Category Archives: Quotes

quotes I find inspiring

On the passing of our beloved animals


// “If I have any beliefs about immortality it is that certain dogs I know will go to heaven, and very very few people.”

(James Thurber)

“…love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”

(Kabil Gibran)

“All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.”

(Saint Francis of Assisi)

“It is a fearful thing to love what death can touch.”

(Anonymous)

“The dog is a gentleman; I hope to go to his heaven, not man’s.”

(Mark Twain)

“If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they went.”

(Will Rogers)

“If there is a heaven, it’s certain our animals are to be there. Their lives become so interwoven with our own, it would take more than an archangel to detangle them.”

(Pam Brown)

“If you have a dog, you will most likely outlive it; to get a dog is to open yourself to profound joy and, prospectively, to equally profound sadness.”

(Marjorie Garber)

“A good dog never dies. He always stays. He walks besides you on crisp autumn days when frost is on the fields and winter’s drawing near. His head is within our hand in his old way.”

(Mary Carolyn Davies)

Release Resentment, Let It Go

* Release the need to be upset with others. Remember that anytime you’re filled with resentment, you’re turning the controls of your emotional life over to others to manipulate. – Dr. Wayne Dyer

* Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure.  – Oprah Winfrey

* Hanging onto resentment is letting someone you despise live rent-free in your head. – Ann Landers

* People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.  – Thich Nhat Hanh

* Some think it’s holding on that makes one strong; sometimes it’s letting go.  – Sylvia Robinson

* We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the life that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell

* When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. – Lao Tzu

 

Old Scottish Saying & a Message from Hebrews

Are Angels Still Amoung Us?

From a church in Scotland:
“Though God’s Power Be Sufficient to Govern Us,
Yet for Man’s Infirmity He appointed His Angels to Watch over Us.”

From Hebrews 13:2 :
“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by this some have entertained angels without knowing it.”

a sense of humor is…

A sense of humor is a major defense against minor troubles.
– Mignon McLaughlin

A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
– William Arthur Ward

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not; a sense of humor to console him for what he is.
– Francis Bacon