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I needed to know who should get the best of my energy: my boys or a company that asked me to speak for them. I needed to know what matters. And the image of that man in his tuxedo was all I needed. You will always regret something. You will always disappoint someone. But it isn't going to be my husband and our boys. It has been, sometimes. But I'm learning. And I'm making things right.Shauna Niequist Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Shauna Niequist: I needed to know who should get the best of my energy: my boys or
Sometimes, in the stillness of my room, my mom's voice came to me, repeating things she'd said for months. Like, "My skin is melting off my face, isn't it?" And, "My whole body feels dead from the crap they're pouring into me. Do I look green to you?" And, "When I'm naked, I can see my heart beating.Laura Anderson Kurk Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Laura Anderson Kurk: Sometimes, in the stillness of my room, my mom's voice came to me, repeating things
Still, I've come to believe there are times when a family is so broken it can't be put back together, or mended - times when the repair job isn't worth the price. But that assessment isn't to be made lightly, and cannot be made without calling into question one's own essential goodness. Breaking from your parents is a selfish move, but sometimes selfishness is justified. What I know is this: When I made the decision to stop speaking to my parents, I made the decision to be happy.Jessica Berger Gross Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Jessica Berger Gross: Still, I've come to believe there are times when a family is so broken it
I would rather not write if I'm depressed, or am going through a breakup, or I've had some disappointment, or I'm having a family issue. You don't want to just put out an open wound. Sometimes that just isn't even really good writing. Good writing should be good writing and storytelling and not just therapy or someone's personal journal.Mandy Stadtmiller Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Mandy Stadtmiller: I would rather not write if I'm depressed, or am going through a breakup, or
As for my faith: I've become my father's son-that is, I've become the kind of believer that Pastor Merrill used to be. Doubt one minute, faith the next-sometimes inspired, sometimes in despair. Canon Campbell taught me to ask myself a question when the latter state settles upon me. Whom do I know who's alive whom I love? Good question-one that can bring you back to life. These days, I love Dan Needham and the Rev. Katherine Keeling; I know I love them because I worry about them-Dan should lose some weight, Katherine should gain some! What I feel for Hester isn't exactly love; I admire her-she's certainly been a more heroic survivor than I've been, and her kind of survival is admirable. And then there are those distant, family ties that pass for love-I'm talking about Noah and Simon, about Aunt Martha and Uncle Alfred. I look forward to seeing them every Christmas.John Irving Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By John Irving: As for my faith: I've become my father's son-that is, I've become the kind of
Sometimes family isn't about the people you're born to, but those who care enough about you to support you . . . or pull a few favors to help right a wrong for someone you know.Catherine Bybee Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Catherine Bybee: Sometimes family isn't about the people you're born to, but those who care enough about
She knows Daddy better than I do. I think it's because she's felt since we were children that our Daddy maybe loved me more than he loves her. This isn't true, and she knows that now
people love different people in different ways
but it must have seemed that way to her when we were little. I look as though I just can't make it, she looks like can't nothing stop her. If you look helpless, people react to you in one way and if you look strong, or just come on strong, people react to you in another way, and, since you don't see what they see, this can be very painful. I think that's why Sis was always in front of that damn mirror all the time, when we were kids. She was saying, 'I don't care. I got me.' Of course, this only made her come on stronger than ever, which was the last effect she desired: but that's the way we are and that's how we can sometimes get so fucked up. Anyway, she's past all that. She knows who she is, or, at least, she knows who she damn well isn't.
James Baldwin Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By James Baldwin: She knows Daddy better than I do. I think it's because she's felt since we
Winning isn't always measured in money. There will be times when one will lose money - sometimes a lot of it - but winning is much more than ledgers. In assessing our worth, look first to the bedrock of our lives: values, health, family, and friends. Dying is no fun, even if you leave behind a pot of gold. Family and friends are the lifeblood and legacy of our lives.Jon M. Huntsman Sr. Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Jon M. Huntsman Sr.: Winning isn't always measured in money. There will be times when one will lose money
After seeing amazing magical places like Neverland, Oz, Narnia and Wonderland, why did you ever want to leave?"
The girls looked to one another; they had never been asked the question before, at least in Alex's mind.
"Because no matter where you go or what you see, you'll always want to be where you belong," Lucy said.
"Your home is where you feel most comfortable and loved," Wendy said.
"It's a part of you," Alice added. "It's where your family is."
"There's no place like home," Dorothy said, as if it was the first time she'd ever said those words.
Alex appreciated what they had to say, but wasn't sure if she entirely agreed. "I wonder, though, if home sometimes isn't where you're from," she said.
The girls looked at her as if she had already answered her own question. Alex wondered if that had been the real question lingering in her mind all along.
Chris Colfer Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Chris Colfer: After seeing amazing magical places like Neverland, Oz, Narnia and Wonderland, why did you ever
Being a detective isn't all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant ... The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives.Derek Landy Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Derek Landy: Being a detective isn't all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly
Sometimes I can't tell if you hate this place or love it."
"I love its potential. I hate its past. And I don't like what it is." She hugs her knees close to her chest. "The way you feel about the place you grew up in is a lot like how you feel about your family."
