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“The only thing necessary for these diseases to the triumph is for good people and governments to do nothing.”


Quotes from Lori Ann

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"Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born. And while battling this enemy HCV that can try and run our entire life in such a negative way please turn to those other friends...Are things like that okay?? And i would love my name posted as writing…Can i ask you a favor? God Bless

 

 

"Live one day at a time

and make it a masterpiece."

 

 

I was shocked, confused, bewildered

as I entered Heaven's door,

not by the beauty of it all,

nor the lights of it's decor.

But it was the folks in Heaven

who made me sputter and gasp---

The thieves, the liars, the sinners,

the alcoholics and the trash.

There stood the kid from seventh grade

who swiped my lunch money twice,

Next to him was my old neighbor

who never said anything nice.

Bob, who I always thought

was rotting away in hell,

was sitting pretty on cloud nine,

looking incredibly well.

I nudged Jesus,’ What’s the deal?

I would Love to hear your take.

How'd all these sinners get up here?

God must've made a mistake.

'And why is everyone so quiet,

so sober--give me a clue.

'Hush, child,’ He said,

"they're all in shock.

No one thought they'd be seeing you.'

Judge Not!!

Remember...Just going to Church doesn't make

you a Christian anymore than standing in your

garage makes you a car.

Every saint has a PAST....

Every sinner has a FUTURE!

Now it's your turn...

 

 

If you go looking for a friend, you're going to find they're very scarce. If you go out to be a friend, you'll find them everywhere. Thought a connection with HCV could link in there with friends and support i will send you as many as i can to put together!

 

 

Breathe deeply removing of the nature the energy to elevate your soul.

Open the window overlooking the flight of the birds, seek the light.

When finding it, put it within the chest;

Spread this light around yourself;

Give love to all of the alive creatures;

The happiness will be your goal;

And the peace that you seek will be found within you.

God Bless

Within a lonely heart there dwells

a soul of untold dreams

Within a heart of love there dwells

a dreamer, so it seems

 

 

Thank You

Thank you, friend, for all the things

That mean so much to me--

For concern and understanding

You give abundantly.

Thanks for listening with your heart;

For cheering me when I'm blue;

For bringing out the best in me;

And just for being you.

Thanks for in-depth conversation

That stimulates my brain;

For silly times we laugh out loud;

For things I can't explain.

For looking past my flaws and faults;

For all the time you spend;

For all the kind things that you do,

Thank you; thank you, friend.

 

 

At some point we need to stop

analyzing the past, stop planning

the future, stop trying to figure

out precisely what we feel, stop

deciding with our mind what we

want our heart to feel, & just rely

on: whatever happens, happens.

 

 

For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind

 

 

Breathe deep in the gathering gloom Impassioned lovers wrestle as one Lonely man cries for love and has none which is an illusion

 

God Bless

Lifting the light-blue silk and blowing the dust away,

I find the moon is bilked by the brilliant Milky Way.

Instead of the full moon outshining all the stars,

hiding the aqua Neptune, and covering little Mars,

the star clusters tonight are the brightest of them all.

Their colors are blue and white as babies first learn to crawl,

but as they age and mature, they learn things and grow tall.

And the last pain they must endure, is knowing that one day they'll fall

 

 

So what, per chance, resides

among the dreams left there to die?

A heart long since forgotten

in the wake of days gone by

And what, pray tell, lives in a heart

that never dreams at all?

A bitter, lonely soul it seems

that hides behind a wall

And as the wall stands firm

and lets no other heart come near

It feels not love and laughter

from the ones it should hold dear

In time the wall will crumble

giving way to love's pure light

Then once again the heart will dream

and fly to greater heights.

 

 

To love is to risk not being loved in return.

To hope is to risk pain.

To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."

 

 

She sits at the window Daydreaming most of the time, not counting the minutes as they pass,
not hearing the clocks as they chime ,lost in the world of her making,
under a spell she did weave, her life flitting by, not something she would believe,
for she will say she is thinking...wondering if we can understand..
What's in her mind

 

 

"....You only Live once......Buy the Shoes...Have a Great Evening...and go Dancing in the rain!.”

 

 

Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do, but it doesn't get you anywhere."

 

 

O' GREAT SPIRIT...help me always...to speak the truth quietly,...to listen with an open mind….when others speak,

 

 

Breathe deeply removing of the nature the energy to elevate your soul. 


