BLOG 118—Still with Beth

(Do you wander or just wonder?)
With my words, I hope to throw some oblique light upon your life.
I want to inspire you to see life in a different and/or better way.
Also, that you find joy how you can.
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Spending some time with Beth this week. She has a dog and six cats, I am allergic to both, so, spending time on her front porch and sleeping in the van, much.
She lives in a lovely area, much wilderness. This is in McCormick, South Carolina.
Inspirational quotes and motivational sayings have an amazing ability to change the way we feel about life and can change our thinking. This is why I find them so interesting, challenging, and important on our path to joy and happiness and finding ways to inspire ourselves.
Inspirational quotes provide us with a quick and timely burst of wisdom to get our focus back, offering the inspiration needed for the day or occasion.
I hope to inspire you with my words.
Words have power.
At any age, you can (and should) make changes to make your life better.
You see, the way you think and feel about yourself, including your beliefs and expectations about what is possible for you, determine everything that happens in your life. It all derives from your quality of thinking.
When you improve the quality of your thinking, you change the quality of your life—sometimes instantly!
Just as positive words can make someone smile, and/or, a well-timed amusing quote can make someone laugh, your own thoughts react to the world in real-time. You have this control!
In fact, you have complete control over only one thing in the universe — your thinking — and that’s where motivational quotes come in!
To keep your motivation, you have to use each day as an opportunity for improvement, to be better, to get a little bit closer to your goals. It might sound like a lot of work—and with your busy schedule—next to impossible. But you can do it!
The best part is, the more you accomplish, the more you’ll want to do – the higher you’ll want to reach! So, as long as you have the hunger for success, you will always have the power within you to achieve it.
Self-talk is so important—THINK RIGHT!
Motivational words, yes, they’re just words.
But they’re positive words; they will keep you on track.
I hope the words I pick do help you.
For my juggling, for my recovery, for other efforts in my life, I had to stretch to reach a higher level. I don’t believe this ability is something I was born with; this is something that anyone can develop.
Reaching for excellence and not being satisfied with mediocrity is a part of my life. No matter what your life is like, stretch toward the excellence how you can and don’t be satisfied with less.
Many of us have not learned to tax our full potential; we are operating way below our capacity. You cannot just wait for the good things in life to just fall in your lap. You have to realize that you have a choice! Good or bad, you are responsible for the way your life is.
To reach toward my juggling excellence I would push myself hard, having fun at the same time. We have to work at stretching our capabilities to the fullest. You must have a strong drive toward accomplishment; you must value achievement and strive toward it.
Stretch your capabilities to the limit. I am sure that everyone has the power to stretch themselves to accomplish and to expand their horizons. Plan for advancement.
Having to plan our life and time carefully was something I think I learned as I planned with the advancement in my juggling. So many people seem so busy, yet they are getting nowhere. They seem to be dancing on peanut butter, they are moving fast; yet not getting anywhere. Sometimes people are taking the least resistant path in life and not taking chances and calculated risks. To let ahead in life, we have to stretch beyond our controlled comfort zone.
A good example of stretching toward excellence is bicycling. I used to do a lot of riding. When I go on training rides, I ride steadily and hard for a long distance. Then I pick a point ahead of me half a mile away. I push myself as hard as I can go in reaching this spot.
Usually, I get to my chosen spot and then keep pushing as hard as I can to go further. Then I can look back and see where I really went. Stretch and get away from the mediocrity of life. This shows me that we are usually better than we think we are. Prepare for quality.
At any age, you can make the change and aim your life anew.
Now, it’s time to get out there and do
something incredible that you can rejoice in!
May 4-June 1—Spending time with Beth, we are having fun together. Where she lives in a kind of like the wilderness; I do like it.
June 2—With six cats and a dog, Beth has a large menagerie. We had a visitor also, Beth feeds her cats on the front porch. A raccoon likes to come and eat the cat food. While we were sitting on the porch, this raccoon decided to come up and get a bit (of cat food, not me.)
We scared the curious varmint away and hopefully, she won’t be back. Hmm, I don’t know if I am allergic to Raccoons.
May be an image of outdoors
If you know me, you know about my many allergies. Two of those allergies are to cats and dogs. So, I have tried to limit my time in the house. Sleeping nights in my van, where I can breathe.
Later, after it got dark, the raccoon returned to eat any leftover cat food. He even drank water from the water dish. This raccoon was cool. While walking around he got within one foot of me. I have never been that close to a raccoon.
YES, a bee in Kit’s finger.
But, I’m lonely out here, I would love to hear from you.
Either through Facebook or email,
Multiply (without a calculator)
265 x 922=
You remember from early schooling how to do it.
Do it now and surprise us (as you surprise yourself.)
Heading up to visit Cindy in Boulder, Colorado.
I will be taking a slow drive up there.
You will read all about it in the next blog.


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