It’s not just other people we need to forgive.
We also need to forgive ourselves.
For all the things we didn’t do.
For all the things we should have done.
You can’t get stuck on the regrets
of what should have happened.
~ Mitch Albom ~
What do we live for,
if not to make
life less difficult
for each other?
~ George Eliot ~
For all that has been, thanks.
For all that will be, yes.
~ Dag Hammarskjold ~
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless in facing them.
Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain,
but for the heart to conquer it.
~ Rabindranath Tagore ~
Hope begins in the dark,
the stubborn hope that
if you just show up and
try to do the right thing,
the dawn will come.
You want and watch and work;
you don’t give up.
~ Anne Lamott ~
It is the nature of grace to fill
the places that have been empty.
~ Goethe ~
We already have everything we need.
~ Pema Chodron ~
What draws people to be friends
is that they see the same truth.
They share it.
~ C.S. Lewis ~
Talk not of wasted affection;
affection was never wasted.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~
Happiness is like a butterfly which,
is always beyond our grasp.
But, if you will sit down quietly,
may alight upon you.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne ~
It is perfectly true as philosophers say,
that life must be understood backwards.
But they forget the other proposition,
that it must be lived forwards.
~ Soren Kierkegaard ~
We can always choose to
perceive things differently.
We can focus on what’s wrong in our life,
or we can focus on what’s right.
~ Marianne Williamson ~
What you believe has more power
than what you dream or wish or hope for.
You become what you believe.
~ Oprah Winfrey ~
The only way to live is by
accepting each minute as
an unrepeatable miracle.
~ Storm Jameson ~
Everything is just as it needs to be.
And if we would forgive,
our minds and hearts would open
and we could see another possibility.
~ Iyanla Vanzant ~
Everyone else is taken.
~ Oscar Wilde ~
Tenderness and kindness are not
signs of weakness and despair,
but manifestations of
strength and resolution.
~ Kahlil Gibran ~
You mustn’t confuse a single failure
with a final defeat.
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald ~
Distinguish melancholy from sadness.
Go out for a walk.
~ Albert Camus ~
Not everything needs to be fixed.
~ Randy Pausch ~