the infinite possibilities that life holds for you? Do you realize how powerful you really are? Why are we afraid of change when the very nature of life is to grow? Why is it that we seek answers from gurus and teachers and only go within as a last resort when all else fails? Sometimes the lesson is in asking the question, not in finding the answer. When you hit a wall, ask yourself, what is this and what can I do with this? Your subconscious mind will answer the question for you. Ask, what energy and consciousness do I need to think, believe and be to achieve my dreams? How does my life get any better than this? Ask the question and the Universe lines up to answer it for you. Working on a project and need help? Ask yourself, who can help me and watch people come into your life like magic! Ask- What core beliefs do I have that are holding me back from greatness? The quality of your life will be determined by the quality of your questions. Ask great ones.

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BITS OF WISDOM
Don't put off until tomorrow that which you can enjoy today! The clock is ticking, you'd better start living! Live simply, love deeply and know your own inner wisdom. Trust that you really do know the answers even when it feels like you don't- for deep inside, you do. If you knew that today's thoughts became tomorrow's things, what would you think of now? The Universe just asked me to remind you to trust yourself, and said you'd know what that meant & what to do. (Hope that’s right!)

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Want to grow quickly? Connect to those who challenge you. Take the time today to be good to you, in thoughts, deeds and actionsbut especially in your thoughts. Rather than seeking gratification, which is fleeting, seek to create lasting fulfillment instead. Rather than test the unknown, copy what works, and learn from the best. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel. We all have opportunities to beat ourselves up. Don't take them. What if just saying "life is hard" made it so? Would you say it over and over again? Yeah, didn't think so. The shortest path to success -focus on the 'what' and the 'why', not the 'how'. Works every time. You will go through pain in your life. How you choose to respond is your choice. What other people think about you isn't about you. It's about them. What we think of others isn't about them- it's about us. Hmmmmm. :) You are not the troubles that happen to you. You are magnificence waiting to unfold. Allow it to happen. :)

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At the end of life we're going to ask- Did I live? Did I love? Ask it now. The Universe asked me to remind you to just trust yourself. That's it. The rest is up to you. Luck isn't something that happens to you- it's something you create. Why does it always take longer if we're in a hurry? Slow down and breathe. We have enough time. Why is it that common sense isn't so common? Even on "bad hair days", you are still beautiful, even when you can't see it. The greatest lessons we learn in life may not be easy, but the wisdom is simple. Where focus goes, energy flows and that's what grows. What are you growing today. Your chances of life being easy increase exponentially if you keep life simple. Focus on what matters. Today, rather than asking for what you can have, instead ask what else you might know. Everything happens for a reason, even if you don't understand it in the moment. Live purposefully. Give gratefully. Laugh frequently. Love unconditionally.
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The fastest way to get to the life you want is to just play make believe that you already have it today. When I hear, I forget. When I see, I remember. When I do, I understand. - Chinese proverb If today were your last day... in 500 words, what would you want to pass on & share with humanity? Willing to share it?www.inspiremetoday.com In the end, all things work out for the best. If they haven't worked out, it is not yet the end. (shared by my brother-in-law) Do what you love and love what you do and you will never “ work ” a day in your life. It takes so much of our life to discover that it takes so very little to be truly happy. Children have the ability to change their focus from a problem and imagine what life could be.... we can learn a lot from them. When one door closes another one always opens. There are only 24hrs/day, so find what makes you feel alive, happy and fulfilled and do that first. It's the only thing that truly matters :) It’s only when you have the courage to step off the ledge that you’ll realize you’ve had wings all along.

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SUCCESS
Success is simply overcoming failure. You only lose when you give up. If we aim high and fall short, we still achieve more than by aiming low and falling short. Success is getting what you want but happiness is wanting what you get. (from a piece of Dove chocolate!) Success tip: Change your default mode from fear to gratitude! Shortcut to success: Surround yourself with people who support your dreams. What's the #1 thing you want to accomplish this week? Focus on that first and all else will fall into place.

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Those who are interested do what's easy. Those who succeed are committed regardless. Which way are you going today? Success tip: When you change your default mode from fear to gratitude unlimited possibilities will appear. When your burning desire for success is greater than your deepest fear of failure, you can create anything in your life! Success tipBefriend a new person and contribute to their life in a positive way. YES has special energy. Today, try saying YES to everything-even w/conditions. (Yes, I'll go out with you-when I'm 90)-but say YES! If we must measure success, let it be in smiles and cherished memories rather than the accumulation of stuff. Success tip: Replace negative thoughts with positive ones. Success Tip: Focus on the WHY of life and not the HOW, remembering that where focus goes, energy flows. The music of success is sweetest when you play in a band of winners. Surround yourself with excellence! Success tip: Focus on where you're going, not where you've been. There is vast wisdom in our elders. Take the time to talk to one today. Make their day- and yours.
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CELEBRATE LIFE!
Make every day a festival. Find something in your life to CELEBRATE! Celebrate your successes rather than focusing on your failures. It will get you much further in the long run and be more fun too! Pause and take time to celebrate another day of living and loving. Do your happy dance today for no reason and watch what happens :) Dance with your heart today. Take the time for YOU to do something you love. You deserve the finest that life has to offer. Go claim it for you! You are the reason that the stars are so sparkly tonight. Just look up, you'll see.... :)
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Billions of cells are celebrating being you today. Happy dance time! Do you realize how much your life rocks already? Let's not wait for a special moment to celebratetake the best dress out of the closet and wear it! There's something special about today. Can you feel the magic? Do your happy dance today for no reason and watch what happens. Celebrate in advance! The more we celebrate the more will be given us to celebrate again. Every day we are given another opportunity to celebrate the wonder of this thing we call life. Celebrate each moment as if it were special....for it is. Each day remember to celebrate what you DID get done rather than focusing on what you didn’t. Don’t wait until their birthday or death to celebrate someone you love. Do it today. Celebrate the moments of your life. One day soon we’ll look back on the years and wonder where they went.

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GIVING & MAKING A DIFFERENCE
Live to give and give to life. Giving is the reason for living. Give back. Be generous. Remember that the fastest way to get unstuck is to do something for someone else. What you get from life will be in direct proportion to what you give TO life. Many times, getting and taking seem to be more important than living and giving. Time to rethink our priorities? It's impossible to be of service to other and feel sorry for yourself. Choose one. Sometimes the fastest way to reach your dream is to help someone else reach his or her dream.

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Give to others with no expectation of receiving anything in return. In this very moment you have the power to change someone else's life for the better. Look for the opportunity. What can you do today to help others achieve their goals and at the same time, move closer to yours? Funny how if we make the day about giving to others, our day rocks too! The gift of oneself is the greatest thing we can give. Be present. When we receive, we allow someone the opportunity to give, completing the circle. Be a generous giver and a grateful receiver. Someone in the world is better off today because of something you've done. Thank you! We can never get enough to be happy when the focus is me, me, me. Give, and blessings will come to you too.

What's one thing that you can do today to make the world a better place? Share a hug. Smile. Be kind. Reach out a hand. Spread love. The sign of a life well lived is one that was spent serving others. How are you making a difference today? (Thanks for doing so!) Energy moves through people who are of service. Find something that's bigger than your fears & make a difference.

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"Somebody should do something about that". Guess what? "Somebody" is you. Go make a difference! Every good thing you do creates ripples that you may not see. Do it anyway. What is the point of doing anything if you're not doing good? Contribution leads to fulfillment. Go do something for someone else right now. Each day we have the opportunity to be there for one another. Today, show up, reach out and make a difference. Think good thoughts. Do good things. Be good to the world and to yourself. Give without being asked, for no apparent reason & watch what happens. Know that the real gift you give isn't the presents- it's your presence. There is an innate desire within all of us to do something good. Let's go do it today. The value I give in life is the value I get to see... And that determines the value of my life to be. When we give of our money we give little. It is when we give of our heart that we make the greatest difference. Live your life so that you know the pleasure of giving.
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THE MAGNIFICENCE OF YOU!
There is no one like you in the entire world. Take time today to celebrate the magnificence of you! In spite of any problems or worries, you are quite magnificent! I can see you shining from here! Life is the ultimate opportunity to express yourself so give WHO you are to every situation. Each day take the time to reconnect and remember, you are an infinite being with unlimited potential. We may share 99.9% of our DNA with one another, but there is only one you. Celebrate that!

