Quote of the Day (#4): Travel While You’re Young

Travel while you’re young and able.

Don’t worry about the money, just make it work.

Experience is far more valuable than money will ever be.“

Unknown Author

Traveling India

“Reise, solange du jung bist und in der Lage dazu.

Mach dich keine Sorgen über Geld – du bekommst das hin.

Erfahrungen sind weitaus wertvoller als Geld es jemals sein wird.“

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Thankful Thursday (#1) The most important thing in life

The most important thing in life is your family. There are days you love them, and others you don’t. But, in the end, they’re the people you always come home to. Sometimes it’s the family you’re born into and sometimes it’s the one you make for yourself.” ~Carrie (Sex and the City)

“Das wichtigste im Leben ist deine Familie. An manchen Tagen liebst du sie sehr, an anderen etwas weniger. Schlussendlich sind sie aber immer die Menschen, die für dich da sind. Manchmal ist es deine Familie die, in die du hineingeboren wurdest, manchmal ist es die, du dir selbst ausgesucht hast.”~Carrie (Sex and the City)

People come into your life for a reason

I found this quote online a while ago and just re-discovered it when searching for another document. There’s a lot of truth to it, if you ask me…

“Sometimes people come into your life & you know right away that they were meant to be there, to serve some sort of purpose, teach you a lesson, or help you figure out who you are & or who you want to become You never know who these people may be (possibly your roommate, neighbor, professor, long lost friend, lover, or even a complete stranger), but when you lock eyes with them, you know at the very moment that they will affect your life in some profound way.and sometime things will happen to you that may seem horrible, painful, & unfair at first, but in reflection you find that without overcoming these obstacles that you would have never realized your true potential, strength, will power, or heart

Source: Flickr, Iguanasan, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Source: Flickr, Iguanasan, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Everything happens for a reason. Nothing happens by chance or by mean of good luck. Illness, injury, love, lost moments of true greatness & sheer stupidity all occur to test the limits of your soul. Without this small test, whatever they may be, life would be like a smoothly paved, straight, flat road to nowhere. It would be safe & comfortable, but dull and utterly pointless.
The people that you meet who affect your life, and the success and downfalls you experience, help to create who you are and who you will become Even the bad experiences are learned from. In fact, they are the most poignant ones.

If someone hurts you, betrays you, or breaks your heart, forgive them for they have helped you learn about trust and the importance of being cautious when you open your heart. If someone loves you, love them back unconditionally, not only because they love you, but because in a way, they are teaching you to love & how to open your heart & eyes to things.
Make everyday count. Appreciate every moment & take from those moments everything you could possibly can for you may never be able to experience it again. Talk to people that you have never talked to before & actually listen… Let yourself fall in love again, break free, and set your sights high. Hold your head up because you have every right too.
Tell yourself that you are a great individual & believe in yourself. For if you don’t believe in yourself, it will be hard for others to believe in you. You can make your life anything you wish…..Create your own life & then go out & live it with absolutely NO REGRETS. Most importantly, if you love someone tell him or her, for you NEVER know what tomorrow may have in store. And learn a lesson in life each day you live.
Today is the tomorrow you were worried about yesterday…. Was it worth it?”

Source: http://www.boardofwisdom.com/togo/Quotes/ShowQuote?msgid=45541#.UtOgwvTuIxM