If you are in a hurry, you will never get there. – Chinese proverb
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
the Master calls a butterfly. – Richard Bach
Let light shine out of darkness. – 2 Cor 4:6
Pearls don’t lie on the seashore. If you want one, you must dive for it. – Chinese proverb
When you have trouble believing, remember that faith is a gift from God but love is a decision. If you can’t believe, decide to love. – Woodeene Koenig-Bricker
Photo credit: A.F. Kane
A time for every thing…
Some things are hidden within, requiring us to slow down to catch a glimpse.
More Than Days… ready to be made new.
“When there is silence one finds the anchor of the universe within oneself.” – Lao Tzu
For he commands his angels with regard to you, to guard you wherever you go.
— Psalm 91:11
“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.”
The above is from the poem “For the Fallen” which was written by the British poet, Laurence Binyon, in 1914, at the beginning of WWI.
Over 100 years later, there are many throughout the world who lose their lives, in one way or another, defending, serving, and protecting others; ultimately in the name of close held values and beliefs.
Today, in the United States of America, Memorial Day is celebrated in gratitude and in honor of them. It is good to give thanks for the lives of others and their service, to remember them, and to reflect on the values and beliefs that we hold.
Faithfulness… In what ways am I faithful? To what and to whom?
The Land of the Living… we share pieces of ourselves wherever we go…
The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith. – Billy Graham
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. – Mahatma Gandhi
In what do we take delight?
The only way to genuine freedom is through Truth.
Origin. Remember who you are… remember from where you came…
In a world that keeps urging me to sprint, my soul whispers slow down. Each time I listen, I am amazed… struck by awe and wonder… how blessed we are.
“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.” – Thomas Merton