VISTAS: An awareness of a range of time, events, or subjects. A broad Mental View.
March 16

"And he that taketh not his cross, and followeth after me, is not worthy of me. He that findeth his life shall lose it: and he that loseth his life for my sake shall find it."
- Matthew 10:38 -

"Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame."
- Alexander Pope -

2006

"Character must be kept bright as well as clean."
- Philip Dormer Stanhope -

2005

"In the final analysis there is no solution to man's progress but the day's honest work, the day's honest decisions, the day's generous utterances and the day's good deed."
- Clare Booth Luce -

2004

I want to carry the memories
like the flowing ebb of life
the dreams and the hopes
the tears and the pain
all of which has formed who I am

2003

it is funny so many days have past, another lifetime ago it seems, but like yesterday in my mind. Will it always be so?

2002

I got to see the sky in his eyes
I got to feel the warmth of love around me
I got to be happy for another day

2001

You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
- James Thurber -

2000

When rage or hate or misunderstanding lead to the loss of everything is one truly begins to see and understand

1999

A Thought to Ponder
When I was ten time stood still
When I was sixteen I thought it was endless
As I grew older, time seemed to go faster
I wonder what happened to the days that I thought would never end
When I had more time than I cared for
By wasting it did I lose what I could have now?

1998

Today, when the day ends I will know more than I did at the beginning. When the Clock struck twelve

I will have learned something, it may be something quite significant or something so minute and small I may not realize I learned it at all.

But I shall learn something
For everyday is a gift of unexplored knowledge
Just another lesson in life is the passing of time

1997

When you determined what you want, you have made the most important decision of your life. You have to know what you want in order to attain it.
- Douglas Lurtan -