A Year 2004 Daily Calendar
365 Daily Thoughts & Inspirations about...Sisters
Thursday January 1, 2004
"A sister always knows when to listen and when to talk when to laugh and when to cry."
Friday January 2, 2004
"We shared everything all our lives, the important ones and the trivial ones, and it's the trivial ones that build ties between people."
Saturday January 3 and Sunday 4 , 2004
"The first world we find ourselves in is a family that is not of our choosing."
Monday January 5, 2004
"We are always the same age inside."
Tuesday January 6, 2004
"As the standard bearers of our first families, our siblings are the only people who can truly share our happy and unhappy memories with us, who can help reconstruct that early sense that the world was manageable and we would always be care for."
Susan Scarf Merrell
Wednesday January 7, 2004
"Like all cultures, one of the family's first jobs is to persuade its members they're special, more wonderful than the neighboring barbarians. The persuasion consists of storiess showing family members demonstrating admirable traits, which it claims are family traits. Attention to the stories' actual truth is never the family's most compelling consideration. Encouraging belief is."
Thursday January 8, 2004
"Family life! The United Nations is child's play compared to the tugs an splits and need to understand and forgive in any family."
Friday January 9, 2004
"Studies have shown that of the three sibling pairs, sister/sister pairs are the closest...Sisters are th traditional kin keepers in our society and have a real commitment to keeping the relationship going."
Jane Mershey Leder
Saturday January 10and Sunday 11 January
"The best thing about having a sister was that I always had a friend."
Cali Rae Turner
Monday January 12, 2004
"Beautiful sisters, come high up to the strongest rocks, we are all fighting women, heroines, horsewomen."
Tuesday January 13, 2004
"A childhood is what anyone wants to remember of it. It leaves behind no fossils, except perhaps in fiction."
Wednesday January 14, 2004
"Advice is what we ask for when we already krnow the answer but wish we didn't."
Thursday January 15, 2004
"We did not change as we grew older, we just became more clearly ourselves."
Friday January 16, 2004
"Sisters annoy, interfere, criticize. Indulge in monumental sulks, in huffs, in snide remarks. Borrow. Break. Monopolize the bathroom. Are always underfoot. But if catastrophe should strike, sisters are there. Defending you against all comers."
Saturday January 17 and January 18, 2004
"In reality, we are still children. We want to find a playmate for our thoughts and feelings."
Dr. Wilhelm Stekhel
Monday January 19, 2004
"...if we believed in the media we would think the only significant relationship in our lives i s a romantic one. Yet sisterhood is probably the one that will always be around."
Tuesday January 20, 2004
"Bless you, my darling, and remember you are always in the heart-oh tucked so close there is no chance of escape-of your sister."
Wednesday January 21, 2004
"Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go by any rules. They're don't go by any rules. They're not like aches or wounds; they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material."
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Thursady January 22, 2004
"What sisters really know is that they can fight with each other because they will always be sisters: they have a blood bond."
Friday January 23, 2004
"She is your mirror, shining back at you with a world of possibilites. She is your witness, who sees you at your worst and best, and loves you anyway."
Saturday January 24 and Sundy January 25, 2004
"Between sisters, often, the child's cry never dies down. 'Never leave me.' It says; 'do not abandon me.'"
Monday January 26, 2004
"Each of us is an arist, capable of conceiving and creating a vision from the depths of our being."
Tuesday January 27, 2004
"No matter how old a mother is she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement."
Wednesday January 28, 2004
"Every second is of infinite value."
Thursday January 29, 2004
"There can never be enough said of the virtues, dangers, the power of a shared laugh."
Friday January 30, 2004
"Childern have never been very good at listening their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them."