"Where there is peace, God is." ~George Herbert

"Carve your blessings in stone." ~Anon
"I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again." ~William Penn
"Dictum sapienti sat est - A word to a wise person is sufficient." ~Cicero Ovid Seneca

"Words pulsate in the veins of my pen"™Leah C. Dancel


QUOTES FROM Semplice Abbondanza


"Simplicity is the need to distinguish always, every day, the essential from the superfluous." ~Semplice Abbondanza

"The simple life is the secret tranquility of the soul." ~Semplice Abbondanza



“Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale.” ~Lauren DeStefano

"Happy is the heart filled with love." ~from Semplice Abbondanza

"May you always have walls for the winds,
a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire,
laughter to cheer you, those you love near you
and all your heart might desire."
~from Semplice Abbondanza


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From Daily Vibes

Being told you’re appreciated is one of the simplest and most incredible things you can ever hear." ~Daily Vibes

QUOTES FROM Trust Your Journey

Photo: Casino NSW
6 October 2015


"A friend is someone who dances with you in the sunlight and walks with you in the shadows." ~Anon

“Anything that you learn becomes your wealth, a wealth that cannot be taken away from you; whether you learn it in a building called school or in the school of life. To learn something new is a timeless pleasure and a valuable treasure. And not all things that you learn are taught to you, but many things that you learn you realize you have taught yourself.” ~C. JoyBell C. - Writer

"At any given moment you have the power to say this is not how the story is going to end..." ~Ritu Ghatourey

"Be bold enough to use your voice, brave enough to listen to your heart, and strong enough to live the life you've always imagined." ~Anon

“Believe that there's light at the end of the tunnel. Believe that you might be that light for someone else.” ~Kobi Yamada

“Dance while you can – even if there is no music. Laugh at the wonder of life – even if there is no reason to. Smile at everyone – even if they don’t smile back. Enjoy this moment – even if no-one else is. Love whatever enchants you – even if there is nothing in return.” ~Jeff Mullan

"Find life experiences and swallow them whole. Travel. Meet many people. Go down some dead ends and explore dark alleys. Try everything. Exhaust yourself in the glorious pursuit of life." ~ Lawrence K. Fish

“Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.” ~Tori Amos

"I used to love night best but the older I get the more treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings." ~Terri Guillemets

“I wonder how many people don't get the one they want, but end up with the one they're supposed to be with.” ~Fannie Flagg

"If you're alone, I'll be your shadow. If you want to cry, I'll be your shoulder. If you want a hug, I'll be your pillow. If you need to be happy, I'll be your smile. But anytime you need a friend, I'll just be me." ~Anon

“If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person.” ~Fred (Mr.) Rogers

"It made me realize that even when everyone is doing the same thing, we all do it differently. Some faster, some slower. Some with ease, some with great difficulty. But the thing is, you can't compare yourself to how anyone else is doing. What matters is your race, not how everyone else is running it." ~Sarah Dessen

“Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.” ~Christina Baldwin

"Life is always a polarity. If there were no darkness there would be no light. If there were no trouble there could never be any peace. If the sun always shone you would not appreciate it. You have to learn sometimes through conditions that seem a nuisance. One day you will look back and say, "We learned our best lessons not when the sun was shining, but when the storm was at its greatest, when the thunder roared, the lightning flashed, the clouds obscured the sun and all seemed dark and hopeless". It is only when the soul is in adversity that some of its greatest possibilities can be realized." ~Silver Birch

“Life is amazing. And then it's awful. And then it's amazing again. And in between the amazing and awful it's ordinary and mundane and routine. Breathe in the amazing, hold on through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary. That's just living heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing, awful, ordinary life. And it's breathtakingly beautiful.” ~L.R. Knost

"One day you will wake up and there won't be anymore time to do the things you've always wanted. Do it now.” ~Paulo Coelho

"Sincere words are felt in the heart and can trigger a smile.” ~Toba Beta

”Sometimes, the most perfect place to be is exactly where you are. Accept it . . . Often, the most precious moment is the one you are currently experiencing. Embrace it . . .
Always, the best person to become is the ultimate version of yourself. Love it . . . “
~Dr Jeff Mullan

“The thing about hearts is that they always want to keep beating” ~Elizabeth Scott

“There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.” ~G.K. Chesterton

"There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope." ~Bernard Williams

"Think big thoughts, but relish small pleasures" ~Anon"You have to fight through some bad days to earn the best days of your life." ~Anon

“This world is like a mountain. Your echo depends on you. If you scream good things, the world will give it back. If you scream bad things, the world will give it back. Even if someone says badly about you, speak well about him. Change your heart to change the world.” ~Shams Tabrizi

