“I shall remember the happy things. I shall remember the special persons, the peaceful, tranquil times. I shall live each moment with some joy, seeing the best in everyone, finding fulfillment in the bird’s song, the flowers, the raindrops.”
“The world responds to me as I say “hello” to it, friendly or cheerless, it is mine to mold by second.”
“Regardless of how the past has been, in this moment, this day is mine to live. It contains all the ingredients I need to be happy, if only quietly and thoughtfully within myself, That, after all, is part of the reward for thinking, speaking, and remembering only the joys of the past and present.” What lovely thoughts!
“Since I must walk daily with memories, how much better they be the good ones rather than those best forgotten.”
“Wrote Henry Ware, American divine, “The shaping of our own life is our own work. It is a thing of beauty, or a thing of shame, as we ourselves make it.”
I broke these into sections as she had in her book, that they may be savored likewise.