"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

"May your pen happily writes ...™ ©Leah C Dancel


Featured Quote: Peace and Rest

"There are two types of tired: One that requires rest, and one that requires peace." ~Anon

Photo taken in Orange
31 March 2021


Bryan Katie - Need

"All I have is all I need and all I need is all I have in this moment." ~Bryan Katie

Jonno White - Harmless Giant

Auckland, New Zealand
International Airport
September 2015

"... When you finally delve into nature, it’s easy to forget about the simple majestic creatures that accompany us on this earth. The most harmless giant on the planet is the elephant. They are just about as smart us humans, too." ~Jonno White, To Inspire You To be Smart Quotes

Bernie Stapleton - Intelligence

"A person's true intelligence has not a lot to do with their level of education!" ~Bernie Stapleton, from New Jersey 


Emily McDowell - Return to yourself

"Finding yourself is actually returning to yourself. An unlearning, an excavation, a remembering who you were before the world got its hands on you." ~Emily McDowell 



"There is something inherently rewarding to see your vision slowly become a reality and rise from the literal dust, and that is what drives me to continue challenging myself to see spaces with new eyes and concepts.” ~Shani Naleshni on home design and construction 


Martin Luther Quotes

“I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand.” ~Martin Luther 

"You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the Word which the Lord Who receives sinners preaches to you." ~Martin Luther (Germany)


Hugo Weaving - Creativity

"Loneliness is actually a key ingredient for creativity." ~Hugo Weaving


Featured Quote: Leah C Dancel

Days Of Season

"Life has a beginning and an ending. In between there are beautiful days, days of gloominess and seasons of all kinds." ~Leah C. Dancel, March 1, 2021


Philipp Reiter - Mindset

"A positive mindset brings positive things." ~Philipp Reiter


Susan Isip Dancel - Friends

"Friends feed you with their experiences. Good and bad experiences give us knowledge to strenghten our existence." ~Susan Isip Dancel, 18 February 2023 


Andrew Boyd - Compassion

"Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors."  ~ Andrew Boyd 


Carol Ryrie Brink - Without praise or reward

"The most truly generous persons are those who give silently without  hope of praise or reward." ~Carol Ryrie Brink 


Tommy Wiseau - Love

"You can love something deep inside your heart and there is nothing wrong with it" ~The Room, Tommy Wiseau, extracted from The Conversation by Renée Middlemost


Wendell Dancel II - Destiny

"I’d rather soar towards my destiny intermingling my past (old friends) and my future (new friends)" ~Wendell Dancel II

Ben Edwards - Sound of feet

“I am learning to like the sound of my feet walking away from things not meant for me." ~Ben Edwards

Source: Wendell Dancel II, FB


Basel Manadil - Words of wisdom

"Stay strong, humble and full of wisdom." ~Basel Manadil, The Hungry Syrian Wanderer, his thoughtful words on his Father's 73rd Birthday 


Sennie Masian - Living things

"Living things grow, move, eat, breathe, they can do heaps of things." ~Sennie Masian 


Pilot Pen Australia - Write it down

Photo credit to Pilot Pen Aus 

"Take a moment to practise self-compassion, pay closer attention to your self-talk and write it down." ~Pilot Pen Australia



"Afflictions are light when compared with what we really deserve. They are light when compared with the sufferings of the Lord Jesus. But perhaps their real lightness is best seen by comparing them with the weight of glory which is awaiting us." ~Arthur W. Pink 

"He foresaw my every fall, my every sin, my every backsliding; yet, nevertheless, fixed His heart upon me." ~Arthur W. Pink 

"Instead of a river, God often gives us a brook, which may be running today and dried up tomorrow. Why? To teach us not to rest in our blessings, but in the blesser Himself." ~Arthur  W. Pink 

"Our Lord has many weak children in His family, many dull pupils in His school, many raw soldiers in His army, many lame sheep in His flock. Yet He bears with them all, and casts none away." ~Arthur W. Pink

"Thousands acknowledge they are sinners, who have never mourned over the fact." ~Arthur W. Pink 

"True liberty is not the power to live as we please, but to live as we ought." ~Arthur W. Pink

"When we complain about the weather, we are, in reality, murmuring against God." ~Arthur W. Pink 


FEATURED Quote from Sogyal Rinpoche

 "Our minds ... are riddled by confusion and doubt." ~Sogyal Rinpoche

"One mind is confused. The other is in doubt. Hence, one is hiding. The other is faking." ~Leah C Dancel, 2 February 2022

Sabrina Carpenter - Confidence

“Confidence is the most beautiful thing you can possess.” ~Sabrina Carpenter, actress and singer.


Debbie Shapiro - Life

“Life does not come with instructions on how to live, but it does come with trees, sunrises, smiles and laughter, so enjoy your day.” ~Debbie Shapiro

Munna Dhiman Quotes

"When we appreciate and accept life in the way that it unfolds, we allow ourselves to let go of the idea of perfection; and as we learn to look at life in a non-judgmental way, we find beauty in the imperfect, we notice peace in the chaos, and as a result, we nourish our soul and the world in a harmonious and loving way.’’ ~Munna Dhiman, Author, You Matter

"You are allowed to take your time, to grow in your own beautiful way." ~Munna Dhiman 


Barbara Vercruysse - Success

Marco's toys
Long school break 
January 2023

"The life we touch measures our success in life." ~Barbara Vercruysse