"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


Catherine Booth - destiny

"We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny." ~Catherine Booth

G. K. Nielson - people

"Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose." ~G.K. Nielson

Nizar Qabbani - Light

"Light is more important than the lantern,
The poem more important than the notebook."
~Nizar Qabbani


John Sinor - good book

"October is crisp days and cool nights, a time to curl up around the dancing flames and sink into a good book." ~John Sinor

Eliza E. Hewitt - true and faithful

"Let us then be true and faithful, trusting, serving every day; just one glimpse of Him in glory will the toils of life repay. When we all get to heaven, what a day of rejoicing that will be!" ~Eliza E. Hewitt from Our Daily Bread


Munia Khan Quotes

"A lantern can give you light only when you light it." ~Munia Khan

"Moon is the light from a lantern in heaven." ~Munia Khan

Carole Borges - lanterns

"No my friend, darkness is not everywhere, for here and there I find faces illuminated from within; paper lanterns among the dark trees." ~Carole Borges

David Storey - friendship

"The essence of true friendship is to make allowance for another's little lapses." ~David Storey


Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks - intelligence

“The inner intelligence of the body is the ultimate and supreme genius." ~Kathlyn and Gay Hendricks


Lauren Jawno - Simplicity

"Simplicity fosters freedom, peace, connection and joy. Why? Because when you remove distractions and excess from your life – physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually – you can focus on what is truly important, meaningful and essential." ~Lauren Jawno (5 Essentials to creating a peaceful lifestyle)

Duane Elgin - simplicity

“Bringing simplicity into our lives requires that we discover the ways in which our consumption either supports or entangles our existence.” ~Duane Elgin

Tim Gustafson - confidence

"Some 'lions' pose a genuine threat. Others are phantoms. Regardless, as followers of Jesus our confidence is in the One whose voice and deeds we know and trust." ~Tim Gustafson

David Bowie Quotes

"Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been." ~David Bowie

"Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming." ~David Bowie

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"Go somewhere untouched by mankind, and listen to nature - the birds, the wind, and the water. It is here you will feel the spirit of the garden of creation." ~A.D. Williams

Alexandra Katehakis - gratitude

"Summoning gratitude is a sure way to get our life back on track. Opening our eyes to affirm gratitude grows the garden of our inner abundance, just as standing close to a fire eventually warms our heart." ~Alexandra Katehakis


Joan Duncan Oliver - meditation

"How you hold your back is the most important element of your meditation posture. Imagine that your vertebrae are coins piled on top of one another. Let your back find its natural erectness; don’t strain. You’ll find that the innate concave curvature at the small of your back helps to support your weight. As one teacher has suggested, “Imagine that your spine is a strong oak tree. Now lean against it.” Experiment with tipping your pelvis slightly forward and back to help find the natural curve of your spine." ~Joan Duncan Oliver

Malcolm Turnbull Quotes

“A person’s right to shape their own identity – and for that identity to be respected – is central to the well being of all peoples.” ~Malcolm Turnbull, APM 2016

“The first duty of leaders is to keep their people safe.” - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (ASEAN March 17-18, 2018)

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Gothold Lessing - Prayer

"A single grateful thought toward Heaven is the MOST perfect Prayer." ~Gothold Lessing

Michael Landon Jr - tomorrow

“Somebody should tell us, right at the start of our lives, that we are dying. Then we might live life to the limit, every minute of every day. Do it! I say. Whatever you want to do, do it now! There are only so many tomorrows.” ~Michael Landon Jr.

Nina Simone - love

"You have to learn to get up from the table when love is no longer being served." ~Nina Simone