Change is a like a river

Change is a like a river, constantly flowing and moving things around. The river of life is constantly bringing us new ideas, people, situations – each one is an opportunity to be enriched or to enrich others, and to learn. Change is the play of the universe as it entertains us in the biggest light and sound show of all time. Maybe we need to sit back and enjoy… – Author unknown

Books help us understand

For some of us, books are as important as almost anything else on earth. What a miracle it is that out of these small, flat, rigid squares of paper unfolds world after world after world, worlds that sing to you, comfort and quiet or excite you. Books help us understand who we are and how we are to behave. They show us what community and friendship mean; they show us how to live and die. – Anne Lamott

The feeling of gratitude

“To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted,  but to always seek out and value the kind that will stand behind the action.  Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you.  Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the expression of gratitude.” ~ Albert Schweitzer