Tag Archives: Quote

Unawares

“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.” ~Hebrews 13:2

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Make

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Neither Nor

“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.” ~Galatians 3:28

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Nothing

Excerpted from The Garden of Eden by Ernest Hemingway, published posthumously in 1986: “What are you thinking?” the girl asked. “Nothing.” “You have to think something.” “I was just feeling.”

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Stimulus/Response

Pema Chödron, on getting hooked (via Just Dharma Quotes): In Tibetan there is a word that points to the root cause of aggression, the root cause also of craving. It points to a familiar experience that is at the root of all conflict, all cruelty, oppression, and greed. This word is shenpa. The usual translation …

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Dance On

The old ones disappear, the young dance on;They use the space we make by being gone. ~From the poem “Use of Space” by Clive James

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Joy

“The LORD thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.” ~Zephaniah 3:17 I like a God that sings when he’s happy. 🙂

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Perspectives

“O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us / To see oursels as ithers see us!” ~Robert Burns -·- “Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant?” ~Henry David Thoreau, in Walden ©1854 Walden is in the public domain and may be downloaded or read …

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Hugs

“I was thinking the other day, ‘I wish I had sat and just hugged John all the time when we were together.’ (…) I’d just sit around and hug him forever. That’s the depth of my feeling for him.” ~Paul McCartney, 2020 If there’s someone in your life you want to hug, do it today. …

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Bring Home

“We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have lost their way.” ~St. Francis of Assisi

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Happy?

“I do not exist to impress the world. I exist to live my life in a way that will make me happy.” ~Richard Bach Okay, but is that enough? Were we put on this earth just to have a few laughs and amuse ourselves? Is that all there is? What if happiness is just the …

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Move, Move Fast

“There is freedom in coming and going for no other reason than because you can. There is freedom in choosing to sit and be still when everything is always telling you to move, move fast.” ~-Elizabeth Acevedo, in The Poet X ©2018

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