Regina Brett, the author of “God Never Blinks”, wrote the book to inspire and encourage people to live their life the way that they want to. She documents her personal life struggles in a brilliantly written, and heart warming novel that anyone of all ages can enjoy.
“Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple.”
“Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save anything for a special occasion. Today is special enough.”
“Choice, not chance, determines your destiny.”
“Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone.”
“Don’t audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.”
“Don’t compare your life to others’. You have no idea what their journey is all about.”
— Regina Brett (@ReginaBrett) June 2, 2015
“Eating something fresh out of the oven is like a hug you can taste.
“Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.”
“Frame every so called disaster with these words: In five years, will this matter?”
“Get busy living the life of your dreams instead of looking for the man or woman of your dreams.”
“Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.”
“God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn’t do.”
“God never gives us more than we were designed to carry.”
“Growing old beats the alternative – dying young.”
“If baking is any labor at all, it’s a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation.”
“If we all threw our problems in a pile and got a look at everyone else’s, we’d fight to get back to our own.”
“It got him through the really bad days when he wanted to quit chemo and give up. Anyone with cancer has known those days. Even folks who haven’t do, too.”
“It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.”
“It’s OK to let your children see you cry.”
“Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.”
— Elizabeth Z Bartz (@ElizabethBartz) April 21, 2015
“Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift.”
“Lighten up. You’re too intense. Don’t take yourself so seriously.”
“No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up.”
“Overprepare, then go with the flow.”
“Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.”
“Someone once told me the difference between a rut and a grave is this: a rut has a little more room to move around. When I find myself in a rut, I know I better get out fast before it
becomes a grave.”
“Summer is the annual permission slip to be lazy.”
“Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.”
“Time heals almost everything. Give time, time.”
— kristel (@Kristel671) October 12, 2014
“When God is going to do something wonderful, He or She always starts with a hardship; when God is going to do something amazing, He or She starts with an impossibility.”
“When in doubt, take the next step.”
“When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
“When you write a book, you are asking someone to make an investment in their time and money. A column can come and go as the weeks pass, but a book needs to be timeless.
“Your children get only one childhood.”
In this amazing video, the author of God Never Blinks, Regina Brett, discusses the importance of detours in life and how you should use them to your advantage.