“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Love means to commit oneself without guarantee, to give oneself completely in the hope that our love will produce love in the loved person. Love is an act of faith, and whoever is of little faith is also of little love." ~ Erich Fromm
Life's journey is not to arrive at the grave safely in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways totally worn out shouting holy shit what a ride!!!
When you have come to the edge of all the light you know, and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, Faith is knowing t