"Some people think that dandelions are weeds, but, you know, I always think, who the hell decided tulips were so great?" - Seth MacFarlane, Family Guy
Image posted 4 years ago by Piera C. (for everyone)
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  • 9 months ago, Jennifer Ramirez B. said,
    Great to hear some comments; which I won't expect too :) COMMENTS with the same MONTH AGO AFTER THIS IMAGE PLUS QUOTE RE-POSTED ARE REFERRING TO THE IMAGE/QUOTE ABOVE ONLY... prior to it would be referring only to the IMAGE itself without the quote's interference of the matter :) It's sometimes confusing when checking the reflections of individual in Mindbloom under comments as some commented even one year before you re-posted image and adding your quote to it. Hopefully mindbloom see how this should be better.
  • 1 years ago, Alice K. said,
    "Don't go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first." -Mark Twain
  • 1 years ago, tamika M. said,
    need to say this out loud
  • 1 years ago, Layla B. said,
    such a beautiful image, and the quote is so true about being independent:)
  • 1 years ago, Tamika M. said,
    Good One !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • 1 years ago, Johnathan R. said,
    How does one improve the chances that our words will plant flowers and not weeds? Start by defending oneself against the Devil's most effective weapon in Satan's constant fight to end our very existence - doubt? Do you remember the story of how the serpent tricked Eve into eating the apple by making her doubt God's command not to eat the apple? Never for even a fraction of a second doubt your constant need to be a friend to God, and God will in return never doubt His need to be a friend back to you and help you plant flowers in life and not weeds. There is no better friend to have than God. How does one be a friend to a symbol of good that one can not touch, see, smell or talk to? All we know about God that is thoroughly documented in the book of Genesis is that He made everything in six days and He then rested on the seventh day. One way for us to be God's friend and to honor and respect God is to copy what God did by working hard for six days by helping God create a better world and then resting ourselves on the final seventh day for a period of not less than 24 hours. Resting means the absence of work. We all need a day off from the weekly grind. To satisfy the minimum spiritual/religious/legal definition of rest consider the following: Rest means to completely cease from all monetary transactions (Stop buying groceries and things!), to stop gossiping about those around you (Be quiet for heavens sake!), to stop traveling to places outside the city in which you live (Put a damper on your travel!), and to stay away from public events such as live concerts (Rest your ears as well!). When you rest for twenty four hours or more following six days of hard work trying to make the world a better place to live, then God will support you and everything you do in life as He feels that you are on his side and are truly trying to be His friend. God will then without doubt help you find purpose and success in life. Many people think observing a day of rest per week is optional. It is not. In fact, refusing to rest one day each week is not only a violation of one of the 10 commandments, but it is a blatant denial of the existence of God as well as an open invitation to Satan which has its own extremely serious unforeseen consequences! A few have asked who wrote this. This is a tough question to answer as the writer's role sometimes frequently changes depending on the writer's wishes. A few have asked about the writer's motivation which is really an unnecessary question as the writer's motivation will become evident.
  • 1 years ago, Kirsten S. said,
    It makes sense that Paul Tsongas would say that (in a good sense). I think one has to be faced, truly faced, with one's own mortality before one can reconcile it.
  • 2 years ago, Sheila T. said,
    Many people think that mindset as having a morbid fascination with death. Luckily, I'm not one of the many. Who wants to live forever? Not me; too dull for my tastes. (Quote: 'Don't fear your mortality, because it is this very mortality that gives meaning and depth and poignancy to all the days that will be granted to you.' Paul Tsongas)
  • 2 years ago, Melody L. said,
    How cruel...
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