the years I have collected many aphorisms and wise
sayings which encapsulate pithy wise observations.
they are not essentially religious, nevertheless
I believe that many of them could be seen as sparks
from the fire
of the Holy Spirit.
meditate on them here.
you can tell a lot
about a person by the way he or she handles four
things: a rainy day, the elderly, lost luggage,
and tangled Christmas tree lights.
Making a "living" is not
the same thing
as making a "life."
Life sometimes gives you a second
You shouldn't go through life
with a catcher's mitt on both hands.
You need to be able to throw something back sometimes.
If you pursue happiness, it may elude
But, if you focus on your family,
your friends, the needs of others,
your work, and doing the very best you can, happiness
will find you.
Whenever I decide something with
an open heart, I usually make the right decision.
Even when I have pains,
I don't have to be one.
Every day, you should reach out
and touch someone.
People love that human touch -- holding
hands, a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the
I still have a lot to learn.