(This post was formerly titled, "Dear Terri, Here's Another Chance.")
"The most certain way to banish a negative thought is to require that it have a purpose."
"Eventually you realize that your whole life up to now has been preparation, and you begin to suspect that the rest might be preparation, too."
"As important as it is to keep picking yourself up and brushing yourself off, it's also important to stop tripping over your own two feet."
"What separates Halloween from all other days is that the ghosts and goblins can be bought off with a smaller-size Snickers bar."
"One day, in your search for happiness, you find a partner by your side, and you realize that your happiness has come to help you search."
"Imagine, in the first winter, the odds you could get against the first spring."
"When your life seems given to trivial concerns, it is usually because you've succeeded in keeping them trivial."
"There is no logical thread that begins with a packet of seeds and ends in despair."
"Once you fix it in your mind that life itself is a gift, you begin to find happiness in just about everything."
"Next time you toast an anniversary, ask yourself when was the last time you toasted your plans."
"Perhaps we are given a body that heals so that we won't waste our lives looking for band-aids."
~~ Robert Brault