"We are all a people in need. We are not perfect. We are not machines. We make mistakes. We need grace. We need compassion. We need help at times. We need other people. And that’s okay." ~Jamie Tworkowski

"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." ~Marcus Aurelius

“Whether we're a preschooler or a young teen, a graduating college senior or a retired person, we human beings all want to know that we're acceptable, that our being alive somehow makes a difference in the lives of others.” ~Fred Rogers

“You've got to get up every morning with a smile on your face, And show the world all the love in your heart, then people gonna treat you better. You're gonna find, yes, you will, That you're beautiful as you feel.” ~Carole King

“You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldn’t do without you. The rub is that you don’t always know who.” ~Robert Fulghum

“You need to make friends with yourself. It’s corny and it’s cliché but it’s also the truth. Because there will be certain times in your life that it’ll feel like you’re all you’ve got. And when those times come, you have to be enough to get by.” ~Kovie Biakolo

"You’ll learn, as you get older, that rules are made to be broken. Be bold enough to live life on your terms, and never, ever apologize for it. Go against the grain, refuse to conform, take the road less traveled instead of the well-beaten path. Laugh in the face of adversity, and leap before you look. Dance as though EVERYBODY is watching. March to the beat of your own drummer. And stubbornly refuse to fit in.” ~Mandy Hale from Trust Your Journey

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Ionel George Bunda - green earth

" The best thing on God's green Earth is the human soul. Even the littlest of miracles of kindness leave me in awe. I admire the persistence of rationality when facing superstition or despair. I am amazed by humanity, by people and by their kind hearts." ~Ionel George Bunda



"When in despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won; there have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall." ~M. K. Gandhi


Horace Traubel - world

“If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.” ~Horace Traubel on World


Quintilian - mind

"The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice." ~Quintilian (from Tim Cox Fine Art)


Martin Hiedegger - pursue

“We pursue that which retreats from us.” ~Martin Hiedegger on Desire



Frank McCourt - mind

"You might be poor, your shoes might be broken, but your mind is a palace." ~Frank McCourt


Donna Tartt - reality

“Sometimes, when there’s been an accident and reality is too sudden and strange to comprehend, the surreal will take over. Action slows to a dreamlike glide, frame by frame; the motion of a hand, a sentence spoken, fills an eternity.” ~Donna Tartt, The Secret History



"As one person, I cannot change the world, but I can change the world of one person." ~Paul Shane Spear

"Love stretches your heart and makes you big inside." ~Margaret Walker

"Man cannot remake himself without suffering, for he is both the marble and the sculptor." ~Alexis Carre

"Never bear more than one kind of trouble at a time. Some people bear three: all they have had, all they have now, and all they expect to have." ~Edward Everett Hale

"No matter the number of times you fail you must be determined to succeed. You must not lose hope. Don't stop in your storm. Don't give up so easily." ~Tony Narams

"There are things you already know yet haven't allowed yourself to fully see. The eyes are useless when your mind is blind." ~from A Journey of Faith

"When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take a step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe one of two things will happen ~there will be something solid for us to stand upon, or we will be taught to fly." ~Anon

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Photo Credit: British Monarchist League, FB

"He has, quite simply, been my strength and stay all these years." ~Queen Elizabeth II on The Duke of Edinburgh's 95th birthday (June 10, 2016)

"I cannot lead you into battle, I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else, I can give you my heart and my devotion," ~Queen Elizabeth (proclaimed in 1957).

"I have in sincerity pledged myself to your service, as so many of you are pledged to mine. Throughout all my life and with all my heart I shall strive to be worthy of your trust." ~Queen Elizabeth II (In an evening address following her Coronation in June 1953. She became a Queen at the age of 25).

“Inevitably a long life can pass by many milestones; my own is no exception. But I thank you all, and the many others at home and overseas, for your touching messages of great kindness.” ~Queen Elizabeth 9 September 2015

“It is true that the world has had to confront moments of darkness this year, but the gospel of John contains a verse of great hope, often read at Christmas carol services: ‘The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it." ~Queen Elizabeth II, December 25, 2015

“Like all families, we went through the full range of the pleasure and tribulations of bringing up children. I am, naturally, somewhat biased, but I think our children have all done rather well.” ~Queen Elizabeth (Proud mother and loving grandmother. As she prepares to take over as Britain's longest-reigning monarch (63 years on 9 September 2015), we look back at another job the Queen takes very seriously: matriarch.)

