Favourite Quotes

“Here are the two best prayers I know: “Help me, help me, help me.” and “Thank you, thank you, thank you.” A woman I know says, for her morning prayer, “Whatever,” and then for the evening, “Oh, well,” but has conceded that these prayers are more palatable for people without children.”

Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies

“There are only two tragedies in life. One is not getting what one wants. The other is getting it.” Oscar Wilde

“If we look beyond the stereotypes, we find that ageing, just like the rest of life, is a mixture of gains and losses.” Anne Karpf

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11



4 thoughts on “Favourite Quotes

  1. I love the quote about the woman’s morning and evening prayers. I really laughed. “Whatever”.


  2. Love the life quote as well, we have it on our living room wall. It sums up the message of Habbakuk


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