Through books I explore far reaches of the world, fall in love a hundred times, try any profession, follow any dream. I have the privilege of knowing great minds and being challenged by those whose world is different from mine & comforted by those who are the same.   Sarah in Gathering Bittersweet by JoHannah Reardon

“For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.”            Romans 15:4


20 years from now you will be disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the one’s you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” –Mark Twain

Even if you stumble, you’re still moving forward.” Unkonwn

leaders inspire

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. John Quincy Adams

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.
Harold R. McAlindon (also attributed to Emerson and others)