Open the window overlooking the flight of the birds, seek the light.


When finding it, put it within the chest;


Spread this light around yourself;


Give love to all of the alive creatures;


The happiness will be your goal;


And the peace that you seek will be found within you.

 

 

The Difference


I got up one morning and rushed right into the day;


I had so much to accomplish that I didn't have time to pray.


Problems just tumbled about me; and heavier came each task.


"Why doesn't God help me?" I wondered.


He answer, "You didn't asked."


I wanted to see joy and beauty,


but the day toiled on, gray and black;


I wondered why God didn't show me.


He said, "But you didn't seek."


I tried to come into God's Presence;


I used all my keys at the lock.


God gently and lovingly chided,


"My child, you didn't knock."


I woke up early this morning,


and paused before entering the day;


I had so much to accomplished,


that I had to take time to pray.

 

To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."

 

She sits at the window Daydreaming most of the time, not counting the minutes as they pass,
not hearing the clocks as they chime ,lost in the world of her making,
under a spell she did weave, her life flitting by, not something she would believe,
for she will say she is thinking...wondering if we can understand..
What's in her mind

 

When I need you, I just close my eyes and I'm with you, & all that I so wanna give you, is only a heartbeat away...lots of love to ya'll!

 

"To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."

 

 

One glance from her eyes
so dark and so brown,
put him under her spell,
his world spun around

One smile from her lips,
his heart skipped a beat,
her womanly spell,
knocked him right off his feet

One word, just one look,
he flew out of control,
and her magical spell,
touched the heart of his soul

Her voice of pure velvet,
his thoughts were now drifting,
her magic and laughter,
her joy so uplifting

For her magic, her charms,
her feminine ways,
would enchant him would capture him,
all of his days

His heart was now hers,
his love hers to keep,
for the power of her magic,
that moved him so deep

For the love in her eyes,
sent him out of control,
and her magical spell,
played the harp of his soul

 

The notes seemed to fly, within and without of the golden violin, ♪
as if it were made of pure gold .I spread out my wings and looked up at the moon,
the music rose all around me ,like the moons' golden glow, ♪
and stars shinned from the four corners of the sky.
Just me and my golden violin, playing tonight...For you

 

A friend is somebody that accepts us of the way we are.
Friend is somebody very special and very close of the
Our thoughts, that the distance cannot separate.
A friend is somebody who makes us happy when greeting us.
A friend is somebody that understands us without need of
Words and they stay close when the things don't go well.
Friend is somebody that is always willing to listen
Our problems and helps us to solve them.

 

 The Rain


It was a busy
morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80's arrived to have
stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an
appointment at 9:00 am.


I took his vital
signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone
would to able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I
was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On exam, it was
well healed, so I talked to one of the doctors, got the needed supplies to
remove his sutures and redress his wound.
While taking care of
his wound, I asked him if he had another doctor's appointment this morning, as
he was in such a hurry.
The gentleman told me no, that he needed to go to
the nursing home to eat breakfast with his wife. I inquired as to her
health.
He told me that she had been there
for a while and that she was a victim of Alzheimer's Disease.
As we
talked, I asked if she would be upset if he was a bit late.
He
replied that she no longer knew who he was, that she had not recognized him in
five years now.
I was surprised, and asked him, 'And you still go every
morning, even though she doesn't know who you are?'
He smiled as he
patted my hand and said,
'She doesn't
know me, but I still know who she is.'
I had to hold back
tears as he left, I had goose bumps on my arm, and thought,
'That is
the kind of love I want in my life.'
True love is
neither physical, nor romantic.
True love is an
acceptance of all that is, has been, will be, and will not
be.
With all the jokes
and fun that are in e-mails, sometimes there is one that comes along that has an
important message.. This one I thought I could share with you.
The
happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make
the best of everything they have.
I hope you share this with someone you
care about. I just did.
'Life isn't about
how to survive the storm,
But how to dance in the
rain.'

--------------

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear!!

 

Love is always bestowed as a gift - freely, willingly and without expectation. We don't love to be loved; we love to love.

 

Set your sights on a star and you will achieve, you can lift the bar higher, if you only believe. You can achieve the impossible, if you never say die, and always be ready, to give it another try.

