Spreading Good News (Post 658 – EXCERPTS FROM MY BOOKS: My Simple Quotes to Live By)

The goal of Spreading Good News is for readers to:

GET INSPIRED and/or GET MOTIVATED and/or GET INFORMED and/or GET AWE-STRUCK and/or GET A BREAK FROM ALL THE NEGATIVE NEWS and to tell readers about our good, short books and our online store.

CLICK THE “FOLLOW” BUTTON ABOVE TO RECEIVE AN E-MAIL ALERT FOR EACH NEW, DAILY POST!!

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CONSTANT QUOTE

 

 

IT’S BETTER TO DIE CHASING A DREAM NEVER CAUGHT THAN TO DIE NEVER HAVING CHASED THE DREAM.  ~ Joyce Fields

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DON’T DREAD GETTING OLDER.  WHAT’S THE ALTERNATIVE?  ~ Joyce Fields

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ANNOUNCING MY NEWEST NEW BOOK!!  My Simple Quotes to Live By.  Many have asked me to put together a book of my quotes that I post here on my blog and on social media.  This book contains 169 of them on 90 pages.  

It’s available through http://www.GoodShortBooks.com

My “Constant Quote” (above) was chosen to appear in the 2013 Women’s Advantage Shared Wisdom Calendar that is available at http://www.womansadvantage.biz/prod_cat.php 

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ANNOUNCING MY NEW BOOK!!  Dear Bully:  A Collection of Poems about Bullying.  I’m reading six poems from the book at  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3sdKM-yl2M.

I love to read your comments!!

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TODAY’S BLOG

It’s Wednesday!!  Time for “Excerpts From My Books.”

I have written seven non-fiction books and one children’s fiction book.  I’ve just released my eighth one.  My mission statement is:  “I write books that inspire people on their journey to make this world a better place.”  You can read the preview and reviews for all my books athttp://www.GoodShortBooks.com.

Every Wednesday, I will share an excerpt from one of my books.  I hope you will enjoy it.  Writers really appreciate comments from their readers, so please leave a comment on my blog!  Thank you!

 

In July 2010, my entrepreneur coach, Davette Harvey, gave me an assignment to create 30-60 of my own quotes.  I was really intimidated and didn’t know if I could do it.  I have since discovered that I often speak and think in quotes.  I now have 169 of my own quotes, which I have put together in my latest book. . .

 

My Simple Quotes to Live By
by Joyce Fields

NEVER LOSE YOUR HOPE AND FAITH.

I coined this, my first quote, in 1959 at the age of 15.  The occasion was my middle school graduation from Detroit’s Sherrard Junior High School.  Ninth graders were asked to document their message to their fellow classmates.

Little did I know that, 51 years later, Davette would give me an assignment to create my own quotes.

Indeed, God does work in mysterious ways!!

 PLEASE GOD, AND EVERYTHING ELSE WILL FALL INTO PLACE.

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HATING HARMS THE ONES WHO HATE MORE THAN IT HARMS THE HATED.

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GOOD HUMAN RELATIONS IS THE STUFF FROM WHICH PEACE IS MADE.

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AS LONG AS YOU DON’T VIOLATE ANYONE ELSE’S RIGHTS OR PROPERTY, AND TREAT OTHERS FAIRLY, YOU’RE DOING OKAY.

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 TEACHERS SHOULD HAVE THE HIGHEST PAY BECAUSE THEY TEACH US ALL.

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COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS.  MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WOULD LOVE TO TRADE THEIR PROBLEMS FOR YOURS.

My Simple Quotes to Live By is available at http://www.GoodShortBooks.com.

CLICK THE “FOLLOW” BUTTON ABOVE TO RECEIVE AN E-MAIL ALERT FOR EACH NEW, DAILY POST!!

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Share your comment about this post.

 

NOTE FROM JOYCEIf you enjoyed and/or learned from this blog, please leave a comment and send the link to others.  Thanks!!

If you’re interested in reading all about “My Breast Cancer Journey,” those posts start with post #334.

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~ Joyce Fields

 

ADDITIONAL OFFERINGS FROM JOYCE FIELDS

Joyce is an author who has written seven books.  If you enjoy this blog, you will, undoubtedly, enjoy all her books.  Her sister, Anita, is also an author.

BE INSPIRED!  You can read about and order their books AND order merchandise from their online store at this link (or click the “BE INSPIRED!” button above):

https://lineofserenity.wordpress.com/get-more-inspiration/

Thanks for your interest AND support!!

Contact Joyce at goodshortbooks@yahoo.com.

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SOME OF JOYCE’S FAVORITE BLOGS

I visit these blogs and leave comments regularly.  I think you will enjoy them all!

http://www.lenasledgeblog.com  Books, reviews, give-aways, interviews.

http://living4bliss.com  Believing Life Is Set up for Success (BLISS)

http://goss-coaching.com/author/gosscoaching  A professional writer and wellness coach helping people connect thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and action to create optimal health and a vibrant life.

http://www.thebirkineffect.com  Musings of a “want it all” 21st century woman

http://www.thesweetsensations.com  A baking, entertainment, and lifestyle blog.  Fantastic recipes and food photography, too!

http://www.pennilessparenting.com  A rich life on minimum wage.  Plus fabulous, healthful recipes!

http://www.rumpydog.com  I’m a dog with a unique perspective on human life.

http://www.davidkanigan.com/  Lead.Learn.Live.  David Kanigan:  Inspiration, Ideas & Information.

http://callingoftheheart.wordpress.com  Spirituality, Psychology, and Political.

http://www.petedenton.wordpress.com  Writer of short stories, Flash fiction, and some scripts.

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About Line of Serenity (Joyce Fields)

As a thought leader for today's generation, I choose to be part of the solution and am doing things that positively impact people's lives. In addition to being a happy, married (since 1967!) woman, sister, aunt, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, I have over 40 years' experience in "Corporate America": Stenographer, Secretary, Supervisor, Analyst, Office Manager, Executive Assistant. I am also a professional proofreader and the author of eight books (seven non-fiction; one children's fiction--http://www.GoodShortBooks.com).
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4 Responses to Spreading Good News (Post 658 – EXCERPTS FROM MY BOOKS: My Simple Quotes to Live By)

  1. Sandra says:

    Looks like you’ve come full circle. These are great words to live by at any age and in any situation.

  2. hey, great job friend, cheers.

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