Dr. Petty, otherwise known as DP, has been sending out "the dailies" since 1998. The dailies are an informal communication tool as an outreach to students Monday-Friday. Each day Cissy selects a quote, poem, prayer or something that someone has sent her to share with others. Learn more »
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Some people have a wonderful
capacity to appreciate again and again,
freshly and naively, the basic goods of
life, with awe, pleasure, wonder, and
Abraham H. Maslow
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Penetrate the heart of just one drop of water, and you will be flooded by a hundred oceans.
The Mystic Rose Garden
Widen your consciousness to the dimension of the earth and you will have a place for everything.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.
With the word “creative” we stand under a mystery.
And from time to time that mystery, as if it were a sun,sends down upon one head or another, a sudden shaft of light — by grace, one feels, rather than deserving, for it always is something given, free, unsought, unexpected.
Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame
by an encounter with another human being.
Each of us owes the deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this inner light.
Dr. Albert Schweitzer
Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.