December 2011

Your Parenting/Leadership TOOLKIT… [since 2003]
Uplifting Quotes For Hard Times

– Parents who share and care will raise children that will be able to share and care –

Dear parents-2-b, moms, dads, caregivers, social workers, grandparents & educators of children between the ages of 0 to 18 years old.

Like so many others in the philanthropy world, and most probably you, we at Proud2b ME Foundation 086-979-NPO[standing for family & community preservation] strive to make it through difficult times. We need to be strong to help make others strong. Listening and hearing the wisdom of those who have also struggled, questioned and dreamed before us can make the journey easier. When you feel the struggle is wearing you down, scroll down and explore this weeks BOUQUET of quotations for the inspiration and hope you need to continue on.

May these tips inspire you. May you go from strength to strength and be a source of strength to you family, community and others.

 HOPE…

`We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope.` Martin Luther King

DON`T GIVE UP…

`Just as despair can come to one only from other human beings, hope, too, can be given to one only by other human beings.` -Elie Weisel

PROBLEMS…

`Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.` -Robert Schuller

 

SETBACKS…

`Fall seven times, stand up eight.` -Japanese proverb

PROSPERITY…

`Prosperity is not without many fears and disasters; and adversity is not without comforts and hopes.” -Francis Bacon

STORMS…

`The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.` -Epictetus

MOLDING…

`The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. -Chinese proverb

RISE…

`The greatest glory in living lies not in never failing, but in rising every time we fail.` -Nelson Mandela

EMBRACE…

`We must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.` -Kenji Miyazawa

PRAY…

`We should always pray for help, but we should always listen for inspiration and impression to proceed in ways different from those we may have thought of.” -John H Groberg

 

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