For The Soulful Journey
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."
"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 a home, a stranger into a friend.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow."
- Melody Beattie
"Calmness, gentleness, silence, self-restraint and purity: these are the disciplines of the mind."
"Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened."
"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up.
The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time."
- Thomas A. Edison
"Remember that when you leave this earth,
you can take with you nothing that you have received,
only what you have given."
- Francis of Assisi
“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.”
- Anne Frank
"Between stimulus and response, there is a space.
In that space is our power to choose our response.
In our responses, lies our growth and our freedom."
- Viktor Frankl
"The last of the human freedoms
is to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances."
- Viktor Frankl
"Look up at the stars and not down at your feet.
Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist.
- Stephen Hawking
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched,
they must be felt with the heart."
- Helen Keller
"It always seems impossible until it's done."
- Nelson Mandela
"Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough."
- Og Mandino
"We often take for granted, the very things that most deserve our gratitude."
- Cynthia Ozick
"Healing yourself, whether from heartbreak, illness, addiction, family struggles, or professional disappointment,
is not for the faint of heart. It takes serious courage - Olympic courage - to do what it takes to transform pain into gold.
I believe healing is possible, no matter what others say."
- Lissa Rankin M.D.
Author of Mind Over Medicine
"Some days, doing "the best we can" may still fall short of what we would like to be able to do.
But life isn't perfect - on any front - and doing what we can with what we have
is the most we should expect of ourselves or anyone else."
- Fred Rogers
"You must do the things you think you cannot do."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
“When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy."
"At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person.
Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us."
- Albert Schweitzer
"The secret of getting ahead is getting started."
- Mark Twain
"There is so much that I am grateful for today!
I have arms! I have legs! I have feet! I can speak! I can think!
I can hear! I can see!"
- Iyanla Vanzant
"Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are."
- Marianne Williamson
"What you get by achieving your goals is not as important
as what you become by achieving your goals."
- Zig Ziglar
"Some days, doing "the best we can" may still fall short of what we would like to be able to do, but life isn't perfect - on any front - and doing what we can with what we have is the most we should expect of ourselves or anyone else."
- Fred Rogers
Take only memories,
- Chief Seattle, Suquamish 1786-1866