Saturday, November 25, 2006

Words for ME especially to live by

I received the following in an email from the website I belong to that has helped me to lose what I have so far: It's an excellent, excellent site, and I highly recommend it for anyone who is looking to lose weight, make healthy lifestyle changes, and become stronger both mentally and physically.
Anyways, I am a worrier( those who know me well are singing a loud chorus of("No shit, Chris, really?? "), and I work on that worrying daily, as it really does serve no good purpose. Anyhoo, here is what I was sent, and if it helps someone else, cool, and if not, whatever. I'm certainly not going to worry about whether it does or not.... =)

The destructive power of worry
Legend has it that 90% of what we worry about never comes to pass. Whether that is statistically precise or not, there's probably some truth to it in your life. How much of our lives do we miss because we're agonizing over what might happen down the road? How often do we fail to act- even if it's the right thing to do- because we fear any number of possible consequences? Fretting over the future doesn't solve any impending problems. It only paralyzes your actions of the present. It stresses you out, makes you mentally and physically tired, and saps all the fun out of what could have been another great day. Next time you start to worry about what might happen, think of this: You can prepare, but you cannot predict. So do what you can, and forget what you cannot.

And an appropo quote:
Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles.... it empties today of its strength.- Aunt Linda, as quoted by Jennifer Cribbs, SparkPeople community

Tuesday, November 21, 2006

A Quote to Live by

The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them.- George Bernard Shaw, playwright

Thursday, November 16, 2006

I may not always land on my feet...(but I always get back on them again soon enough.)

go back,
to a long ago,
far away
and see
with non-jaded eyes
what it is,
that makes
it all happen
and change,
Keep the
future hurts
and the present's
not so goods
the rights
a sky- mile wide
and learn,
with the wisdom
reserved for those,
far ahead
from the wrongs
so as to have,
no repeats
a little
the coming blows
and allow
the Wonder,
to flow
from the holes
in your
being, minute
that mesh
to connect
to make
what you are,
both inside
and out
a gift
to be
the layers
to be discovered,
with utmost
to never be
tucked away
in the
memory box
filling up
your head,
your heart.
Come forward,
with eyes opened
and closed
in the lightness
and the dark
what you only
to know
but knew,
all along.
Chrissie 11.16.06

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Lifted this from a profile on another website- absolutely love it. True, yes?

Le Petit Prince (1943) by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Voici mon secret: Il est tres simple: on ne voit bien qu`avec le coeur.L`essentiel est invisible pour les yeux
And now 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

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Trusting you
Won’t mean the death,
Of me
But from my
Inverted view,
Sometimes that’s so hard,
To see
Words that carry
Linger, still
A Times Square ticker,
‘cross my brain
cause you meant what
you said
and you said,
what you meant
that I know
to be true
one hundred percent;
I do.
So why’s your
On my edge?
Pick up
the phone
my fingers,
‘cause they seem,
to understand
what I won’t allow
to see
that my own
will mean the needless
death, of me.
Need to
My infighting
Give my over-actives
A clear sighting
Let the sleep creep,
Shut out
My noise, non-white
And blink;
To fade.
Chrissie 11.11.06

Friday, November 10, 2006

Happy 79th, Dad!!!! Posted by Picasa
T-37!!! Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, November 08, 2006

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Thursday, November 02, 2006

Thank You, John F Kerry!!! and God Bless these troops!!!

I love the way he just keeps on supplying the ammo, and hey, Karl Rove didn't even have a hand in this one- imagine that!!?!
And I swear, I am so so tired of hearing him spew about how that if one has not served in the military, then they therefore have no opinion on it, nor are qualified to voice said opinion. Oh, really, Mr. John Fucking Kerry?? Then hey, that means that you and Fat Boy Teddy should keep your traps shut about what is good for the middle class, and of how you can sympathize with middle America, and the every man, the average Joe on the street who is trying to work 1, 2 EVEN 3 jobs just to keep their heads above water, that you feel our pain, because if I am unqualified to comment on your 'service' in 'Nam, then you, Sir, are most unqualified to even think about opining on what is best for me, my family and my friends!! So go stick that on your flipping Scaramoush(sp) and sail it into the sunset, you pompous, vacuous ASS!!
Look in the dictionary under inane, and look for Kerry's name in small print in there; go ahead, it's there, trust me.

in‧ane  /ɪˈneɪn/ Pronunciation Key - Show Spelled Pronunciation[i-neyn] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation John F. Kerry
lacking sense, significance, or ideas; silly: inane questions. John F. Kerry

empty; void. John F Kerry
something that is empty or void, esp. the void of infinite space. John F Kerry
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