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Pause and Revitalize #16

How are you doing today? We’ve made it to the middle of the week.

Keep breathing. Inhale. Exhale. No matter what you are dealing with, you have the strength to get through it. Here are words of encouragement:

Seneca the Younger, Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist. (4 BCE – 65 AD)
Seneca the Younger quote

Langston Hughes, American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist (1902 – 1967)
Langston Hughes quote

e.e. cummings, American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright (1884-1962)
e.e. cummings quote

Thanks for stopping by, You can find more inspirational quotes at Iris Abbey Pinterest Quotes.

Ann Marie

A look back at Pause and Revitalize #14:
Langston Hughes quotePaulo Coelho quoteThomas Merton quote

Pause and Revitalize #15

Stop what you are doing for a moment and appreciate the beauty of colors surrounding you.

Leigh Hunt, English critic, essayist, poet, and writer (1784 – 1859)
Colours are the smiles of nature. Leigh Hunt copy

Georgia O’Keefe, American artist (1887-1986)
Georgia O'Keefe quote

Joan Miró, Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist (1893 – 1983)Joan Miró quote

Enjoy this color-filled day,

Ann Marie

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Pause and Revitalize #14

Welcome! I offer you a few minutes to breathe deeply. Think about where you are headed. Reflect on your dreams, taking risks and — this is important — recognizing your strength. Inhale . . . exhale. You really are amazing.


Langston Hughes, American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright (1902 – 1967)
Langston Hughes quote


Paulo Coelho, Brazilian lyricist and novelist. (1947 – )
Paulo Coelho quote

Thomas Merton, American Catholic writer and mystic (1915 – 1968)
Thomas Merton quote

Enjoy this day. Try something new.

Ann Marie

Last week’s Pause and Revitalize words of inspiration:

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Pause and Revitalize #8

Take a moment to inhale. And exhale. Everything is going to be all right.

Annie Dillard, American author (1945 – )
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Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer (1850 – 1894)
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Rabindranath Tagore, Bengali poet of India (1861 – 1941)
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Be courageous. Be inspired. Have faith.

Ann Marie

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