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~ Quotations of Promise Quotes ~ "We may run, walk, stumble, drive, or fly, but let us never lost sight

of the reason for the journey, or miss a chance to see a rainbow on the way." ~Gloria Gaither~ "The guardian angels of life sometimes fly so high as to be beyond our sight, but they are always looking down upon us." ~Jean Paul Richter~ "A friendly look, a kindly smile, one good act, and life's worthwhile!" "Friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life." ~Thomas Jefferson~ "You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love." ~Henry Drummond~ "Wherever we are, it is our friends that make our world." "Instead of pointing a finger, we should hold out our hand." "Kindness is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others." "They say nothing is impossible - but how do you get off a mailing list?" "Stay," is a charming word in a friend's vocabulary." "If instead of a gem, or even a flower, we should cast the gift of a loving thought into the heart of a friend, that would be giving as the angels give." ~George Macdonald~ "Love has no other desire but to fulfull itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for

another day of loving." ~Kahlil Gibran~ "The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart." ~Helen Keller~ "Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves." ~James Barrie~ "People are like stained glass windows; they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within." ~Elisabeth Kubler-Ross~ "A true friend is the greatest of all blessings, and the one which we take the least thought to acquire." ~La Rochefoucauld~ "Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal." ~Pamela Vaull Starr~ "Love is like a violin. The music may stop now and then, but the strings remain forever." ~Bacher~ "Friendship is love with understanding." ~Ancient Proverb~ "The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up the rain." ~Parton~ "Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls." ~Mother Teresa~ "Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can." ~John Wesley~

"A real friend is ike an angel who warms you by her presence and rememmbers you in her prayers." "There are only three things in life that matter -- good friends, good chocolate and, oh dear, what was that other one?" "The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language." ~Henry David Thoreau~ "The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention." "The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly's the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~ "Friendship is a cozy shelter from life's rainy days." "Arrange whatever pieces come your way." ~Woolf~ "Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open." ~John Barrymore~ "Love is faith, and one faith leads to another." ~Henri Ameil~ "All we can do is make the best of our friends, love and cherish what is good in them and keep out the way of what is bad." "Friendship is the allay of our sorrows, the ease of our passions, the discharge of our oppressions, the sanctuary to our calamities, the counselor of our doubts, the clarity of our minds...." ~Jeremy Taylor~

"Of all the earthly music, that which reaches farthest into heaven is the beating of a truly loving heart." ~Henry Ward Beecher~ "Friendship is...the sort of love one can imagine between angels." ~CS Lewis~ "May the sun always shine on your windowpane; May a rainbow be certain to follow each rain; May the hand of a friend always be near you; May God fill your heart with gladness to cheer you." ~Irish Blessing~ "Where your pleasure is, there is your treasure: where your treasure, there your heart; where your heart, there your happiness." ~Augustine~ "Nobody has ever measured even poets, how much a heart can hold." ~Zelda Fitzgerald~ "God never puts any person in a space too small to grow in." "Memories, important yesterdays, were once todays. Treasure and notice today." ~Gloria Gaither~ "Laughter is an instant vacation!" ~Milton Berle~ "All that is worth cherishing begins in the heart, not the head." ~Suzanne Chapin~ "When we do the best we can, we never know what miracle is wrought in our life, or in the life of another." ~Helen Keller~ "Let no one who loves be called unhappy. Even love unreturned has its rainbow." ~James M. Barrie~ "The world's greatest treasures are heaven made!" ~Precious Moments~

"May each day unfold for you like roses, sparkling in the dew, that open to the morning sun and bloom until the day is through. And may each passing moment bring a song as pure as angels sing but may there be above all things a peace that only God can bring." "Seasons change, friends move away, and life goes on from day to day. Flowers fade and streams go dry and many times we wonder why. Yet we can always be assured because God tells us in His Word, that unlike changes in the weather, love goes on and lasts forever!" Due to problems with my email account, I was unable to send a quotation for today! The service will be back up and running tomorrow! "Live you life while you have it. Life is a splendid gift - there is nothing small about it." ~Florence Nightingale~ "Life is a network of invisible threads!" "Love doesn't hide. It hopes all things, it endures all things, and it never fails." "Sometimes it takes a lot of courage to keep a promise." "It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old." ~George Eliot~ "Our strength often increases in proportion to the obstacles imposed upon it." ~Paul De Rapin~ "What the heart has once owned and had, it shall never lose." ~Henry Ward Beecher~ "There is always something for which to be thankful." ~Charles Dickens~ "There is something in every season, in every day, to celebrate with thanksgiving."

