When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. - Charles A. Beard
That's how we manage to survive loss. Because love, it never dies, it never goes away, it never fades, so long as you can hang on to it. Love can make you immortal. - Gayle Forman, If I Stay
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. - Helen Keller
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes. - Peter Drucker
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe. - Dalai Lama
are but lessons that you failed to learn, presented once again. So,
where you made a faulty choice before, you can now make a better one,
and thus escape all pain that what you chose before has brought to
- A Course In Miracles
The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. - Moliere
Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. - Harriet Beecher Stowe
Inner silence promotes clarity of mind; It make us value the inner world; It trains us to go inside to the source of peace and inspiration when we are faced with problems and challenges. - Deepak Chopra
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. - Joseph Campbell
When you feel that you have reached the end and you cannot go one step further, when life seems to be drained of all purpose; what a wonderful opportunity to start all over again, to turn over a new page. - Eileen Caddy
are moments when troubles enter our lives and we can do nothing to
But they are there for a reason. Only when we have overcome them will we understand why they were there. - Paulo Coelho, The Fifth Mountain
every difficulty as a challenge, a stepping stone, and never be
defeated by anything or anyone.
- Eileen Caddy, The Dawn of Change
just that in the Deep South, women learn at a young age that when the
world is falling apart around you, it's time to take down the drapes
and make a new dress.
- Karen Marie Moning
has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous
circumstances, would have lain dormant.
Don't let the muggles get you down. - J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to
change ourselves. - Viktor Frankl, Man's
Search For Meaning
The greatest act of faith some days is to simply get up and face another day. - Amy Gatliff
is never a loss, it is change only. - Vernon Howard
I told you growing starts from the inside first, honey, and in that way, you've been growing like wildfire.
- Phoebe Stone, The Boy on Cinnamon Street
Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging. - Joseph Campbell
Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out. - Art Linkletter
You may not be the smartest, richest or best looking person but you're probably not the dumbest, ugliest or poorest either. - Rob Liano
one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so
regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has
opened for us.
- Alexander Graham Bell
Love is something worth suffering for... - Scott Hahn, Hope for Hard Times
Life's been one tough little shit, but there's a very obvious reason why she hasn't let me get too comfy, settle too long or sink too deep. She knows she has to kick me in the ass sometimes to get me moving on my journey. - Jennifer DeLucy
When you welcome your emotions as teachers, every emotion brings good news, even the ones that are painful. - Gary Zukav & Linda Francis
dew upon the grass,
glistening in the sun.
tomorrow may come,
but this day has begun.
- Calvin W. Allison, Shadows Over February
The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. - Dr. M. Scott Peck
Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report written on birds that he'd had three months to write, which was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books about birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him put his arm around my brother's shoulder, and said, "Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird. - Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird
If we are not allowed to deal with small problems, we will be destroyed by slightly larger ones. When we come to understand this, we live our lives not avoiding problems, but welcoming them them as challenges that will strengthen us so that we can be victorious in the future. - Jim Stovall, The Ultimate Gift
You see limitations; God sees opportunities. You see faults; God sees growth. You see problems; God sees solutions. You see limitations; God sees possibilities. You see life; God sees eternity. - Corallie Buchanan, Watch Out! Godly Women on the Loose
You need to be buried deep in the dirt before you can find your bloom. - Roz Inga
Stones and sticks are thrown only at fruit-bearing trees. - Sumi
But God is the God of the waves and the billows, and they are still His when they come over us; and again and again we have proved that the overwhelming thing does not overwhelm. Once more by His interposition deliverance came. We were cast down, but not destroyed. - Amy Carmichael
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. - Oscar Wilde
Keep your face to the Sunshine and you will not see the Shadows. - Hellen Keller
Come friends, it's not too late to seek a newer world. - Alfred Tennyson
Head up, heart open. To better days! - T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise
The way of the Cross is not easy, yet it is the tuneful, the rhythmic, the beautiful, the lovely way. - Edgar Cayce, 1089-6
Night never had the last word. The dawn is always invincible. - Hugh B. Brown
I've bought a big bat.
I'm all ready, you see.
Now my troubles are going
To have troubles with me!
- Dr. Seuss
Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, then it's not the end. - Ed Sheeran
So Encourage Each Other and Build Each Other Up - 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Everything Good About Everything Good
For a permanent solution to easing tension and soothe the rough waters of the world that cause people to go to drugs, drinking, gambling, pornography, overeating, or anything that will give them some temporary relief, you cant beat the support and encouragement of a friend. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Research highlights a striking link between encouraging child-raising and class. Half of working-class parents' interactions with their 12-18 month-olds were affirming, versus 80% among the affluent and 20% among those in poverty. - Betty Hart, Meaningful Differences in the Everyday Experience of Young American Children
Instruction does much, but encouragement everything. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe,
Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Treat a man as he is and he will remain as he is. Treat a man as he can and should be and he will become as he can and should be. - Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
When you shift conversations and explore the greatness of your team members, you're likely to be a person who creates opportunities for their strength to show up on the job. - John Yokoyama, When Fish Fly
Tend to the people, and they will tend to the business. - John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader
The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body; use yours to lift someone up today. - Terri Ann Armstrong
Remember, man does not live on bread alone: sometimes he needs a little buttering up. - John C. Maxwell
Im a master of encouragement. Why should I do work myself when the price of getting others to do it for me is as cheap as cheering them on? - Jarod Kintz
I think eulogies are wasted on the dead. Its the living who need to hear kind words spoken about them. - Jarod Kintz
Encouragement from any source is like a drop of rain upon a parched desert. Thanks to all the many others who rained on me when I needed it, and even when I foolishly thought I didn't.
(acknowledgments in The P.U.R.E.) - Claire Gillian
But people need lift, too. People don't get moving, they don't soar, they don't achieve great heights, without someone buoying them up. - Elizabeth Wein, Rose Under Fire
Encouragement is life. Many people will have given up in life without encouragement. May your words be gracious to those who hear it. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Encouraging words are good medicine for the soul. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Ive always seen this in you, ever since you were a little girl - this hunger to love other people into their highest selves and its what has made me irreversibly, and just so forever, in love with you. - Jennifer Elisabeth
Encouragement is a Gift of the Spirit which means, if done often enough and earnestly, it can be a miraculous gift to the giver - to the one offering encouragement.
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