Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.  Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.  When we are no longer able to change a situation – we are challenged to change ourselves.

'I Messed Up'. Those are Freeing Words!

Changing ourselves us inevitable but making that change a positive one is the challenge to overcome.

You have the right to mess up your own life, but you don't have the right to mess up a child's life. #amen

The Minutiae of Motherhood

College mom Germaine Defendi shares her story about 're-nesting' in anticipation of her daughter returning from her freshman year of college.

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We All Mess up Sometimes. Don’t Forget All the Good (Live Life Happy)

Live Life Happy: "We all mess up sometimes. Don't forget all the good someone has done, just because they made a mistake. Everyone is learning and growing.

In doing this one should understand that when mistakes do happen, the past can not be claimed for something that occured two days ago. That is an issue in the present. It is okay to mess up. I mess up. I can forgive mess ups. For me, though, it is not okay to mess up, refuse to take responsibility for said mess up and then claim a lack of support in trying to make changes. That feels more like manipulation and playing the victim to a self created situation.

Looking for When someone is working hard to change, the worst thing you can do is hold them to their past. Forgive them and help them transform.

Good people sometimes make bad decisions Good people sometimes make bad decisions. They mess up, and they let others down. But that doesn't make them bad people. We all make mistakes. — Unknown Author

Good people sometimes make bad decisions Good people sometimes make bad decisions. They mess up, and they let others down. But that doesn't make them bad people. We all make mistakes. — Unknown Author His words.

12 Stupid Things that can Mess Up Recovery - Addiction is not a simple matter. Treatment is ongoing. "To grow in recovery, we must grow up emotionally."

12 Stupid Things that Can Mess Up Recovery - with examples - don't know if I agree with some of them. obviously very focused on program recovery. But might be handy for those clients who really commit to that kind of program.

How we treat meeting means so much! No matter who you are treating people with respect and kindness means the world to me. Before you are a leader you have to be a servant with integrity. The best example of this is Jesus. He was approachable and a servant to many. It warms my heart thinking of the amazing things He did! I can't imagine what it would have been like to be in the same room with Him - how could you not believe that He was the Son of God? I know I mess up and I know I am not…

How we treat meeting means so much! No matter who you are treating people with respect and kindness means the world to me.

For someone that kicks herself repeatedly when I let down people that I care deeply about, this quote is absolutely necessary to bear in mind :)

"Despite what you may believe, you can disappoint people and still be good enough. You can make mistakes and still be capable and talented. You can let people down and still be worthwhile and deservin

Can't tell you how true this is! Sometimes we simply arent ready to meet the man God has for us! He has to prune us. Get the gunk out of us! Sometimes it takes that one situation or relationship for you to FINALLY see , you don't know what you are doing! Leave it to God. Wait. Be open to His timing. But know that even when you mess up, God will turn that entire situation into a learning experience and blessing for u later! Living testimony to it!!!! God is good!!!! #s

Leave it to God. Be open to His timing. But know that even when you mess up, God will turn that entire situation into a learning experience and blessing for u later! Living testimony to it! God is good!

Life only comes around once, so do whatever makes you happy, and be with whoever makes you smile.

Life only comes around once, so do whatever makes you happy, and be with whoever makes you smile.

I asked Jeff if he truly believed in God. He firmly said, "Yes I do."  As a CHRISTIAN, he was nowhere near perfect, and messed up alot.   I mess up, you mess up, we all mess up. But God’s grace is bigger than all sins.

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I’M A CHRISTIAN! I am not perfect. I mess up. But God’s grace is bigger than all sins. Christian people should remember this!

TheHungerGames, Divergent, PercyJackson, HarryPotter, tumblr

You all should feel sorry for the Percy Jackson series! It was totally crap! If the books were an island with an underground cave, the movies would be the clouds floating 50 miles from the shores!

6. "We do what we do because of who we are, not because of someone else’s behavior." - my favorite one. 12 timeless quotes from "12 stupid things that mess up recovery"

12 Stupid Things That Mess Up Recovery: Avoiding Relapse through Self-Awareness and Right Action/Allen Berger Ph.

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