Quotes: Marianne Williamson

Something very beautiful happens to people when their world has fallen apart. A humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor. From Marianne Williamson There’s more to this quote, of course. She continues, “we will be forced by life to surrender our attacks and defenses which…

Quotes: Leonard Cohen

I did my best, it wasn’t much I couldn’t feel, so I tried to touch… And even though it all went wrong I’ll stand before the Lord of Song With nothing on my tongue but halleluiah… From Halleluiah by Leonard Cohen Though I love Cohen, the songwriter, I don’t love Cohen, the singer. So here’s…

Quotes: William Shakespeare

Give sorrow words; The grief that does not speak Whispers the o’er-fraught heart And bids it break From Macbeth First used by Elk River Schools superintendent David Flannery in a letter to us, and repeated in the Monticello Times, this quote wrapped around my heart. When it was time to write the book, it gave…