Tuesday June 4, 2019

June 4, 2019 by  

A world of grass and flowers stretched around me, rising and falling in gentle undulations, as if an enchanter had struck the ocean swell, and it was at rest forever…

— Eliza Steele,

“Summer Journey in the West” (1840)

Monday, June 3, 2019

June 3, 2019 by  

The heart that is generous and kind most resembles God.

– Robert Burns

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 by  

This land has invested me with its personality…

– Linda Hasselstrom

Thursday, May 30, 2019

May 30, 2019 by  

One isn’t necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. Without courage, we can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

— Maya Angelou

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019 by  

It’s spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you’ve got it, you want – oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!

~Mark Twain

Friday, May 24, 2019

May 24, 2019 by  

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but  the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

— Mark Twain

Thursday, May 23, 2019

May 23, 2019 by  

May is a pious fraud of the almanac.

~James R. Lowell

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

May 22, 2019 by  

Where we love is home — home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

~Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019 by  

There is a terrible hunger for love. We all experience that in our lives — the pain, the loneliness. We must have the courage to recognize it. The poor you may have right in your own family. Find them. Love them.

— Mother Teresa

Monday, May 20, 2019

May 20, 2019 by  

Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world.

~Virgil A. Kraft

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