Nov 1 - The Greatest Love

“There is no greater wealth in this world than peace of mind.”

"When you own your breath, no one can steal your peace"

“I don't trust people who don't love themselves and tell me, 'I love you.' ... There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt.” - Maya Angelou

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional."

“Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option.” - Maya Angelou

You can only become truly accomplished at something you love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead pursue the things you love doing and then do them so well that people can’t take their eyes off of you.” - Maya Angelou

“Stepping onto a brand-new path is difficult, but not more difficult than remaining in a situation, which is not nurturing to the whole woman.” - Maya Angelou

We don't always cry because we are weak, sometimes we cry because we have been strong, brave and courageous for way too long ...

“A bird does not sing because it has answers, it sings because it has a song.” - Maya Angelou

“A good rule of thumb is that any environment that consistently leaves you feeling bad about who you are is the wrong environment.” ~Laurie Helgoe

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~Mahatma Gandhi

“Life is change. Growth is optional. Choose wisely.” ~Karen Kaiser Clark

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.” – Thích Nhất Hạnh

“Striving for excellence motivates you, striving for perfection demoralizes you.”

“If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles.” ~Wayne Dyer

"We cannot see our reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see." ~ Taoist Proverb

"Don't be afraid of the dark, for that is when the light within you shines the brightest." David Scott

"At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. We will be judged by 'I was hungry and you gave me to eat, I was naked and you clothed me, I was homeless and you took me in.' Hungry not only for bread - but hungry for love. Naked not only for clothing - but naked for human dignity and respect. Homeless not only for want of a room of bricks - but homeless because of rejection." ~Mother Teresa