 

‎'' Live in the moment & make it so beautiful that it will be worth remembering''

 

More beautiful than a rose is the soul that beholds it

 

 

Did you know Of all the people I've ever met, you're the one I won't forget And if I die before you do I'll go to heaven and wait on you I'll give the angels back their wings and risk the loss of everything just to prove my friendship is true I'm thankful to have Family and Friends like you!
Friends like you are special hugs from God. Much Love

 

 

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.

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A friend is someone who believes in you, even when you stop believing in yourself...

--------------

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom

 

Inner Peace


We search for it daily
This inner peace we crave
Some times it comes &
Sometimes away it stays…


We need it to come to us
To relax us and to give
Giving us the will…
To continue to live


The serene emotions
The surreal feelings within
When we have it ourselves…
To others…we can begin to give


To the many that need it
Crave it as we do
It’s a gift from God
To me & to you


Relax for a time
Allow you mind to absorb
You’ll find yourselves wanting
And needing it more


This peace that takes over
The calmness so real
Hoping that you my friend…
One day will feel


It’s a blessing from above
A gift we should give
To others in need…
So they too… can finally Live


Guide me Great Spirit
Please show me the way
That I might somehow remind
Others of a better, & brighter coming day.

 

 

The notes seemed to fly, within and without of the golden violin, ♪
as if it were made of pure gold. I spread out my wings and looked up at the moon,
the music rose all around me, like the moons' golden glow, ♪
and stars shinned from the four corners of the sky.
Just me and my golden violin ,playing tonight...For you

++++++++++

A friend is somebody that accepts us of the way we are.
Friend is somebody very special and very close of the
Our thoughts, that the distance cannot separate.
A friend is somebody who makes us happy when greeting us.
A friend is somebody that understands us without need of
Words and they stay close when the things don't go well.
Friend is somebody that is always willing to listen
Our problems and helps us to solve them.

 

 Breathe deeply removing of the nature the energy to elevate your soul.
Open the window overlooking the flight of the birds, seek the light.
When finding it, put it within the chest;
Spread this light around yourself;
Give love to all of the alive creatures;
The happiness will be your goal;
And the peace that you seek will be found within you.

 

The Difference
I got up one morning and rushed right into the day;
I had so much to accomplish that i didn't have time to pray.
Problems just tumbled about me; and heavier came each task.
"Why doesn't God help me?" I wondered.
He answer, "You didn't asked."
I wanted to see joy and beauty,
but the day toiled on, gray and black;
I wondered why God didn't show me.
He said, "But you didn't seek."
I tried to come into God's Presence;
I used all my keys at the lock.
God gently and lovingly chided,
"My child, you didn't knock."
I woke up early this morning,
and paused before entering the day;
I had so much to accomplished,
that I had to take time to pray.

 

 To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, but risk must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing."

 

 

She sits at the window Daydreaming most of the time, not counting the minutes as they pass,
not hearing the clocks as they chime, lost in the world of her making,
under a spell she did weave, her life flitting by, not something she would believe,
for she will say she is thinking...wondering if we can understand..
What's in her mind

 

Thank you, friend, for all the things
That mean so much to me--
For concern and understanding
You give abundantly.
Thanks for listening with your heart;
For cheering me when I'm blue;
For bringing out the best in me;
And just for being you.
Thanks for in-depth conversation
That stimulates my brain;
For silly times we laugh out loud;
For things I can't explain.
For looking past my flaws and faults;
For all the time you spend;
For all the kind things that you do,
Thank you; thank you, friend.

 

Lifting the light-blue silk and blowing the dust away,
I find the moon is bilked by the brilliant Milky Way.
Instead of the full moon outshining all the stars,
hiding the aqua Neptune, and covering little Mars,
the star clusters tonight are the brightest of them all.
Their colors are blue and white as babies first learn to crawl,
but as they age and mature, they learn things and grow tall.
And the last pain they must endure, is knowing that one day they'll fall

 

The
Rain
It was a busy
morning, about 8:30, when an elderly gentleman in his 80's arrived to have
stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an
appointment at 9:00 am.


