Life is hard. God is good. Don’t get the two confused.

“The pouring of compassion, combined with the mixing of gifts and generosity, blend together to serve miracles.” ~anonymous

“Everyone has to do their own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather was.” ~Irish proverb

“A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.” ~C.S. Lewis

“In the midst of every difficulty lies opportunity.” ~Albert Einstein

“When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.” ~Charles A. Beard

“We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.” ~Helen Keller

“Let me fall, let me fly. There’s a moment where fear and dreams must collide.” ~Unknown

Courage doesn’t always roar…sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow.

When you come to the edge of all the truth you have known and are about to step out into the darkness, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: there will be something to stand on, or you will learn how to fly.

A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart and can sign it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

“I am not afraid of the storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” ~Louisa May Alcott

“Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dared to win.” ~Bernadette Devlin

“God must be a painter. Why else would we have so many colors?” ~Alicia, A Beautiful Mind

“Things that were hard to bear are sweet to remember.” ~Seneca

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well.

“The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.” ~Noah, The Notebook

“Each day comes bearing its own gifts. Untie the ribbons.” ~Ruth Ann Schabacker