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“Sometimes we focus so much on what we don’t have that we fail to see, appreciate, and use what we do have!” ~ Jeff Dixon

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“If pleasures are greatest in anticipation, just remember that this is also true of trouble.” ~ Elbert Hubbard

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“A bargain is something you can’t use at a price you can’t resist.” -Franklin P. Jones

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“Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have—life itself.” ~ Walter Anderson

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“There has never been another you. With no effort on your part you were born to be something very special and set apart. What you are going to do in appreciation of that gift is a decision only you can make.” Dan Zadra

 

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“Don’t mix bad words with your bad mood. You will have many opportunities to change a mood, but you will never get the opportunity to replace the words you spoke.” ~ lessonslearnedinlife.com

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“A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.” ~ Wilson Mizner

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“The young must learn to appreciate the wisdom of elderly people and learn from their life experiences.” ~ Lailah Gifty Akita

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“The best way to cheer yourself is to try to cheer someone else up.” ~ Mark Twain

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“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world…would do this, it would change the earth.” ~ William Faulkner

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Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength. However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” ~ Ann Landers

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“There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.” ~ Don Miguel Ruiz

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“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” ~ Buddha

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“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

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“Once you make it to your point of making it, you’ll appreciate the struggle.” ~ Nas

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“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

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“If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.” ~ Barack Obama

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“You can do what you have to do, and sometimes you can do it even better than you think you can.” ~ Jimmy Carter

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“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt

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“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” ~ John F. Kennedy

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“Miracles were just second chances if you really thought about it–second chances when all hope was lost.” ~ Kaya McLaren, How I Came to Sparkle Again

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“Don’t underestimate yourself by comparing yourself with others. It’s our differences that make us unique and beautiful.” ~ Robert Tew

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“So many things I would have done, but clouds got in my way.” ~ Joni Mitchell

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“The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

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“Love doesn’t make the world go ’round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” ~ Franklin P. Jones

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“Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” ~ Josiah

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“Families are like fudge — mostly sweet with a few nuts.” ~ Author unknown

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“A successful marriage is an edifice that must be rebuilt every day.” ~ Andre Maurois

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“All I know is that I carried you for nine months. I fed you, I clothed you, I paid for your college education. Friending me on Facebook seems like a small thing to ask in return.” ~ Jodi Picoult, Sing You Home

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“Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted” ~ Paul Pearshall

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“We met for a reason, either you’re a blessing or a lesson.” ~ Frank Ocean

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“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
~ William W. Purkey

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“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.” ~ Oscar Wilde

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As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them. ~ John F. Kennedy

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The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. ~ Henry Miller

 

May is National Military Appreciation Month

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and I am pleased to say that 2 of the short stories in this collection feature vets prominently – The Meeting is a poignant love story of a couple that meets during WW2; The Vacation is a SEXY story involving a wounded veteran.

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…and don’t let me close this post before saying THANK YOU to all the men and women who have served our country so selflessly, past and present.

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