"Seeing our Father in everything makes life one long thanksgiving and gives rest of the heart." ~Hannah Whithall-Smith~ "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." ~G.K. Chesterton~ "Blessed are those who can give without remembering, and take without forgetting." ~Elizabeth Bibesco~ "But all who humble themselves before the Lord shall be given every blessing and shall have wonderful peace." ~Psalm 37:11 TLB~ "Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; His love and His kindness go on forever." ~1 Chronicles 16:34 TLB~ "I thank my God everytime I remember you." ~Philippians 1:3 NIV~ "I awoke with devout thanksgiving for my friends." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~ "I thank You, God, in Heaven, for friends." ~Margaret Sangster~ "Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within the reach of every hand." ~Mother Teresa~ "We need time to dream, time to remember, and time to reach the infinite. Time to be." ~Gladys Taber~ "Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open." ~John Barrymore~

"A gentle word is never lost...It cheers the heart when sorrow-tossed, And lulls the cares that bruise it." ~Hastings~ [Faith] is the virtue of the storm, just as happiness is the virtue of sunshine." ~Ruth Benedict~ "Begin today! No matter how feeble the light, let it shine as best it may. The world may need just that quality of light which you have." ~Henry C. Blinn~ "God writes with a pen that never blots, speaks with a tongue that never slips, and acts with a hand that never fails." "The stars are constantly shining, but often we do not see them until the dark hours." ~Earl Riney~ "All sunny skies would be too bright, all morning hours mean too much light, all laughing days too gay a strain; there must be clouds, and night, and rain, and shut-in days, to make us see the beauty of life's tapestry!" "May happiness touch you life as warmly as you have touched the lives of others." "It is always wise to stop wishing for things long enough to enjoy the fragrance of those now flowering." ~Patrice Gifford~ "Our sweetest experiences of affection are meant to point us to that realm which is the real and endless home of the heart." ~Henry Ward Beecher~ When it is dark enough, you can see the stars." ~Emerson~ "The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed." ~Bennett Cerf~

"The brook would lose its song if we removed the rocks." "Love changes darkness into light and makes the heart take a "wingless flight." ~Helen Steiner Rice~ "It isn't the great pleasures that count the most; it's making a great deal out of the little ones." ~Jean Webster~ "Don't be afraid to go out on a limb - that's where the fruit is." "The highest love of all finds its fulfillment not in what it keeps, but in what it gives." ~Father Andrew SDC~ "Today, see if you can stretch you heart and expand your love so that it touches not only those to whom you can give it easily, but also those who need it so much." ~Daphne Rose Kingma~ "Beauty is the radiance of truth, and the frangrance of goodness." ~Vincent McNabb~ "Joyfulness keeps the heart and face young. A good laugh makes us better friends with ourselves and everybody around us." ~Orison Swett Marden~ "Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch." ~Yoshida Kenko~ "Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold." ~Zelda Fitzgerald~ "It is a fine seasoning for joy to think of those we love." ~Moliere~

"Love came down at Christmas; Love all lovely, love divine; Love was born at Christmas, Stars and angels gave the sign." ~Christina Rossetti~ "It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air." ~W.T. Ellis~ "What brings joy to the heart is not so much the friend's gift as the friend's love." ~Alfred of Rievaulx~ "I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all year." ~Dickens~ "Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart." ~Washington Irving~ "Dear brightest star o'er Bethlehem, O let your precious light shine in with hope and peace toward men in every home tonight." ~Swedish Carol~ "May your Christmas be as peaceful and bright as new fallen snow." "This is how God showed His love among us: He sent His one and only Son into the world that we might live through Him." ~1 John 4:9 NIV~ "Christmas night, stars shine bright, and all the angels are singing. 'The Son of God is Born!' Little child, holy child, how I want to be near you, this blessed Christmas night." ~Garry Gamble~ "Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing." ~Mother Teresa~ "A good friend is my nearest relation." ~Thomas Fuller~ "Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except

those that sang best." ~Henry Van Dyke~ "A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles." ~Washington Irving~ "A friend is there when everyone else isn't, believing when everyone else hasn't, understanding when everyone else doesn't, loving when everyone else wasn't." "Let the keyboard of my heart be touched by the Master's hand." "Praise God for all that is past. Trust Him for all that is to come." "Some people make the world special just by being in it." "The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy." ~Henry Ward Beecher~ "Our brightes blazes of gladness are commonly kindled by unexpected sparks." ~Dr. Johnson~ "Where the soul is full of peace and joy, outward surrounding and circumstances are of comparatively little account." ~Hannah W. Smith~ "Each happiness of yesterday is a memory for tomorrow." ~George W. Douglas~ "Happiness held is the seed; happiness shared is the flower." "Everyone has inside himself a piece of good news! The good news is that you really don't know how great you can be, how much you can love, what you can accomplish, and what your potential is!" ~Anne Frank~

"Remember that you are needed. There is at least one important work to be done that will not be done unless you do it." ~Charles Allen~ "Hope is the thing with feathers -- that perches in the soul -- and sings the tune without words -- and never stops, at all." ~Emily Dickinson~ "I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see." ~John Burroughs~ "A little lantern can do what the great sun can never do -- it can shine in the night." "Glowing moments of peaceful reflection kindle the growth of our minds and spirits." "Happiness is inward and not outward; and so it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are." ~Henry Van Dyke~ "Just being happy helps other souls along; Their burdens may be heavy and they not strong; And your own sky will lighten, If other skies you brighten, by just being happy with a heart full of song." ~Ripley D. Saunders~ "The Eskimo has fifty-two names for snow because it is important to him; there ought to be as many for love." ~Atwood~ "For believe me, in this world which is ever slipping from under our feet, it is the prerogative of friendship to grow old with one's friends." ~Arthur S. Hardy~ "Just being happy is a fine thing to do; looking on the bright side rather than the blue; sad or sunny musing is largely in the choosing, and just being happy is brave work and true."

