Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Quotes for strength

   In the face of unemployment and the need to keep myself feeling positive and inspired, I am starting to collect some favorite quotes. If you have one for me, please, by all means, comment on this post!
My friend/dive buddy, Zach, sent this:
   And my buddy Cynthia N sent this; she has traveled to a butterfly farm in the Caribbean and has been in love with the quote since:
   Here are a couple of gems I found recently:
   • "Do not pray for an easy life. Pray for the strength to endure a difficult one." — Bruce Lee
   • "I will go anywhere as long as it is it's forward." — David Livingston
   • "We aren't one story. We can change our stories. We can write our own." — Amy Poehler
   And I was watching a little "Surf's Up" on my lunch break (great animation, highly underrated) and was reminded of Big Z's advice to Cody, the young hero: "You know, kid, never give up. You'll find a way, because that's what winners do." 
   Sending that thought out to all my friends going through tough transitions. We're all in this together, and I hope you know I'm here to support you however I can—just ask!