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Watch what you say to yourself. Your words are powerful. Make no mistake about it- you are magnificent! Enjoy your day remembering who you really are.

What would you do today if you knew that you were absolutely perfect just the way you are? How would that change your world? p.s. You are :) If you take care of everybody but yourself, you're not taking care of everybody are you? What would you do if you knew that you couldn't fail? What if your being on this planet made a difference today in everyone's life that you touched? p.s. It does. The person you need to look up to as your greatest mentor… is YOU. Treat yourself like you are your own best friend. Do something just for YOU today. Sometimes we forget who we are. Remember you are an infinite being with unlimited possibility. I don't want to know where you work or what you do. I want to know who you are and the passion in your heart. Would an infinite being with unlimited potential worry about anything? (You are an infinite being with unlimited potential!)
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You were born an infinite being with unlimited potentialand you still are that magnificence. In the midst of constant change, the one thing that remains the same is the deep space within. Take time to reconnect to YOU. Just for today, pretend you are a magnet for magic. (You are!) How does it feel to know without a doubt that you are brilliant, magnificent and you can do ANYTHING? You are and you can! Above all, be true to you. Problems do not define who you are unless you allow them to. Remember the depth of your own magnificence! What's happening outside of you is irrelevant compared to what's happening inside. I doesn’t matter that sometimes we forget who we are. What matters most is how quickly we remember our magnificence. You've done a great job walking in your shoes. Be proud of yourself. You are radiant, confident and beam light so brightly I can see you shining from here! You are magnificent, your potential is unlimited and you are infinite. Pretty cool, no?

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Wisdom shines from your eyes. Never doubt your own brilliance! Illusions can appear real but we get to choose whether or not to buy into them. You can be the chess master or the pawn- your choice. Realize that what’s happening around you isn’t who you are. Never underestimate the power of an unlimited being- YOU. There is nothing more powerful than the voice inside of you. It has all the answers, if you but take the time to listen. Who and what you are will be determined by you, not by your circumstances. Realize that you have the power to do, be or create anything in your life. Anything. YOU must be able to see you as you want to be, before others will be able to see you differently. You are more significant than money. Gratitude, kindness and caring are more powerful than any problem you think you have. Know that neither you nor nothing in your life needs to be “ fixed ”. You are whole, healthy and complete right now. What if you really are unlimited beyond even your wildest imagination?
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If we knew how loved, how Divine, how unlimited we really are, we'd see one another through tears of joy. You know what to do, you have the right stuff and the dream can be yours. Rock on! There is only one you, so always be you. Besides, all the other spots are already taken. Look at all the lives you touch! The world so needs you. Go make your life the one you have always wanted. You have the power to make it happen. For the next moment, allow yourself to be a human BEing rather than a human DOing. Just remember, the biggest obstacles in your path are all imaginary. You are infinite. Thank you for just being you. No one can be you quite like you can. And, the world needs YOU just the way you are. Isn't it wonderful to know that you already are everything this moment is asking you to be? On this day, know that you are appreciated and that you matter. Yes, YOU. We all play an important role in this puzzle called life. Want to share your beliefs with others? Do it by making your life the example.
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Money fixes nothing. It just makes you more of who or what you already are. You have the power to be, do or create anything you desire- anything. Just thought you could use a reminder today. At the end of life, regret the things you DID do, not the ones that you didn't do. (i.e. No regrets!) You are not your job or your bank account. It's so easy to forget we already have everything we need , inside. Friendly reminder. :) Inspire others to be their best by being YOUR best. If you must follow something rather than lead, let it be your own bliss. Gratification is fleeting and leaves you wanting moreaim for fulfillment instead. If you are worthy of the breath of life, you are worthy of all else. Let it in. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. Live simply, Love generously, Care deeply, Speak kindly and RT often. You are an infinite being with the power to be, do or create anything. Use that power to make today ROCK! I believe we could fly and walk on water- if we believed we could. We are powerful beyond our wildest imagination.
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So many times we look for the answers outside of ourselves, only to go inside in desperation and find exactly what we were looking for. The most difficult times in life are created when we give away our personal power by forgetting our magnificence. Each day we have a opportunity to allow our greatness to shine. Play big and shine brightly! You may be the difference in someone’s life just by being you. Each person is a bright light. When you share your light with others you shine even more brightly. You have more to contribute than you realize. When you stay in a state of giving your gifts are amplified. The world needs your brilliance. Share it by connecting, collaborating and celebrating. Recognize what a rock star you are. You accomplish so much and make a difference to so many. Celebrate! What you adore and admire in those around you is but a reflection of that same beauty within you. Your brilliance shines in your smile. You have the power to change someone’s world just by being here. Believe in your own magnificence and in the power within to rock your world!
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BLESSINGS
To be blessed is to invoke the Divine. May you be blessed today. May peace and understanding be yours in this moment. May your day be filled with happy thoughts, good deeds, & the warmth of kindness and love. Blessings only come to those who take the time to notice them. May your cup runneth over financially, spiritually, romantically and creatively. May you be blessed with abundance, happiness and joy! May you be safe, may you be happy, may you be healthy, May you live with ease and know that you are loved.
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Today is oozing with possibility! What outrageous thing will you do to make a difference in the world today? Blessings to you! May your troubles be less, your blessings be more, and may nothing but happiness come through your door. May you find a light at the other side of the tunnel very soon. May your day be filled with sunshine and love. May you always know that you have the power today to accomplish anything. Send a blessing today for the person in your life who you'd least want to blessand see what happens. Love is always the answer. My wish for you is that your dreams stay big and your worries stay small. May this life be everything that you ever dreamed of and more. Live purposefully. Give abundantly. Love unconditionally. Hug joyfully. Celebrate gratefully. Bless infinitely. May you recognize the passion & the possibility in your day today & have the courage to follow it. Woohoo! May you know the happiness that comes from loving and being loved. Be happy. Share love. Live your life that you may be a blessing to those around you.
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SWEET DREAMS
Wishing you restful sleep or an energetic day- depending upon where you are in the world at this moment. Love, hugs and sweet dreams. Goodnight to you. May your dreams be sweet and your day tomorrow be even better than your dreams. Hugs to all. :) Good night sunshine, good night moon. Sweet dreams peeps and I’ll tweet you soon. May your dreams be sweet, your rest be deep and may you know how loved you are. Good night dear peeps. As you close your eyes tonight, remember when you count your blessings they multiply. May your sleep be deep and your dreams be but a beautiful preview of tomorrow's reality. Good night sweet peeps.
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As you fall asleep tonight, set your intention for the kind of day you want to experience tomorrow. Make it rock! Good night dear peeps. Remember 10 things you're grateful for tonight as you fall asleep and your dreams will be sweet. The sweetest of dreams to you tonight and may tomorrow shine more brightly than you can imagine. Tonight as you close your eyes, visualize your dreams. Take that with you into your sleep and into tomorrow reality. May your prayers tonight and actions tomorrow be for others. Give of yourself. I’m hoping for flying dreams tonight where I soar above the clouds. Setting the intention, now I just need to close my eyes... Sleeping on a sailboat is like being rocked in the arms of Mother Nature herself. What a sweet dream it is. There is peace in the silence of the night. Take that with you into sleep and may you have peaceful dreams. What if this is a dream and when we sleep tonight that’s what’s real? Regardless, sweet dreams in both places. I’m hoping for flying dreams tonight where I soar above the clouds. Setting the intention, now I just need to close my eyes... Close your eyes and let the world turn with you tonight. Sweet dreams!
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QUOTES from INSPIRATIONAL LUMINARIES
(or shared by one of our Luminaries) Love is the answer, the question doesn't matter. - Bernie Siegel, MD When U fail, the worst they can do is eat U & that's illegal. - Barry Moltz There is just one life for each of us: our own. - Euripides Being young is an accident of time, youth is a permanent state of mind. - Frank Lloyd Wright He who moves not forward goes backward. - Goethe (Very smart guy!) There's no reason to have a Plan B because it distracts from Plan A. - Will Smith

