What's Your Sentence?
What’s your sentence? Lincoln’s may have been “He preserved the union and freed the slaves” – someone else’s: “She taught two generations of children how to read” or: “He raised four kids who became happy and healthy adults”.
Daniel Pink (and his new book, DRIVE) is the inspiration behind this question (thanks, Dan!); he explains it’s a way to orient your life towards a greater purpose.
So, what’s your sentence?
She did it HER way.
Jan 4, 2011 10:02 pm
Her writing touched my life.
Jan 6, 2011 10:49 am
He is fun to be with
Jan 12, 2011 12:38 pm
I am safe in this moment.
Jan 14, 2011 7:55 am
He realized the only way live was to be dependent on God for everything.
Jan 27, 2011 7:35 am
She spent her life trying to be invisible; now she wants to be heard.
Jan 27, 2011 7:59 am
He survived another snow day without strangling the kids.
Jan 27, 2011 8:21 am
Some really bad things must have happened in my past to allow me to experience the future with happiness, hope, and no regrets.
Jan 27, 2011 9:53 am
He's still kickin' and has managed to help a few people along the way.
Jan 27, 2011 10:03 am
Find the gift in all I meet
Jan 27, 2011 10:51 am
Don't mess with physics, or physics will mess with you!
Jan 27, 2011 11:48 am
Work in progress.
Jan 27, 2011 12:02 pm
To achieve and maintain physical excellence, intellectual excellence and character excellence.
Jan 27, 2011 12:20 pm
With faith, friends and family you can get throught anything life sends you.
Jan 27, 2011 12:32 pm
Everyday brings new physical and mental challenges.
Jan 27, 2011 1:09 pm
She wrote books which enriched peoples' lives.
Jan 27, 2011 1:10 pm
Those who learned to speak Deborah as a second language entered a wonderful world tempered by the humour of M*A*S*H* and the twists of "The Farside" generation.
Jan 27, 2011 1:26 pm
She retired at the top of her game.
Jan 27, 2011 2:59 pm
She didn't get the fairy tale.
Jan 27, 2011 3:03 pm
She was kind.
Jan 27, 2011 3:19 pm
No one here gets out alive.
Jan 27, 2011 3:49 pm
She bit off more than she could chew, and chewed it.
Jan 27, 2011 3:55 pm
The Speaker With Solutions: He helps people do what they do--Better!
Jan 27, 2011 4:01 pm
I live to influence those around me to know and embrace God’s purposes and heart for them and for the world.
Jan 27, 2011 4:04 pm
Self belief got her thru everything, and a smile made the journey that much more pleasant.
Jan 27, 2011 4:05 pm
He devoted his all of his waking hours to making great films.
Jan 27, 2011 4:20 pm
The poor world had to continue when I survived when the medical world said I would not.
Jan 27, 2011 4:22 pm
He received his purpose of life from God and he fulfilled it.
Jan 27, 2011 4:44 pm
She could always make them laugh.
Jan 27, 2011 4:49 pm
She laughed about it and made others laugh, too.
Jan 27, 2011 5:00 pm
If creativity is the product of sublimated aggression, she lived her life slightly peeved and immensely colorful.
Jan 27, 2011 5:14 pm
She always finished what she started.
Jan 27, 2011 5:20 pm
Although she got a late start, she went on to write the greatest novel of her time.
Jan 27, 2011 6:04 pm
His saving grace was that he didn't have a clue.
Jan 27, 2011 6:14 pm
Re-learning was daunting but her history was changed for always!
Jan 27, 2011 6:26 pm
She is the guardian of dreams
Jan 27, 2011 7:17 pm
A free spirit - always thinks outside the box!
Jan 27, 2011 9:08 pm
She didn't fulfill her mother's worse fears. Instead, she got married, completed college, and lived a life for Christ.
Jan 27, 2011 9:58 pm
Life is not for sissies
Jan 27, 2011 10:43 pm
"Attitude is Everything"
Jan 27, 2011 10:51 pm
Without regret, without fear.
Jan 27, 2011 11:09 pm
Tennyson said of Ulysses that "It profits little that an idle king...will [wish to] drink life to the lees," while Frost echoed this sentiment with his "I have come by the highway home, and lo, it is ended," Sinatra reflected equally, "I did it my way," and as I near retirement, I look back on my life and my words are " I have no regrets..."
Jan 27, 2011 11:18 pm
He died without ever finding a reason to live.
Jan 28, 2011 2:51 am
He found a purpose in life - a purpose to learn, to engage and to make good.
Jan 28, 2011 7:17 am
Run away the sadness.
Jan 28, 2011 7:53 am
She changed the way we understood ourselves.
Jan 28, 2011 8:56 am
I changed lives and was thanked
Jan 28, 2011 9:11 am
She empowered voices around the world.
Jan 28, 2011 9:45 am
She always tried to do the right thing.
Jan 28, 2011 9:59 am
Saved by grace through faith in Christ Jesus.
Jan 28, 2011 10:11 am
She was a renaissance woman.
Jan 28, 2011 10:11 am
He loves people and Christ in full measure, and seeks to bring one to the other.
