UpLifting Quotes Left on Chalkboard

My Friend David, Sent me another email he just knew I would enjoy! After reading, I thought some of you may enjoy!

This is a way cool story. Can you imagine wanting to make sure you drove by a certain gas station every day?

Just to see what the message was on the chalk board?

It’s true — a gas station has become quite a landmark in Gauteng, South Africa with its daily #PetrolPumpWisdom,

which are uplifting quotes written on a chalkboard Some people say they deliberately travel this route just to

read the quote which brightens their day.

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The lady behind this wonderful initiative at Hutton Hyde Park is Alison Billett.
She told SAPeople: “We inherited the board from the previous owner, Dick Hutton, when we bought the filling station from him almost 20 years ago.
“We continued the tradition and it has become a landmark – more so now that it’s on social media!
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“Not a day goes by when I don’t get a call or a visit from someone to tell me how much they appreciate the message – it seems that every day there’s
something that just speaks to what is going on in someone’s life and that inspires or motivates them.
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“Having people come and tell me their stories and how the quote helped them in some small way is what motivates me to keep writing!
“We use a variety of quotations – some are topical, some are funny, some are inspirational, some even reflect what is going on in my life that day!
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“Different things appeal to different people…
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“The boards were spotted by a motivational speaker from the UK, Geoff Ramm, when he was driving by one day and he was so taken by them
he included a piece about them in his book!
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“The boards have appeared many times in newspapers and magazines and been spoken about on radio stations all over the world. 9GAG has
re-tweeted them a few times too!”
Bob 95 FM in the USA recently posted Alison’s “Rest in Peace” quote which has now been shared over a quarter of a million times around the world!
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Those who would disrespect our flag have never been handed a folded one.
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19 Comments

    1. It really does. When I had the neighborhood kids decorate and make kindness rocks, it was truly an awesome feeling. How great to be randomly walking outside and see a rock that gives such joy!

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  1. I’m going to save some of these lovely quotes. Another owner and I put up framed quotes in our condo common area several times per year, to sort of inspire some of the other residents. These would be great for that.

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