Favorite Quotes

“Never wait until tomorrow to hug someone you could hug today.”
~Author Unknown

“There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.”
~Mother Teresa

“What is soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room.”
~Ray Charles

“Sometimes it’s better to put love into hugs than to put it into words”.
~ Author Unknown

“Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way.” ~Florence Scovel Shinn

“Death is a debt we all must pay.”
~Euripides

“Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.”
~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“Well, right now… I’m not dead. But when I am, it’s like… I don’t know, I guess it’s like being inside a book that nobody’s reading…. An old one. It’s up on a library shelf, so you’re safe and everything, but the book hasn’t been checked out for a long, long time. All you can do is wait. Just hope somebody’ll pick it up and start reading.”
~Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried

“What do you think of God,” the teacher asked. After a pause, the young pupil replied, “He’s not a think, he’s a feel.”
~Paul Frost

“People see God every day, they just don’t recognize him.”
~Pearl Bailey

“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting – a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.”
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Pay attention to your dreams – God’s angels often speak directly to our hearts when we are asleep.”
~ Eileen Elias Freeman

“The place you are right now God circled on a map for you.”
~Hāfez

“There is an unseen life that dreams us. It knows our true direction and destiny. We can trust ourselves more than we realize and we need have no fear of change.”
~ John O’Donohue

“Each day of human life contains joy and anger, pain and pleasure, darkness and light, growth and decay. Each moment is etched with nature’s grand design – do not try to deny or oppose the cosmic order of things.”
~ Morihei Ueshiba

“What do you think of God,” the teacher asked. After a pause, the young pupil replied, “He’s not a think, he’s a feel.”
~Paul Frost

“People see God every day, they just don’t recognize him.” ~Pearl Bailey

A man isn’t poor if he can still laugh.”
~Raymond Hitchcock

“You will lose someone you can’t live without, and your heart will be badly broken, and the bad news is that you never completely get over the loss of your beloved. But this is also the good news. They live forever in your broken heart that doesn’t seal back up. And you come through. It’s like having a broken leg that never heals perfectly—that still hurts when the weather gets cold, but you learn to dance with the limp.”
~Anne Lamott

“What you need to know about the past is that no matter what has happened, it has all worked together to bring you to this very moment. And this is the moment you can choose to make everything new. Right now.”
~Author Unknown

“God not only sends special angels into our lives, but sometimes He even sends them back again if we forget to take notes the first time!”
~Eileen Elias Freeman

“Each day of human life contains joy and anger, pain and pleasure, darkness and light, growth and decay. Each moment is etched with nature’s grand design – do not try to deny or oppose the cosmic order of things.”
~ Morihei Ueshiba

“Babies are bits of stardust, blown from the hand of God.”
~ Barretto

“There are places I’ll remember
All my life though some have changed
Some forever not for better
Some have gone and some remain
All these places have their moments
With lovers and friends I still can recall
Some are dead and some are living
In my life I’ve loved them all”
~John Lennon

“Some people are afraid of what they might find if they try to analyze themselves too much, but you have to crawl into your wounds to discover where your fears are. Once the bleeding starts, the cleansing can begin.”
~Tori Amos

“Never wait until tomorrow to hug someone you could hug today.”
~Author Unknown

“I’ve been on so many blind dates, I should get a free dog!”
~ Wendy Liebman

“The best alarm clock is sunshine on chrome.”
~Author Unknown

“The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward.”
~Steve Maraboli

“My mother had a slender, small body, but a large heart – a heart so large that everybody’s joys found welcome in it, and hospitable accommodation.”  ~Mark Twain

“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts.  A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” ~Sophia Loren

“I wish my mother had left me something about how she felt growing up.  I wish my grandmother had done the same. I wanted my girls to know me.” ~ Carol Burnett

“Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us,

we see the past, present and future.” ~Gail Lumet Buckley

“Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future.” ~Gail Lumet Buckley

“Waiting and hoping is a hard thing to do when you’ve already been waiting and hoping for almost as long as you can bear it.” ~ Jenny Nimmo

“Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever.”  ~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“Wonder rather than doubt is the root of knowledge.” ~ Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Change always comes bearing gifts.”  ~Price Pritchett

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.”  ~Garth Brooks

“I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.” ~ M.A.S.H.

“I say to people who care for people who are dying, if you really love that person and want to help them, be with them when their end comes close. Sit with them – you don’t even have to talk. You don’t have to do anything but really be there with them.” ~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.” ~ Alexander Graham Bell

”Never forget that anticipation is an important part of life. Work’s important, family’s important, but without excitement, you have nothing. You’re cheating yourself if you refuse to enjoy what’s coming.” ~ Nicholas Sparks

“Nothing tends more to cement the hearts of Christians than praying together. Never do they love one another so well as when they witness the outpouring of each other’s hearts in prayer.” ~ Charles Finney

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.” ~ Matthew 18:20

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