Think of all the beauty
still left around you
and be happy.
~ Anne Frank ~
For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson ~
Is it so small a thing
to have enjoyed the sun,
to have lived light in the spring,
to have loved,
to have thought,
to have done?
~ Matthew Arnold ~
Just to be is a blessing.
Just to live is holy.
~ Abraham Heschel ~
Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
~ Marianne Williamson ~
Christmas Eve Blessings …
If, after all, men cannot always make history have a meaning,
they can always act so that their own lives have one.
~ Albert Camus ~
Enjoy the little things,
for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
~ Robert Brault ~
Great things are not done by impulse,
but by a series of small things brought together.
~ Vincent van Gogh ~
Do not inflict your will.
Just give love.
The soul will take that love
and put it where it can best be used.
~ Emmanuel ~
Somehow, when we no longer feel in control,
we become available to deeper aliveness.
~ Richard Moss ~
Perfection does not exist.
To understand this is the triumph
of human intelligence;
to expect to possess it
is the most dangerous kind of madness.
~ Alfred de Musset ~
The world is moved not only by
the mighty shoves of heroes,
but also by the aggregate of the
tiny pushes of each honest worker.
~ Helen Keller ~
What one has, one ought to use;
and whatever he does,
he should do with all his might.
~ Cicero ~
The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who,
in a period of moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.
~ Dante Alighieri ~
If a man hasn’t discovered
something that he will die for,
he isn’t fit to live.
~ Martin Luther King Jr. ~
Every man is the architect of his own fortune.
~ Sallust ~
Life is a succession of moments.
To live each one is to succeed.
~ Corita Kent ~