We cannot protect ourselves from trouble, but we can dance through the puddles of life with a rainbow smile, twirling the only umbrella we need -- the umbrella of God's love.

— Barbara Johnson

The most unusual Barbara Johnson quotes that will add value to your life

Never let a problem to be solved become more important than a person to be loved.

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Live for today, but hold your hands open to tomorrow.

Anticipate the future and its changes with joy. There is a seed of God's love in every event, every unpleasant situation in which you may find yourself.

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The attitude of kindness is everyday stuff like a great pair of sneakers.

Not frilly. Not fancy. Just plain and comfortable.

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Barbara Johnson quote Attitude is the minds paintbrush. It can

Attitude is the minds paintbrush. It can color any situation.

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Attitude is the mind's paintbrush; it can color any situation.

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Love is what makes two people sit in the middle of a bench when there is plenty of room at both ends.

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Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears.

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Always remember that better days are ahead - if not in this life, in the next.

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Prayer is asking for rain and faith is carrying the umbrella.

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Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness.

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A balanced diet is a cookie in each hand.

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Laughter is to life what shock absorbers are to automobiles.

It won't take the potholes out of the road, but it sure makes the ride smoother

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Live every day to fulfill your personal mission.

God has a reason for whatever season you are living through right now. A season of loss or blessing? A season of activity or hibernation? A season of growth or incubation? You may think you're on a detour, but God knows the best way for you to reach your destination.

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About Barbara Johnson

Quotes 70 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Critic
Birthday October 16

We can never untangle all the woes in other people's lives.

We can't produce miracles overnight. But we can bring a cup of cool water to a thirsty soul, or a scoop of laughter to a lonely heart.

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You have to look for the joy. Look for the light of God that is hitting your life, and you will find sparkles you didn't know were there.

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Life can be wonderful. Do your best not to miss it!” Enjoy what it is before it isn't anymore. Dare to slip on a pair of bunny slippers once in a while! Surprise yourself! Enjoy the little things because one day you'll look back and realize they were the big things!

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It never hurts your eyesight to look on the bright side of things.

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How will you use the years God gives you? Will you be remembered for being a fault-finder? Or will you be known for your quick smile, the laugh lines around your eyes, and the twinkle deep within? After all, God gives you your face, but you provide the expression!

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Stop what you are doing long enough to enjoy the sunset, listen to a special song that lifts you up, or pick up the phone and share some special thought with a caring friend.

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Growing is a lifetime job, and we grow most when we're down in the valleys, where the fertilizer is.

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True love doesn't have a happy ending, because true love never ends.

Letting go is one way of saying I love you.

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We are Easter people living in a Good Friday world.

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We can choose to gather to our hearts the thorns of disappointment, failure, loneliness, and dismay in our present situation. Or we can gather the flowers of God's grace, boundless love, abiding presence, and unmatched joy. I choose to gather the flowers.

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Winners see an answer for every problem; losers see a problem in every answer!

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I don't have to figure out why or how or when.

God has a plan, and I'm committed to it. That commitment frees me from having to worry about the details.

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Grudges are like hand grenades: it is wise to release them before they destroy you.

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If we give someone a piece of bread and butter, that's kindness, but if we put jelly or peanut butter on it, then it's Loving Kindness.

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Forgiveness is a stunning principle, your ticket out of hate and fear and chaos.

... I know what regret feels like; I've earned my credentials. But I also know what forgiveness feels like, because God has so graciously forgiven me.

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The joy of motherhood: what a mother experiences when all her children are in bed

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God will never let you sink under your circumstances.

He always provides a safety net and His love always encircles.

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Humor is the chocolate chips in the ice cream of life.

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Pain is inevitable. Misery is optional

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Forgiveness is a stunning principle, your ticket out of hate and fear and chaos.

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To be in your children's memories tomorrow, You have to be in their lives today.

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Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to go there right away.

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Choices not chance determine your destiny.

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Life is too short to spend it being angry, bored, or dull.

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Violets are God's apology for February.

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My karma just ran over my dogma.

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Whatever it is probably won't go away, so we might as well live and laugh through it. When we double over laughing, we're bending so we won't break. If you think your particular troubles are too heavy and too traumatic to laugh about, remember that laughing is like changing a baby's diaper. It doesn't solve any problems permanently, but it makes things more acceptable for awhile.

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As you're rushing through life, take time to stop a moment, look into people's eyes, say something kind, and try to make them laugh!

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No one likes change but babies in diapers.

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A lot of kneeling keeps one in good standing.

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We spend our lives dreaming of the future, not realizing that a little of it slips away every day.

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All we can take with us to heaven is what we leave behind in the lives we touch.

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Are our ways of teaching students to ask some questions always correlative with our ways of teaching them not to ask - indeed, to be unconscious of - others? Does the educational system exist in order to promulgate knowledge, or is its main function rather to universalize a society’s tacit agreement about what it has decided it does not and cannot know?

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Motherhood: if it were going to be easy, it never would have started with something called labor.

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Your face is a billboard advertising your philosophy of life!

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Worry is the senseless process of cluttering up tomorrows opportunities with leftover problems from today

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Smile...it kills time between disasters.

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