It is ‘where we are’ that should make all the difference, whether we believe we belong there or not.
After working on Wall Street for a year, Korean American novelist Chang-Rae Lee (born July 29, 1965) went back to school to get a masters degree in writing. Upon graduating, he turned his thesis into his first novel, the award-winning Native Speaker.
An adult coloring book based on inspiring cancer quotes is a lovely item to help you or a loved one through their journey. Blank pages have been inserted between the artwork for ideas, journaling, or for anything that comes to mind to write down.
As someone who has been through this journey, I hope that this coloring book and journal with some amazing inspiring quotes, help you or your loved ones win your fight!
No one can truly know how it feels, but from one survivor and fighter to another, writing down your feelings and journey, will not only help you, but it can also be a conversation to your loved ones on how you feel. I have also provided inspirational quotes specifically to our illness that can be uplifting and colorful once you’ve used your pens, pencils, or crayons to create your masterpiece!
To every cancer Fighter, you all are in my thoughts and prayers!
All My Love,
To give your positive or negative attention to something is a way of giving energy. The most damaging form of behavior is withholding your attention.
Japanese author Masaru Emoto (born July 22, 1943) was a doctor of alternative medicine who devoted more than 20 years of his life to studying water, determining that in its frozen crystal form, water can reveal the healing power of music, prayer, and positive thinking. He is remembered for his beautiful water-crystal photographs as well as books such as The Hidden Messages in Water and The True Power of Water.
What are men to rocks and mountains?
April 1, 1816: The Prince Regent enjoyed Jane Austen’s novels, but he requested that she try her hand at a historical romance with less satirical and humorous elements. Austen was not amused. On this day, she wrote to the Prince Regent, “I could not sit down to write a serious romance under any other motive than to save my life.”
I am not interested in being original. I am interested in being true.
~Agostinho da Silva
Portuguese philosopher Agostinho da Silva (born February 13, 1906) was a man of mystery. In 1935, he worked as a high school teacher, but was discharged for refusing to sign a statement promising zero participation in secret organizations. Apparently, that was not a promise da Silva could keep.
Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.
Lyricist Yip Harburg (born April 8, 1896) was high school friends with legendary songwriter Ira Gershwin, who later encouraged him to write as well. Harburg went on to pen Over the Rainbow and Brother, Can You Spare a Dime.
TGIF! Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend ahead! Here’s your quote of the day…
A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Happy 86th birthday, Maya Angelou! While still in high school, the celebrated writer became the first black streetcar conductor in San Francisco. Her first book was a memoir of her life up to that time, titled I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
There is a sacredness in tears….They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition and of unspeakable love.
Washington Irving (born April 3, 1873), author of Rip Van Winkle and the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, also ran a Mad Magazine-esque publication called Salmagundi with a group of his best friends.
You couldn’t relive your life, skipping the awful parts, without losing what made it worthwhile. You had to accept it as a whole–like the world, or the person you loved.
Happy 53rd birthday, Stewart O’Nan! The novelist has also co-authored books with Stephen King and published a screenplay about the life of Edgar Allan Poe.
“The greatest achievement in life is to have the ability to create
the world around you, so that it matches the dreams in your mind.”
~ Mike Dillard