"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." Marcus Aurelius "I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love." William Blake
"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way." Martin Luther King Jr.
Hello and welcome to Mrs. Lady Renaissance. I have been MIA lately because I have been studying long and hard towards completing my comprehensive exams to receive my MA in English Literature. I am tired. My days and nights have been a blur for the past 5 months. Fortunately, I have completed my three part … Continue reading Home Decor: Son’s Room Update
"Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself." Walter Anderson
“to shut [aging and the upward years] out, to try to be young, say, at 80, to pretend there’s no old age, then you miss something. You miss a quality that if you don’t have it, you haven’t lived a complete life” (Sarton 1991d, 195). Taken from "Of Creative Crones and Poetry:Developing Age Studies Through … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/20/17
"Language remains a human act which makes other actions and choices possible: 'Only where there is language is there world,' 'We are our words' ('The Demon Lover"); 'Our words are jammed in an electric jungle;/sometimes, though, they rise and wheel croaking above the treetops' ('Ghazals'); 'I am thinking how we can use what we have/to invent … Continue reading Quote of the day: 4/17/17
“But he was wounded for our transgressions; he was crushed for our iniquities; on him was the chastisement that brought us peace, and by his stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5)