I’ve been sick this whole week with bronchitis and a cold. It’s been very cold here, wet and rainy. And I owe you a whole week of inspiration to kick start your day. So here is a bunch of quotes to start your day off!
Oh, how fresh the wind is blowing!
See! The sky is bright an clear,
Oh, how green the grass is growing!
April! April! Are you here?
–Dora R. Goodale (1866–1953)
Everyone has talent. What’s rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads. Erica Jong
I’ve got the guts to die. What I want to know is, have you got the guts to live?
Understanding across difference, whatever the difference, lies at the center of spiritual life and aspiration.—Henry Shukman, “The Meeting”
Almost seventy years later I remember clearly how the magic of translating the words in books into images enriched my life, breaking the barriers of time and space…
Mario Vargas Llosa
The broken are the more evolved.-The Beast
It has been said, and with good reason, that dying people never wish they had spent more time in the office. Doing matters little to the dying. As death draws near, it is relationships—with family, with friends, with God—that hold the greatest appeal.
—Dr. William Thomas, as quoted in C. W. Huntington, Jr.’s “The Miracle of the Ordinary
I do not think I have any uncharitable prejudice against the rattlesnake, still, I should not like to be one.
I think; therefore I am.
Inspiration for the Day: Try to let yourself soften to the difficulties life throws at you.
I hope you all had a great week and weekend and we’ll be back to our regular schedule this week as I am on the mend 🙂