“The most wasted of days is one without laughter.” E.E. Cummings
“It ain’t over till it’s over.”– Yogi Berra
One of the most beautiful things is to see elderly couples that hung in there and made it work for over 50-60 years…such powerful examples of perseverance and leaning into God’s grace for help!
“Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.”– William James
“Never forget that there are only two philosophies to rule your life: the one of the cross, which starts with the fast and ends with the feast. The other of Satan, which starts with the feast and ends with the headache.” – Ven. Fulton Sheen
“Whoever is happy will make others happy too.” –Anne Frank
“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear — not absence of fear.” Mark Twain
“Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself.” Mark Twain
Nothing beats a face to face encounter with engaged eye contact and a listening heart….
“Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” Mark Twain
Try to see Jesus present in these difficult moments…the person hurting you is probably hurting inside worse than you are…try to see that person through the eyes of Christ’s merciful love, and allow your feeling of anger to slowly become compassion!
“With Christians, a poetical view of things is a duty. We are bid to color all things with hues of faith, to see a divine meaning in every event.”
St. John Henry Cardinal Newman