Tag : spirit

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Life sometimes takes you down lonely country roads on unexpected side trips. You feel comfortable where you are, or at least somewhat secure – and then you hit the ruts in the dirt road. This is where I’ve been since late last May. For the months of May and June, it was like an avalanche …
Where there is no love, pour love in, and you will pull love out. St. John of the Cross
Dream Over That was the headline for a story on Susan Boyle, the contestant who caught the attention of the world in Britain’s TV talent show – Britain’s Got Talent.  She wasn’t your average – wait, she was your average-looking singer.  She wasn’t this polished, made-up and groomed mega-star like Beyoncé – or whatever she’s …
Man is what he believes.  Anton Chekhov 
When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice. Cherokee saying
And for us this is the end of all the stories.  All their life in this world and all their adventures in Narnia had only been the cover and title page: now at last they were beginning Chapter One of the Great Story, which no one on Earth has read…in which every chapter is better than the one before. …
Broken things are precious. We eat broken bread because we share in the death of our Lord and his broken life. Broken flowers give perfume. Broken incense is used in adoration. A broken ship saved Paul and many other passengers on the way to Rome. Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into …
“Hope” is the thing with feathers —
 That perches in the soul — 
And sings the tune without the words —
 And never stops — at all — Emily Dickinson
Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
If  you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. The Dalai Lama
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