[quotes on opportunity, patience, pause, peace, perfection, personality, perspective, people, prayers, priority, problems, purpose]

Treasured and worth sharing assortment of quotable quotes, inspiring greetings, and messages sent in  electronically (via SMS) by my favorite people

OPPORTUNITY

“Father taught us that opportunity and responsibility go hand in hand. I think we all act to that principle; on the basic human impulse that makes a man  want to make the best of what’s in him and what’s been given to him. –Laurence Rockfeller”

Angelica [January 01, 2009; 20:36]

PATIENCE

“Patience is not the ability to wait but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting. Keep faith. God makes all things beautiful in His time.”

Mea [December 7, 2009; 18:04]

“If you learn to wait upon God, He will give you exactly what  is best for you… far more than you deserve ad far more than you ever expected…”

bu Mam Elinor [November 7, 2009; 07:51]

“God doesn’t answer our prayers at a snap of a finger…

Remember that God’s delay is not God’s denial…

His answers always comes at the most perfect time.”

Mam Nor [November 09, 2008; 21:33]

PAUSE

Practice the PAUSE!

When you are in doubt, pause… When angry, pause… When tired, pause… When stressed, pause; and when you pause, pray.”

Mam Hilda [March 16, 2009; 22:01]

PEACE

“Thought to ponder:  Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the present.”

Mam Julie [November 28, 2008; 21:55]

PEOPLE

“A thousand pair of eyes may speak an overwhelming admiration over you and sometimes, it could be flattering, sometimes it draws a smile on your face. But at the end of the day, no matter how many people express such adoration, you’d still want to be with that person who doesn’t only see you as someone who, despite  seeing your weaknesses, still embraces and kisses you, and shares your laughter and pains… 6, 70, 818, 671 people in the world and all you need is 1.”

Mam Julie [November 8, 2009;06:16]

“God placed different people in our lives for a reason… Some to challenge us… Some to inspire us… Some to stretch us… Some to encourage us … And some more for other good reasons… But don’t forget that you also play a unique role in someone else’s life…  So be happy whatever you’re doing… No matter how small or how difficult your task is, only you can do it! And only God knows how far your influence can go.”

Mam Julie [November 2, 2009; 20:55]

“Sometimes, we forgot to thank the people who make our lives happy in their own simple ways. Sometimes we fail to tell them how much we appreciate them for being a part of our life. Today is just an ordinary day, nothing is really special, but hey! Thanks for being around.”

Mam Gina [July 19, 2009; 17:18]

“People generally know what they are fleeing from but not what they are in search of.”

Caren Arancillo [April 17, 2009; 07:12]

“My life’s worst scenario is when people assume that they know me even without trying to get to know me and judge me from my actions without knowing my own reason behind it…”

Sheena [April 16, 2009; 20:10]

“They say people come and go… But the truth is… no one really disappears from your life. People never leave… their roles just change.”

Dahlia [April 14, 2009; 21:28]

“The measure of a person is not how well he prepares for everything to go right, but in how gracefully he stands up and moves on after everything goes wrong.”

Erwin [March 25, 2007]

“Cherish the people who know and understand you completely, those who get how you feel and accepts who you are, because in the event that you lose yourself… they are the ones who know how to find you.”

Fely [January 26, 2009;09:16]

PERFECTION

“You may not be perfect in many things… but many things cannot be perfect without you…”

Jomel [February 3, 2010; 18:46]

“Nobody has the power to make things perfect… but everyone is given countless chances to make things right.”

Dahlia [November 12, 2009; 20:15]

“Two most important thoughts a person should bear in mind:

Use things not people.

Love people, not things.”

Kirov [April 28, 2009; 08:35]

“If you wait for perfect conditions you will never get anything done. Half the things that people do not succeed in are through fear of making the attempt. – James Northgate”

Angelica [December 30, 2008; 12:11]

“Perfection, in a Christian sense, means becoming mature enough to give ourselves to others” (K. Norris)

Maysie [November 27, 2008; 22:42]

“As we grow wiser, we loosen grip on being perfect in every way.

We learn that it’s more important to be human and happy

Rather than be perfect and sad.”

