West Island Palliative Care Residence’s Capital Campaign, Caring and Sharing – Under One Roof

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  • Blue Christmas with Ste-Genevieve & Roxboro United Churches & St-Thomas a Becket Catholic Church
  • West Island Palliative Care’s Archangel program

Christmas 2016 – Inspirational Quotes

  • Blessed are those who know their need for theirs is the grace of heaven.
    (The Case del Sol Blessings of Jesus – based on Matthew 5.3-9)
  • Blessed are those who weep for their tears will be wiped away.
    (The Case del Sol Blessings of Jesus – based on Matthew 5.3-9)
  • Blessed are the humble for they are close to the sacred earth.
    (The Case del Sol Blessings of Jesus – based on Matthew 5.3-9)
  • Blessed are the forgiving for they are free.
    (The Case del Sol Blessings of Jesus – based on Matthew 5.3-9)
  • For every soul there is a guardian watching it.
    (Quran – The Nightly visitant 86.4)
  • Come to me, you who are weary and carrying heavy burdens and I will give you rest.
    (Matthew 11:28)
  • By the light of day and by the dark of night your God has not forgotten you.
    (Quran – Daylight 93.1-3)
  • Wait for God. Be strong and let your heart take courage.
    (Psalm 27.14)
  • God heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
    (Psalm 147.3)
  • Do not be afraid. I am with you always.
    (Matthew 28.10, 20)
  • God lifts up those who are bowed down.
    (Psalm 146.8)
  • Whichever way you turn there is the face of God.
    (Quran – The Cow 2.115)
  • Let your light shine before others.
    (Matthew 5:16)
  • You have but to remember and you will see the light.
    (Quran – The Heights 7.201)
  • God created us as one soul and as one soul God will bring us back to life.
    (Quran – Luqman 31.28)
  • A waiting person is a patient person. The word patience means the willingness to stay where we are and live the situation out to the full in the belief that something hidden there will manifest itself to us.
    (Henri J.M. Nouwen)
  • Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.
    (Henri J.M. Nouwen)
  • You don’t think your way into a new kind of living. You live your way into a new kind of thinking.
    (Henri J.M. Nouwen)
  • We need to be angels for each other, to give each other strength and consolation. Because only when we fully realize that the cup of life is not only a cup of sorrow but also a cup of joy will we be able to drink it.
    (Henri J.M. Nouwen)
  • A blessing is a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal and strengthen.
    (John O’Donohue)
  • Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
    (Mother Teresa)
  • I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
    (Mother Teresa)
  • If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.
    (Mother Teresa)
  • There is no worse death than the end of hope.
  • Grief is in two parts. The first is loss. The second is the remaking of life.
    (Anne Roiphe)
  • What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
    (Helen Keller)
  • Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards.
    (Soren Kierkegaard)