"Marriage is for man and woman." ~Queen Elizabeth Rules Out Gay Marriage In Uk

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"My job first, second and last is never to let the Queen down!" ~Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

"You can take it from me, the Queen has the quality of tolerance in abundance!” ~Prince Philip
("Tolerance is the one essential ingredient. You can take it from me that the Queen has the quality of tolerance in abundance." ~Prince Phillip on Queen's gentle nature).

The QUEEN'S TRIBUTE To PRINCESS DIANA on her Death, August 30, 1997

‘Diana was an exceptional and gifted human being.’

‘I admired and respected her — for her energy and commitment to others, and especially for her devotion to her two boys.’

'In good times and bad, she never lost her capacity to smile and laugh, nor to inspire others with her warmth and kindness.’

'It was indeed dreadfully sad, and she is a huge loss to the country. But the public reaction to her death and the service in the Abbey seem to have united people around the world in a rather inspiring way.’

FROM OTHERS on Queen Elizabeth II

"She is my inspiration to living a worthwhile and meaningful life well into old age. She has obviously been genetically blessed with her good health but she has also remained very engaged in life mentally and physically. I should imagine that her job at times could be very stressful. She would be privy to information that I would prefer not to know about. She must have nights when worry disturbs her sleep and yet the next day she has to rise and do her job, sign government papers, meet with officials and carry out engagements in public and smile and wave as if nothing is wrong. Not a job I would like." ~Debbie Bryant, On Queen Elizabeth II

"Their withstanding relationship is based on their mutual love and respect but also a shared sense of humour, after all Prince Philip is notoriously funny." ~Woman's Day

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Dr. Jeff Mullan Quotes

“Dance while you can – even if there is no music. Laugh at the wonder of life – even if there is no reason to. Smile at everyone – even if they don’t smile back. Enjoy this moment – even if no-one else is. Love whatever enchants you – even if there is nothing in return.” ~Dr. Jeff Mullan

”Someone has to enjoy life. Let it be You! Someone has to appreciate the wonders of the world. Let it be You! Someone has to make their life a dance of delight. Let it be You! Someone has to honor the beauty of this Earth. Let it be You!” ~Dr. Jeff Mullan

”Sometimes, the most perfect place to be is exactly where you are. Accept it . . . Often, the most precious moment is the one you are currently experiencing. Embrace it . . .
Always, the best person to become is the ultimate version of yourself. Love it . . . “
~Dr Jeff Mullan

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"I'm a lighthouse... I am incandescent." ~Laini Taylor

"Lighthouse- a symbol of hope. It gives light to the passing ships and boats that sail in perilous parts of the sea and ocean during night time. The lighthouse keeper then rescues those who are perishing. Our poverty, our hardship, our difficulties in life are like those boats and ships sailing in dangerous areas. Our light is our hope as we keep up the faith; Reach out for the torch, the victory!" ~Leah C. Dancel

"A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life!" ~Mehmet Murat Ildan

"A good lighthouse is not a candle flickering in the breeze, ready to go out at the slightest. of gust. It is a lighthouse, built on rock-solid foundation, able to handle the full impact of biggest waves and keep on shining in the dark." ~Sarah McCrum

"A holy life will produce the deepest impression. Lighthouses blow no horns; they only shine." ~D.L. Moody

"A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature!" ~Mehmet Murat Ildan

"A sip on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea." ~Dutch Proverb

"A solitary lighthouse casts a single beam. Yet changes the course of others. A solitary voice can cast a single message. Yet change the world. " ~J.V. Manning

"Actuality is when the lighthouse is dark between flashes: it is the instant between the ticks of the watch: it is a void interval slipping forever through time: the rupture between past and future: the gap at the poles of the revolving magnetic field, infinitesimally small but ultimately real. It is the interchronic pause when nothing is happening. It is the void between events." ~George Kubler

"Anything for a quiet life, as the man said, when he took the situation at the lighthouse." ~Charles Dickens

“Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.” ~Edwin Percy Whipple from Chicken Soup for the Soul

"Don't forget that maybe you are the lighthouse in someone's storm." ~Anon

"Grief does not expire like a candle or the beacon on a lighthouse. It simply changes temperature." ~Anthony Rapp

"Hope was the perfect shiny top on the Christmas tree, the glowing halo of every wish, the endless beacon of a lighthouse bringing tormented ships home at last." ~Deb Caletti

"I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve." ~George Bernard Shaw

"If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse!" ~Mehmet Murat ildan

"If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you!" ~Mehmet Murat ildan

"Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships." ~Charles Simic

"Is the beam from a lighthouse affected by howling wind and rain? It remains perfectly steadfast and unaffected by the storm. Your true self is like that. Nothing can ever harm you once you are consciously aware that it is so." ~Vernon Howard