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Whatever you get out of life is in direct correlation with what you give. - Deremiah *CPE I never see failure as failure, but as the path I will not take in the further journey towards my greatness. - Relentless Aaron Money makes you more of who you really are. - Amilya Antonetti Over the years, I have come to the simple conclusion that showing genuine compassion to the less-fortunate and continually striving to better one's community is the panacea for self-hopelessness. - Sheg Aranmolate There is nothing more powerful, beautiful or free than a woman who truly loves herself. - Christine Arylo It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. - Erma Bombeck Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. - Eileen Caddy In life you need either inspiration or desperation.- Anthony Robbins It is the will of the heart that decides our destiny, for to achieve our goals, we must not only act but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. - Sergio Bambaren Life is too short to live just for the weekend. - Scott Stratten

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Fifty years from now it won't matter what kind of car you drove, what kind of house you lived in. how much you had in your bank account or what your clothes looked like. But the world may be a little better because you were important in the life of a child. - Dr. Forest E. Witcraft Out beyond right doing and wrong doing there is a field, I'll meet you there. - Rumi Now is another chance to start again, to forgive, to love, to dance and to smile. - Samantha Backman You make a living by what you get, you make a life by what you give. -Winston Churchill If you do not bring forward what is within you, what is within you will destroy you. If you bring forward what is within you, what is within you will heal and save you! - The Gnostic Gospels of St. Thomas

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Those who are committed to being liked by everyone will never know genuine love by anyone. - Dov Baron All of life is a quest. See the good in all you are and more good will occur to and through you. - Cyndi Dale A child who is loved and nurtured grows up to become a happy and healthy adult who continues that cycle. - Ross Ellis The most profound spiritual truth is that which we discover and share... as creators, a profound expression of being is through business. - Lynn Scheurell Never allow others to define your potential. - Marjorie Brody We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand. - Randy Pausch Sometimes all it takes to make a difference in your community is to be the person who is willing to try. - Becca Robison Believe in self and become awakened. Realize potential and become inspired. Manifest dreams and become who you really are. - Louis Lautman Don't give up on trying to do what you really want to do. Where there is love and inspiration, I don't think you can go wrong.- Ella Fitzgerald Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. - Lincoln
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Soul comfort occurs outside the city of your comfort. - Michelle Casto If you say that you would love to do something, it is your responsibility to make it happen. -Rick Singer Be helpful, it's the best connector. - Chris Brogan If you do not practice for a day, you will know. If you do not practice for a week, your accompanist will know. If you do not practice for a fortnight, your audience will know. - VR Venkataraman We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past and we must respect the past remembering that once it was all that was humanly possible. - George Santayana You can have anything in life you want if you want it badly enough and are willing to pay the price. - Dr. Joe Capista

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Know that you can make a difference in the world by being true to yourself, and moving in the direction of your dreams! - Judy Davis Challenges are common... Suffering is optional. - Darcy Keith Whenever I give my soul room to breathe, everyone around me gets nicer. - Liz Strausss Everyone has a special talent. Discover yours, and then share it with the world. - Adryenn Ashley Dive into the heart of God. Bathe in the refreshing, healing pool of God's love, and absorb the radiant, healing rays of God's light. - Susan Shumsky Financial success doesn't come from managing your money. It comes from managing your options behind money. - Julie Murphy Casserly What a wonderful life, God is great and life is good.-Jon Seyster Feel frequently fascinated. Boredom is a state of mind. An entire universe was created for your delight. Wonder what will happen in the next moment and live in joyous anticipation. Live juicy! - Edie Weinstein-Moser The past was once the future, which we made up as we went along. If you don't like where you've been, then change where you're going! -Tim Hutchinson Developing a love affair with yourself is the best way to create Heaven on Earth. - Dr. Linda Berry

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Empowering others inspires me! -Stacey Kannenberg Maximize your health while building your wealth.- Dr. Gaby Cora Live, Love, Laugh! -Karon Gibson True wealth isn't measured on the net worth statement.- Richard Krasney Too much thinking leads to more confusion. Trust your gut, it's more succinct. - Lorraine Cohen A business without a dream is like a life without a purpose. -Michael Gerber Go where the Yeses are in your life. Follow the openings, however small they seem. This leads you to your destiny and true fulfillment. - Michele Meiche

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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead Don't let life happen to you. Choose to be a Conscious Creator and shape your future and the future of the planet. - Jackie Lapin Every age has its greatest discovery. The greatest of all is inside of us. - Edward Saugstad One small gesture can change a person's life; whether it's changed for better or worse depends on the gesture we choose. - Krysten Moore You don't have to get it perfect, you just have to get it going. Babies don't walk the first time they try, but eventually they get it right. -Jack Canfield Life is too short to pout all the time. - Karen Putz Turn Stress into Strength. -Debbie Mandel Don't let weeds grow around your dreams. -Noelle Vrana Within you is the power to change your life. - Jim Donovan Think it, Ink it, Be it. - Jen Blackert Being born without arms has yet to bring me down. I choose to be happy! - Chet McDoniel

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When someone says you “can't”, that presents the perfect opportunity to prove them wrong. - Elinor Stutz Our attitudes are not about what's happening or has happened to us but rather how we are responding. - Deb Copeland A shift in thought can shift your life. - Nicole Casanova Time is like elastic. The better you use it, the more it stretches and the less you use it the more it shrinks. - Leah Larson If you focus on your Abilities rather than your DISabilities you can overcome any challenge life may present you. - Dane Pavlik The object of this life as it comes to me is not so much to succeed as to die trying. - Vince Bell What we are given within will overcome what we are given without. - Rick Hayes
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Don't let fear get in the way of your dreams. Instead remember, courage is the soul of your dreams. - Mark McIntosh Many dream dreams; only a few create dreams. Be the creator of yours or someone else's dreams! - Shirley Cheng We are life's perpetual trainees, always preparing for the future. - Stephen Hopson A job is what you do for a paycheck. Work is what you do for life. - Eileen McDargh When you are optimistic about a situation, you can focus on a positive outcome, but when you are in denial, the outcome is inevitable and there is nothing you can do to change it. - Candance Sandy and Dawn Daniels There is a secret medicine given only to those who hurt so hard they cannot hope. The hopers would feel slighted if they knew. - Rumi Whether you believe that you can or can't...both are true. - Abraham Lincoln "There is nothing more expensive than ignorance, to my belief. - Charles Stuart Gay Miracles happen when possibility exists, possibility exists when the heart is open. - Sheevaun O'Connor Moran If what you dream wasn't already inside of you, how could you even dream it? - Paul Hoffman

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Whatever your mind can conceive and believe....you can achieve. - Dr. Jack Singer Success means living your passionate life and doing it bravely. - Linda Hollander Don't live everyday like it's your last day. Just LIVE every day! - Mark Black You make a lousy somebody else, but you make a wonderful YOU! - Bill Chaffin Devotion is the path of love by which the soul returns to its home in Love. - Alan L Pritz It's my belief your determination is your destination. Take ownership of your dreams, purpose, desires, hopes, and vision because you won't be denied. - C.F. Jackson

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I often wonder what the world would be like, if we all did what we felt calling to us - no matter how "ridiculous" or "impractical". Imagine how much less depression, anger, and hopelessness there might be - in your life, and the world around you. - Dr. Susan Biali Success is when you have time enough to spend with the people you love, whenever you desire. And doing the things you love to do. - Tax Mama - Eva Rosenberg A good gift, like so many things in life, takes one to talk and one to listen. - Nick Kellet Friends share with us what they think and feel. Teachers teach us what to do and how to do it. Coaches ask us who we want to be. Mentors show us who we can be. Masters show us who we really are. We are all masters of the game. - Masami Sato Let yourself be fanned by the flames of service. Let the heat of your love be a guiding light for peace in the world. - Raymond Powers Peace begins with understanding, respecting, and valuing our differences. - Jeanne M Eck It is of the greatest value to be able to think only that which will be beneficial. - Kathy Roberts We all have an amazing greatness within us, we just need to give ourselves permission to allow it to be accepted, recognized and received. - Robin Hardy Great determination can over come most odds. - Cindy McGrew

