Bringing Inspirations Your Way - to brighten your day....
A really nice page of Life, Hope and Smiles quotes and sayings.  Light-hearted reading and uplifting, to add happiness to your day. Beautiful pictures on this website and pleasant poems.

Life is not all roses they say, but here are some for you today.
Truly I cannot repay, the Kindness Jesus has shown in the prolificness of Poems since I decided to share this blessing.

At one stage, I desired to share nice Quotes & Sayings with you also and did not know where to find them.....now I have countless ones from a variety of sources and have collated them in special ways to make a difference to your day!

JV Sayings and Comments by Janet.


Peace begins with a smile!!!!
Mother Teresa

Life is a gift and you must cherish it always!

Life is all about following your heart not the crowd. lil lisa

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.  Maya Angelou

SMILES are like a Daisy Chain when everyone is smiling…….it’s a beautiful thing to SEE!  JV

The best way to show our gratitude for life is by enjoying it.

Remember your yesterdays, dream your tomorrows and live your todays.   Tasha

Life is a beautiful gift from Almighty God, it’s up to you how you make use of it. Annie 

You can make your life different, no-one can decide this for you, not even God……we play
a part.   JV

Stop thinking about your life and live it……..that’s the best way, live today!    JV

Give a Voice to Conscious Choice and Order your Day with Gladness!   JV

“Friendship starts with a SMILE”…….it is so attractive! And if you want those friendships to last__ keep smiling, don’t share problems too often:)   JV

A smile is a light in the window of the soul, indicating that the heart is at home.

SMILE is a CHOICE that can Lift your Voice__ minutes later and at the end of a day…….it can Lift your Heart but you must Start…….try it Today without Delay. If you’re hesitant, you might put it off__ when you Forget, the longer you Fret……..Yes try it Today and Every Day!   JV

Life is a gift, and I try to respond with grace and courtesy. Maya Angelou


It takes 64 muscles of the face to make a frown, and only 13 to make a smile. Why work overtime?


The mind is never vacant, but if left vacant can play on you. Furnish your thoughts with Good things__ so your heart can sing.   JV

A cloudy day is no match for a sunny disposition.  ~ William Arthur Ward


“A SMILE is something you can give away and still KEEP”……..Yes, do this and your heart may LEAP!   JV

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.  Maya Angelou

"A simple smile can make one beautiful, but it’s the laugh that captures the heart!"..........I like to
do both......you tell me which one makes you HAPPIER! 

Live your life the way that you want to live it, don’t let other people live it for you…   Lee


In every single moment, you’re able to form a unique and useful picture of life. When you think about it, that’s pretty amazing. Ralph Marston


Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. Maya Angelou


Don't let others take the joy out of life but smile, say thank yous and keep out of strife.  JV

Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.

It’s better to fail in doing something, than to excel in doing nothing.

You can never start your life over but you can always change the ending.

See these and other rose pictures on this website with beautiful poems. Everything pleasant.
“Hope springs eternal in the heart of man”…………..God intended it that way………..Now abide Faith, Hope and Love.   JV

Faith has to do with things that are not seen and Hope with things that are not at hand.


Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.  ~ Henry Ward Beecher

The greatest joys are found not only in what we do and feel, but also in what we hope for.
Bryant H. McGill

Love life, engage in it, give it all you've got. love it with a passion, because life truly does give back, many times over, what you put into it. Maya Angelou

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at it destination full of hope. Maya Angelou

Life without Faith is a narrow space. Hope is the anti-dote to dope. Trust in His Love that comes from Above. ....with Jesus there's Faith, Hope and Love.   JV
 
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us. Samuel Smiles

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” Mother Teresa

The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.   Karen Louise

Add life to your days rather than days to life.   Gabrielle

You can be happy more often by choice than by chance.  JV

You choose what you want to do with your life… no one else can choose that for you.

Feelings are misleading and changeable....Set your Hope on the Living God!   JV

Life is like a flower garden, each flower with it’s own leaves, stem, and bud, it’s own seed, and it’s own way of growing.   Courtney L

Live your dream, don’t dream your life…a vision needs an active role and you’ll be glad that you’ve achieved it.  JV

No matter how hard you try your life will never be perfect all the time, so enjoy the little things that are perfect to you!
  