"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~ "Time keeps no measure when true friends are parted, No record day by day; the sands move not for those who, loyal-hearted, friendship's firm laws obey." ~Nicholson~ "Cheerfulness and contentment are great beautifiers and are famous preservers of youthful looks." ~Charles Dickens~ "Life's simplest things are love, and kindly friends, Nature's sweet charm of earth and sea and sky; gladness of soul that with right living blends -- home's dear content, so cheap that all may buy." ~Ripley D. Saunders~ "Always endeavor to really be what you would wish to appear." ~Granville Sharp~ "Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf." ~Rabindranath Tagore~ "You can't light a candle to show others the way, without feeling the warmth of that bright little ray; and you can't give a rose all fragrant with dew, without some of it's sweetness remaining with you." "It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness." ~Charles Spurgeon~ "Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars." ~Henry Van Dyke~ "Joy has its springs deep down inside. And that spring never runs dry, no matter what happens."

"Silences make the real conversation between friends. Not the saying, but the never needing to say, is what counts." ~Margaret Lee Runbeck~ "Look at the bow in the cloud, in the very rain itself. That is a sign that the sun, though you cannot see it, is shining still -- that up above beyond the cloud is still sunlight and warmth and cloudless blue sky." ~Charles Kingsley~ "Days change so many things -- yes, hours -- we see so differently in suns and showers." ~George Klingle~ "Happiness comes of the capacity to feel deeply, to enjoy simply, to think freely, to risk life, to be needed." ~Storm Jameson~ "It doesn't take a lot of muscle to give the heart a lift." "These are the things we need: a vision of Jesus, empowered, in our midst; a spirit of obedience to Him; a heart of tender love in all our personal contacts." "A friend is what the heart needs all the time." ~Henry Van Dyke~ "Love is a medicine for the sickness of the world; a prescription often given, too rarely taken." ~Karl Menninger~ "A heart that loves is always young." ~Greek Proverb~ "To be truly happy is a question of how we begin and not of how we end, of what we want and not of what we have." ~Robert Louis Stevenson~ "One of the illusions of life is that the present hour is not the critical, decisive hour. Write it on your heart that every day is the best day of the year." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

"Some of the rewarding and beautiful moments of a friendship happen in the unforeseen open spaces between planned activities. It is important that you allow these spaces to exist." ~Collenbach~ "Angels from friendship gather half their joys." ~Young~ "Faint heart never won true friend. O my friend, may it come to pass, once, that when you are my friend I may be yours." ~Henry David Thoreau~ "Lost -- somewhere between sunrise and sunset, two golden hours, each set with sixty diamond minutes; no reward is offered, for they are gone forever." ~Smiles~ "May no gift be too small to give, nor too simple to receive, which is wrapped in thoughtfulness, and tied with love." ~L.O. Baird~ "One of the most effectual ways of pleasing and of making one's self loved is to be cheerful; joy softens more hearts than tears do." ~Mme. de Sartory~ "Some people grumble because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses." ~Karr~ "Abiding happiness is not simply a possibility, but a duty; all may live above the troubles of life; worry is a poison and happiness is a medicine." ~Newell Dwight Hillis~ "A little faith will bring your soul to heaven, but a lot of faith will bring heaven to your soul." ~Dwight L. Moody~ "Friendship makes prosperity brighter; it lightens adversity by sharing its gifts and anxieties." "Happiness is a perfume you can't pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself."

"Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week." ~Joseph Addison~ "Only dreamers can teach us to soar." ~Anne Marie Pierce~ "Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find it out." ~Frank A. Clark~ "What brings joy to the heart is not so much the friend's gift as the friend's love." ~St. Ailred of Rievaulx~ "No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughlt persuaded of each other's worth." ~Roberty Southey "Joy seems to me a step beyond happiness -- happiness is a sort of atmosphere you can live in sometimes, when you're lucky. Joy is a light that fills you with hope and faith and love." ~Adela Rogers St. Johns~ A little girl and her father were crossing a bridge. The father was kind of scared so he asked his little daughter: "Sweetheart, please hold my hand so that you don't fall into the river." The little girl said: "No, Dad. You hold my hand." "What's the difference?" Asked the puzzled father. "There's a big difference," replied the little girl. "If I hold your hand and something happens to me, chances are that I may let your hand go. But if you hold my hand, I know for sure that no matter what happens, you will never let my hand go." In any relationship, the essence of trust is not in its bind, but in its bond. So hold the hand of the person whom you love rather than expecting them to hold yours...

- read it somewhere people ask me why it's so hard to trust people, and i ask them why is it so hard to keep a promise Trust is like a mirror..once its BROKEN you can never look at it the same again...