Jan 28, 2011 10:41 am
He found the happiness that persistently eluded him.
Jan 28, 2011 11:00 am
He loved Nigeria
Jan 28, 2011 11:04 am
She truly cared and always did what she could to help others.
Jan 28, 2011 11:14 am
She cheerfully maintains her sanity amid the chaos.
Jan 28, 2011 11:21 am
Coming into your own and knowing your capabilities is truly a light bulb moment.
Jan 28, 2011 11:38 am
She never stopped learning.
Jan 28, 2011 12:34 pm
She conquered her inner demons and came out on top.
Jan 28, 2011 1:21 pm
He liked what he saw, and, if I were him, I would like me too.
Jan 28, 2011 2:19 pm
It took her a while, but she did it.
Jan 28, 2011 3:15 pm
She would need a thousand years to learn all that she wants to learn.
Jan 28, 2011 5:45 pm
Dying, you said stop kissing me.
Jan 28, 2011 7:22 pm
Inspired by beauty, life began to change.
Jan 28, 2011 10:24 pm
For 60-odd years so many mistakes; so many different worlds; so many repercussions; and now at last she begins preparations for life in her own real world, excited at finally living on her own terms doing what she was made for but fearful of there being insufficient time.
Jan 29, 2011 12:02 am
She loves the Lord with all of her heart, soul and mind.
Jan 29, 2011 1:25 am
GaryFPatton loves God plus those He brings across my path with an other-person-centered & unconditional love!
Jan 29, 2011 3:39 pm
He worked to learn how to get along with others.
Jan 29, 2011 3:52 pm
Whenever my son leaves my house, I caution him to "Have fun and be kind"
Jan 29, 2011 6:26 pm
He helped bring more light to the Earth as a humble instrument of love.
Jan 30, 2011 5:43 am
She never quite felt like she fit in and then happily hit 40 and suddenly didn't care!
Jan 30, 2011 3:11 pm
She made people laugh and smile.
Jan 31, 2011 10:53 am
Jan 31, 2011 4:43 pm
Lee-Anne turns static into static electricity.
Feb 1, 2011 12:55 am
She finally learned to walk without fear.
Feb 1, 2011 2:57 am
Charming, charismatic, cheery, classy, cool--she's the Captain of the Seas.
Feb 1, 2011 2:31 pm
Each morning, just breathe, and begin to live.
Feb 1, 2011 4:06 pm
Hockey engulfed his life, and he was happy, but incomplete.
Feb 2, 2011 12:01 am
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Feb 2, 2011 10:30 am
who are you to carry 'the weight of the world'?
Feb 12, 2011 1:13 am
He crash landed on my heart like warm pancakes.
Feb 12, 2011 2:51 pm
the best lie goes to: "i love you more!"
Feb 15, 2011 8:40 pm
Life is like a poem, and each stanza one more year to enjoy husband, children, grandchildren, and life more.
May 4, 2011 8:18 pm
She came and went and I was glad.
May 9, 2011 10:04 pm
I must have been Hitler in a former life because I'm paying for it in this one.
Aug 9, 2011 4:17 pm
I'm still circling the drain.
Aug 9, 2011 7:36 pm
keep your head high
Aug 10, 2011 8:22 am
He was always aware of being a speck on the outer rim of a vast rotating galaxy, receding at great speed into an ever expanding universe.
Aug 10, 2011 4:00 pm
She was a jetsetting gypsy living life from the window seat.
Aug 11, 2011 7:30 pm
She didn't end up turning into her mother afterall.
Aug 24, 2011 3:10 pm
I am Chris. I have some website whether you can find out some various thinks
Aug 24, 2011 3:30 pm
He was "Mr. Social Security" to all.
Aug 27, 2011 5:37 pm
"I am heavy company for myself, sometimes."
Aug 31, 2011 11:22 am
For you, a thousand times over..
Sep 29, 2011 5:35 am
She learned to believe in herself and to never back down.
Jan 25, 2012 4:49 pm
How you live your life is up to you and no one or nothing should change that. Looks, fashion and aging don't matter. What does is who you are and how you treat others.
Jan 27, 2012 2:33 pm
How you live your life is up to you and no one or nothing should change that;not looks,fashion or aging since they don't matter,but what does is who you are and how you treat others.
Jan 27, 2012 2:36 pm
He wanted everyone to... Enjoy Life² ...
Jan 29, 2012 10:11 am
She creates a space where community shows up.
Jan 29, 2012 1:32 pm
As I negotiate the peaks and valleys of life, I shed the light for others.
Jan 31, 2012 4:16 pm
"She was deep in the happiness of such misery, or the misery of such happiness, instantly."
Aug 8, 2012 3:39 pm
Never a boring minute when reading.
Oct 17, 2012 8:34 am
Never try to fit the square peg in the round hole, all you will be left with is a lot of splinters.
Dec 26, 2012 6:09 pm
He did not let fear or false security dominate his life decisions.
Jan 2, 2013 11:26 am
He have the ability to persuade people and motivate at the same time.
Jan 16, 2013 1:42 am
None of mine words or sentence will have the ability to praise the above; however, I'll just say its Simple sophisticated
Jun 19, 2013 6:30 am