Monday, April 28, 2008

'Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough, and more.
It turns denial into acceptance,
Chaos to order, confusion to clarity.
It can turn a meal into a feast,
a house into home, a stranger into a friend'

- Melody Beattie

'If I discover within myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world'

- C.S. Lewis

'Say what you want to say when you have the feeling and the chance. My deepest regrets are things I did not do, the opportunities missed and the things unsaid'

- Jim Keller

'It is better to learn early of the inevitable depths, for then sorrow and death take their proper place in life, and one is not affraid'

- Pearl S Buck

'There is a time for departure when there is no place to go!'

- Tennessee Williams

'Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced'

- James Baldwin

'Though no one can go back and make a brand-new start, anyone can start now and make a brand-new ending'

- Carl Bard

'A ship is safe in the harbor,
but that's not what ships are for'

- William Shedd

'This is your life
Are you who you want to be?

- Switchfoot

'We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of treasures'

- Thornton Wilder

'The difference between school and life?
In school, you're taught a lesson
and then given a test.
In life, you're given a test that
teaches you a lesson.

- Tom Bodett

'How does one become a butterfly?...
You must want to fly so much
that you are willing to give up
being a caterpiller.

- Trina Paulus

'Make room for that which is capable of rejoicing, enlarging, or calming the heart'

- Gerhardt Tersteegen

'Happiness is not a goal;' it is a by-product'

- Eleanor Roosevelt