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Do it anyway.

Oh how much I've needed to hear this all week.  

Thank you to Beth for a very insightful and thought-provoking post.  More cards to come soon.

*I found out that Mother Teresa did not, in fact, say this, but I wish I know who did.


  1. I really wish I was strong enough to follow this every minute of every day. Trying doesn't always work...Thanks for the reminder Cheryl.

  2. I LOVE this Cheryl!!! Just what I needed to read this CRAZY week!!
    Hope all is well with you!!

  3. I HOPE you dont mind.. I BORROWED this for my Facebook Wall.. it just to PERFECT not to!! (I gave you credit for the photo!! :) ) and took quote credit away from Mother Theresa! LOL! :) It is still to good not to share.. no matter who said it!!
    Have a GREAT weekend!!!

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