Why Not You

Why_Not_Today

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Why Not You?
Today, many will awaken with a fresh sense of inspiration.
Why not you?
Today, many will open their eyes to the beauty that surrounds them.
Why not you?
Today, many will choose to leave the ghost of yesterday behind
and seize the immeasurable power of today.
Why not you?
Today, many will break through the barriers of the past
by looking at the blessings of the present.
Why not you?
Today, for many the burden of self doubt and insecurity
will be lifted by the security and confidence of empowerment.
Why not you?
Today, many will rise above their believed limitations
and make contact with their powerful innate strength.
Why not you?
Today, many will choose to live in such a manner
that they will be a positive role model for their children.
Why not you?
Today, many will choose to free themselves
from the personal imprisonment of their bad habits.
Why not you?
Today, many will choose to live free
of conditions and rules governing their own happiness.
Why not you?
Today, many will find abundance in simplicity.
Why not you?
Today, many will be confronted by difficult moral choices and they
will choose to do what is right instead of what is beneficial.
Why not you?
Today, many will decide to no longer sit back with a victim mentality, but to take charge of their lives and make positive changes.
Why not you?
Today, many will take the action necessary to make a difference.
Why not you?
Today, many will make the commitment to be a better mother,
father, son, daughter, student, teacher, worker, boss,
brother, sister, and so much more.
Why not you?
Today is a new day!
Many will seize this day.
Many will live it to the fullest.
Why not you?
—Steve Maraboli

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Personal Rainbow

Choosing_A_Rainbow

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No vision and you perish,
No ideal and you’re lost;
Your heart must ever cherish
Some faith at any cost.
Some hope, some dream to cling to,
Some rainbow in the sky,
Some melody to sing to,
Some service that is high.
—Harriet Du Autermont

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Be A Star

Be_A_Star

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If you can’t be a pine on the top of the hill,
Be a scrub in the valley-but be
The best little scrub by the side of the rill;
Be a bush if you can’t be a tree.

If you can’t be a bush be a bit of the grass,
And some highway happier make;
If you can’t be a muskie then just be a bass
But the liveliest bass in the lake!

We can’t all be captains, we’ve got to be crew,
There’s something for all of us here,
There’s big work to do, and there’s lesser to do,
And the task you must do is the near.

If you can’t be a highway then just be a trail,
If you can’t be the sun be a star;
It isn’t by size that you win or you fail
Be the best of whatever you are!
—Douglas Malloch

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I Can Do

I_Am_Only_One

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I am only one,
But still I am one.
I cannot do everything,
But still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything,
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
—Edward Everett Hale

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Bright Horizons

Bright-Horizons

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BRIGHT HORIZONS
We should be glad for distant things,
for beauty ‘round the bend;
For highways that lead on and on,
With never any end.
Be glad for goals just out of reach,
The challenge of a star,
The glory of a distant light
That beacons from afar.
For hopes and dreams are built on
That enchanted distant mile,
And far-off bright horizons
Make the road today worthwhile.
—Helen Lowrie Marshall

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To-morrow

Tomorrow_Again

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I have hoped, I have planned, I have striven,
To the will I have added the deed;
The best that was in me I’ve given,
I have prayed, but the Gods would not heed.
I have dared and reached only disaster,
I have battled and broken my lance;
I am bruised by a pitiless master
That the weak and the timid call chance.
I am old, I am bent, I am cheated
Of all that youth urged me to win;
But name me not with the defeated,
To-morrow again, I begin.
 
                         —S E Kiserg

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Cause and Effect

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