Look closely at the present you are constructing.
It should look like the future you are dreaming.
~ Alice Walker ~
Forgiveness is an act of the will,
and the will can function regardless
of the temperature of the heart.
~ Corrie Ten Boom ~
It is compassion,
the most gracious of virtues,
which moves the world.
~ Thiruvalluvar ~
You are your best thing.
~ Toni Morrison ~
You were born with potential.
You were born with goodness and trust.
You were born with ideals and dreams.
You were born with greatness.
You were born with wings.
You are not meant for crawling, so don’t.
You have wings.
Learn to use them and fly.
~ Rumi ~
Just a step at a time —
meeting each thing that comes up,
seeing it is not as dreadful as it appeared,
discovering we have the strength to stare it down.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt ~
Promise me you’ll always remember:
you’re braver than you believe,
and stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
~ A.A. Milne ~
We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself
the means of inspiration and survival.
~ Winston Churchill ~
Part of being optimistic
is keeping one’s head
pointed toward the sun,
one’s feet moving forward.
~ Nelson Mandela ~
someplace deep inside your being,
you have undergone important changes
while you were sad.
~ Rainer Maria Rilke ~
Smile, breathe and go slowly.
~ Thich Nhat Hahn ~