Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

Maya Angelou

Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud ( Added 7/30/2014

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning Good morning at total strangers ( Added 1/2/2013

If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded ( Added 11/10/2012

We need much less than we think we need (  Added 8/29/2011

Maya Angelou's website is at

Photo: The photo in this post is in Public Domain and was obtained from Wikipedia. It was taken by the White House. 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

Photo of Franklin D. Roosevelt

The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little (Caretactics Blog). Added 7/29/2014

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting ( Added 11/6/2012

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough  (  Added 2/16/2012

Photo: The photo with this post is in the Public Domain. It was obtained from Wikipedia.

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Andy Stanley (b. 1958)

The primary reason we do too much is that we have never taken the time to discover the portion of what we do that makes the biggest difference (Faith and Entertainment, 20 Awesome Andy Stanley Quotes). Added 7/27/2014.

All of us have wondered at times why God doesn't do more to fix our problems. But our human eyes often fail to see that God isn't rushing to change our circumstances because he is concerned with a much more serious problem--our character. While you struggle with the woes of this world, God's main occupation is preparing you for the world to come. The focus of what God is doing in your life takes place in you, not around you (Joni's Favorite Quotes). Added 7/26/2014

Friday, July 25, 2014

George Mueller (1805-1898)

George Mueller

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety (" Added 7/25/2014

If the Lord fails me at this time, it will be the first time (Christian Quotes). Added 4/15/2012

The Photo used in this post of George Mueller is in the Public Domain because it was published before 1923 and its copyright has expired. See US Public Domain Tag.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

John Bunyan (1628-1688)

Photo of John Bunyan

You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you (Goodreads). Added 7/8/2014

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart (Sermon Quotes). Added 7/5/2014

He who runs from God in the morning will scarcely find Him the rest of the day (Christian Quotes). Added 12/15/2013

You can do more than pray, after you have prayed, but you cannot do more than pray until you have prayed (ThinkExist Website). Added 8/20/2011

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Photo of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Light tomorrow with today! (Brainy Quote). Added 7/6/2014

God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame (Poetry Foundation, Sonnets for the Portugese 26: I Lived with Visions)Added 8/28/11

Elizabeth Barrett Browning's biography at

Photo: The picture in this post is in Public Domain and was obtained from Wikipedia

Wayne Dyer (b. 1940)

Photo of Wayne Dyer

See the light in others, and treat them as if that is all you see (Spiritual Quotes to Live By). Added 7/6/2014

The photo of Wayne Dyer is in the Public Domain