"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


Shadonna Richards - life


"We must value life and treasure each breath we take. We must value each person and how he or she touches our lives everyday." ~Shadonna Richards



Malcolm Muggeridge - I long to be gone

"Like a prisoner awaiting his release, like a schoolboy when the end of term is near, like a migrant bird ready to fly south ... I long to be gone." ~Malcolm Muggeridge

George Wm Ballon - nostalgia

“Nostalgia is a seductive liar.” ~George W. Ballon


Quotes from Higher Perspective

"Be a woman who lifts other women." ~Higher Perspective

"Empathy is... seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another." ~Higher Perspective

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Ralph Buchanan - destiny

"When you walk in purpose, you collide with destiny!" ~Ralph Buchanan

Patrick Suskind - everything

"Talent means nothing, while experience, acquired in humility and with hard work, means everything." ~Patrick Suskind

Sandra Kring - tiny seed

"The tiny seed knew that in order to grow, it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered in darkness, and struggle to reach the light." ~Sandra Kring

Sophia A. Nelson - divine order

"You are exactly where you are supposed to be. You are not off track. Delayed maybe, but not denied. You are never off track or off purpose. It’s all in divine order. Trust God. Keep going." ~Sophia A. Nelson


Mark Helperin - silent crossing of a meadow

"Perhaps passing through the gates of death is like passing quietly through the gate in a pasture fence. On the other side, you keep walking, without the need to look back. No shock, no drama, just lifting of a plank or two in a simple wooden gate in a clearing. Neither pain, nor floods of light, not great voices, but just the silent crossing of a meadow." ~Mark Helperin