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Allow tea to elevate Your spirit. I invite you to have a cup, contemplate the day, and drift away. - Miriam Novalle While uncertainty is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous. - Rabbi Brian Mayer True health comes from within. Ayurveda can change our minds and thus ourselves. - Dr. Helen Thomas To live a life to its fullest can be our greatest fear, or simply our most brilliant triumph. - Aaron Kleinerman Every great story on the planet happened when someone decided not to give up; but kept going no matter what. -Spryte Loriano Today is the most successful day of your life! - Melissa Zollo

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I will do today what others won't so I can live my life tomorrow like others can't. - Raven Blair Davis Free yourself by serving the world; serve the world by freeing yourself. - Matt Kahn The clues to my passion and yours are always right there, even though sometimes we just can't see them. Shine a light on your dreams. - Amy Jaffe Barzach Passion, love, joy, pleasure, fun, and an open-heart to give and receive takes you higher. Don't settle for good enough-there is a new delicious world waiting for you. - Stephanie Marrone Dreams are never built on low expectations and achievement always begins with aiming high. - Albert Mensah Being aware gives us the power to make a change. - Lea Belair Life isn't about you – it's about your contribution. - Elaine Starling World peace begins at home. - Kathryn Kvols Intelligence and intellect are close stable mates, however one is a hacker and the other a thoroughbred. - Michael Levy My fears don't define me; they only hold me back from being me. My dreams define me and my willingness to step out of my comfort zone and face my fears - that is what defines me. - Faith Zimmerman

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Listen to your intuition, for it is your best friend. Ignore your fears, for they are your enemy. Believe in your dreams, for they are your future. Barbara Sanfilippo It is not important how we come to the events in our lives... what is important is how we deal with those events. - Troy Evans Shouldn't every day be Earth Day? Drink from a reusable water bottle and think green! -Riley Hoffer Live fully like it is your last day. Love freely like it is your first day. Laugh fiercely like a child. And let life flow. - Kute Blackson

When you listen to the deepest calling of your soul, and align your life with your essence, miracles happen. -Carol Goddard Sometimes it is in the smallest steps that we find the largest movement. - Barry Goldstein

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To enjoy Xtre life or success you must live by Xtre faith. - Roger Gauthier Get the hell over yourself and feed the joy . None of this really exists so just have fun with it! -Rebekah Green With many roads to go they don't all go the same way but they get there just the same, and I have a feeling we'll meet one day when the roads come together up the way. - Thomas Cook It is best not to know too much too soon. It is best to know only that the story continues and to follow where it takes you. - The Moon Quest No matter what you've done or not done you're worthy of love. - Dr. John Demartini A critical thing is not to waste a minute of life. Throw yourself whole-heartedly into it. Don't waste a minute and try to make a positive difference in as many other people's lives as possible. - Sir Richard Branson There is a magnificent life that is waiting for you to wake up and remember who you are and why you are here. - Rev. Cynthia James To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you. - Tony Dorsett Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers Remember that judgment is a boomerang disguised as a stone. - Beeaje Quick
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Every person has a super-human-power deep within them that can transmute fear into freedom, lack into lots and limitation into liberation. That Super Power is called GRATITUDE! -Brad Morris The moment you accept responsibility for EVERYTHING in your life, is the moment you can change ANYTHING in your life. - "Yo Pal" Hal Elrod Every day I'm being the person my dog thinks I am. - Paul Dunn By planting the seed of your goals and intentions, you manifest the dreams and aspirations of your soul. - Debbi Chambers If you are feeling discouraged, it means you've lost faith in your purpose in life. - Evelyn Roberts Brooks When you do what you love and love what you do - you'll have success, your whole life through. - Greg Reid

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Tough times don't last, tough people do. -Robert Schuller The human spirit is not inspired to shoot wildly toward mediocrity. -Roxanne Emmerich To be in your body is to be present to be present is to be connected to the Divine. - Mariel Hemingway The only reason we want to understand our problems is because we are planning to have them again. -Hale Dwoskin I've always considered myself as a spiritual warrior in a business suit. -Beate Chelette When you learn to love yourself, and take loving care of yourself, love will come to you in the forms of happiness, success, prosperity, peace, joy, balance and vibrant health. - Dr. Susan Smith Jones, Ph. D There is nothing more powerful, beautiful or free than a woman who truly loves herself. -Christine Arylo The energy with which you do things affects how things get done and what comes back to you. -Heather Dominick Man is made God's play thing, and that is the best part of him. Therefore every man and woman should live life accordingly, and play the noblest games...what, then, is the right way of living? Life must be lived as play. - Plato We should try to be the parents of our future rather than the offspring of our past. - Miguel de Unamuno

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When you TRUST in this and every moment, you will find yourself BEING in a constant state of GRACE, that will lead to an abiding sense of PEACE in your Life. -Dr. Tom Ventullo When I'm trusting and being myself, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously. - Shakti Gawain Laughter is to the soul, what rain is to the earth. -Gerry Hopman My goal is to power others to move beyond their labels and limitations and live their dreams. Ordinary people can achieve extraordinary things. -Lori Scneider Dream of your own beauty.~ Graffiti on a wall in Guildford, England Greatness is a given. The beauty is in finding one's very own version of greatness that's a perfect fit AND in helping our children to see the greatness that is a given in them as well. Igniting the greatness of our children is easy to do and the greatest inheritance we can give and one we can savor while we are still here to enjoy it. - Howard Glasser
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Do one thing everyday that makes someone else happy. - Lexxi Saal You don't get the referrals you deserve because you're doing exactly what you said. You have to give them something unique to talk about! -Maribeth Kuzmeski Make every experience in life vibrantly alive through being and radiating the character of your authentic self. - Nicholas Ogden When in doubt, ask: 'What would love do here?' Then do it! - Gini Gentry It's just you and your thoughts, which you have the power to change at every moment of every day. -Mabel Katz Only you can diminish your self-esteem and only you can restore it. - Dr. Joe Rubino Your abundance will show up for you in exact proportion to your belief about it. - Peggy McColl Why not!? - Shannon Foley I'll do it myself. - Glenda Watson Hyatt Please remember you are loved, you are lovable, you are loving. No exceptions, no exclusions. ALL of you! - MamaRed Knight Always give more than you hope to receive, whether in business or in your personal life. - Dave Taylor

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The purpose of today is to create great memories for tomorrow, for ourselves and for others. Everyday spent doing that doubles the value of our lives. - Dr. Joseph L. Mancusi Take what you do seriously... but don't take yourself seriously. -Chris Kauza Listen better, judge less and forgive more. - Don Goewey It's not about the money... it's what the money's FOR... you giving your best to the world! - Karen Russo, The Money Keys Everything is Energy, literally. Everything that you see, feel, touch, taste, smell...it's all Energy. And you interact with this energy in every day & every moment, for life! - David Morelli A friend is someone who recognizes your innocence always and in all ways. - Nash Mourad

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Only God is real. -Dr. Jonathan Ellerby Kids can do amazing things! - Jason O'Neill May your success astonish you. - Susan Taylor-Shier The power of choice can change your life. Choose powerful choices, choose powerful goals, and choose to take action on them. Then choose to not let anyone stand in your way. - Sharmen Lane Time, and what you choose to do with it, is all there truly is. - Christine Louise Hohlbaum There are many ways to enter a house. If the front door is closed, there's always the back door or a window that's open a crack. Keep looking for a crack to be able to enter the world you want to live in. - Guy Laliberté When we have Love in our midst we are not being fearless, but rather courageous. - Eva M. Selhub, MD You can never destroy the essence of who you are which is pure being, you can only postpone your awareness to your own magnificence. -Denese Schellink Love isn't love unless it's unconditional. - Koda the Wonder Dog The degree of success you have is directly proportionate to the risks you're prepared to take. - Ken Vrana Youth are the leaders of both today and tomorrow's world. -Justin Sachs
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To live a miraculous life, we must think miraculous thoughts about ourselves, others and opportunities. - Mia Redrick Your relationship with God is the most important relationship you will ever have. - Patti Webster You're never too young to change the world. - Pat Pedraja A journey of a thousand doesn't BEGIN with a single step. It IS a single step. - Steven Sashen Commerce is one of the basic languages we all share, so when infused with heart commerce, it becomes a force for healing. - Judith Sherven, PhD and Jim Sniechowski, PhD Forgiveness is like letting yourself out of prison. It is the key that you snatch from the jailer's keychain to get out from behind bars. - Kristin E. Robertson

