Live this day as if it will be your last.…Forget yesterday’s defeats, and ignore the problems of tomorrow. This is it.…All you have. Make it the best day of your year.
I asked for strength…
As a man was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages.
Are we always the people we want to be? I believe in love and justice, forgiveness and second chances and generosity – but I don’t always live up to the ideals I profess.
A woman named Vicki once knew a young person at church named Susan. Susan always seemed effervescent and happy, although Vicki knew she had faced struggles in her life.
Life isn’t about keeping score. It’s not about how many friends you have. Or how many people call you. Or how accepted or unaccepted you are. Not about if you have plans this weekend.
She smiled at a sorrowful stranger.
Can you imagine the mother of Christopher Columbus saying, “I don’t care what you’ve discovered, you still could have written!”?