“Once a man was asked, ‘What did you gain by regularly praying to God?’ The man replied, ‘Nothing…but let me tell you what I lost: Anger, ego, greed, depression, insecurity, and fear of death.’ Sometimes, the answer to our prayers is not gaining, but losing; which ultimately is the gain.” Here’s to losing. XO
“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand. They listen with the intent to reply.” ―Stephen Covey Here’s to hearing what isn’t being said…and to being long on ears and short on mouth.
“Broken crayons still color.” -Unknown Here’s to keeping calm and coloring on! XO
“In general we are very busy people. We have many meetings to attend, many visits to make, many services to lead. Our calendars are filled with appointments, our days and weeks filled with engagements, and our years filled with plans and projects. There is seldom a period in which we do not know what to […]
“Everything is interim. Every season that I thought was stable and would be just how it was for a long time ended up being a preparation or a path to the next thing. When you decide to be on this journey with God, everything is interim.” -Shauna Niequist’s friend, Rosa This week’s Thought-Full Thursday is […]
“The best kind of friendships are fierce lady friendships where you aggressively believe in each other, defend each other, and think the other deserves the world.” -Unknown Here’s to the fierce ones! XO
There is nothing wrong with loving the crap out of everything. Negative people find their walls. So never apologize for your enthusiasm. Never. Ever. Never.” -Ryan Adams Here’s to the electricity of life…and to never, ever, never apologizing for it! XO
“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” -Marcel Proust Here’s to looking at the same things, but seeing something different. XO
We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place. We stay there, even though we go away, and there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.” -Pascal Mercier Here’s to going back again real soon. XO
Like creating a masterpiece, quitting is an art: you have to decide what to keep within the frame and what to keep out.” -Richie Norton Here’s to knowing what goes where. 🙂
“Fear is the glue that keeps you stuck. Faith is the solvent that sets you free.” -Shannon L. Alder Here’s to letting go, and finding comfort in the Truth that some things have to be believed to be seen. XO
“She writes things with her movements that I could never write with a pen.” -Christopher Poindexter Here’s to moving in ways that are impossible to put into words. XO PS- Having a blast bonding with our babe…I’ll post an update about our time together on Friday!
“What is this life if, full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.” -W.H. Davies I found that quote and the following story on page 60 of the 1 Book today: “The Man In The Metro” It was all videotaped by a hidden camera. He was a young man in jeans, a […]
If you’ve visited a time or two, you may have gathered that I’ve got a thing for quotes…and taking pictures…and blogging…and all things lettered. So, I think I’ll start a new “thing” on Thursdays. Thought-full Thursdays. Just one simple photo, covered in words strung together in a way that speaks straight to my (and your?) soul. […]