Our topic this week for the Fab Four Loose Bloggers Consortium was chosen by Ashok:
While I am thinking of a word or three to write on the subject I need some spiritual inspiration. How about The Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra with Pachelbel – Canon in D
Where to begin….
Remember the more you complain the longer God makes you live ~ Anon
Every day we live is a gift of God.” That rule applies whether or not you believe in God, because life, unless you hate it, is surely a great gift. We did not earn our earthly existence, but we can justify it by our good works. ~ Henry J. Stern
Look at the trees, look at the birds, look at the clouds, look at the stars…
and if you have eyes you will be able to see that the whole existence
is joyful. Everything is simply happy. Trees are happy for no reason; they are not going to become prime ministers or presidents and they are not going to become rich and they will never have any bank balance. Look at the flowers – for no reason. It is simply unbelievable how happy flowers are. – Osho
If God Closes One Door He Always Opens Another, Even Though Sometimes It’s Hell in the Hallway.’
Grace before meals, as said by my Granny:
“Gracious and glorious, a Herring between four of us
Thank God there’s no more of us
Indulging in luxuries, wine, and rich food will never make you wealthy. – Proverbs: 21.17 (I wonder how long it took to work that out?)
O Jesus, I offer You my prayers, works, thoughts and sufferings of this day for all the intentions of Your Most Sacred Heart. Amen – The Morning Offering – a prayer for Roman Catholics to be said on waking each morning.
No one is better than another. We are all different. In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity, we know our friends. – John Churton Collins
Sting once said “A lot of people approach risk as if it’s the enemy when it’s really fortune’s accomplice”.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard. – Anne Sexton
I would rather have one rose and a kind word from a friend while I’m here than a whole truck load when I’m gone.
Rarity gives a charm; so early fruits and winter roses are the most prized; and coyness sets off an extravagant mistress, while the door always open tempts no suitor. – Marcus Valerius Martial
In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. – Albert Camus
The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for help when he needs it. Whether he’s got an abscess on his knee or an abscess in his soul. – Rona Barrett – (I need to learn this quick, fast!)
Unless we dream the best dreams of which we are capable, the future will be poorer than it might be. – Brian Stableford
About all you can do in life is be who you are. Some people will love you for you. Most will love you for what you can do for them, and some won’t like you at all.
Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent.
I invited a guest to say Grace, as we sat to dine. He said GRACE! 🙄
The pine stays green in winter… wisdom in hardship. – Norman Douglas
You probably wouldn’t worry about what people think of you if you could know how seldom they do. – Olin Miller.