Sunday, October 7, 2012

I Have the Power

A  L  O  H  A !
 “ Discipline
 is remembering
 what you 
want. "

David Campbell

" The best day of your life
 is the one on which you decide
 your life is your own.  
No apologies or excuses.  
No one to lean on, rely on, or blame. 
 The gift is yours -
 it is an amazing journey -
 and you alone
 are responsible
 for the quality of it.  
This is the day 
your life really 
 begins.  "

Bob Moawad

" Discipline 
weighs ounces, 
weighs tons.  "


" Self-control is strength. 
Right thought
 is mastery. 
is power.  ”

  James Allen


Recovering Emotional Marionette

Awesome Power
is mine.

You can have it
 though not without
and effort.

No matter what happens
it is within my
Awesome Power
to Behave as
I Choose.

A Rude person
cannot MAKE me

An angry
or a sad person,
even one I love,
cannot MAKE
me feel those things;

To do so would be
a mistake-
not love.

I can respond
with love,
and private
complete forgiveness
 no matter what-

Even in regret.

 I am also free to

But another person
is not responsible
for my mood.

I am.

Only I have that power;
 I choose to accept it.

What awesome powers
have YOU developed?


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Dave King said...

The anon one definitely gets my vote! So true...

ZielonaMila said...

The sky fantastically is looking, wonderful images. I am greeting

Joop Zand said...

Great shots with lovely colors..

Greetings from Holland, Joop

magiceye said...

Count to ten :)think positive

Namaste /\ from Mumbai

Karen S. said...

Good morning Cloudia, On this sunny morning I'm ready to discover those super-powers-still hiding deeply inside! May you meet many smiles today-Karen

Myrna R. said...

Life is certainly a tremendous responsibility. I like the quotes on discipline. For some of us, it takes a lifetime to master it.

Hope you're having a good day.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

More power to you Cloudia, hope you're having a super Sunday.

TexWisGirl said...

the second quote grabbed me today. i wish i had your strength. :)

The Weaver of Grass said...

Every single one of your quotes is worthy of a place on my kitchen wall.

Anonymous said...

Super powers? Me? I'm looking for it; to get movin'!
Today's pink flower looks like the face of a floppy-earred dog. How DO you find these pretties in nature with big water drops? DrumMajor

Teresa said...

I love the cat toy on the rug. Awesome powers??? Speaking Chinese?

Betty Manousos said...

love your post title and the photos!

great quotes too!


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Giga said...

Bardzo podoba mi się pierwsze zdjęcie, ale cytat drugi. Pozdrawiam serdecznie.
I really like the first picture, but the second quote. Yours sincerely.

Windsmoke. said...

Totally agree with the quotes by Bob Moawad and Anonymous.

Brian Miller said...

truth on how we have the power of choice...and that is a great power...

really cool shots...

aloha from va

Anonymous said...

Moved me very much, and might have saved me. My day.
Thank you once again. Please have you all a good new week ahead.

Introverted Art said...

wow Cloudia that sky on the first photo is amazing.

Mama Zen said...

So true!

christopher said...

Power, responsibility, acceptance...certainly a great topic.

Thanks for posing the question...I'll have to think about it.

The Elephant's Child said...

I try very hard to live my life accepting responsiblity not only for my actions but for who I am. Still a work in progress.
Another beautiful and inspiring post. Thank you.

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Kay said...

This is such a beautiful post, Cloudia. It's very much a Buddhist philosophy and something I can easily relate to if not practice as diligently as I should.

Cloudia said...

YOUr beautiful comments are the Fall leaves blooming in colors on a crisp October morn that I miss.

Thanks so much

John McElveen said...

Rock On!


Cloudia said...

on, Rock! LOL