"It's like all my life I've been this tower standing at the edge of the ocean for some obscure purpose, and only now, almost eighteen years in, has someone thought to flip the switch that reveals that I'm not a tower at all. I'm a lighthouse. It's like waking up. I am incandescent." ~Laini Taylor

"Lighthouses are endlessly suggestive signifiers of both human isolation and our ultimate connectedness to each other." ~Virginia Woolf

"Lighthouses are more helpful than churches." ~Benjamin Franklin

"Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine." ~Dwight L. Moody

"Lighthouses don't get all wobbly when the weather gets rough; they just stand there shining." ~Anon

"Lighthouses don't go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining." ~Anne Lamott

"Look to the lighthouse of the Lord. There is no fog so dense, no night so dark, no gale so strong, no mariner so lost but what its beacon light can rescue." ~Thomas S Monson

"Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of everyman." ~Mehmet Murat ildan

"Seek not a lighthouse greater than the human mind!" ~Mehmet Murat Ildan

"She is like a revolving lighthouse; pitch darkness alternating with a dazzling brilliancy!" ~Henry James

"The heart is the lighthouse that guides all our senses and it is the essence of our humanity." ~Asrarabdulghani

"The lighthouse does great service to humanity; yet it is the slave of those who trim the lamps." ~Alice Wellington Rollins

"The scars you share become lighthouses for other people who are headed to the same rocks you hit." ~Anon

"To be a lighthouse, you must be strong enough to resist every kind of storm, to every kind of loneliness and you must have a powerful light inside you!" ~Mehmet Murat Ildan



"A father is neither an anchor to hold us back, nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way." ~Anon

"I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship." ~Aeschylus

"The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights." ~Giotto di Bondone

"When your ship finally comes in, don't let doubts of "it's too good to be true" push it back out. Receive it with appreciation." ~Doe Zantamata

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Donald Marquis - living in time

"We live in a time when the people do not know what you want, but, in order to do anything to get it." ~Donald Marquis


OUR DAILY BREAD - humility

"We too are dependent on the Lord as we face life's struggles. He longs for us to come near to Him today in humility. And He'll be there again for us tomorrow." ~Our Daily Bread



"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no help at all." ~Dale Carnegie


Mario Nievera - perfection

"You always want to mess with perfection. You decide to convey an idea, then do something to throw it a little off." ~Mario Nievera


Rose Tarlow - passé


"Nothing is passé if you really love it." ~Rose Tarlow


The Guardian - moral

"The moral imagination of the scriptures was determined by a battered refugee people. If politicians don’t like that, they shouldn’t claim the Christian mantle." ~The Guardian, FB

F. Alexander Magoun - wisdom

"Tears have a wisdom all their own. They come when a person has relaxed enough to let go and to work through his (her) sorrow. They are the natural bleeding of an emotional wound,
carrying the poison out of the system. Here lies the road to recovery." ~F. Alexander Magoun

Anne M. Gorman - grief


"There is no escaping it. Our immune systems take on the blows of grief. It’s not bad enough that we are brought to our knees when we lose a loved one but many have to suffer the devastation of a second loss and that is our own health." ~Anne M. Gorman


Benvenuto Cellini - Fortune

"Let all the world witness how many different means Fortune employs when she wishes to destroy a man." ~from "The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini


Carl Perkins - rocks

"If it weren't for the rocks in its bed, the stream would have no song." ~Carl Perkins


Donald Kircher - ability

“We rate ability in men by what they finish, not by what they attempt” ~Donald Kircher


Edouard Manet - colour

"There are no lines in nature, only areas.of colour, one.against another." ~Edouard Manet


Allanah Hunt Quotes


"Getting to know and love yourself through acceptance and understanding will build the self-confidence you need to fully embrace your life." ~Allanah Hunt

"Self Confidence is the most attractive quality we can have and yet its one we often struggle with. Brought up in a world where we are taught that its better to fit in than to stand out, we hide our uniqueness behind a wall of ‘normality’ which keeps us small." ~Allanah Hunt

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"You can't expect to draw people into your life who are kind, confident, and generous if you're thinking and acting in cruel, weak, and selfish ways. You must be what it is that you're seeking— that is, you need to put forth what you want to attract." ~Wayne Dyer


Susan Olson Quotes

"Each time we don't include someone, they quietly wilt. Make an effort to notice who needs a smile, a nod or a kind word." ~Susan Olson

"Listen with compassion. Act with love." ~Susan Olson

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Umberto Eco - learning

"Because learning does not consist only of knowing what we must or we can do, but also of knowing what we could do and perhaps should not do." ~Umberto Eco from "The Name of the Rose"



Tamara Star Quotes


"Be mindful of the words you speak.
Speak your dreams, not your fears". ~Tamara Star

"When you march to the beat of your own drum, your true tribe will hear your music and find you". ~Tamara Star

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Eric.Roth.- For what it's worth

"For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you. I hope you feel things you never felt before. I hope you meet people with a different point of view. I hope you live a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope you have the courage to start all over again.” ~Eric Roth

Source: Positive Thoughts



Taken at Irish Pub
Mt. Eden, New Zealand
1 September 2015

A whole new perspective is born.

