Tagged with joy

Quote of the Day: Vanier

Quote of the Day: Vanier

“When we begin to believe that there is greater joy in working with and for others, rather than just for ourselves, then our society will truly become a place of celebration.” ~ Jean Vanier Have a lovely Wednesday, friends. xo Advertisements

Quote of the Day: Chu

Quote of the Day: Chu

“We pass by the joys of life without knowing that we’ve missed anything.” ~ Yang Chu Especially in this busy, modern world. May we all slow down enough to appreciate what is going on at this very moment – and each moment in time – lest we miss even one moment of the wonder, joy, … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Steindl-Rast

Quote of the Day: Steindl-Rast

“Gratefulness is that fullness of life for which we are all thirsting.” ~ David Steindl-Rast Gratefulness is a topic that often comes up in my QOTD posts, and for good reason, I think. Even with all the continued practice at being grateful and at taking the time to choose gratefulness over resentment or discontent, it … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Merton

Quote of the Day: Merton

“The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.” ~ Thomas Merton

Quote of the Day: Sengai

Quote of the Day: Sengai

“Under the cloudy cliff, near the temple door, Between dusky spring plants on the pond, A frog jumps into the water, plop! Startled, the poet drops his brush.” ~Sengai – – – – – This quote brought peace, laughter, and joy to my heart this morning – I hope it has a similar effect on … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Eliot

Quote of the Day: Eliot

“A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.” ~ George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) Middlemarch – – … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Welty

Quote of the Day: Welty

“My wish, indeed my continuing passion, would be not to point the finger in judgment but to part a curtain, that invisible shadow that falls between people, the veil of indifference to each other’s presence, each other’s wonder, each other’s human plight.” ~ Eudora Welty – – – – – The first step to working … Continue reading

Quote of the Day: Humphreys

Quote of the Day: Humphreys

“To laugh is a sign of sanity; and the comic is deliberately used to break up concepts, to release tensions and to teach what cannot be taught in words.” ~ Christmas Humphreys – – – – –