“The great thing is, if one can, to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions in one’s “own” or “real” life. The truth is, of course, that what one regards as interruptions are precisely one’s life.”
“I want a life that sizzles and pops and makes me laugh out loud. And I don’t want to get to the end, or to tomorrow, even, and realize that my life is a collection of meetings and pop cans and errands and receipts and dirty dishes. I want to eat cold tangerines, and sing out loud in the car with the windows open, and wear pink shoes, and stay up all night laughing, and paint my walls the exact color of the sky right now. I want to sleep hard on clean white sheets, and throw parties, and eat ripe tomatoes, and read books so good they make me jump up and down.”
-Shauna Niequist (Writer)
Theodore M. Hesburgh
The most important thing that a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
I think that goes for moms too…
“And I was always laughing…”
“Sometimes I am thankful that I have been there (the camp), because I am richer than other people.”
“I have never hated, and I will never hate. Hatred brings only hatred” (Alice towards Germans)
This lady is one heck of an inspiration… She loves life, even in a Holocaust camp under constant threat of death, she loved life and used her music to instill that same love in others.
How many of us can say that we love life, and enjoy every day?
Do you really feel that every day is beautiful like Alice does?
“Your children can wait while you tend to your marriage. Your marriage will not wait while you tend to your children.”
I read this quote over at Kitchen Stewardship just now…
“FORGET what is unnecessary
FOCUS on that which is important – your children’s souls!
NOT checking off the to-do list
NOT a pristine house
NOT a perfect meal
…just three little souls, bound for Heaven someday.”
Something to think about…
“A true leader must have enough backbone to stand alone – even when the crowd wants to take the easy road home. A true leader cannot be dependent on companionship for his or her security, but must learn to trust in God alone.” Leslie Ludy