“A smile is the beginning of peace.” ......... Practice this from day to day.
Mother Teresa

See these and other rose pictures on this website with beautiful poems. Everything pleasant


I hope that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. Michelangelo

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact. William James 

No man is a failure who is enjoying life. William Feather

“There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something tomorrow.” - Orison Marden

“Life is meaningless only if we allow it to be. Each of us has the power to give life meaning, to make our time and our bodies and our words into instruments of love and hope.

“Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers”………yes, hope is pleasant to the soul of man…………a firm believer, yes I am……….it can raise you up from any depths and life can begin afresh!   JV    I KNOW WHAT I’M TALKING ABOUT.

There is no beauty in life like the beauty of having hope. 

” If you have hope, you will have a reason to be.”

Is life upsetting you? Just Smile because it’s easier than explaining what’s wrong……and Trust
God to change things around. Sometimes in His Wisdom, He will  show you a solution, something different you can do OR simply Bless You with His Presence.  At times, that’s ALL we need.   JV

“Every smile you give brings light to someone else’s face… they can’t help but to smile back”.  Be a Joy Giver like a River…….it’s catchy and goes around!   JV


I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. Maya Angelou

“Smile because you can”……………it’s a deliberate Choice that lifts your Voice! Try that and find it TRUE.   JV

Be at peace with yourself and you can be at peace with those around you.  JV

Happiness is a state of mind__ when your thoughts are in harmony they sound like chimes.  JV


Life is not measured by the number of breaths you take but by the moments that take your breath away. Maya Angelou

"Worry just consumes us with depression, but hope nurtures our faith into testimonies".........yours
could be the nicest story someone has heard..........your past does not have to be good to make a great testimony........take heart!   JV

Try to have Faith 10 times more than you fear and Hope 50 times more than you worry.   JV

Whatever is not Kind, Lovely, Pure, True and Just, Honorable and Praiseworthy, whatever is not of a Good Report__ is not of/from God.......I make a conscious effort to think of all those Good Things that lift the spirit and keep you strong.   Allan Lowery

We don't live in easy times. If ever you're feeling out of sorts remember "Your story is'nt finished yet........it's  brighter in days to come."   Leticia

You can read pleasant poems here on Life, Hope and Smiles. Pretty rose pictures on this website.

"Our Father Creator has gone to meticulous detail when He made things in Creation"......surely He can be trusted to know every detail in our lives, nothing catches Him by suprise..... it's so True.  JV

God does'nt give you a life of 'don't likes'__ that is not His Design........"every Good and Perfect gift comes from Him" and Jesus said He came to give us life more abundant__ that means fuller not empty. He's so different to how He is presented often.   JV

"The Blood of Jesus washes White as Snow".........and it can wash out traces of sadness, when He makes a Miracle of your life...........care not for the things that are long/just past__ He is a Strength
Replenisher who turns night into DAY........"JOY COMES in the MORNING!"   JV

If you take out the element of Suprise from your life__ you take the Stars from the Skies....... sometimes God likes to Suprise us...............you don't know what He has in the Makings!
I did'nt know anything of being gifted with Poems and creating Web-Sites - ALL THIS was a
complete SUPRISE!   JV

Think of LOVE and those things that you love each time that you think of God. So often, He's in the things we love more than the things we don't........"every Good and Perfect gift comes from Him" His Nature can be trusted.   JV

Smile like a child just for a while and see confusion subside…simplicity is the Best Way.   JV

"Happiness is never stopping to think if you are"......how true! Happiness is not being serious.  JV

“Smile because it gives joy to the heart who receives it”……and sometimes this joy comes back to you……give generously anyway.   JV

"Happiness is a conscious Choice not an automatic response".......yes, don't rely on feelings, they're far too fickle. JV

“Smiles make you beautiful” …better than any cosmetic - add them to your make-up routine!   JV

“A Smile costs nothing but gives much”……….give free gifts everyday!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.Maya Angelou


"SMILE it’s the best way of talking!"  it takes the complications out of life, at least out of your conversations.   JV


A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.  Maya Angelou

LAUGH and SMILE__ you will Glide through the day!   JV





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NOTE: Those Quotes without names are mostly Anonymous or I could not find the name. Some, I have made inverted commas and added comments to. Those with JV are by myself  inspired by the Spirit of God......He is SO GOOD!