Love’s Canvas

Love’s Canvas

Life’s Canvas For the moment, substitute the word life for love in the above quote.  Each of us is given at birth a perfectly white canvas to decorate with the days of our lives.  Every day something new is added; for good, or bad.  Depending on what we put on the...
Relationship Perspective

Relationship Perspective

If I cut you off, chances are, you handed me the scissors.  —Unknown I wish I could give credit to whoever said that, but I can’t find the original source.  It must have resonated with a lot of people, however, because it is all over the internet lately. I’d like to...
Self-Control

Self-Control

The life of self-control is not grievous but joyous when we become accustomed to it.  It clears the mind; it strengthens the judgment; it elevates the character.  It is the true freedom.  —Benjamin Jowett As I read this quote, it occurred to me that a lot of the...
Life Lessons Equal Future Blessings

Life Lessons Equal Future Blessings

There are some years in our lives that we would not want to live again.  But even these years will pass away, and the lessons learned will be a future blessing.  —Marjorie Pay Hinckley I would not want to relive my teenage years.  Actually, I’m not sure I would want...
Citizenship

Citizenship

Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.  —Daniel Webster   Please allow me just this once to stand on my soap box about a topic that is near and dear to my heart—citizenship.  As I write this, I have just completed jury service—without ever...
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