Simple Stuff – Joy and Giving

(Simple Stuff is simply a bunch of inspirational, motivational and other quotes meant to make you think, reflect, smile, even laugh a bit. Hopefully helpful, useful stuff….)


We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.-Buddha
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.-Richard Bach
Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.-Albert Einstein
Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.-Mother Teresa
Joy is not in things; it is in us.-Richard Wagner
Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go.-Mother Teresa
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.-Lao Tzu 
I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver.-Maya Angelou
Have you filled a bucket today? – Carol McCloud


For it is in giving that we receive.-Francis of Assisi
Love grows by giving. The love we give away is the only love we keep. The only way to retain love is to give it away.-Elbert Hubbard


A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.-Jesus Christ

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

2 thoughts on “Simple Stuff – Joy and Giving

  1. thehla December 20, 2013 at 12:19 PM Reply

    Merry Christmas to you and your family and thank you for your posts throughout the year

    • Jim January 28, 2014 at 2:52 PM Reply

      Look on bing today 1/28, Watkins glen

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