The month of October is called Respect Life month. The following are some quotes from famous people regarding the gift of life:
“Where there is love, there is life.” Mahatma Gandi
“You can’t do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth.” Henry Louis Mencken
“Life is what you make it. Always has been, always will be.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“Life is an opportunity, benefit from it. Life is an adventure. Dare it. Life is too precious, do not destroy it.” St. Mother Theresa
“I am the way, the truth and the life.” Jesus
Take some time during this month of October to reflect on your own gift of life and breathe in God’s loving presence and life into your spirit.
by Joyce Iten, OSB