Mam Meliss [November 19, 2008; 13:00]

PERSONALITY

“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else – Judy Garland”

Sir Ariel [January 20, 2010; 19:36];  Mam Joan [January 20, 2010; 19:32]; 

“A great personality will always make you more attractive than someone who only has a great face.”

Mam Julie [November 17, 2009; 09:40]

“Never change your originality for the sake of others. In this world no one can play your role better than you. So be yourself and win the world.”

Manay Ritz [February 26, 2009; 11:12] / Nini [January 25, 2009; 07:59]

PERSPECTIVE

“We can be fine even when others do not have a good opinion of us. What matters most is not what others think of us, but what we think of ourselves. Besides, a true intelligent person is the one who can pretend to be a fool in front of a fool who pretends to be intelligent.”

Mam Gina [January 21, 2009; 12:44]

“If you don’t like something, change it…

If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.”

Noime [October 20, 2008; 05:57]

“Never tell yourself “I am tired” because the more you accept that thought, the more exhausted you’ll become.

Life is a matter of perspective, either you complain because roses have thorns or you rejoice because thorns have roses. It all depends in how you look at it.”

Lanie [June 04, 2008; 16:33]

PRAYERS

“Five Fingers of Prayers”

1. Your thumb is nearer to you, so pray for those who are closest to you.

2. Pointing finger: Pray for those who teach; instruct and heal.

3. Tallest finger: pray for our leaders, they need God’s guidance.

4. Ring finger: weakest finger, so pray for those who are weak, troubled or in need.

5. Little finger: the smallest remind you to pray for yourself.”

Mam Cynthia [April 27, 2010; 06:50]

“Prayer flies where the eagle never soars.  It won’t let you down for it touches the highest throne.”

Mam Tintin [April 17, 2010; 05:58]

“Oftentimes, we need to pray not because we need to change the situation but primarily because we need God to change our attitude about the situation…”

Mam Gina [April 10, 2010; 10:53]; Mama Badang [January 13, 2009; 22:44]

“When life gets too hard to stand! Kneel.”

Manay Ritz [February 11, 2010; 06:50]

“Prayer is not a magic wand in satisfying your own wishes… but an opportunity to work with the Lord in accomplishing His purpose.”

Dahlia [December 27, 2009; 22:03]

“It is wonderful to get answers from prayers, but it is even more wonderful to let God mold you and make you an answer to somebody’s prayers.”

Nini [November 21, 2009; 20:43]

“Prayer is perfume to the soul. It’s a sweet-smelling aroma that pleases God. Remember to wear your prayer perfume today and let it linger in every place you stay.”

Noemie [August 14, 2009; 08:42]

“Little keys can open big locks, simple words can express big thoughts. A sincere prayer everyday brings you God’s immeasurable blessings and grace.”

Erwin [August 10, 2009; 05:14]; Angelica [August 8, 2009; 23:53]

“12 Reasons to Pray:

  1. 1. It encourages others.
  2. 2. It reminds you of spiritual values.
  3. 3. It gives hope.
  4. 4. It helps you feel better.
  5. 5. It allows you to let go of situations.
  6. 6. It provides comfort.
  7. 7. It relaxes and reduces anxiety.
  8. 8. It builds faith.
  9. 9. It deepens character.

10. It broadens your perspective.

11. It brings you closer to God

12. It works!”

Manay Ritz [April 26, 2009; 09:28]

“No matter how softly you whisper a prayer, God will surely listen, understand and know the hopes and fears in your heart, for when you trust in His love…miracles happen.”

Cherry Anne [April 23, 2009; 21:23]

“Prayer is when you talk to God, meditation is when you listen to God.”

Dahlia [April 5, 2009; 21:41]

“Prayer is the best cleansing therapy of the heart and the most effective purifier of the soul. It converts hatred into love and changes anger into happiness.”

Tita Jonalyn [April 4, 2009; 00:01]

“We walk thru separate roads in life but we have a golden bridge called ‘PRAYER’ that links our lives together. So today like any other day, I lift to God your intentions and cares. May He sanctify your work, grant you good health and answer your deepest prayers…”

Mama Belen [March 21, 2009; 11:05]

“In times of confusion, in times when you are running out of choices, be reminded of one thing: PRAYER CHANGES THINGS…”

Mam Gina [March 17, 2009; 10:02]

“Prayer lifts our hearts above the battles of life and gives us a glimpse of God’s resources which spells hope and victory.”

