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The Charm Bracelet The Charm Bracelet by Viola Shipman
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“Do what makes you happy. It sounds so simple and yet it's so hard, because few of us do. We live out of fear. We live for others, their hopes and expectations. We do what makes everyone else happy.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“A Mother & Daughter's Love Is Never Separated”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Shooting Star Charm

To Be Lucky in Love, You Must First Believe in Miracles”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Ice Cream Cone Charm

You Will Never Work A Day Once You Discover A Passion That Makes Your Life Rich & Sweet”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“If I had to describe the scent of Michigan in spring and summer, it wouldn't be a
particular smell – blooming wildflowers or boat exhaust off the lake – it would be a color: Green.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“Draw outside the lines! Make the sky purple instead of blue! That's what it looks like to dreamers!”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“You must remember, unhappiness can consume you entirely, without you realizing. Happiness is a choice.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The worst thing in the world is to have regrets. You will always have a few, but they shouldn't be ones that keep you up at night.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Kite Charm

For A Life Filled with High-Flying Fun, Play with the Wonder of A Child”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Snowflake Charm

Be As Unique As A Snowflake: Embrace All Your Dimensions”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Mustard Seed Charm

With Faith As Small As A Mustard Seed, Then You Can Move Mountains: Nothing Will Be Impossible”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“I've had an amazing life. One filled with blessings I could never have imagined.

Depressed is the last thing I am. Realistic, yes. Sad, never.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The morning light shimmered through the trees and gave the lake an otherworldly hue. Everything in summer Michigan seemed to have a soft shimmer to it, as though God had hung gauze over the sky and softly scattered glitter on all His creations.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The only things we can control are our happiness, our destiny, our impact on others. Rest is up to God.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“Give a piece of yourself. You will never realize how deep of a footprint you might make on a stranger.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“You can't schedule fun, and you can't put it off for the future. At some point, you just have to say to heck with everything and dive in headfirst.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Hot Air Balloon Charm

Life Can Be Filled with Adventure If You Let Yourself Soar”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Dragonfly Charm

Embrace The Magic of Nature & Life Will Be Filled with Good Fortune”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“The Sewing Machine Charm

To A Life Bound by Family, The Thread That Ties Us All Together”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“I didn't just see fireworks, I felt them. I felt like I'd eaten a million lightning bugs when I was with him. He made my soul brighter, and that's all you can ask for when you're in love.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“Think of what you could be, not what everyone else wants you to be.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“Arden had learned in journalism school, however, that there were three kinds of readers: Ones who always opened a book or magazine to page one, and started from the beginning; readers who always read the last page first (Arden could never understand those readers); and readers who randomly opened to a page somewhere in the middle to gauge their interest. I”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“Tell me about the loons,” Lolly would always reply. And he would. “They mate forever, just like humans,” he would tell her. “They always come home, to the same place, same lake, every year, as soon as the ice thaws. They are territorial, and mates will defend their home from other loons. Small lakes can only accommodate one pair of loons, so they are always together, and they always talk to each other.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“We have all been given a seed of faith, but it is up to us to spread that around. We must believe in ourselves, have faith in what we don't understand. When we do, the world will open. You will no longer fear.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“If you put yourself out there, you're going to get hurt at some point. Yes, your boyfriend or husband could leave you. He might stray. He could die way too young like your grandfather. And, at some point, you will both probably say things to one another you immediately want to take back. But, if you remain alone, your heart will ache for all that you never experienced. Love is filled with great beauty and great pain. But there is no beauty to life if you don't put your heart at risk. The ability to love is one of the greatest gifts we're given. It's the reason we're here.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, then you can move mountains. Nothing will be impossible.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“I hear my family's voices in the jangling of my charms.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“There's only one way to tackle life, enjoy a day at the beach, and jump into a Great Lake: Headfirst!”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“What wish did you grant me?" Lolly asked. "I can't tell you," the little girl said very seriously. "But if you believe, it will come true.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet
“You can create and be anything in this world that you want to be...Your imagination should be limitless.”
Viola Shipman, The Charm Bracelet

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