Words and Poems

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- Poems

A fine day


And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.

– William Shakespeare (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

tulip. flower, bloom, blossom, spring

“Beauty is a primeval phenomenon, 

which itself never makes its appearance, 

but the reflection of which 

is visible in a thousand different utterances 

of the creative mind, and is as various as nature herself.”

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  • Thankful

Be thankful that you don't already have everything you desire.  

If you did, what would there be to look forward to? 

Be thankful when you don't know something,  
for it gives you the opportunity to learn. 

Be thankful for the difficult times.  
During those times you grow. 

Be thankful for your limitations,  
because they give you opportunities for improvement. 

Be thankful for each new challenge,  
because it will build your strength and character. 

Be thankful for your mistakes.  
They will teach you valuable lessons. 

Be thankful when you're tired and weary,  
because it means you've made a difference.  
It's easy to be thankful for the good things. 

gratitude insta page

A life of rich fulfillment comes to those who  
are also thankful for the setbacks. 

Gratitude can turn a negative into a positive.  
Find a way to be thankful for your troubles,  
and they can become your blessings.

  • Morning

morning, tree, nature

Thoughts of the Morning

Deep breath, a sigh, the fresh morning is here
Sunshine has parted the sad dark of night
Early and empty, there’s nothing to fear
Dewdrops on roses, everything so bright
Fortunate nature, golden shining rays
Accompanied by singing brook and bird
All of nature giving God their glad praise
I stop to listen, I seem to have heard
Life and love, two words ringing together
Life is the setting, love is the meaning
Hearts full of love, as light as a feather
I walk alone, just thinking and dreaming
About our freedoms that give our souls lift,
Oh, just to be here, is life’s greatest gift.

- Quotes

  • Morning

"Be happy in the moment, that's enough.

Each moment is all we need, not more."

Mother Teresa

    • Ocean

Life is like the Ocean. 

It can be calm or still, 

and rough or rigid,

 but in the end it's always beautiful.

  • Music

“Information is not knowledge.
Knowledge is not wisdom.
Wisdom is not truth.
Truth is not beauty.

Beauty is not love.
Love is not music.
Music is THE BEST.” 

  • Thought for the day

If God had a refrigerator, your picture would be on it. 

If He had a wallet, your photo would be in it. 

He sends you flowers every spring. 

He sends you a sunrise every morning Face it, friend - He is crazy about you! 

God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way. 

Read this line very slowly and let it sink in... 

If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it. 

  • Blessings

“For Equilibrium, a Blessing:

Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore,

May the relief of laughter rinse through your soul.

As the wind loves to call things to dance,

May your gravity by lightened by grace.

Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth,

May your thoughts incline with reverence and respect.

As water takes whatever shape it is in,

So free may you be about who you become.

As silence smiles on the other side of what's said,

May your sense of irony bring perspective.

As time remains free of all that it frames,

May your mind stay clear of all it names.

May your prayer of listening deepen enough

to hear in the depths the laughter of god.” 

John O'Donohue

To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings

Recitation - poem 

- Affirmations

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