Originality

August 31, 2007

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It means you don’t care what people say about you.

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What talk you, Moz ???

Don’t forget to bring me back a souvenir from Vietnam. 😉

Thank you for being a wonderful friend.

Hope that all your birthday wishes do come true.

No love, no friendship..

August 30, 2007

No love, no friendship

Can cross the path of our destiny

Without leaving some mark on it forever.

                                                                    – Francois Mauriac

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Happy Birthday Che-Cheh !!!

Thank you for your friendship and everlasting support.

May all your birthday wishes come true.

Bitchology

August 28, 2007

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When I stand up for myself and my beliefs, they call me a bitch.

When I stand up for those I love, they call me a bitch.

When I speak my mind, think my own thoughts or do things my own way, they call me a bitch.

Being a bitch means I won’t compromise what’s in my heart.

It means I live my life MY way.

It means I won’t allow anyone to step on me.

When I refuse to tolerate injustice and speak against it, I am defined as a bitch.

The same thing happens when I take time for myself instead of being everyone’s maid, or when I act a little selfish.

It means I have the courage and strength to allow myself to be who I truly am and won’t become anyone else’s idea of what they think I “should” be.

I am outspoken, opinionated and determined.

I want what I want and there is nothing wrong with that!

So try to stomp on me, try to douse my inner flame, try to squash every ounce of beauty I hold within me.

You won’t succeed.

And if that makes me a bitch, so be it.

I embrace the title and am proud to bear it.

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B = Beautiful
I = Intelligent
T = Talented
C = Charming
H = Hell of a Woman

B = Beautiful
I = Individual
T = That
C = Can
H = Handle Anything

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Simple Gifts

August 28, 2007

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This old simplest advice is often the hardest to follow.

But consider this: today will pass, whether or not we enjoy it. We can’t magically erase our problems or heal that hurts, but we can choose our basic life stance.

Will we make a habit of worrying and fretting, or will we try to live with a spirit of trust and optimism?

Ordinary Splendour

August 27, 2007

The Japanese have a term for something that is old and full of soul.

Wabi refers to aged and imperfect items that have a weathered or worn patina.

Ordinary things like an old teapot or a weathered wood fence have a value and nurture the soul in ways that slick new mass-produced things do not.

Rustic handmade pottery, an old garden gate, or well-worn but still comfortable shoes all carry an ordinary splendour.

Ordinary splendour is found in people, as well as in things. Where some people may see wrinkles and old age, you can choose to see the beauty of an ordinary person reflecting the splendour of God.

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Painting: “Looking at the Young Fillies” by Aldo Luongo