Courage, Strength, and Patience

In these post-Hurricane Ian days, weeks, and months, many hearts, souls, and lives will be tested. Many prayers for courage, strength, and patience are going out to all who are suffering and have suffered devastating losses.

ā€œWhat lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.ā€

— Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 ā€“ 1882)

American essayist and philosopher

(Note: This quote is also sometimes credited to Oliver Wendell Holmes.)

(Photo by Liam Simpson)

About Cathy Burnham Martin

Author of 20+ books, and counting! A professional voice-over artist, dedicated foodie, and lifelong corporate communications geek, Cathy Burnham Martin has enjoyed a highly eclectic career, ranging from the arts and journalism to finance, telecommunications, and publishing. Along with her husband, Ron Martin, she has passions for entertaining, gardening, volunteering, active and visual arts, GREAT food, and traveling. Cathy often says, "I believe that we all should live with as much contagious enthusiasm as possible... Whether we're with friends or family, taking people along for the ride is more than half the fun."
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