But they that w…

But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Isaiah 40:31

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“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A taste of the wisdom of Ralph Waldo Emerson.  I’ve had many days like this and I’m happy to say that I can put yesterday behind me and move forward with every new day.  As a caretaker for my 82 year old mother and my 87 year old father, Emerson’s wisdom is a tender reminder that each day is new and an opportunity to put the past in a trunk and lock it away.  Only hang on to the good memories of the past.  Life is too short.

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“Twenty years f…

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” –Mark Twain

Keeping this in mind, I am dedicated to following my dreams as best I can.

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