Gold Pieces

...things we want to share and things we wish we'd known...

Nuggets of Wisdom

#29 To choose imperfect is to take action and do. To choose perfect is to sit around and wait. -Laura
#28 It was as though some little fish, being very thirsty, was troubled about drinking the river dry, and Father Thames said, “Drink away little fish, my stream is sufficient for thee” . . . Little faith will bring your souls to heaven but great faith will bring heaven to your souls. -Charles Spurgeon
#27 If only you would just keep quiet, never give us what you've got, and go on without affecting the world. -said NoOne Ever
#26- And oh as you run, what hindered love, will only become part of the story. Out of Hiding, sung by Steffany Gretzinger
#25- Just because my dreams are different than yours doesn’t make them unimportant. -Meg from Little Women
#24- If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own. -Henry Ford
#23- Your feelings are real and valid and they reveal your thoughts, but feelings are not reliable indicators of the truth. -Laura
#22 We are all such fragile creatures living in such an intense world that it's a wonder any of us are still alive. Really, we should all be just so thankful. -Crystal
#21 We're all rough drafts of the people we are becoming. -Bob Goff
#20 Sometimes we need to keep pressing thru the temporary to get to the eternal. -Steffany Gretzinger 
#19 Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. -Old Adage
#18 There are some natures too noble to curb and too lofty to bend. -Louisa May Alcott's mother said this about her daughter and it was made a line in the new movie 'Little Women'
#17 If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there. -Lewis Carroll
#16 "What if" doesn't matter as much as you think it does. -Laura
#15 I am not thoughtless but am prepared for anything and as a result can wait patiently for whatever the future holds in store, and I'll be able to endure it. -Mozart
#14 Creation and completion are 100x better than perfection. -Laura
#13 Live by grace. Not perfection. -Patty
#12 So now we must cling tightly to the hope that lives within us, knowing that God always keeps His promises! Discover creative ways to encourage others and to motivate them toward acts of compassion, doing beautiful works as expressions of love. -Bible, book of Hebrews 10:23, 24
#11 If you can wait until Jan. 1 you can often find a 50% discount on your new planner. -Patty
#10 Check out the Passion Planner next time you're looking for one! -Laura
#9 Most fears and hindrances will cease to exist when you decide to finally walk right through them. -Laura 
#8 If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects. -Einstein
#7 Learn to rest and fight for peace instead of giving up and quitting. -Laura
#6 A Christmas season tip: I highly recommend adding antlers and a red nose to your vehicle. You may find yourself frustrated in the traffic madness, but then you remember that your car is a reindeer. You can’t be an angry reindeer. -AnnMarie
#5 Are you supposed to be carrying that mountain on your shoulders? Perhaps you should consider either climbing it, or simply moving it. -Laura
#4 If you must react instead of respond, let it be a reaction that reflects glory and goodness. -Laura
#3 Self care is not selfish, it is strategic. -Stephanie
#2 Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.
-Helen Keller. 
#1 Your story matters more than you could imagine. And also, you are the only one with power to write the rest of it. -Laura
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