“Your illness is not your identity. Your chemistry is not your character.” — Pastor Rick Warren

“Even if we don’t have the power to choose where we come from, we can still choose where we go from there.” — Julia Lange
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. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.” — Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
“To love oneself is the beginning of a lifelong romance.” — Oscar Wilde
“And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.” ( 1 Peter 5:10 )
“For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.” ( 2 Corinthians 4:17 )
“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.” ( Isaiah 43:2 )