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The love we fail to share is the only pain we live with. - Brian Biro If you believe you can, you can! ... and if you don't believe it, you are correct, it is not possible for you. - Carla Picardi If you have a dream and your actions speak louder than your words, you will manifest your dream. - Dwight Pledger The person I want to be isn't as concerned with whether to call the glass half empty or half full as they are with figuring out how to fill the thing up. -Barry Maher Every moment is a choice to re-create your self. - Steve Sisgold There is a thing you know how to do that no man has had to teach you. This is your calling, your purpose, your anointing, your destiny. - Donna Krech Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. - Ralph Waldo Emerson Be the change in your thoughts, live the change through your actions and love your life with appreciation. - Sarah Starr We are one with a similar pulse. And yet, it is the differences in our cultures, customs and creeds that makes life rich. - Tess Cacciatore Follow your Heart, Listen to your Soul but don't forget to engage your Mind! - Michelle Vandepas

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Create consciously, love unconditionally, live joyously! -Jillian Colan Wheeler The greatest gift we give ourselves or anyone else is the quality of our attention. - Richard Moss Happiness is just a moment...brace them, celebrate them, but most important notice them. - Pamela Gail Johnson The moment you begin to think like a winner then you will become one. - Valorie Parker God writes the best scripts. I'm doing my best to live through it while taking great notes. - Jennifer S. Wilkov Every age has its beauty. - Elsa Brehm Hoffman (age 104!) The happy do not believe in miracles. - Goethe
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The Earth's most precious natural resource is truly a rare find. As it changes by the second- it is that of our time. - Shonika Proctor God goes with me wherever I go. - A Course in Miracles Live for yourself. -Rob McNealy You are the master of your own choices and either the beneficiary of or the slave to the consequences. - Dr. Leslie Van Romer Your outer reality is a direct reflection of how you feel about yourself. - Christy Whitman If you build a window, you can see through walls. If you build a door, you can walk through walls. But if you become a master listener, you can hear through the walls of selfishness, judgments and prejudice and thereby arrive at the brilliance of TRUTH. - Freddie Ravel Man who says it cannot be done should not interrupt man doing it. (Chinese Proverb) Hope is the knowledge that change is possible, even when it seems hard to imagine. - Robyn O'Brien If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went. - Will Rogers Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. - Albert Einstein

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Your success is seen and is already being experienced on a higher level. All you need to do is feel good to line up with it. - Angela Bear To be someone you're not is to waste who you are. - Loren Slocum There are the dreams we have for our life and then there are the dreams life has for us. - Marcia Wieder Work less...earn more--and have more fun! - Ernest Oriente A dream fuelled by purpose, fired by passion and followed with persistence will definitely change the world. - Dr. Mani Sivasubramanian The process of achieving wisdom is the experience of not knowing. - Stephen Simon Faith based on understanding is the key to freedom. - David Neagle

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Live each moment like it's the last moment in your life. - Jim MacLaren You cannot take a future or a past breath. The breath is definitively always in the present. - Rabia Hayek Breathe into your life's challenging moments and opportunities. I call it, 'living on the inhale.' So many people hold their breath and strangle the very feelings and dreams that will make the great. Create the habit to breathe deep into the thing that gives you the opportunity to be great. - Dianne Legro Live at least 5 minutes of every day as if it were your last. - Jacob Roig Be kind for everyone is fighting a hard battle. - Plato If blown by the winds of adversity, hold your course and do not abandon your dreams. A positive attitude, like a well-found vessel, can navigate the roughest seas. - Dick Drechsler Follow your dreams, always find a way to do something that you love and are passionate about! - Maddie Bradshaw Hope lives in the hearts of the willing. - Matt Kahn Of all the things you can make in life, you make a difference. - Noah benShea Wealth is not a matter of intelligence it's a matter of inspiration. - Jim Rohn

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Don't just dream it. Do it! - Gale Connell Play a bigger game. - Mike Handcock When you're growing, you're thriving and everything is possible. - Manny Goldman When you know yourself you are powered. When you accept yourself you are invincible. - Tina Lifford The only difference between those who are doing it and those who aren't doing it is that those who are doing it... are doing it! - Joel Comm Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek. - Barack Obama Think of the positives one year from now. - Danielle DeCesare
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Care inspires and gently reassures us. Lending us a feeling of security and support, it reinforces our connection with others. Not only is it one of the best things we can do for our health, but it feels good - whether we're giving or receiving it. - Doc Childre and Howard Martin, The HeartMath Solution To live a joyful and satisfying life, LET GO of how you believed your life was "supposed" to be, ACCEPT what your true reality is today, and then with an open mind and open heart to learn, make mistakes, get knocked down and get right back up again, COMMIT to DOING all you need to do to create the life you want for your tomorrows. ~ Roslyn Franken The light of meaning is within us. Happiness, peace, and love are energies that vibrate though the universe. And you and I are channels through which the light of meaning flows. ~From "Your To Be List", Lauren Rosenfeld Embrace all uncertainties of the future to become free, strong and alive! - Diane Prefontaine Love is the glue that holds the universe together. Through the power of love, we come home to ourselves. We are made whole. - Sylvia Brallier Follow your passions. They know the way. - Bob Doyle It's not the pursuit of happiness it's the Happiness of pursuit. - Rich German Climbing high in life results from bold dreams or brilliant ideas translated into courageous action, with an phases on action. - Werner Berger She who laughs, lasts! - Author Unknown
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Positive action cures everything, it always does, and it always will... - Bradley Quick Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, "This is the real me," and when you have found that attitude, follow it. - William James In the long run the pessimist may be proved right, but the optimist has a better time on the trip! - Daniel L. Reardon Dream no small dreams for they have no power to move the hearts of men. - Goethe No one can make you feel inferior without your permission. - Eleanor Roosevelt If you don't have a good time it's your own fault. - Gus S. Kapsalis

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Be the change you want to see in the world. – Gandhi If not now, when? - Mikhail Gorbachev When we serve, we see the unborn wholeness in others may then be able to see their wholeness for themselves for the first time. - Rachel Naomi Ren, MD Spiritual healing is not just becoming free from pain, it is realizing that you were never really trapped. - James Keeley What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matters compared to what lies within us. - Ralph Waldo Emerson A life is a life no matter who or what is living it. - Author unknown Make your own optimism come true. - Christian D. Larson The best way to predict the future is to create it. - Peter Drucker Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference. - Robert Frost There are many more things in Heaven and Earth than are dreamt in your philosophy. - William Shakespeare Love everyone, trust a few and paddle your own canoe. - Unknown Let it be on earth as it is in heaven. - Jesus
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God Speaks to us all a little differently, hoping we'll tell each other. - John Stewart It is only by the grace of God, that one yearns for union with Him, and escapes serious danger. - Avadhut Gita of Dattatreya Healing is the application of loving to the places that hurt. - Ron & Mary Hulnick Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions. - Rainer Maria Rilke When we get stuck, and are not acting on what matters, it is usually because we have defined ourselves out of the problem. [Choosing accountability for ourselves] affirms that we are not a spectator, but a player, and in the end we have no one to blame but ourselves. - Peter Block, The Answer to How is Yes

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Many of life's failures are men who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. - Thomas Edison The problem with a fallback position is that you tend to fall back. - Author unknown Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you've imagined. - Henry David Thoreau Here is my secret, a very simple secret. It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eye. - The Little Prince, Antoine Du Saint-Exupery There is no such thing as chance and what seem to us merest accident, springs from the deepest source of destiny. - Frederick Von Schiller The 10 most famous two-letter words in the alphabet: If it is to be, it is up to me! – Author unknown The blues are the roots, the rest are the fruits. - WC Handy To those who believe, no proof is necessary to those who don't, no proof is possible. - Stuart Chase The more I give to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite. – Shakespeare All possibilities of reality exist simultaneously. - Harry Palmer, Avatar Course

