Covenant Health

Reflection of the week bank

Covenant Health Reflection for December 27, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for December 27, 2013

Giving of ourselves is the way we change the world at the end of our fingertips.
~Richard F. Schubert

Covenant Health Reflection for December 20, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for December 20, 2013

Christmas invites us to enter into the story of the Nativity, and also the story of our own lives, as fully as possible. Joy, love, sorrow and tribulation are part and parcel of life...
[Courtesy of Catholic Health Association USA]

Covenant Health Reflection for December 16, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for December 16, 2013

We are all bound together in ways that can be invisible to the eye. There is a oneness to humanity. We achieve ourselves by sharing ourselves with others, and caring for those around us.
US President Barack Obama, Eulogy for Nelson Mandela, December 10, 2013

Covenant Health Reflection for December 6, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for December 6, 2013

I would be silent now, Lord, and expectant... that I might receive the gift I need, so I may become the gift others need.
Ted Loder, "I am silent...and Expectant" in Guerrillas of Grace

Covenant Health Reflection for November 29, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for November 29, 2013

Every person is born into life as a blank page and every person leaves life as a full book.
~ Christina Baldwin

Covenant Health Reflection for November 22, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for November 22, 2013

Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
Buddha

Covenant Health Reflection for November 15, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for November 15, 2013

Holy one, you are our comfort and strength in times of sudden disaster, crisis, or chaos. Surround us now with your grace and peace...
presbyterianmission.org

Covenant Health Reflection for November 8, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for November 8, 2013

Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace.
~ Amelia Earhart

Covenant Health Reflection for November 1, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for November 1, 2013

Calmness is the cradle of power.
~ Josiah Gilbert Holland

October 25, 2013
Reflection October 25, 2013

If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants
Sir Isaac Newton

October 18, 2013
Reflection October 18, 2013

Education is not filling a bucket but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats

October 11, 2013
Reflection October 11, 2013

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue, but the parent of all the other virtues.
Cicero

Covenant Health Reflection for October 4, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for October 4, 2013

We aren’t meant to be perfect. We are meant to be whole.
- Jane Fonda

Covenant Health Reflection for September 27, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for September 27, 2013

The body is like a piano, and happiness is like music. It is needful to have the instrument in good order.
Henry Ward Beecher (1813 – 1887)

Covenant Health Reflection for September 20, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for September 20, 2013

The warrior of light tries to establish what he can truly rely on. And he always makes sure that he carries three things with him: faith, hope and love.
Paulo Coelho

Covenant Health Reflection for September 13, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for September 13, 2013

Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.
Dr. Seuss

Covenant Health Reflection for September 6, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for September 6, 2013

Each day, life will send you little windows of opportunity. Your destiny will ultimately be defined by how you respond to these windows of opportunity.
- Robin Sharma, an excerpt from: The Greatness Guide

Covenant Health Reflection for August 30, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for August 30, 2013

Today a new sun rises for me; everything lives, everything is animated, everything seems to speak to me of my passion, everything invites me to cherish it.
Ninon de Lenclos

August 23, 2013
Reflection August 23, 2013

If you pay attention at every moment, you form a new relationship to time. In some magical way, by slowing down, you become more efficient, productive, and energetic, focusing without distraction directly on the task in front of you. Not only do you become immersed in the moment, you become that moment.
Michael Ray

August 16, 2013
Reflection August 16, 2013

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
Sir Winston Churchill

August 9, 2013
Reflection August 9, 2013

The human race has one really effective weapon, and that is laughter.
Mark Twain

August 2, 20134
Reflection August 2, 20134

In solitude we give passionate attention to our lives, to our memories, to the details around us.
Virginia Woolf

Covenant Health Reflection for July 26, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for July 26, 2013

You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
- zig ziglar

Covenant Health Reflection for July 19, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for July 19, 2013

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.
~ Cesare Pavese

Covenant Health Reflection for July 12, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for July 12, 2013

Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure...
- Phillipians 4 : 8 (NLT)

Covenant Health Reflection for July 5, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for July 5, 2013

