• Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural

    Lincoln’s 2nd Inaugural

    With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation’s wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, […]

  • The House by the Side of the Road

    The House by the Side of the Road

    THERE are hermit souls that live withdrawnIn the place of their self-content;There are souls like stars, that dwell apart,In a fellowless firmament;There are pioneer souls that blaze the pathsWhere highways never ran-But let me live by the side of the roadAnd be a friend to man.Let me live in a house by the side of […]

  • “Bliss is Normal”

    “Bliss is Normal”

    “Anyone who imagines that bliss is normal is going to waste a lot of time running around shouting that he’s been robbed. The fact is that most putts don’t drop. Most beef is tough. Most children grow up to be just ordinary people. Most successful marriages require a high degree of mutual toleration. Most jobs […]

  • Connect it to Him

    Connect it to Him

    “The Savior’s atoning sacrifice—the central act of all human history—is best understood and appreciated when we expressly and clearly connect it to Him.” Russell M Nelson

  • Kindness is the essence of greatness 

    Kindness is the essence of greatness 

    Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known. Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes. — Joseph B. Wirthlin

  • “Little bits of good”

    “Little bits of good”

    “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world” –Archbishop Desmund Tutu

  • “Become what he ought to be”

    “Become what he ought to be”

    “If you treat an individual as he is, he will stay as he is. But if you treat him as if he were what he could be and ought to be, he will become what he ought to be.” — Goethe

  • “Hard work”

    “Hard work”

    “Hard work is a far better horse to ride than genius.” — David E. LeSueur

  • “Our power to do is increased”

    “Our power to do is increased”

    “That which we persist in doing becomes easier for us to do; not that the nature of the thing itself is changed, but that our power to do is increased.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • “Peace in the world”

    “Peace in the world”

    “If there is righteousness in the heart there will be beauty in the character. If there is beauty in the character there will be harmony in the home. If there is harmony in the home there will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation there will be peace in the […]