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Quotation of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on April 13, 2017 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

As the old saying goes, "SUCCESS HAS MANY FATHERS, BUT FAILURE IS AN ORPHAN."

Quotations of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on April 8, 2017 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

"We are born of love; Love is our Mother."  ~ Rumi

"Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything,

your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom."

~ Rumi

Quotation of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on April 2, 2017 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)

"Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented."

~ Elie Wiesel in his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech

Quotation of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on November 26, 2016 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

"[Writing is] being able to take something whole and fiercely alive that exists inside you in some unknowable combination of thought, feeling, physicality, and spirit, and to then store it like a genie in tense, tiny black symbols on a calm white page."

~  Mary Gaitskill


Thanksgiving Celebrations 2016

Posted by marjiejochesebro on November 24, 2016 at 9:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Thankful for Sister Love

Posted by marjiejochesebro on November 24, 2016 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)




Quotation of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on November 24, 2016 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

"Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in."

~ Leonard Cohen


Quotations of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on November 13, 2016 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

"For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out and everything changes. To someone who doesn't understand growth, it would look like complete destruction."

~ Cynthia Occelli


"Recording happiness made it last longer, we felt, and recording sorrow dramatized it and took away its bitterness; and often we settled some ...

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Quotation of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on September 30, 2016 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Our time is hungry in spirit. In some unnoticed way we have managed to inflict severe surgery on ourselves. We have separated soul from experience, become utterly taken up with the outside world and allowed the interior life to shrink.


Like a stream disappears underground, there remains on the surface only the slightest trickle. When we devote no time to the inner life, we lose the habit of soul. We become accustomed to keeping things at...

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Quotations of the Day

Posted by marjiejochesebro on September 3, 2016 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

"There are many wonderful things that will never be done if you do not do them."

~ Charles D. Gill

"If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete."

~ Jack Kornfield

"Among the things you can give and still keep are your word, a smile, and a grateful heart."

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