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It is one of the greatest compensations in life that no one can help another without helping themselves. - Ralph Waldo Emerson The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. - John Milton Tomorrow we'll seize the day and throttle it! - Calvin & Hobbes When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. - Franklin D. Roosevelt If you hold on to the handle, it's easier to maintain the illusion of control. But it's more fun if you just let the wind carry you. - Brian Andreas Love is an eye-contact sport. - Steve Purcell The greater danger for most of us is not that we aim too high and miss, but rather, we aim to low and hit. - Michelangelo
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If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when? - Hillel The best investment you can make is in yourself. - Warren Buffet A tiny bubble of laughter, I am become the Sea of Mirth itself. Paramhansa Yogananda, poem "Samadhi" BE YOU - And change the world. - Gary Douglas The winds of grace are always blowing, but you have to raise the sail. - Sri Ramakrishna, nineteenth-century Indian saint The more we develop love, the more we come in touch with the harmony of the universe, the more delightful our life becomes, the more beautiful, the more everything. It starts a cycle going in which you spin upward. -Lester Levenson You are already perfect, only you don't know it. Learn to know yourself and you will discover wonders. -Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj There is no business to be done on a dead planet! - David Brower At the center of peace I stand. Nothing can harm me here. - Swami Paramahansa Yogananda Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. - Goethe JUST DO IT! – Nike
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Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that all was vanity but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, and make it possible. - T.E. Lawrence Even after all this time the Sun never says to the Moon, 'You owe me.' Look what happens with a love like that, it lights up the whole sky. – Hafiz Love is the way messengers from the mystery tell us things. - Rumi What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. - Zig Ziglar It's a both and world. It's both the way you say it is AND the way I say it is. - Unknown Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary. - The Apostle Paul
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My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging. - Hank Aaron When you realize that life is a joyous battle of duty and at the same time a passing dream, and you make it your goal to bring kindness and encouragement to others, then in God's eyes your life is a success. - Paramahansa Yogananda Show me a day when the world wasn't new. - Sister Barbara Hance We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. - Dalai Lama Life is a mystery to be lived and not a problem to be solved. - Author unknown My life is my message. -Mahatma Ghandi We are moved to deep humility by the knowledge that even as we are blazing new trails into an as yet uncharted future, we are following in the footsteps of a vast legacy of spiritual leaders and social change makers. The struggle for justice is as old as tyranny itself, and the longing for a world guided by love is as old as the human heart. - Ocean Robbins We have it in our power to make the world new again. - Thomas Paine If you want to get somewhere you have to know where you want to go and how to get there. Then never, never, never give up. - Norman Vincent Peale

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Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass... It's about learning to dance in the rain. - Charles Schultz Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is a daring adventure or nothing at all. - Helen Keller Business is your highest spiritual understanding demonstrated. - Neale Donald Walsh We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. - Pierre Teilhard It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else. - Erma Bombeck If you help enough people get what they want in lifeyou will get what you want! - Zig Zigler

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Fall down seven times, stand up eight. - Japanese Proverb We're only here for a short visit, so be sure to stop and smell the roses. - Ikut Checkhakov You measure yourself by the people who measure themselves by you. - Carter Chambers from the Movie, The Bucket List The way you see the world determines the kind of world you see. So decide to assume, expect and look for the very best you can imagine. - Unknown What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. - Richard Bach Nothing so astonishes men as common sense and plain dealing. - Ralph Waldo Emerson I don't want to achieve immortality through my work... I want to achieve it through not dying. - Woody Allen Don't be a product of your environment; make your environment a product of you. - Jack Nicholson, in "The Departed" What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered. - Ralph Waldo Emerson If it's not fun, don't do it! If you must do it, make it Fun! - Lili of Maui Full effort is full victory.- Mahatma Gandhi

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Pray as if everything depended on God; Work as if everything depended on you. - Saint Augustine, 3rd Century You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. - Dr. Seuess Laughter is an instant vacation! - Milton Berle Don't ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive. - Howard Thurman Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us...And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. - Marianne Williamson We must adhere to our own particular way, that is the only chance we have to meet those spirits who wander along our road. - Alice Walker
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Do or do not; there is no try. - Yoda It is good to have and end to journey toward, but it is the journey that matters in the end. - Ursula Le Guin We turn to God for help when our foundations are shaking, only to learn that it is God who is shaking them. - Charles C. West Thus, faith, hope, love abide, these three but the greatest of these is love. - Apostle Paul Earn your spurs! - Sandra Day O'Connor Only from the heart can you touch the sky. - Rumi I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking Him to do His work through me. - Hudson Taylor Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far they can go. - T.S. Elliott Life is always moving. Stand up and rise above the rest with passion in your arms and fire in your heart. Dare to dream, dream high, dream ahead... It's the game of winning! - Rohit Sapra We think we are seeking the light but the light is always seeking us. - Robert Thompson The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings. - Eric Hoffer
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We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot. - Eleanor Roosevelt When the student is ready the teacher appears. - Chinese proverb Already you know that which you need. - Yoda Believe in your dreams and what you can achieve. - FLOWcompany motto Almost all of our problems and limitations stem from unhelpful mental programming. Before you can create the life of your dreams, you must first take back control of your mind. - Jay Cataldo It's a great day to start your great life! - Dr. Tomi Bryan Fear regret more than failure. - Taryn Rose

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When you give another the freedom to follow their path, you'll discover what your true path has always been. - DavidPaul Doyle The new ABCs - Always Be Creating. - Robert Pagliarini People who take responsibility for their lives create the reality they desire! - Jean Adrienne What ever you think you are, you're more than that. - Matthew James When we decide to open our eyes and be fully awake, we realize that much of the suffering is a self-created illusion. If we can trick ourselves into being the victim of our own misery, then surely we can just as easily volunteer for self-determined joy. - Lisa Cypers Kamen You are the source of all that exists around you; you are the creator of your own world. - Osho Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you respond to it. - Lou Holtz Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere! - Albert Einstein Open your mind to unlimited possibilities. - Joe Nunziata Nothing is impossible, absolutely NOTHING! - Aurea McGarry Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans. - John Lennon

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HOPE-- a one syllable word that will keep you going when all of the other more impressive words have failed to sustain you. - Joni James Aldrich There are no unsuccessful lives. Don't measure your life by what you achieve or think you must achieve. Your being here is already the greatest gift to the world! - Carl Bozeman There is a magnificent life that is waiting for you to wake up and remember who you are and why you are here. - Rev. Cynthia James To better see the eyes do not expand they contract; these days are darker but a thousand fold the light they extract. - Yossi Ghinsberg The light of meaning is within us. Happiness, peace, and love are energies that vibrate though the universe. And you and I are channels through which the light of meaning flows. - Lauren Rosenfeld

Make your own optimism come true. - Christian D. Larson

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It's just you and your thoughts, which you have the power to change at every moment of every day. - Mabel Katz If you are not where you want to be in life, surround yourself with those who are. -Brian Schwartz Reflect on your personal strengths as mental tools, and soon you'll begin to accomplish things never before accomplished by using parts of your brain never before used. - Dr. Ellen Weber Leadership is recognizing that we are all ONE. That every person you lead is as brilliant as you, as talented as you, and has the same capacity for growth and accomplishment. They simply need to be reminded of this fact. - Vishen Lakhiani Go! Make Something Happen! - Seth Godin There are no mistakes- only new material. - B. Lynn Goodwin Relationships have the brilliant power to inspire. To be inspired is to breathe in and out with the joyous certainty that you are loved for who you are. - Anita Laughlin I define comfort as self-acceptance. When we finally learn that self-care begins and ends with ourselves, we no longer demand sustenance and happiness from others. -Jennifer Louden Man is made God's plaything, and that is the best part of him. Therefore every man and woman should live life accordingly, and play the noblest games...what, then, is the right way of living? Life must be lived as play. - Plato, Laws

Play a bigger game! - Mike Handcock
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The most important gift is connection with others. Cherish your relationships. - Dr. Michelle Gannon The purpose of today is to create great memories for tomorrow, for ourselves and for others. Everyday spent doing that doubles the value of our lives. - Dr. Joseph L. Mancusi This moment is the first moment of the rest of your life. - DC Cordova When you TRUST in this and every moment, you will find yourself BEING in a constant state of GRACE, that will lead to an abiding sense of PEACE in your life. -Dr. Tom Ventullo When you learn to love yourself, and take loving care of yourself, love will come to you in the forms of happiness, success, prosperity, peace, joy, balance and vibrant health. - Dr. Susan Smith Jones, Ph. D You have the power to be, do or create anything you choose. You are an infinite being with unlimited potential. - Gail Lynne Goodwin

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TESTIMONIAL TWEETS
These are actual tweets received showing the power of inspiration. We are incredibly grateful to these loving members of our community for letting us know that our tweets are making a difference. Thank you!
TrinaLJohnson @inspiremetoday You are awesome, say what i need 2 hear constantly! heart u heykim "The DAY is not COMPLETE without the SUNSHINE in a TWEET of Inspiremetoday" (and you can quote me on that :) ~ kim katykelley @inspiremetoday All your tweets make me feel better and safer in this Brooklyn life. Thank you. Evolve Well @inspiremetoday With your inspiration -> Over came an obstacle. Because I did, made new connections, had unexpctd awesome experience!! TY!! MFK_3 @inspiremetoday you are soooo good for my days. I have to say again your efforts make a wonderfully positive impact! Thank you. CHAmplings You're welcome. That was nothing compared to your always heartwarming tweets.♥ RT @inspiremetoday: @champlings i love your tweet- thank YOU! Dave Taylor @inspiremetoday-Gail, I love you too, for being such a never-ending bubbling fountain of enthusiasm and positivism.