I took his vital
signs and had him take a seat, knowing it would be over an hour before someone
would to able to see him. I saw him looking at his watch and decided, since I
was not busy with another patient, I would evaluate his wound. On exam, it was
well healed, so I talked to one of the doctors, got the needed supplies to
remove his sutures and redress his wound.
While taking care of
his wound, I asked him if he had another doctor's appointment this morning, as
he was in such a hurry.
The gentleman told me no, that he needed to go to
the nursing home to eat breakfast with his wife. I inquired as to her
health.
He told me that she had been there
for a while and that she was a victim of Alzheimer's Disease.
As we
talked, I asked if she would be upset if he was a bit late.
He
replied that she no longer knew who he was, that she had not recognized him in
five years now.
I was surprised, and asked him, 'And you still go every
morning, even though she doesn't know who you are?'
He smiled as he
patted my hand and said,
'She doesn't
know me, but I still know who she is.'
I had to hold back
tears as he left, I had goose bumps on my arm, and thought,
'That is
the kind of love I want in my life.'
True love is
neither physical, nor romantic.
True love is an
acceptance of all that is, has been, will be, and will not
be.
With all the jokes
and fun that are in e-mails, sometimes there is one that comes along that has an
important message.. This one I thought I could share with you.
The
happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make
the best of everything they have.
I hope you share this with someone you
care about. I just did.
'Life isn't about
how to survive the storm,
But how to dance in the
rain.'

 

What Is A Friend?

A friend is somebody
Who knows you and likes you
Exactly the way that you are.

Someone who's special
And so close in thought
That no distance can ever seem far.

A friend understands you
Without any words,
Stands by you
When nothing goes right.

And willingly talks
Over problems with you
Till they somehow
Just vanish from sight.

And whether you're neighbors
Or live miles apart,
A word from a friend gives a lift
To your heart and spirit.

That shows you once more
Why friendship is life's dearest gift!

 

Love doesn't leave us.. its a patient beast.. invades our mind, body and soul.. not even in death does it depart,, but embraces us eternally

------------------

‎"We all have our time machines. Some take us back, they're called memories. Some take us forward, they're called dreams."

---------

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued,..."

--------

When I woke up this morning I thought of you all

I'm not sure why, but there you were,

Feeling your hearts, hearing your voices

There in my mind smiling as gloriously as the sun!! Love you all............

-------------

Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That's why it's a comfort to go hand in hand.

---------

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.!! This is very real.............

-----------

Inner Peace We search for it daily This inner peace we crave Some times it comes & Sometimes away it stays… We need it to come to us To relax us and to give Giving us the will… To continue to live...

 

In this world full of pain and sorrow, maybe once in a lifetime, you'll find someone who will make you feel wonderful*♥

 

Let there be you,
Let there be me.
Let there be oysters
Under the sea.
Let there be wind,
An occasional rain.
Chile con carne,
Sparkling champagne
Let there be birds
To sing in the trees,
Someone to bless me
Whenever I sneeze.
Let there be cuckoos,
A lark and a dove,
But most of all, please
Let there be love.

 

May we live in peace without weeping.
May our joy outline the lives we touch without ceasing.
And may our love fill the world,
angel wings tenderly beating."

 

A true friend is someone who knows you as you are,
understands where you been, accompanies you
in your profits and your failures, celebrate your joy,
share your pain and will never judge you by your mistakes.

 

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart ... Who looks outside~ dreams. Who looks inside~ awakens........................

 

Now the flowers stretched Toward the sun Slowly, the garden bloomed The dance of life had begun!!!!

 

They come from every walk of life Especially, when we're filled with strife
A smile, a hug, a listening ear, Then all at once, we hold them dear
They make us realize, life is worthwhile; Our journey ahead seems less then a mile
With gossamer wings that shimmer unknown Worth more to our hearts then rarest gemstones.
I've learned it's not always the big things in life. That touches our heart and causes delight
It's the little things, which turn tears to a smile...When angels among us stay awhile

 

Don't wait for some magic gift. Share what you are, dare to be vulnerable, and you will find people who count you among their deepest friend!!! XOXO

 

Happiness is to open the eyes face with the life, with the sun that lights the day, with the children: reflexes of the magic called love..!!!

 

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; but remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for

 

Look at the sun, follow a star. Seek your dreams beyond the rainbow, even if impossible. Wrap in your chest your largest hopes, hear your heart~.

 

Happiness is to open the eyes face with the life, with the sun that lights the day, with the children: reflexes of the magic called love...

 

 Always be You...

Do not let anything affect your spirit.
Surround yourself in music, listen, sing and
start smiling sooner.

Thank skies for the opportunity
to wake up another day.

Good mood is contagious, spread it,
talk about good things,
health, dreams, love!

Help others to realize
What's good within them self.