Mama Bhe [March 15, 2009; 20:09]

“Prayer is the best shield against all trials. A heart to heart talk with God will lessen your burden for He will never say no to those who believe in Him.”

Mama Leny [January 20, 2010; 05:45];  Mam Hilda [February  26, 2009; 22:12]

“Oftentimes, we need to pray not because we need to change the situation but primarily because we need God to change our attitude about the situation…”

Mama Badang [January 13, 2009; 22:44]

“Praying is a simple task yet neglected by many… that’s why problems come in life to remind us His callings… Don’t forget to start and end your day with a prayer.”

Janice [December 18, 2008 21:53]

“If you ask it from God in prayer, believe that it will be given to you. No matter how small the possibility is,  by simply believing in it in putting our hope in God 1% of possibility can go as far as 100%. Pray that our hearts be cleansed from any doubts. Faith can move mountains.”

Bernadette [December 17, 2008 19:34]

“There are times when prayer is the only gift we can give to the one we care for so I do always pray to God to take good care of you and keep you safe wherever you are…”

Mildred  [December 1, 2008; 21:53]

“Prayer moved God into action…

When we call, God promises to answer!

No matter what challenges you face, the power of prayer can change your life.”

Mam Cynthia [November 25, 2008; 05:25]

“Prayer changes things…

Worry changes nothing…

So instead of worrying about what you can’t do, think of what God can do for you.”

Jonalyn [November 20, 2008; 21:25]

“Prayer is my gift for you everyday that you will be fine, protected and have the strength to cope with all the pressures and stress in life…”

Mam Chanda [March 26, 2007]

“Prayer is not a spare tire we pull when we feel our life has gone flat. Prayer is a steering wheel that helps direct our life in the right path.”

Elizabeth [March 24, 2007]

PRESSURES

“All the waters in the ocean could never sink a ship unless it gets inside; likewise, all pressures of life can never hurt you, unless you let it in.  Be strong.”

Dahlia [October  3,  2009; 06:12]

PRIORITY

“A miner struck in gold and carried his bag of nuggets everywhere he went. When the time came for him to die, an angel in heaven asked him why he was carrying asphalt.

“This isn’t an asphalt, it’s gold!” he replied.

The angel said, “on earth it’s called gold but here in heaven we use it to pave our streets” <Rev. 21:21>

What we value the most here on earth is not necessarily the same in heaven. Be sure you prioritize the right things. <Ecle. 12:13>

Mam Gina [January 3, 2009; 08:42]

PROBLEMS

“A turtle once taught me that no matter how heavy his bearings are, it’s God’s choice to make him carry the luggage for it’s the only way he will be protected…”

Mam Hilda [August 18, 200; 21:49]

“When you think about problems, they grow double; but when we laugh about them, they become bubbles… Quit worrying. Trust God”

John [August 14, 2009; 11:10]

“It’ s so hard when you know how to solve problems of others, but you don’t know how to solve yours… sometimes, a listener needs a good listener, too.”

Sandy [April 9, 2009; 17:34]

“I once planned to live my life perfectly…away from errors and pains. In short, I want a life played safe. But then I realized that problem is ¾ that complicates a happy life. All I have to do is to face them. Try me, I’m stronger now!”

Rhan [August 10, 2008; 13:05]

PROMISE

“It hurts to deal with a broken promise yet we don’t have the right to blame the person who made it… coz sometimes, they really tried their best to keep it, but when destiny comes in the way no matter how hard they try they have no other choice but to break it.”

Janice [February 7, 2010; 08:36]

PURPOSE

“A sense of purpose is the best driving force to live… When you have a reason to live, you will never have a reason to quit…”

Benny [October 24, 2009; 06:18]; Mam Jessa [November 12, 2008; 06:39]

“In the chase between the cat and the mouse, the mouse mostly wins.

This is because the cat is running for its food and the mouse for its life.

Purpose is more important than NEED.

Mildred [October 02, 2008; 05:31]

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