Friday, October 17, 2008
Lately, I've been particularly touched by how everyone on my forum, Barbie's Slim Spot, has been working together. Some folks have really stepped up their game with their workouts and eating. Others have been climbing mountains and have discovered a new-found passion for sharing. And yet others have come out to say that they are struggling. It is the way my peeps are continually willing to share and uplift others in the journey that fills me with joy and that puts me at a loss for words. How can my words capture what I feel at seeing myself and others grow as we share in this most awesome journey, one that is only "kinda" about fitness.
One of my Slim Spotters, Jardy, commented on the forum this morning that she has never been acquainted with a more supportive group. Neither have I. What I am seeing, too, is that we are carrying the Slim Spot lessons over into our 3-dimensional lives.
To all my friends over at the Slim Spot and to all those committed to living their best life, this one's for you.
Please enjoy the movie: Simple Secrets To Joy
I've copied these quotes from the movie and will be placing them on my fridge today to remind me of these simple truths.
The heart that gives, gathers.—Marianne Moore
Change your thoughts and change the world.—Norman Vincent Peale
If you don’t stand for something, you fall for anything.
Burn brightly without burning out.—Richard Biggs
Not happens…but first a dream.—Carl Sandburg
It’s one of the most beautiful compensations in life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without first helping yourself.—Ralph Emerson
Sometimes in the winds of change we find our true direction.
Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow. –Norman Vincent Peal
Courage does not always roar. Sometimes it is a quiet voice at the end of the day, saying, “I will try again tomorrow.”
Laughter is an instant vacation.—Milton Berle
The best sermons are lived, not preached. –Cowboy Wisdom
The only thing that stands between a person and what they want in life are the will to try it, and the faith to believe it’s possible.—Rich Devos
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
It’s choice, not chance that determines your destiny. –Jean Nidetch
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.—David Viscott
Keep your face to the sunshine and you will not see shadows. –Helen Keller
Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.—Will Rogers