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather...
-Antoine De Saint Exupery

Covenant Health Reflection for June 28, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for June 28, 2013

Almighty God, we pray for those still threatened by flood in city and rural areas. Protect both life and property. In your mercy, bring relief to all affected areas...
Adapted from: bettergatherings.com, Anglican Diocese of Sydney

Reflection for June 21, 2013
Reflection Reflection for June 21, 2013

May the stars carry your sadness away, May the flowers fill your heart with beauty, May hope forever wipe away your tears, And, above all, may silence make you strong.
- Chief Dan George

Reflection for June 14, 2013
Reflection Reflection for June 14, 2013

To keep the body in good health is a duty...otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.
Buddah

Reflection for June 7, 2013
Reflection Reflection for June 7, 2013

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
Stanislaw Lec

Reflection for May 31, 2013
Reflection Reflection for May 31, 2013

Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields and into the faces of the tulips and the nodding morning glories...
- Mary Oliver

Reflection for May 24, 2013
Reflection Reflection for May 24, 2013

Be extraordinary. Leadership is not the private reserve of a few charismatic men and women. It is a process ordinary people use when they are bringing forth the best from themselves and others...
James Kouzes + Barry Posner

Reflection for May 17, 2013
Reflection Reflection for May 17, 2013

Spring song: As my eyes search the prairie I feel summer in the spring.
~ from the Chippewa tradition

Reflection for May 10, 2013
Reflection Reflection for May 10, 2013

If you have a mom, there is nowhere you are likely to go where a prayer has not already been.
~ Robert Brault

Reflection for May 3, 2013
Reflection Reflection for May 3, 2013

Open your heart— open it wide; someone is standing outside.
Mary Engelbreit

Covenant Health Reflection for April 26, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for April 26, 2013

“Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground...
Wilferd A. Peterson

Reflection for April 19, 2013
Reflection Reflection for April 19, 2013

Everyone can be great because anyone can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve...
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Reflection for April 12, 2013
Reflection Reflection for April 12, 2013

If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples. Then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an idea...
George Bernhard Shaw

Reflection for April 5, 2013
Reflection Reflection for April 5, 2013

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths...
Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Reflection for March 28, 2013
Reflection Reflection for March 28, 2013

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
–Francis of Assisi

Reflection for March 22, 2013
Reflection Reflection for March 22, 2013

Praise is like sunlight to the human spirit, we cannot flower and grow without it.
– Jess Lair

Covenant Health Reflection for March 15, 2013
Reflection Covenant Health Reflection for March 15, 2013

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
Anne Frank

Reflection for March 8, 2013
Reflection Reflection for March 8, 2013

God has not promised skies always blue, flower-strewn pathways all our lives through; God has not promised sun without rain, joy without sorrow, peace without pain...
-Annie Johnson Flint

Reflection for March 1, 2013
Reflection Reflection for March 1, 2013

Forgiving what we cannot forget creates a new way to remember. We change the memory of our past into a hope for our future.
Lewis B. Smedes

Reflection for February 22, 2013
Reflection Reflection for February 22, 2013

Listening moves us closer; it helps us become more whole, more healthy, more holy...
Margaret J. Wheatley

Reflection for February 15, 2013
Reflection Reflection for February 15, 2013

Comparison is the thief of joy.
~ Theodore Roosevelt

Reflection for February 8, 2013
Reflection Reflection for February 8, 2013

God, you always take good care of the work of your hands. I acknowledge your presence in my life,..
~ R. Gauthier.

Reflection for February 1, 2013
Reflection Reflection for February 1, 2013

No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
~ 1 John 4:12

Reflection for January 25, 2013
Reflection Reflection for January 25, 2013

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines...
~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Reflection for January 18, 2013
Reflection Reflection for January 18, 2013

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
~ Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Reflection for January 11, 2013
Reflection Reflection for January 11, 2013

Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men’s blood and probably themselves will not be realized...
~ Daniel Burnham

Reflection for January 4, 2013
Reflection Reflection for January 4, 2013

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson