Kahlil Gibran quote: where anxiety comes from

Kahlil Gibran said: Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.

Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.

Kahlil Gibran

Audrey Hepburn quote: the shade on every woman

Audrey Hepburn said: There is a shade of red for every woman.

There is a shade of red for every woman.

Audrey Hepburn

Hello January (1/7)

Hello, January! Behold! A new day and a new year beckons. Yet another list of forgotten but resurrected resolutions are again in vogue.

Blog letter: New Year’s resolution a musical instrument

Henry Cloud quote: spouses as champions of each other

Henry Cloud said: Spouses in healthy relationships cherish each other’s space and are champions of each other’s causes.

Spouses in healthy relationships cherish each other’s space and are champions of each other’s causes.     

Henry Cloud

Mignon McLaughlin quote: requirement of a successful marriage

Mignon Mclaughlin said: A successful marriage requires falling in love many times – always with the same person.

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times – always with the same person.

Mignon McLaughlin

Dr. Seuss quote: how to know when in you are in love

Dr. Seuss said: You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

You know you’re in love when you can’t fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams.

Dr. Seuss

Martin Luther King Jr quote: what light and love can do

Martin Luther King, Jr. said: Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

John Wooden: two most important things in the world

John Wooden said: The most important thing in the world is family and love.

The most important thing in the world is family and love.

John Wooden

Happy Bench Monday

January 21st is National Hugging Day… An unknown author said: A hug is two hearts wrapped in arms.

January 21st is National Hugging Day.

Happy Bench Monday today and Hug Day tomorrow!

Little Mnimi girl and family sitting on a swinging bench in a bird farm
Dec. 30, 2014, Little Mnimi girl and family sitting on a swinging bench in a bird farm

A hug is two hearts wrapped in arms.

Unknown Author

Victor Hugo quote: the greatest happiness of life

Victor Hugo said: The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved – loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

The greatest happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved – loved for ourselves, or rather, loved in spite of ourselves.

Victor Hugo

George Sand quote: the only happiness in life

George Sand said: There is only one happiness in this life – to love and be loved.

There is only one happiness in this life – to love and be loved.

George Sand

Sebastian Bach on how to play any musical instrument

Johann Sebastian Bach said: It’s easy to play any musical instrument. All you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.

A cartoonish piano that is crooked
A Johann Sebastian Bach photo quote about touching the right key to play an instrument

It’s easy to play any musical instrument. All you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Giving out love and letting it in: life’s most important

Morrie Schwartz said to Mitch Albom, as written on his memoir, Tuesdays With Morrie: The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in…

The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in.

Morrie Schwartz, Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

Love like the wind you feel

Nicholas Sparks said: Love is like the wind. You can’t see it but you can feel it.

Love is like the wind. You can’t see it but you can feel it.

Nicholas Sparks, A Walk To Remember

Adlai Stevenson II quote: what is patriotism

Adlai Stevenson II said: Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

Patriotism is not short, frenzied outbursts of emotion, but the tranquil and steady dedication of a lifetime.

Adlai Stevenson II

Elie Wiesel quote: nothing without memory

Elie Wiesel said: Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no future.

Without memory, there is no culture. Without memory, there would be no civilization, no future.

Elie Wiesel

Allen Klein quote: what your attitude is like

Allen Klein said: Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor and your picture begins to lighten up.

Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor and your picture begins to lighten up.

Allen Klein

Stuart Seaton quote: the most unusual instrument

Stuart Seaton said: The human brain is a most unusual instrument of elegant and as yet unknown capacity.

The human brain is a most unusual instrument of elegant and as yet unknown capacity.

Stuart Seaton

George Jessel quote: when the brains starts and stops

George Jessel said: The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

The human brain starts working the moment you are born and never stops until you stand up to speak in public.

George Jessel

William McRaven quote: best way to get a good night sleep

William H. McRaven said: I think the best way to get a good night sleep is to work hard throughout the day. If you work hard and, of course, work out.

I think the best way to get a good night sleep is to work hard throughout the day. If you work hard and, of course, work out.

William H. McRaven
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