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itCoach @inspiremetoday Gail u r such a Divinely Delightful Spirit! Twas I that was blessed by your loving wisdom today! Listeners will ADORE it! inkblotsart @inspiremetoday Your tweets tend to turn my mood around. Thank you for that. :) ludowisemichael @inspiremetoday You are Totally Awesome, better than a 12 ft. wave, better than a smooth Tama driven funk beat! loriellenew @inspiremetoday U R SOO AWESOME!!! LOVE WHAT U DO!! xoxoxo johnmarkstrahan @inspiremetoday I'm thankful for your non stop motivation and mental jet fuel! lizstrauss @inspiremetoday You are, as always, AWESOME!! James_laker Inspiration & Good Heart, Hugs & Love. Highest recommendations for daily Virtuous messages @inspiremetoday Plz RT #Follow Friday AlFerretti @inspiremetoday Thank you for all of your inspiration Gail, would you mind stepping inside of the cloning machine, we need more peeps like u MFK_3 @inspiremetoday you make me smile with every effort/tweet. Thanks! RkyMtnGuy This woman should be on the cover of Time Magazine for her timely inspirational Tweets. Follow: @inspiremetoday thedillyo @inspiremetoday Your intriguing daily insights are what pushes me to strive for nothing but the best. If only more people would follow suit. AriaaJaeger @inspiremetoday Thanks so much and thanks for being such a joy in my wittle growing stream of lovelies:) God bless you and yours:) DesertNissi @inspiremetoday u r an original! Thanks for being you and sharing your wisdom with others! Namaste JeanetteJoy @inspiremetoday I love your inspiring wisdom Gail. artwedelivercom @inspiremetoday thank you my dear , your are like a light on tweeter. I love you. ElizabethHerzer @inspiremetoday Thank you! This is perfect and you have no idea how much I needed to read this! You may have saved my life... truly Joelcomm @inspiremetoday You are awesome! Sending hugz your way. :-)

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ArielBravy @inspiremetoday I love you and i love what you do! The_Prodigy_09 @inspiremetoday Thank you, you are a big reason I believe, stay positive, and try to always look up when its not easy!! Thank you =) RhodesTer Gail @inspiremetoday is a sack full of awesome tied off with a really pretty ribbon and left on humanity's porch. WendyWillis1 @inspiremetoday It's #truth. I really appreciate wot u do! Maybe i have said that, but u shud know. <3 pinktulips17 @inspiremetoday Thank you so much your kind words turned around my day. Best wishes to you and I love your tweets Lexxisaal @inspiremetoday You inspire so many I am Thankful to have you as a friend! spoilednattyyah This amazing woman rocks my world, please follow @inspiremetoday and check out her enriching daily email inspiremetoday post. Jabu515 @inspiremetoday Loving the words of inspiration,a big hug for you! Keep shining also,you are a superstar. Iconic88 @inspiremetoday Thank you for you Gail. Love you my dear friend. DrMichellexo @inspiremetoday Woman who inspires, interacts, rallies & appreciates people on Twitter. Greatvine32 @inspiremetoday rocks with all they do!!! passionate_soul @inspiremetoday You ALWAYS Inspire Me!! Hugsss rbaman5 @inspiremetoday You always make my day. I try to pass it forward. IvanMcGrew @inspiremetoday You're amazing. :) Thanks for your awesome tweets. You make my day! :D leahkMI @inspiremetoday ☼ thank u for inspiration, light and peace of mind ☮♥♡ isfan @inspiremetoday Thank you for continuing to inspire us all. you're making a difference. ajaratmarketing @inspiremetoday You are so positive and a real blessing. I'm always encouraged by your posts. rqc @inspiremetoday You made a big difference in someone's life yesterday. Thought you should know. Thanks.

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Pier_Eighteen @inspiremetoday You're wonderful. Just thought you should know. :) AnastasiaDz @inspiremetoday You have my favorite posts of anyone on Twitter, Thank you. MemorableJ @inspiremetoday I thank twitter for uplifting me because of ppl like uevery day! true story :) MrILiVe4ME Everyone Follow @inspiremetoday ...Her name is Gail & She is AMAZING! 424 Worship @inspiremetoday Thank YOU 4 adding some much needed positivity 2 Twitter & my LIFE! delwilliams @inspiremetoday You get a ((((hug)))) for being you and such an inspiration to ppl. An honor to know you. Exoticarr @inspiremetoday Your positive vibe is contagious! :) Deltroy @inspiremetoday u rock! LoriMoreno @inspiremetoday Thank you Gail! You ROCK!! ((Gail)) Hugs and Love xox Lori somadesigns @inspiremetoday I love your quotes. They have lifted my spirits on many occasions! IGTCWorldCEO @inspiremetoday I like that quote..u have the best inspirations.. donna72770 Feeling down, need a hug? Follow @inspiremetoday & after your interaction w/ her what u thought was impossible, u will conquer w/ ease. LoveActingMusic @inspiremetoday I'm so glad I follow you. You and your site are amazing. Just so you know, what you're doing... it's working. x WendyWillis1 @inspiremetoday U R such a keeper! I'm greatful 4 ur tweets EVERY day, so TY! and much <3 and Aloha from me 2 you, 0;) MusicFromHeaven @inspiremetoday ur inspiration is my favorite of all time:) snordoc @inspiremetoday Heaven must have been missing an Angel, bec you're here right now. Thanks again for inspiring everyone....You're Awesome! discoursedesign @inspiremetoday seriously, at the risk of sounding totally corny, love following you- you are so optimistic and energizing. mispelled b4!

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deweytoo @inspiremetoday I do have a lot of others that I will always call wonderful mentors, but You are ur best mentor! Great @inspiremetoday ! JenniferFallero @inspiremetoday You always have nice things to say. Just wanted you to know that. Usually end my night reading one of your tweets. carmenludavila @inspiremetoday i love ur tweets!! They've made me a better person, big hug to you!! eskaaaa @inspiremetoday Thank you, darlaaa...Very nice of you...”) Thank you sooo much for making my day.... You light up my life... i ♥ you sooo much!!! *smooch* tallisattinger @inspiremetoday *Hug* thank you for everyday. You have a beautiful and profound point of view that can breech any distance DJSteveHayward @inspiremetoday I absolutely LOVE your quotes Gail. Extremely inspiring. Thank you for sharing such kind words :-) 1nlakech @inspiremetoday Countless people in the world R better off 2day, just cause YOU exist, Gail. Thank U 4 BEing such a powerful instrument :) Greatvine32 @inspiremetoday I read Inspire.Me - 1000 Inspirational Tweets while going through a rough time in my life. The book was the motivation to get me going in a positive direction. Thank You Gail.

Thanks to all of you for sharing the love. I appreciate you immensely!

