Living for the Weekend

    Living for the Weekend

    "If I kicked the bucket tomorrow, I would like it to be known that I founded the Congress of Racial Equality in 1942, organized the freedom rides in 1961, and attempted to bring Gandhian...

    Living for the Weekend

    “How can I say thanks for the things you have done for me? Things so undeserved, yet you gave to prove your love for me; the voices of a million angels could not express my...

    Living for the Weekend

    “I know for certain that we never lose the people we love, even to death. They continue to participate in every act, thought and decision we make. Their love leaves an indelible imprint in...

    Living for the Weekend

    “The Lord says, forget what happened before, and do not think about the past. Look at the new thing I am going to do.  It is already happening. Don’t you see it? I will...

    Living for the Weekend

    “Give freely to the world these gifts of love and compassion. Do not concern yourself with how much you receive in return, just know in your heart it will be returned.” Steve Maraboli During this...

    Living for the Weekend

    “The news came on the wings of a wind, reluctant to carry its burden. Nelson Mandela’s day is done. The news, expected and still unwelcome, reached us in the United States, and suddenly our...

    Living for the Weekend

    “Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and...

    Living for the Weekend

    “I have never forgotten my days as an Eagle Scout. I didn't know it at the time, but what really came out of my scouting was learning how to lead and serve the community....

    Living for the Weekend

    “Music is the hardest kind of art. It doesn't hang up on a wall and wait to be stared at and enjoyed by passersby. It's communication. It’s hours and hours put into a work...

    Living for the Weekend

    “We no longer need to fear arguments, confrontations or any kind of problems with ourselves or others. Even stars collide, and out of their crashing new worlds are born. Today I know THAT IS...

    Living for the Weekend

    “As I began to love myself, I recognized that my mind can disturb me and it can make me sick. But, as I connected it to my heart, my mind became a valuable ally....

    Living for the Weekend

    “As I began to love myself, I refused to go on living in the past and worry about the future. Now, I only live for the moment, where everything is happening. Today I live...

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