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7 Quotes For A Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to all you moms out there! No matter where you are in the stages of Motherhood – whether you’ve had children already, lost a child, or have one on the way – today is your day to feel honored and appreciated. I hope you all have someone in your life to celebrate…

How to Fall in Love Erin Elizabeth Smith on TheHWL

How to Fall in Love

  While browsing through a giant word document full of quotes on my old computer earlier today, I came across this poem by Literature and Creative Writing professor Erin Elizabeth Smith.  I’m not quite sure when I originally found it, or where for that matter, since most of my google searches have been futile –…

Quoted: Happy October!

Quoted – Happy October!

I love fall, and for a lot of reasons (click the photo below to enlarge the list I’ve put together of my favorite things about the season!). Like most things I love, I have a compilation of quotes dedicated to it – so of course I have to share some of those with you all today, since I know many of you have your own growing collection of quotes as well. I hope you find some worth keeping, below!

Quoted: Wedding Bells Edition


By now you should probably know how much I love quotes.  Which is a lot.  You’ve seen my giant quote binder, where I collect them all, waiting to pull one out at just the right moment.  To me, quotes are often much-needed reminders, sparks of truth, or snippets of beauty and understanding that we carry…

Quoted: Life, Dreams, and Expectations


“I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.” ― Agatha Christie “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” ― Paulo Coelho “I have the choice of being…

Wild Geese

Wild Geese – An Inspirational Monday

I discovered this poem recently, and it gave me that feeling… You know the one.  It’s completely indescribable but I’ll do my best anyways – it makes you acutely aware of everything: the world, your place in it, and the way in which you connect to the whole of humanity.  Maybe you get goosebumps, maybe…

Quoted: Valentine's Edition


“Romantic love and loss are probably the most present physical manifestation of the richness and poverty of God that we can find on earth without having to look too hard, (we can’t all be mystics or monks or students of psychotropic drugs).” – Tyler Lyle “Grief is the price we pay for love.” Queen Elizabeth…