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AUTHOR'S NOTES & THANKS
I love living in Montana... each day I am filled with inspiration by just looking outside my window. I am blessed to share my life with my darling husband, Darryl and our pup, Koda. They both provide continual love and support and are a constant source of inspiration. This book is dedicated to them, with all my love. A book like this couldn’t have been compiled without a great team: My sincere thanks to Max, my brilliant son and talented webmaster for providing an endless supply of technological knowledge, patience and mentorship. Max, also thanks for making our website so user friendly, informational, inspirational and shiny too. I’ve learned so much from you, and most of it has nothing to do with the website! Thanks also to my daughter Carly, her husband Josh and my beautiful granddaughter, Luna, for being such an inspiration in my life. Most days, I listen to your music when I work and it brings out the best in me. Thank you also for the expert editing skills and for being such a loving light to the world. To Elaine, my morning brainstorm, accountability and celebration buddy, for always being there. A day without our connection is like a day without sunshine. Thank you for your brilliance, your support and your love.
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Thanks to Nina and Kristan for being the two best assistants ever! I greatly appreciate your love and support of me and of InspireMeToday.com. You two rock! Also thanks to Tom for the generous organizational help for this book and his support on Twitter. Our family of Luminaries at InspireMeToday.com are some of the most inspirational people in the world! To you, my friends and colleagues, thank you for sharing your brilliance and wisdom with us. You inspire me every day to play bigger, go deeper and be more. Thank you. To Mariel, one of our brightest lights, thank you for taking the time to write the forward for this book. I greatly appreciate your kind words and loving support of the work of InspireMeToday.com and of me personally. Your inspiration changes lives and I’m grateful for your friendship. Last but not least, to the members of our InspireMeToday.com community and tribe through Twitter and FaceBook, this inspiration is for you. Each day through our on-line interactions you share a part of your day with me, and for that I am grateful. It is my sincere hope that this book of inspiration helps you to remember how incredible you really are. Read it when you’re down and need a pick-me-up, or when you’re flying and want to go just a little bit higher. Either way, these words are given as a gift to you to help you on your journey. May you always remember that you are an infinite being with unlimited potential. Go make your life rock!

With love, gratitude and hugs, Gail

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Feel free to retweet and share the tweets in this book as well as these messages: Don't miss your FREE daily inspiration. Sign up to have it by email or RSS feed at http://InspireMeToday.com. (You'll love it!) Need a little inspiration? It's FREE, easy and just might help your day... http:// InspireMeToday.com. Hope you enjoy! If you enjoy our inspiration please join us at http://InspireMeToday.com . Free daily 1-min email to rock your world & inspire. Thanks!

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May I Retweet these quotes in the book or post them to my FaceBook page?
Yes, please do! All that we ask is that you give credit to the person who said the quote. All quotes listed without credit are from Gail Lynne Goodwin, @inspiremetoday Also, if you do Retweet these quotes or any from @inspiremetoday, please include the #IMT hashtag for Twitter.

How can we help InspireMeToday inspire the world?
Join our daily inspirational email list at http://InspireMeToday.com Follow @inspiremetoday on Twitter - http://Twitter.com/inspiremetoday and encourage your community to do so. The more people we reach, the more inspiration we can share. Download our iPhone app- http://InspireMeToday.com/iphone for daily inspirational on the go Follow the Global Hug Tour at http://GlobalHugTour.com and purchase a hug! Receive Gail’s inspirational blog by RSS feed at http://InspireMeToday.com/gail Blog about us in YOUR blog with a link back to http://InspireMeToday.com Listen to interviews with truly incredible people on InspireMeTodayRadio.com. Also, interview Gail for your radio and/or television show to help us expand our international audience. Post on our guest blog about what inspires YOU! Send your 500-word post to Gail@inspiremetoday.com Send us your favorite original inspirational tweets for consideration for our next book. We want to share YOUR inspiration too! Most of all, pass it on! Please share this book with your friends. THANK YOU and HUGS!
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PHOTO CREDITS
I chose these photos for one reason- they inspire me. I live in an spectacularly beautiful setting, just south of the town of Bigfork, in northwestern Montana, on Flathead Lake, less than an hour from Glacier National Park. Therefore, a lot of these photos are of things that I see each day as a part of nature. Many of them were also taken in the British Virgin Islands, as we sail there several times each year. (If you’re interested in joining one of our Mastermind group sailing excursions please email info@inspiremetoday.com for the details.) All of them were taken by me and are available as large prints, unless noted below. I hope they inspire you too. INTRODUCTION Bald eagle outside my office window, Bigfork, Montana GRATITUDE The first flowers of spring, taken at Dreaming Bear Ranch, Swan Lake, Montana

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POSSIBILITY My new granddaughter ABUNDANCE Seashells from the beach at Cape San Blas, Florida ADVERSITY Lightening strike in the ocean, Loblolly Bay, Anegada, British Virgin Islands OVERCOMING FEAR Approaching storm in Sir Francis Drake Channel, British Virgin Islands ATTITUDE Me hugging a tree at Bond Falls, Flathead National Forest, Montana CHANGE AND CHOICE Looking north from Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands DREAM ON! The view from Logan Pass, Glacier National Park, Montana BELIEF Sailboat at sunset on Flathead Lake, Montana TAKE ACTION A pelican taking action (eating a fish) in The Bight off Norman Island, British Virgin Islands PERSEVERANCE A turtle returning to the sea in Bequia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines HEALTH AND HAPPINESS Two playful ground squirrels amongst the glacier lilies, Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana LIVING IN THE MOMENT Flowers in Butchart Gardens, British Columbia, Canada HUGS My friend Amy and I sharing a hug in Hilton Head, South Carolina
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KINDNESS More flowers from Butchart Gardens, British Columbia, Canada LOVE Two Canada geese on the Swan River, Bigfork, Montana SPIRITUALITY Seagull flying above Cape San Blas, Florida SELF INQUIRY Statue of Buddha at Sir Richard Branson’s home, Necker Island, British Virgin Islands BITS OF WISDOM Golden Eagle visiting my office in Montana SUCCESS Finally! My interview with Sir Richard Branson at his home, Necker Island, British Virgin Islands CELEBRATE LIFE! Celebrating our wedding- Gail and Darryl, 4/6/8 GIVING & MAKING A DIFFERENCE Global Hug Tour, written in the sand in the beach on Norman Island, British Virgin Islands THE MAGNIFICENCE OF YOU! A painting of a heart, by me BLESSINGS Flower blossoms in Maui, Hawaii SWEET DREAMS This is the only photo that I didn’t take (other than the few that I’m in). A friend sent this to me and I loved the shot. I thought it was perfect for sweet dreams. I wish I knew who to credit for this fun photo!

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QUOTES FROM INSPIRATIONAL LUMINARIES (with page numbers listed first) 86- Inspirational Luminary Arielle Ford and her husband Brian Hilliard, sailing with us in the British Virgin Islands 88- Duck swimming on Flathead Lake during an autumn sunset 90- Spring mist in Montana with horses, Dreaming Bear Ranch 92- View from the Swan River Trail, Bigfork, Montana 94- The Bight, Norman Island, British Virgin Islands 96- A bald eagle flying over Flathead Lake, Montana 98- Beautiful yellow Montana wildflowers 100- Heart-shaped stone on the shore of Flathead Lake, Montana 102- Christmas at Dreaming Bear Ranch, Montana 104- Autumn sunset over Flathead Lake, Montana 106- Storm clouds taken from an airplane 108- Spring thaw on Swan River, Bigfork, Montana 110 Montana butterfly and wildflowers, Jewel Basin, Montana 112- Montana autumn flowers, Dreaming Bear Ranch 114- Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana 116- The colors of the tamarinds in autumn, Flathead National Forest, Montana 118- Colorful river stones, Bond Creek, Swan Lake, Montana 120- Bond Falls, Swan Lake, Montana

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122- The view from our home across Flathead Lake, Montana 124- Rainbow after a squall in the British Virgin Islands 126- July sunset over Flathead Lake, Montana 128- Avalanche Lake, Glacier National Park, Montana 130- Summer sunset over Flathead Lake, Montana 132- Winter sunset on the Swan Mountains over Flathead Lake, Montana TESTIMONIALS A misty winter morning overlooking Flathead Lake, Montana ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND AUTHOR'S NOTES Spring flowers with the mountains of Canada’s Waterton Lakes National Park in the background, Alberta, Canada PHOTO CREDITS My friend, Bart the Bear, who passed away in 2000 Thanks for reading my book. I hope you’re inspired.

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