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Just want to share some inspiration someone shared with me! :)


I invite you to read it slowly and contemplate its truth deeply.
Enjoy the journey! 
—Luke Sartor


Health is the most desirable possession of mankind. It is the most precious, yet, to some, the most elusive of all possessions. Without its presence all other gifts are but as the feeble flickering of tapers compared with the power and glory of the midday sun, which it represents. The possession of health makes life a perpetual joy. Nothing daunts the man and woman possessed of health —nothing overawes, nothing discourages, nothing overpowers. It is the constant source of untold pleasures— pleasures incalculable, and yet seldom appreciated until they are gone. Health means vim, vigor, snap and energy. Health means clarity and strength of mind; purity and beauty of soul. The healthy person is unconscious of discomfort; he rises superior to it— is absolutely the monarch of all he surveys. He dominates life instead of allowing it to dominate him. He is unconscious of the parts of his body or the functions they perform. He is a unit—a being—a man, whole, complete, vigorous, perfect, happy—because healthy. To such a man work is a joy; obstacles but opportunities for endeavor; difficulties but a means of enlarged triumph. He knows no weariness, no languor, no lassitude, no exhaustion, except the healthy weariness and exhaustion, easily recuperated, that comes from pleasurably exerted strength and vigor. He is a radiating center of life —physical, mental, spiritual. To grasp his hand is a pleasure, to gaze into his eyes a joy, to hear his voice is to feel a thrill, and to peer into his mind is to be stimulated to higher achievement. Health plus, all things else being equal, is what makes the champion, the expert, the “Captain,” in any and every line. It supplies the courage, the daring, the boldness, the aggressiveness of life. It is what makes initiative possible, bulldog pertinacity effective, and achievement assured.
— Bernarr MacFadden

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Comment by ednshell on February 3, 2014 at 8:13am

sure thing Jani, lots of goodness to be had! :)

Comment by Jani M on October 28, 2013 at 8:07am

thanks for the link 

Comment by ednshell on June 12, 2012 at 6:55pm

:) Thanks Janna!

Comment by Janna Bannanna on June 12, 2012 at 6:46pm

Fantastic!

Thank you for sharing!!

xx Janna

Comment by ednshell on January 17, 2012 at 5:57pm

Yay, thanks guys! :)  This really touched me too!

Comment by Windlord on January 17, 2012 at 3:40pm

"Radiating"--me likey this :)

Comment by Daniela on January 17, 2012 at 1:54am

Thank you, i Love this. Thank you for the reminder :)

Comment by TheBananaGirl on January 16, 2012 at 11:59pm

Nice Shell! I particularly like - Health means vim, vigor, snap and energy.

Never thought to describe health as 'snap' but i like it.

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