Friday, June 28, 2013


. . . But the faith and the hope and the love are all in the waiting.
--T.S. Eliot

Wednesday, June 26, 2013


Love flies, runs, and leaps for joy; it is free and unrestrained. Love gives all for all, resting in One who is highest above all things, from whom every good flows and proceeds. 
--Thomas a Kempis

From hope to hope

The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
--Samuel Johnson

Monday, June 24, 2013


Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.

--William Blake

Thursday, June 20, 2013


Perseverance, dear my lord,  Keeps honor bright.

--William Shakespeare

Wednesday, June 19, 2013


The gloom of the world is but a shadow; behind it, yet within our reach, is Joy.
--Fra Giovanni

Monday, June 17, 2013


There is one thing . . . which a man can always do if he chooses, and that is his duty: not by manoeuvring and finessing, but by vigour and resolution. 
 --Mr. Knightley in Jane Austen's Emma

Saturday, June 15, 2013


You wouldn't abandon ship in a storm just because you couldn't control the winds.  

--Saint Thomas More 

Friday, June 14, 2013

Some things

There are some things you learn best in calm,
and some in storm.
- Willa Cather

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Some day

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.
--A.A. Milne

Monday, June 10, 2013

One dream

If one dream should fall and break into a thousand pieces, never be afraid to pick one of those pieces up and begin again.

-- Flavia

Thursday, June 6, 2013


There is no such thing as loving or believing too much.