"How's that?"
She thinks about it for a long time. "Like isn't the same thing as love.
Robert Jackson Bennett Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Robert Jackson Bennett: Sometimes I can't tell if you hate this place or love it.""I love its potential.
Sometimes we read Scripture about rejoicing or trusting and think, "Easy to say, but you're not facing what I am." But few people have faced conditions as dire as Habakkuk, with the impending destruction of his nation, family and friends, and way of life. His statement "I will be happy because of the God who delivers me" demonstrates that delighting in God isn't dependent on favorable circumstances. Happiness in God involves an act of will toward the God who's there, and who loves us, even in hunger, war and prison cells.Randy Alcorn Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Randy Alcorn: Sometimes we read Scripture about rejoicing or trusting and think, "Easy to say, but you're
New mothers enter the world of parenting feeling much like Alice in Wonderland.
- Being a mother is one of the most rewarding jobs on earth and also one of the most challenging.
- Motherhood is a process. Learn to love the process.
- There is a tremendous amount of learning that takes place in the first year of your baby's life; the baby learns a lot, too.
- It is sometimes difficult to reconcile the fantasy of what you thuoght motherhood would be like, and what you thought you would be like as a mother, with reality.
- Take care of yourself. If Mommy isn't happy, no one else in the family is happy either.
- New mother generally need to lower their expectations.
- A good mother learns to love her child as he is and adjusts her mothering to suit her child.
Debra Gilbert Rosenberg Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Debra Gilbert Rosenberg: New mothers enter the world of parenting feeling much like Alice in Wonderland.- Being a
My father was quite conscious of that distinction, too, and because he spoke very freely in private, he used to sometimes say, quite fiercely, "Now that's secret!" And then if I or somebody else looked hurt because they thought, "Well, of course I'm not going to leave the table and pick up the telephone and ring the papers." If Papa saw that we were wounded, he would say, "It isn't that I don't trust you, but I'm labeling it, I'm labeling it." That phrase passed into family history. "I'm labeling it!" Papa would say, quite merrily sometimes.Mary Soames Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Mary Soames: My father was quite conscious of that distinction, too, and because he spoke very freely
But I took a deep breath, and she sat there listening to me across my dirty coffee table, and we talked about community and family and authenticity. It's easy to talk about it, and really, really hard sometimes to practice it. This is why the door stays closed for so many of us, literally and figuratively. One friend promises she'll start having people over when they finally have money to remodel. Another says she'd be too nervous that people wouldn't eat the food she made, so she never makes the invitation. But it isn't about perfection, and it isn't about performance. You'll miss the richest moments in life - the sacred moments when we feel God's grace and presence through the actual faces and hands of the people we love - if you're too scared or too ashamed to open the door. I know it's scary, but throw open the door anyway, even though someone might see you in your terribly ugly half-zip.Shauna Niequist Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Shauna Niequist: But I took a deep breath, and she sat there listening to me across my
Sometimes when people look at the work I've done with my family, they think it's autobiographical. But it really isn't. It's more about the idea of family.Ari Marcopoulos Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Ari Marcopoulos: Sometimes when people look at the work I've done with my family, they think it's
Playboy: Are you afraid of the dark? King: Of course. Isn't everybody? Actually, I can't understand my own family sometimes. I won't sleep without a light on in the room and, needless to say, I'm very careful to see that the blankets are tucked tight under my legs so I won't wake up in the middle of the night with a clammy hand clutching my ankle.Stephen King Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Stephen King: Playboy: Are you afraid of the dark? King: Of course. Isn't everybody? Actually, I can't
There is more to a boy than what his mother sees. There is more to a boy then what his father dreams. Inside every boy lies a heart that beats. And sometimes it screams, refusing to take defeat. And sometimes his father's dreams aren't big enough, and sometimes his mother's vision isn't long enough. And sometimes the boy has to dream his own dreams and break through the clouds with his own sunbeams.Ben Behunin Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Ben Behunin: There is more to a boy than what his mother sees. There is more to
Isn't it remarkable what God can do without our help? Sometimes we think, My company needs me. My church needs me. My family needs me. Hey,
God must need me, too. No, He doesn't. He can manage quite well without us, remarkable though it may seem. In fact, He prefers us to step aside and leave the striving to Him.
Charles R. Swindoll Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Charles R. Swindoll: Isn't it remarkable what God can do without our help? Sometimes we think, My company
A quote about Carla Kelly - We used to have a family saying around the dinner table. For expediency in feeding our large number of children we would sometimes forego the use of a serving dish and just put one pot or another on the table. The expression was, "It's okay - Carla Kelly isn't here today." Dinner at the Kellys, and Carla's insistence on proper dining decorum was always a bright spot in our occasional family visits. - Gene McAvoy 7-22-10Carla Kelly Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Carla Kelly: A quote about Carla Kelly - We used to have a family saying around the
Winning isn't everything," Eisenhower said faintly. "Sometimes, just knowing your family's safe and healthy and alive is even better.Margaret Peterson Haddix Sometimes Family Isn't Family Sayings By Margaret Peterson Haddix: Winning isn't everything," Eisenhower said faintly. "Sometimes, just knowing your family's safe and healthy and