See It Through to the End

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“If God gives you the strength, see it through to the end.  Mind ye, ‘twould come harder on you to travel the fifteen miles back to your starting point than to walk the thousand-odd miles yet before you.”  Last of the Donkey Pilgrims, Kevin O’Hara, c2004

Yes, I’m reading it again.  (fourth time through)  And yes, I’m loving it again.  Who can say what it is about a certain book that makes you love it?  All I know is that I’m happy, and smiling, and chuckling just like the first time I read it.  And I’m glad of it.  Thank you, Kevin O’Hara.

So you might be hearing nuggets of it this week as I rediscover favorite lines along the way.  Yay for donkeys!  🙂  Slainte, Lisa

You Are You

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“Today you are you!

That is truer than true!

There is no one alive who is you-er than you!

~The wonderful Dr. Seuss

I’m glad you’re you, and that I’m me, and that we get to share this whole crazy, awesome, mixed-up, exciting life together.  And I’m even more glad that God holds us together while we do.    🙂  Slainte, Lisa

C.S. Lewis

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“Imagine yourself as a living house.  God comes in to rebuild that house.  You thought you were going to be remade into a decent little cottage, but He is building a palace.”

“Isn’t it funny how day by day nothing changes,  but when you look back, everything is different…”

“He loved us not because we were lovable, but because He is love.”

“Courage, dear heart.”

Wise words from a wonderful writer to start my mind and heart this morning.  Have a blessed day, Lisa

The Hand You’re Dealt

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“I think you’ve got to play the hand that you’re dealt and stop wishing for another hand.”  ~Maeve Binchy

Very good advice, very hard to do.  Sometimes I’d like to throw the cards I have in the go fish pile.  😉  My prayer for you and for me?  Patience to play well and hope that the cards will change down the line.  Blessings to you today, Lisa