Dogs are the best people in my book, and if I could live up to what my dog thinks of my I’d be a saint, but the important thing is that I try…
If you don’t like me for whom I am, you can just keep moving along.
This is such good advice. Why would you take to heart the criticism of someone you wouldn’t take advice from?
It is easy to be your own obstacle, it is easy to tell yourself you are too small to change the world. Your not.
I love this image.
The symbolism is so true. Confidence in yourself turns into confidence from others.
I live in one of those neighborhoods on the edge of a town with a large gap between the middle class and those who are not as fortunate. There is a “discount” grocery store which is halfway between my house and the Acme, and when we get busy and just need one or two things, I’ll stop into that discount grocery store.
I watched as a father and his ten year old daughter added up everything they put into their cart (which was not full), and then watched as he had to convince her it was okay to get an orange from the produce section.
When I left it really put the little things in my life into perspective. I remember being hungry as a kid, and wearing hand me downs for the first fifteen years of my life, but it is so easy to forget the everyday struggles and not be grateful for what we have.
When you can learn to ignore the negative that people throw at you, you can really start to grow, and more importantly, enjoy life.
Be you, for you, and keep growing.
I’ve never understood cruelty for the sake of cruelty, if you can’t help, at least don’t hurt…
It is never to late, and you are never to old, to grow, and to change…