July 31, 2009

"God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars." ~ Martin Luther

July 30, 2009

"If you had it to do all over again, would you?" ~ Shaunalynn Schonder

July 29, 2009

"Every day holds the possibility of a miracle." ~ Elizabeth David

July 28, 2009

"The happiest business in the world is that of making friends." ~ Anne S. Eaton

July 27, 2009

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.

July 26, 2009

"The way to know life is to love many things." ~ Van Gogh

July 25, 2009

Every noble life leaves its fiber interwoven forever in the work of the world.

July 24, 2009

"Gratitude is heaven itself." ~ William Blake

July 23, 2009

"Wherever you go, go with all your heart." ~ Confucius

July 22, 2009

"The greatest gift is a portion of thyself." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

July 21, 2009

"There is calmness to a life lives in gratitude, a quiet joy." ~ Ralph H. Blum


Find thankfulness in every aspect of your life, even those things that you may not understand.

July 20, 2009

The right decision is easy to make. It's living with that decision that is hard.

July 19, 2009

"Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude." ~ Ralph Marston

July 18, 2009

"This has been just the bestest day ever!!!" ~ Kira Schonder (with tears in her eyes as she gazed down at the Blue Morpho butterfly that had been sitting on her arm for five minutes)


These are the moments that Moms live for.

Without change, there would be no butterflies.


Change might be scary, but it often brings great beauty. Be thankful for change.

July 16, 2009

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

July 15, 2009

"A house divided against itself cannot stand." ~ Abraham Lincoln

July 14, 2009

"Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children." ~ Walt Disney

July 13, 2009

"Do not wait for leaders; do it alone, person to person." ~ Mother Teresa

July 12, 2009

"Let your heart feel for the affliction and distress of everyone." ~ George Washington

July 11, 2009

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help a man with the wrong mental attitude." ~ Thomas Jefferson

July 10, 2009

"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." ~ Winston Churchill


Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. (Dory - from Finding Nemo)

July 9, 2009

"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body." ~ Benjamin Franklin


A house is just a building. It's the people within the house that make it a home.

July 8, 2009

"The only people who achieve much are those who want knowledge so badly that they seek it while the conditions are still unfavorable. Favorable conditions never come." ~ CS Lewis


Do not waste time waiting for the time to be right. The right time will only come when you choose to begin.

July 4, 2009

"Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment." --Jim Rohn

July 3, 2009

"Too many people go through life waiting for things to happen instead of making them happen." ~ Sasha Azevedo

July 2, 2009

"To get through the hardest journey we need take only one step at a time, but we must keep on stepping." ~ Chinese Proverb

July 1, 2009

Love is a condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own. ~ Robert Heinlein


Imagine my dismay when I realized that my love had not come to this conclusion on his own, but stole it from an acclaimed author and failed to provide the proper credits.