“God hasn’t called you to walk in someone else’s shoes (purpose). He wants you to walk in the shoes that fit you, for which He made you. You aren’t going to succeed walking in another woman’s shoes.”
― Beth Moore Jones
“It doesn’t make you a monster to want, she said, her voice very gentle. It’s what you do with it that matters.”
― Jim Butcher, Side Jobs: Stories From the Dresden Files
Let there be
more joy and laughter
in your living.
Gnatola ma no kpon sia, eyenabe adelan to kpo mi sena. (Ewe-mina)
A moins ce que le lion ait son propre narrateur, le chasseur aura toujours la belle part de l’histoire. (French)
Until the lion has his or her own storyteller, the hunter will always have the best part of the story.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900; Irish writer and poet)
After dice throwing and card playing, disputes must arise about paying.
You scour the Bowery, ransack the Bronx,/ Through funeral parlours and honky-tonks./ From river to river you comb the town/ For a place to lay your family down.
All these preparations are not for you.
“A kind of light spread out from her. And everything changed color. And the world opened out. And a day was good to awaken to. And there were no limits to anything. And the people of the world were good and handsome. And I was not afraid any more.”
― John Steinbeck, East of Eden
“My duty is to pray. I know God hears my prayers.”
― Lailah Gifty Akita, On Eagles Wings:Rise
“He didn’t like to see animals in captivity. When he looked into their eyes, something in their eyes looked back at him.”
― Rick Yancey, The Infinite Sea