"Walls keep everybody out. Boundaries teach people where the door is."
"Courage is being scared to death and saddling up anyway."
"Forgive yourself for not knowing what you didn't know before you learned it."
"Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better."
"Boundaries teach other people how to treat us."
"Genuine forgiveness does not deny anger but faces it head on."
"I'm not as sweet as I used to be, but I'm far more loving."
"I don't have to attend every argument I'm invited to."
"Use your voice, even if it shakes a little."
"My scars tell a story. They remind me of times where life tried to break me but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my character was welded."
"Trust his behavior, not his words."
Dr. Sheri Keffer
"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently."
"My response is my responsibility."
"I am not what happened to me. I am what I choose to become."
"I sell my contentment cheaply when I choose to be easily offended"
"Stop worrying about messing up. Worry about showing up."
"She is clothed in strength and dignity and can laugh at the days to come. Wisdom and faithful instruction are on her tongue."
"Freedom is what you do with what's been done to you."
Jean Paul Sarte
"My dignity stays intact when I respond versus react"
"Done is better than perfect, because perfect never gets done."
"I don't want to just survive. I want to thrive!"
""Forgiveness is both an event and a process- a big "YES, I choose to forgive," followed by many little yeses as the months and years roll by."
"People treat others the way they feel about themselves."
"The only thing more tragic than the thing that happens to us is the way we handle it."
"Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life."
"When things go wrong, don't go with them."
"There are in many of us wounds so deep that only the mediation
of someone else to whom we bare our grief can heal us."