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Can Quotes To Live By Keep You Focused On Your Dreams?

Can Quotes To Live By Keep You Focused On Your Dreams?
Can Quotes To Live By Keep You Focused On Your Dreams?

I woke from a very upsetting dream early this morning.  It disturbed me deeply.  I tried to shake it off and focus on what was important, but the memory of it hung in the air.

I keep a collection of “quotes to live by”, and read a few trying to shine a light on my dark mood.

“The universe is change; our life is what our thoughts make it.” -Marcus Aurelius

“There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.” -Henry David Thoreau

“I don’t want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally.” -Zelda Fitzgerald

The quotes felt empty and distant compared to the darkness that enveloped me.

I tried to focus on the chores needing to be done and went into my daughter Briana’s room to collect her dirty laundry.  She is a quote collector too, and has many taped to her walls.

I read the one directly above her hamper …

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more.” –William Shakespeare

It reminded me of a “Briana quote” that I have heard her say many times.

“Life would be so much more fun if it were a musical”

Her wonderful quote made me want to feel better, but Continue reading Can Quotes To Live By Keep You Focused On Your Dreams?