"An amazing thing happens when you get honest with yourself and start doing what you love, what makes you happy. You stop wishing for the weekend. You stop merely looking forward to special events. You begin to live in each moment and you start feeling like a human being. You just ride the wave that is life, with this feeling of contentment and joy. You move fluidly, steadily, calm and grateful. A veil is lifted, and a whole new perspective is born." ~Anon

Source: Positive Thoughts


Junichiro Tanizaki - beauty

Photo Credit: Gary P Hayes, (FB Blue Mountains )

“Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty.” ~from "The Makioka Sisters" By Junichiro Tanizaki

Source: From Everyman's Library


Billy Baldwin - style

"Be faithful to your own taste because nothing you really like is ever out of style." ~Billy Baldwin


Charles Evans Hughes - spirit of the law

“Dissents are appeals to the brooding spirit of the law, to the intelligence of another day.” ~Charles Evans Hughes



Lou Tice - future

"The future is only as bright as you and I believe and picture it to be." ~Lou Tice


Kate Chopin - voice of the sea


“The voice of the sea is seductive, never ceasing, whispering, clamoring, murmuring, inviting the soul to wander in abysses of solitude.” ~Kate Chopin from "The Awakening"

Prince William Quotes

"Just because you realise how precious life is and it puts it all in perspective. The idea of not being around to see you children grow up [is horrible]." ~Prince William, 33-year-old, who lost his own mother, Princess Diana, when he was only 15 years old. (Ant and Dec interview)2015-2016

"Real grief often does not hit home until much later. For many it is a grief never entirely lost." ~Prince William on Diana's 18th Death Anniversary

"The visits I made as a child to this place left a deep and lasting impression upon me – about how important it is to ensure that everyone in our society, especially the poorest, are treated with respect, dignity and kindness, and are given the opportunities to fulfil their potential in life." ~Prince William on visiting the Homeless Charity in Victoria, London, Hello Mag, May 14, 2016


Quotes from an exclusive interview with Sophia Kichou

“In today’s Western world, with all the advancements and privileges we have, the fact some people don’t have a bed or a roof over their head is quite ridiculous”. ~Prince William in an exclusive interview with Sophia Kichou of The Big Issue, magazine for the homeless

On William’s caring side and his passion for helping people: He said
“I think it goes back to when my mother first took the [patron’s] role when I was a small boy. I was very struck by the people I met and what they were struggling with – sleeping rough, sofa surfing, not having basic comforts a lot of us take for granted."

“That really struck me at a young age, bearing in mind the gulf for me, growing up in a palace and seeing the other end of the spectrum. That was powerful to see at a young age."
[Sophia Kichou, 24 year old trainee journalist, landed the big interview after the Prince made a promise to her four years ago when she was homeless.(Daily Mail)]

"What my mother recognized back then — and what I understand now — is that grief is the most painful experience that any child or parent can endure." ~Prince William

Quotes from the book, Elizabeth II: The Steadfast

"All of us who will inherit the legacy of my grandmother's reign and generation need to do all we can to celebrate and learn from her story. Speaking for myself, I am privileged to have the Queen as a model for a life of service to the public." ~Prince William (Preface in the new book: Elizabeth II: The Steadfast)

"The Queen's kindness and sense of humor, her innate sense of calm and perspective, and her love of family and home are all attributes I experience first-hand." ~Prince William (Preface in the new book: Elizabeth II: The Steadfast)

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Helen Thornton - a woman of tradition


"Love or hate Diana. She was a wonderful mother who fought with tradition to bring her boys up to respect women and show affection, something sadly lacking in her then husband . William now respects and openly loves his wife and now their new daughter, now I believe that is a legacy, I think he will make a great King with a very strong loved woman by his side." ~Helen Thornton (on the birth of Princess of Cambridge, 2 May 2015)

Dennis Fisher Quotes

"God uses both good and bad circumstances to transform us and guide us on our journey." ~Dennis Fisher

"When we take risk by reaching out to others, we reflect the heart of our Savior who gave up so much for us." ~Dennis Fisher

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