Do not live warm emotions or empty.
Cultivate your interior.

Extract the maximum of small things.
Be transparent and let people
know you esteem and need them.
Rethink values and give a chance
to grow and be happier.

Everything that deserves to be done,
Deserves to be well done.
Make your obligations attractive
Be gutsy and have determination.

Change, opine, love what you do.
Think of the best, work for the best
and expect the best.

Transform your movements into opportunities.
See the positive side of things
and so will your optimism a reality.

 



Enjoy!
Occupy your time growing,
developing your skills and your talent.

Do not accumulate failures, but experiences.
Take advantage of your problems
and do not let down by them.

Have faith and power, believe!
You can do anything you want.

Forgive!
Be great for the hassles,
poor for anger, strong to overcome fear
and to allow happy moments.

Finally, laugh at the things around your,
of your problems, your mistakes, laugh at life.

And love. First of all, love yourself

 

 Despite even the impossible dream
Despite smile without reason
Despite singing to disguise the dish
I still contend that happiness exists ...

Despite believing and sometimes be betrayed
Despite being a friend and not receive affection
Despite speaking and not be understood
I still believe that friendship exists ...

Despite the sun may not always be present
Despite the breeze become wind strong
Despite rain often be aggressive
I continue to admire the splendor of nature ...

Despite living with so many questions
Despite lose me on uncertainties
Despite living in eternal search
I still appreciate the gift of life...

 

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.............And to see our children smile...No matter how we feel

 

Despite living with so many questions
Despite lose me on uncertainties
Despite living in eternal search
I still appreciate the gift of life..................

 

 There are moments that will never be erased
People who will never be forgotten
Because life is not worth a moment
More there are moments that are worth a life "
Happy Wednesday my dear family & friends

 

WHEN THE CHILD WAS A CHILD, SHE DREAMT THAT SHE WAS AN ANGEL... A NEVER ENDING STORY ... " Never forget the power your dreams have. Believing in them gives you strength; focus on them and they will come true. Visions of tomorrow help you set the standard for today. Remember life is a journey, you should enjoy the ride

 

 What do you think????

"I am simple, happy for the simple fact of God to have given me the Life. I respect the nature, the animals, the man. I have God in my heart and I value the spirituality in the people's life." "I always believed to exist a force of the largest universe than the human beings: I am sure of this. And, believing like this, I decided to run behind a dream. A dream that was fallen asleep inside of me. I believe that it is never too late and that we are sufficiently capable to look for our happiness." I discovered that I am not a princess of fairy stories; I discovered the sensitive human being that I am and also I am very strong. I discovered that I can be permitted the luxury of not being perfect, of being full of defects, of having weaknesses, of doing improper things and of not answering to the expectations of the other ones. And, in spite of this... to like of me. When I look at myself in the mirror and I seek who I went... I smile at that that I am... I get happy of the walked road, I assume my contradictions. I feel that I should greet the youth that I went, with a lot of affection, but to leave her of side, because now she disturbs me. Her world of illusions and fantasies no longer I concern. It is good to live without having so many obligations. As it is good not to feel a permanent discomfort caused by running behind so many dreams. "The life is so short and the task of living her is so difficult that, when we began to learn it, it is already hour of leaving "...

 

If I Could

I would reap for you all the flowers of every garden
And all the stars in the sky would be in your hands.
If I could...
I would give you all the joy possible and imaginary
For you to feel really happy.
For you to live in peace with the heart
And live to singing hope,
to live with your eyes shining with happiness.
If I could...
I put more one morning of sunshine in your life,
Another moment of light and another moment of love.
If I could...
Be your life, be the dream of your footsteps.
Be the light that illuminates your steps.
I wanted to be who you love.
If I could...
I would go to infinity and infinity I'd cry
that beauty is to have you,
Is know you're near me.
I would scream that is important to feel you,
Is to look in your eyes,
Is to rest in your heart.
If I could...
Be a poet at the moment
And write a verse for you.
I would put on paper what in the thought
and heart there is for you.
If I could...
To walk where you walk
And be the one you want.
If I could...
Walking with you hand in hand
Across the street, the park, the countryside, along the road.
I would hope more would be a bit of me.
To be a little more love,
to be a little of you,
to live within you.
If I could...
I'd give up my life for you...
If I could...

 

The way to measure true friends is not the sweet talks that they say but the content actions that they do!