Ever feel like things are out of control? We all have a time or two, I think. When I start feeling like that, I get on my knees and ask God to put it all in perspective for me.
I came across this awesome quote from Richard Friedman recently, and as a dog owner really related to it. I love that my dog is so sweet and encouraging and happy to see me.
Friendship is the best, isn’t it? A good friend can lift you up, make you feel like it’s totally okay that you came racing out of the bathroom with toilet paper on your shoe and yes, you might have ate a whole sleeve of Girl Scout Cookies, but those Girl Scouts need the money. Friends […]
So many people wish they could just pass over the mistakes and hardships of their life. I see the logic in that, of course, but then again all those mistakes, the awful moments, the hardest times, are the ones where you really find out what you’re made of.
Boy, this one certainly rings true for me. I love Berke Breathed, and this quote to me means it’s never too late to be happy.
We just had a foot of snow delivered to us this week, and I can’t think of a better quote to sum up how I feel right now: “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is […]
This is certainly very true: Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn’t go away. — Philip K. Dick, novelist I’m always amazed at the people who live their lives in the world of denial. Denying things doesn’t make them disappear. It doesn’t make them easier, either. Growing up in an alcoholic […]
Boy, I sure know this one is true: “There is no psychiatrist in the world like a puppy licking your face.” ―Ben Williams
Came across this quote from my very favorite poet, Maya Angelou. “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” ―Maya Angelou
“A teacher is a compass that activates the magnets of curiosity, knowledge, and wisdom in the pupils.” ―Ever Garrison
I love this quote: “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then just feed one.” —Mother Teresa So often when I think about the good things I want to accomplish in the world, I get hung up on the fact that I can’t do more. And that’s just silly. Touching one life is so much […]
My grandma used to say that when she went to a party, she could never sleep when she got home. There was just too much to think about! I think this quote helps sum up her feeling: “Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee,and just as hard to sleep after.” ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Reading is a means of thinking with another person’s mind; it forces you to stretch your own. ~Charles Scribner, Jr.
“I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die” (John 11:25–26).
“A new dress doesn’t get you anywhere; it’s the life you’re living in the dress, and the sort of life you had lived before, and what you will do in it later.” —Diana Vreeland
Here’s a quote that circulated on Twitter yesterday, and I liked it so much I retweeted it. I thought I’d also share with you here. The value of consistent prayer is not that He will hear us, but that we will hear Him.~William McGill Image: sxc.hu.
Yesterday was “National Teacher’s Day.” Did you celebrate your favorite teacher? Even privately thank him or her for making an impression?
Some days, I get very frustrated with things that happen in the world. Like many people, I don’t understand the struggles or suffering. It is in those times when one simple sentence lifts my spirits: “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved” (Acts 16:31). It’s as easy as that. Christ did […]
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. ―Hodding Carter
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain. — Emily Dickinson, poet