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Would You Like To Become More Involved With ILFA?

Perhaps you could do a once-off fundraising event such as a coffee morning or maybe you would be interested in setting up a local ILFA support group where you live.

You can decide what level of involvement you would like to have. If you are interested in getting more involved, ILFA would like to hear from you.

You can contact us via post @ PO Box 10456, Blackrock, County Dublin; via email @ or by calling 086 871 5264

Inspirational Quote of the Week 2018


1) "Every day is a new opportunity. You can build on yesterday's success or put it's failures behind and start over again." Bob Feller

2)  "Perhaps I am stronger than I think." Thomas Merton

3)  "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage." Lao Tzu

4)  "Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better." Samuel Beckett

5)  "Change your thoughts and you change your world" Norman Vincent Peale

6)  "Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going." Chantal Sutherland

7)  "Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end." Scott Adams

8)  "Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."   Melody Beattie

9)  "However difficult life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at."   Stephen Hawking

10)  "Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams."  Ashley Smith

11)  "Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out" Robert Collier

12)  "Make each day your masterpiece" John Wooden

13)  "No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible". George Chakiris

14)  "Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today."
Thich Nhat Hanh

15)  "The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet" Rebecca Harding Davis

16)  "From caring comes courage" Lao Tzu

17)  "Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and don't give up." Rachel Corrie

18)  "Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough." Og Mandino

19)  "Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky." Sonia Gandhi

 20)  "Each day holds a surprise. But only if we expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us. Let's not be afraid to receive each day's surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or as joy It will open a new place in our hearts, a place where we can welcome new friends and celebrate more fully our shared humanity." Henri Nouwen

21)  "If you carry joy in your heart, you can heal any moment." Carlos Santana

22)  "Do all the good you can,
by all the means you can,
in all the ways you can,
in all the places you can,
at all the times you can,
to all the people you can,
as long as ever you can." John Wesley

23)  "Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it." Greg Anderson

24)  "A grateful heart is a beginning of greatness. It is an expression of humility. It is a foundation for the development of such virtues as prayer, faith, courage, contentment, happiness, love, and well-being." James E Faust

25)  "Perhaps I am stronger than I think." Thomas Merton

26)  "Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help you to grow you into your happiest, strongest, wisest self."  Karen Salmansjohn

27)  "Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine." Roy T. Bennett

28)  "Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” James Rogers

29) "Trust your own instincts, go inside, follow your heart. Right from the start, go ahead and stand up for what you believe in. As I've learned, that's the path to happiness." Lesley Ann Warren

30)  Every sunrise is an invitation for us to arise and brighten someone’s day.” Richelle E. Goodrich

31)  "Christmas is the spirit of giving without a thought of getting. It is happiness because we see joy in people. It is forgetting self and finding time for others. It is discarding the meaningless and stressing the true values". Thomas S. Monson