Blessed be the people we carry in our blood.
Blessed be the places we carry in our bones.
May our living make a way for those who come after
a path of blessing, a path of beauty.
— Jan L. Richardson In the Sanctuary of Women

Protestant Wisdom

No matter where they are — either here or in heaven — imagine how pleased those people must be to know that you thought of them right now.
— Fred Roger, television host and Presbyterian minister

Spiritual Wisdom

I have always held firmly to the thought
that each one of us can do a little
to bring some portion of misery to an end.
— Albert Schweitzer, humanitarian and theologian

Cultural Wisdom

I think the hero in our generation is not the individual but the pair, two people who together add up to more than they are apart.
— Theodore Zeldin in Conversation: How Talk Can Change Life


Good deeds are the best prayer.
— Serbian proverb in A World Treasury of Folk Wisdom

Wise Advice

One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.
— Jack Penn quoted in How to Deal with Adversity


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