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Polly Berrien Berends Quotes and Sayings

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Most of us would do more for our babies than we have
ever been willing to do for anyone,
even ourselves.
- Polly Berrien Berends

A sense of worthiness is a child's most important need.
- Polly Berrien Berends

We can see that the baby is as much an instrument of
nourishment for us as we are for him.
- Polly Berrien Berends

My list of things I never pictured myself saying when
I pictured myself as a parent has grown over the years.
- Polly Berrien Berends

 

Parenthood always comes as a shock.
Postpartum blues? Postpartum panic is more like it.
We set out to have a baby; what we get is a total take-over of our lives.
- Polly Berrien Berends

The gain is not the having of children;
it is the discovery of love and how to be loving.
- Polly Berrien Berends

The parent is the strongest statement that the child
hears regarding what it means to be alive and real.
More than what we say or do, the way we are expresses
what we think it means to be alive.
So the articulate parent is less a telling than a listening individual.
- Polly Berrien Berends

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It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets) PHOTO

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher PHOTO

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama PHOTO

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell PHOTO

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors,
we borrow it from our children.
- Native American Proverb

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
but by the moments that take our breath away.
- Anonymous

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is no use saying, "We are doing our best."
You have got to succeed in doing what is necessary.
- Winston Churchill

We can let circumstances rule us,
or we can take charge and
rule our lives from within.
- Earl Nightingale

Our world is magnificent - all of it.
Rejoice and give thanks.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

If the misery of the poor be caused
not by the laws of nature,
but by our institutions,
great is our sin.
- Charles Darwin

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The only limits in our life are those we impose on ourselves.
- Bob Proctor

We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

Whosoever is spared personal pain
must feel himself called
to help in diminishing the pain of others.
We must all carry our share of
the misery which lies upon the world.
- Albert Schweitzer

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

The more we know about how we lost
our spontaneous wonder and creativity,
the more we can find ways to get them back.
- John Bradshaw

The River of Life flows - and all else is our drama.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we light a path for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The promises we makes to ourselves are the things
that assure us we have the capacity to keep our promises to others.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's okay to make mistakes.
Mistakes are our teachers - they help us to learn.
- John Bradshaw

Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.
- Pema Chodron

There is a secret wisdom-of-the-ages
that holds the key to breaking
our cycle of self-imposed suffering.
The secret wisdom is,
"Life is not supposed to be fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson

Once we accept our limits, we can go beyond them.
- Albert Einstein

As we express our gratitude,
we must never forget that the highest appreciation
is not to utter words, but to live by them.
- John F. Kennedy

Our mettle is tested by storms,
not by calm.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is our moment, this is our time.
- Bono

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

The highest possible stage in moral culture
is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
- Charles Darwin

Inner peace can be reached
only when we practice forgiveness ...
letting go of the past,
and correcting our misperceptions.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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