Category Archives: Positive thoughts

Imperfect and real or perfect articifical


Better imperfect and real, then made minikin.

Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Onvolmaakt en echt of gemaakt volmaakt

English: Artamia bernieri = Oriolia bernieri (...

English: Artamia bernieri = Oriolia bernieri (Bernier’s Vanga), imperfect plumage Français : Artamia bernieri = Oriolia bernieri (Oriolie de Bernier), plumage imparfait (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Not pushed by problems, but guided by dreams


Make sure you are not pushed by problems,
but you are guided by your dreams.


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Niet geduwd door problemen maar geleid door dromen

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Love, sleep and reality


“You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep
because reality is finally better than your dreams.”
― Dr. Seuss


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Verliefdheid, slaap en werkelijkheid

Ted Geisel, American writer and cartoonist, at...

Ted Geisel, American writer and cartoonist, at work on a drawing of the grinch for “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Dancing, Loving, Singing and Living


“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching,
Love like you’ll never be hurt,
Sing like there’s nobody listening,
And live like it’s heaven on earth.”
― William W. Purkey


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Dansen, Liefheben, Zingen en leven

Nederlands: Negatief. Mannen dansen en zingen ...

Men dance and sing on the death ritual (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Don’t cry because it’s over



“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Ween niet omdat het voorbij is

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No Friendship is an accident


No Friendship is an accident.

Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Vriendschap gebeurt niet per ongeluk

Friendship.

Friendship. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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The one who knows who you are and where you have been


A friend is one who knows who you are:
understands where you have been,
accept what you become
and still gently invites you to grow.


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Een vriend is degene die weet en begrijpt

Accept No Substitute

Accept No Substitute (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Not walking in front of or behind me


“Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
Walk beside me… just be my friend”
Albert Camus


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Niet voor of achter mij gaan

Albert Camus, Nobel prize winner, half-length ...

Albert Camus, Nobel prize winner, half-length portrait, seated at desk, facing left, smoking cigarette (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Further reading

  1. Stand Tall
  2. Fall in love with your best friend
  3. I was featured on my friends blog!
  4. Back in the Seattle Again*
  5. This one might go too far…
  6. Deactivating is hard to do
  7. Mature Decisions
  8. My Own Friend
  9. Signed, Your Friend.
  10. A Poem For a Friend
  11. Tuesday June 11, 2017
  12. unconditional love
  13. You Have What It Takes
  14. Affirmation 7/11/17

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Friendship born


“Friendship … is born at the moment when one man says to another “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”
― C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Ontstaan van Vriendschap

English: Craigellachie Span The magestic Span ...

Craigellachie Span The magestic Span of the old Craigellachie bridge. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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Being the change that you wish to see


“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
― Mahatma Gandhi


Dutch version / Nederlandse versie > Verandering zijn die je wilt zien

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