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Life’s Traffic Lights

There are times in life where we will have to make stops, slow down, or continue to move on. No matter what, as we live our lives, choices based on the colors of these lights will have to be made.

Another red light has come for this blog, and I want to thank everyone who joined me by reading, commenting, or liking what was written. I greatly appreciate it. 🙂 Thank you so much.

Just a few quotes before I go.

“Your view of life will determine your view of God. Your view of God will determine your view of life.” Pastor Tony Evans

“Better to write for yourself and have no public than write for the public and have no self.” Cyril Vernin Connolly

Make Grammar like a second language. (lesson learned)

“You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.” from Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The simple believes every word, but the prudent man looks well to his going.” Proverbs 14 vs 15

“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.” from The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

And remember life is more than learning, enjoy it as well. 🙂

Priceless Connection – Read Between The Lines

“Our lives are unique stories in the mosaic of human existence – priceless and irreplaceable.” Henri Nouwen

Love of Country – Read Between The Lines

“True patriotism is of no party.” Tobias George Smollett

Where To After Death? – Read Between The Lines

“The dread of something after death. The undiscover’d country from whose bourn no traveller returns.”  Hamlet Act 3 scene 1

You First – Read Between The Lines

“He [She] that would govern others, first should be the master of himself [herself].” Philip Massinger

Write Transaction – Read Between The Lines

“Almost all writing is a transaction between a writer and an audience, maybe one reader, maybe millions.” from The Bedford Reader, 5th Edition

Write Within – Read Between The Lines

“Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: ‘Fool!’ said my Muse to me, ‘look in thy heart and write.'” Sir Philip Sidney

Fame – Read Between The Lines

“The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.” James Baldwin

It Is Hot, Write – Read Between The Lines

“The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.” Henry David Thoreau

Lips Are Sealed – Read Between The Lines

“There’s no repentance in the grave.” Isaac Watts