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“Ah, September! You are the doorway to the season that awakens my soul... but I must confess that I love you only because you are a prelude to my beloved October.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“Each New Year, we have before us a brand new book containing 365 blank pages. Let us fill them with all the forgotten things from last year—the words we forgot to say, the love we forgot to show, and the charity we forgot to offer.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“As the old year retires and a new one is born, we commit into the hands of our Creator the happenings of the past year and ask for direction and guidance in the new one. May He grant us His grace, His tranquility and His wisdom!”
Peggy Toney Horton, Does God Want Us to Be Happy
“As the year comes to a close, it is a time for reflection – a time to release old thoughts and beliefs and forgive old hurts. Whatever has happened in the past year, the New Year brings fresh beginnings. Exciting new experiences and relationships await. Let us be thankful for the blessings of the past and the promise of the future.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“The mind can't delete what the heart won't let go of.”
Peggy Toney Horton, Stop the World and Get Off
“Ah, how quickly the hands on the clock circle toward the future we thought was far away! And how soon we become our mothers.”
Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling
“What could be more exciting than an October day? It's your birthday, Fourth of July and Christmas all rolled into one.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“Surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Laughter is to the soul what sunshine is to a flower.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“Ah, Lovely October, as you usher in the season that awakens my soul, your awesome beauty compels my spirit to soar like an leaf caught in an autumn breeze and my heart to sing like a heavenly choir.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“It is very important that we have the capacity to love many different things or people at the same time. Our love should radiate like the sun, warming everything it touches.”
Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling
“Remember sixteen – when all the world was new and a lifetime stretched before you like fresh snow just waiting for your footprints?”
Peggy Toney Horton
“As the last curtain falls on a spent year, a new year pirouettes to center stage with the elegance and charm of a prima ballerina – and delivers the promise of peace, hope, love and joy.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“Whenever it is a damp, drizzly November in my soul, I shall recall the memory of warm, sunny, late summer afternoons like this one, and be comforted greatly.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“As I drift through the autumn of my life like a fallen leaf blown about by the winds of time, I sometimes ponder my destiny.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“Do what makes you happy; don't be afraid to color outside the lines.”
Peggy Toney Horton, Stop the World and Get Off
“The human spirit is a magnificent entity. Just when we think we can stand no more, something significant touches our soul... and life goes on.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“I love the night! It's not uncommon for me to see the light of a new day before closing my eyes on the old one.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“My heart swells with emotion each time I recall the sweetness of my youth!”
Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling
“Where did the time go? Yesterday, I was a girl, and today, I suddenly find myself in the autumn of my years with the cold winds of winter breathing down my neck.”
Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling
“I have learned that I must push the pause button occasionally and retreat into that private place in my soul where it is only me and God!”
Peggy Toney Horton, Stop the World and Get Off
“Happiness is a butterfly that often eludes your grasp, then suddenly alights on your shoulder, sits for a spell and moves on.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“At Christmastime, whenever I feel overwhelmed and a little out of sorts, all I have to do is think of my father and the things he'd be doing if he were here – and I smile.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“I long for a place that exists only in my memory –
a cheery spot where my heart is happy and my
spirit is free.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“Happiness is a butterfly that often hovers just beyond your grasp,then suddenly alights on your shoulder,sits for a spell and moves on.”
Peggy Toney Horton
“Although I was born in April, I’m quite certain I was not fully awake until October~”
Peggy Toney Horton, Stop the World and Get Off
“Even in death, my mother smiled—and she had every reason to do so, for I had become precisely what she hoped I would—her mirror image.”
Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling
“Remember sixteen - when all the world was new and your life stretched out before you like fresh snow waiting for your footprints?”
Peggy Toney Horton
“This is October for me: Withdrawing into my own world, blocking out everything except the beauty of the season, my reflections and my relationship with God, I find that this is enough to sustain me through the long, cold, winter - and beyond...”
Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother Is Smiling
“When we are very young, our parents inadvertently program us to be what we eventually become. ~ Peggy Toney Horton”
Peggy Toney Horton, Somewhere in Heaven My Mother is Smiling
“My mother’s laughter was infectious - like a cheerful tune that lingers in your mind for the rest of the day.”
Peggy Toney Horton

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