Monthly Archives: April 2016

Z = Zip, Zero, Zilch, Zombie, and Zany

  Today is the last day of the 2016 A to Z Blogger’s Challenge and I can’t believe I survived!  This month, besides the Challenge, I have been caring for my sick husband, preparing to move, changing addresses, and moving … Continue reading

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Y = Yearning and Yelling

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”  Author Unknown “A happy life is spent in yearning, earning, and learning.”   Lillian Gish  “Fear of the future … Continue reading

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X = Xenial

  “ He makes people please with him by making them first pleased with themselves.”  Lord Chesterfield  “Don’t consider how many you can please, but whom.”        Publius Syrus   Xenial defined: Of or concern of hospitality toward guests.  Hospitable, especially … Continue reading

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W = Watch and Wait

“Sitting here in limbo waiting for the tide to flow.” Jimmy Cliff “A man watches his pear tree day after day, impatient for the ripening of the fruit.  Let him attempt to force the ripening of the fruit, and he … Continue reading

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V = Vision / Victory / Vacant / Vacation!

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”  Saying from the Bible “The idea is to seek a vision that gives you purpose in life and then to implement that vision.  The vision by itself is one half, one part, … Continue reading

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U = Unhappiness / Understanding / Unity

“I envy those unhappy from their birth,  “For to be bred and seasoned in misfortune Is to be iron to it, But there is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.” Euripides … Continue reading

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T = Transformation

“Transformation means replacing old values with new ones in the evolution of conscious life.”  Kazimierz Dabrowski  “You don’t go through a deep personal transformation without some kind of dark night of the soul.”  Sam Keen “Growth and self-transformation cannot be … Continue reading

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S = Sleep

“I love sleep.  My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?”       Ernest Hemingway “I don’t know if you’ve ever felt like that.  That you wanted to sleep for a thousand years.  Or just not exist.  … Continue reading

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R = Relationship

  “ When she cry’s, dry her eyes. When she laughs, laugh with her not at her. She smiles, smile back. She’s in pain or upset, comfort her. Most of all love your girl, Or someone who deserves her will.” … Continue reading

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Q = Quality and Quantity

           “It is quality rather than quantity that matters.”                      Seneca The Younger “ Less is more.”  Robert Browning “Little and good is twice good.”  Baltasar Gracian One thing I have noticed about life is that enjoying quality in life is … Continue reading

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