How Precious Life Is Quotes by Rob Bell, Mother Teresa, Mary Oliver, Walter Anderson, Anne Lamott, Shelley Fabares and many others.
It often takes suffering and lost in order to remind us of how precious life is.
Life is a game, play it… Life is too precious, do not destroy it.
Tell me, what else should I have done? Doesn’t everything die at last, and too soon? Tell me, what is it you plan to do With your one wild and precious life?
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.
Your problem is how you are going to spend this one odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you’re going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances, or whether you are going to taste it, enjoy it and find out the truth about who you are.
We need to appreciate how precious life is.
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?
When you’re at your own parents’ funeral, when you’re at somebody that you love’s funeral, you realize how precious life is. And you say, “As long as I can walk and I’m healthy, there’s always tomorrow.”
Finally, after a lot of searching and digging, it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character. Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is, it became easier to play her.
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.
I don’t know exactly what a prayer is. I do know how to pay attention.
Lost time is never found again.
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life.
Returning hate, adding deeper darkness to a night that is already void of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
I’ve realized how precious life is. When I was younger, I was more adventurous. I felt invincible. I was game for everything. As a mom, I don’t want to get injured because then I can’t take care of my kids.
For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin — real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.