“Being rich is having…”

Being rich is having money; being wealthy is having time. -Stephen Swid, executive (b. 1941) Nowadays, with so many of us worried about the economy, and many of us trying to stick to tighter budgets during the holiday season, I thought that this quotation was appropriate. The interesting thing though is that while there may … Continue reading “Being rich is having…”

A Conversation – Overheard

-I thought you were all about the "big picture," the "meant to be," and the "everything happens for a reason." - I was.  But, it's different now.  I feel different now. - Why?  What's so different about now? - He hurt me more than I realized. - And, so now you think about it differently? … Continue reading A Conversation – Overheard

What if our love…

What if our love never went away? What if it's lost behind words we could never find? -Daughtry (What About Now) I really like the song "What About Now" by Daughtry.  Actually, the entire album, Daughtry, has songs with great lyrics.  They're so poetic and romantic.  I was in the car earlier today when this … Continue reading What if our love…

“We are each of us angels…”

"We are each of us angels with only one wing.  And we can only fly while embracing each other."  - Lucian de Croszonza This is such a beautiful idea to me.  I don't know why so many of us fight it, why so many of us are too stubborn or too proud to ask for … Continue reading “We are each of us angels…”

“Man’s love is of man’s life a part…”

"Man's love is of man's life a part; It is woman's whole existence!" Byron Comment and discuss, please! ~Melissa 🙂

More Quotations From My iGoogle

Inspiration and Motivation "We first make our habits, and  then our habits make us." - John Dryden "They can conquer who  believe they can."  - Virgil "To accomplish great things, we must  not only act, but also dream, not  only plan, but also believe."  - Anatole France  "There's only one way to succeed in anything … Continue reading More Quotations From My iGoogle

iGoogle – I love it!

I recently discovered the iGoogle feature from Google.  This Google product allows you to create a personalized page full of widgets that you select from a pretty large variety.  There are plenty of widgets that are helpful for writers such as a dictionary, thesaurus, and a widget that gives you a Word A Day from … Continue reading iGoogle – I love it!

Let me count the ways…

adoration, affection, appreciation, ardor, attachment, besottedness, bliss, care, cheerfulness, compassion, concern, contentment, delight, desire, devotion, doting, ecstasy, elation, endearment, enchantment, euphoria, exhilaration, felicity, fondness, friendship, glee, happiness, idolization, intimacy, joy, jubilation, keenness, lightheartedness, love, merriment, passion, penchant, predilection, rapture, regard, satisfaction, tenderness, triumph, warmth, worship... ~Melissa 🙂


THE WAY IT IS There's a thread you follow.  It goes among things that change.  But it doesn't change. People wonder about what you are pursuing. You have to explain about the thread. But it is hard for others to see. While you hold it you can't get lost. Tragedies happen; people get hurt or … Continue reading “THE WAY IT IS”

“Love is a promise…”

Love is a promise, love is a souvenir, once given never forgotten, never let it disappear. -John Lennon There are so many lovely things that have been said about love.  I couldn't resist putting this quote up here today.  I particularly like the idea of love being both a promise and being a souvenir.  It … Continue reading “Love is a promise…”