November 10, 2019
“Let me tonight look back across the span
‘Twixt dawn and dark, and to my conscience say –
Because of some good act to beast or man –
‘The world is better that I lived today.’”
~Ella Wheeler Wilcox
November 3, 2019
“When you play it too safe,
you’re taking the biggest risk of your life.
Time is the only wealth we’re given.”
(Image courtesy of Pixabay.com)
October 28, 2019
“The world is full of abundance and opportunity,
but far too many people come to the fountain of life
with a sieve instead of a tank car ...
a teaspoon instead of a steam shovel.
They expect little and as a result they get little.”
October 20, 2019
“Every time something bad happens to me,
I don't ask the question, ‘Why did it happen to me?’
The question I ask is, ‘Why did it happen for me?’”
October 13, 2019
“He who knows no hardships
will know no hardihood.
He who faces no calamity will need no courage.
Mysterious though it is,
the characteristics in human nature
which we love best
grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.”
~Harry Emerson Fosdick
October 6, 2019
“Let others have their experience – people learn, and build self-esteem and self-confidence by experience.
People grow by effort – do you want someone to grow
or do you want to control?”
(Image by Rene Rauschenberger, via pixabay.com)
September 29, 2019
“Don't just count your years, make your years count.”
September 22, 2019
“We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.”
(Photo courtesy of Leann Tobin)
September 15, 2019
“Love flows unstoppably downward,
around every obstacle – like water.
Love and water seek not the higher place
but always the lower.
That’s why forgiveness is often
the most powerful display of love in action.”
September 8, 2019
“The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.”
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