I asked God to take away my pain,
God said, “No. It is not for me to take away, but to you to give up.”
I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.
God said, “No. Her spirit was whole. Her body was only temporary.”
I asked God to spare me pain.
God said, “No. Suffering draws you apart from worldly cares and brings you closer to me.”
I asked God to make my spirit grow.
God said, “No. You must grow on your own, but I will prune you to make you fruitfull.”
I asked God for all things that I might enjoy life.
God said, “No. I gave you life so that you might enjoy all things.”
I asked God to help me love others, as much as he loves me.
God said, “Ahh, finally you have the idea.”
Although I am one and they are many, they are still outnumbered. – unknown
Follow your heart. There is nothing more.. there is nothing less to life. – Unknown
IN ESTONIA WE SAY:
Pole vaja uhket kuube, kui hing on puhas.
IN AMERICA YOU SAY:
One need not wear a fancy vest when one is pure of spirit.
Real tears are not those that fall from the eyes and cover the face. They are those that fall from the heart and cover the soul.
Perhaps strength doesn’t reside in having never been broken… but in the courage required to grow strong in the broken places. – unknown
Don’t wait for a crisis to decide what is important in life.