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“Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?” –Maurice Freehill

“Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” –Hebrews 11:1

“That nothing is static or fixed, that all is fleeting and impermanent, is the first mark of existence. It is the ordinary state of affairs. Everything is in process. Everything … is always changing, moment to moment.” –Pema Chodron

“Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.” -Meister Eckhart

“There’s a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” –Leonard Cohen

“It is fear–in the old sense of awe–that allows us to recognize the holy in our midst.” –Kathleen Norris

“Saints are sinners who kept on going.” — Robert Louis Stevenson

“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” –Richard Bach

“Our hearts are restless unless they find their rest in thee.” –St. Augustine

“A worldly loss often turns into spiritual gain.” –Hazrat Inayat Khan

“It may be that some little root of the sacred tree still lies. Nourish it then, that it may leaf and bloom and fill with singing birds.” –Black Elk

“Never think that God’s delays are God’s denials. Hold on; hold fast; hold out. Patience is genius.” — Georges-Louis Leclerc

“To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.” –Mother Teresa

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