The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.  ~Henry Ward Beecher

And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.   Galatians   6:9


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What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. Pericles


Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending. Maria Robinson



I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.     Nelson Mandela

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10


In helping to heal other’s wounds, yours will heal much quicker. The love and compassion you show to others in your time of pain will come back to you in healing and joy.


Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller –

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. Martin Luther King Jr.