Tag Archives: Love

Courage to wear a pink tutu

It takes courage to be vulnerable. Cancer patients don’t have a choice. They are thrust into it.  Bob Carey, a photographer who loves to make his wife laugh, chose to share that vulnerability as his wife worked her way through … Continue reading

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Long term friends

“Every morning when I wake up, I dedicate myself to helping others to find peace of mind. Then, when I meet people, I think of them as long term friends; I don’t regard others as strangers.” Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai … Continue reading

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Story: A heart shattered by a glimpse into autism

Sometimes I read a story that hits me so hard I just can’t stop thinking about it. I keep rolling it around in my head, looking for answers, but knowing there are no simple answers when it comes to autism. … Continue reading

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Facing autism with courage, and lots of heart

When I began writing this blog, to celebrate ordinary people who act with extraordinary courage, Lisa Ackerman was one of the first people I featured. My brother and sis-in-law know Lisa personally, and they will be the first to acknowledge … Continue reading

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Love deeply

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.   Lao Tzu  – Chinese Taoist Philosopher (600 BC)

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Draw your family circle

“The problem with the world is that we draw our family circle too small.” Mother Teresa – founded the Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta, India -(1910 – 1997)

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Embrace your angel today

“We are, each of us angels with only one wing; and we can only fly by embracing one another.” Luciano de Crescenzo (born 18 August 1928) is an Italian writer, film actor, director and engineer.

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A Legacy of Courage

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968) American clergyman, leader in the Civil Rights Movement

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Day 93: Do small things with great love

“We can do no great things; only small things with great love.” Mother Teresa (1910-1997)- Roman Catholic nun

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Day 84: What Does Love Mean?

Kids never stop amazing me… A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-olds: “What does love mean?” The answers they got were broader and deeper than anyone could have imagined. See what … Continue reading

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