Mary Alice Monroe Famous Quotes & Sayings

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32 Mary Alice Monroe Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: The pain eased. Welcome to the club. The pain eased. Welcome to the club.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: And highlighted with bold streaks And highlighted with bold streaks
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Today was the first day of summer, she realized, her spirits lifting like a kite. Today was the first day of summer, she realized, her spirits lifting like a kite. She loved milestones of any sort: birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, checks on the calendar, notches on a growth chart. Today would be special, brand new. She felt it deep inside. Summer was here with sunny days and balmy nights, the informality of barbecues and dips in the swimming pool. She was so relieved to have the grind of the school year finished. She missed playing with her children.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: The butterfly is the totem of transformation and change and a symbol of courage. The butterfly is the totem of transformation and change and a symbol of courage.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: A woman does not need to live among many people to be content. She needs A woman does not need to live among many people to be content. She needs but one true companion, one soul mate with whom to share this long journey we call life.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: I know I can't change the past. Not my mistakes or the mistakes of others. I know I can't change the past. Not my mistakes or the mistakes of others. But I can begin by changing me.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Age is real life is short. It's foolhardy to deny it. We grow up, our Age is real life is short. It's foolhardy to deny it. We grow up, our bodies grow frail, death is coming. There's so much I want to do!
There's a whole world out there I havent seen, ppl I havent met and who havent know me.
God, there 're a million books I want to read.
I dont want to sleep ... I want to be awake.
This is my life - I want to live it
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: She'd neglected to make choices for her inner self as well. She'd given away too She'd neglected to make choices for her inner self as well. She'd given away too much.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: All stories come to an end. That moment when we sigh and close the book, All stories come to an end. That moment when we sigh and close the book, perhaps sit back in our chair and rest our palm over the cover, is met with quixotic emotions. On the one hand, we're satisfied if the author successfully tied up loose ends, turned a memorable phrase and rewarded the hero's moral choice with his heart's desire. Yet we're also saddened that the adventure is over. Sometimes when we see that we only have a few pages left we slow down, savoring each word, staving off the
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Life is more about the journey than the destination Life is more about the journey than the destination
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Friends come and go. But through the thick and thin, the good and bad, you Friends come and go. But through the thick and thin, the good and bad, you can only ever count on your family. That's the heart of it. Family.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: The theme that runs through all my books is connection. Connection - physical and non-physical The theme that runs through all my books is connection. Connection - physical and non-physical - with other humans, and connection with nature are necessary for our well-being. Without it, we are depressed, lonely, and fail to thrive.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Privacy is something that we maintain for the good of ourselves and others. Secrecy we Privacy is something that we maintain for the good of ourselves and others. Secrecy we keep to separate ourselves from others, even those we love.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: The secret to happiness is to embrace the humility to accept what comes and the The secret to happiness is to embrace the humility to accept what comes and the courage to continue on your life's path with an open heart.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Short laugh. Time will tell with you and Bobby Pearlman, Short laugh. Time will tell with you and Bobby Pearlman,
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Southern writing is regional: it includes dialect, settings, and cultural traditions from that region. However Southern writing is regional: it includes dialect, settings, and cultural traditions from that region. However the themes and story conflicts are universal. My challenge is to write regional fiction without falling into the trap of nostalgia. There are important issues facing the south that I believe should be raised in the stories to make them contemporary, believable, and relevant to today's readers.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Sunflowers for Sarita is a fast-paced, high caliber romantic suspense. I couldn't stop reading! Sunflowers for Sarita is a fast-paced, high caliber romantic suspense. I couldn't stop reading!
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: See how people smile when they see a butterfly? They can't help themselves. Butterflies are See how people smile when they see a butterfly? They can't help themselves. Butterflies are joy with wings.
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Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: In every life, there was death and rebirth and continuity. In every life, there was death and rebirth and continuity.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: The measuring tape and saw Michael standing alone on the small rise. The man seemed The measuring tape and saw Michael standing alone on the small rise. The man seemed a part of the scenery as he stood, hands on hips, his hair whipped by the wind like the meadowsweet at his feet, his jaw set like the granite rocks. "He must love his job," she said to Bobby. Bobby looked up and followed her gaze to his brother, standing
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: She thought how sharp words could sting when they held the truth. She thought how sharp words could sting when they held the truth.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: was flying by, and if she couldn't find a way to forge bonds between her was flying by, and if she couldn't find a way to forge bonds between her granddaughters, Mamaw knew that come September, Sea Breeze would be sold, the girls would scatter again, and she'd be sitting on the dock howling at the harvest moon. The previous May, Mamaw had invited her three granddaughters - Dora, Carson, and Harper - to celebrate her eightieth birthday at Sea Breeze. She'd had, however, an ulterior motive. In the fall, Marietta was putting Sea Breeze on the market and moving into an assisted
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Luz felt as though all the millions of butterflies that were flying on this same Luz felt as though all the millions of butterflies that were flying on this same journey south were fluttering in her stomach.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: I always begin with a source of inspiration that comes from nature. The story comes I always begin with a source of inspiration that comes from nature. The story comes from my research, volunteering, and meeting the people involved in that story world. I am an intuitive writer and an image, sound, experience can all inspire a scene or a plot twist!
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: To me, the glass is half-empty some days and half-full on others. Sometimes it's bone-dry. To me, the glass is half-empty some days and half-full on others. Sometimes it's bone-dry. Or overflowing.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: No knowledge is wasted, No knowledge is wasted,
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Oh, if only I were young again, I would travel! There's so much of the Oh, if only I were young again, I would travel! There's so much of the world I would like to have seen. But I'm too old for that now and too ill to manage the trip. I don't care much for clothes. I'm giving away all my jewelry. At this point in my life, I see all possessions as just more stuff, , as Cara called it. Meaningless! Worse than meaningless. They are distractions.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Dawn tore at the seam of night, pulling the blackness back a little farther with Dawn tore at the seam of night, pulling the blackness back a little farther with each passing minute.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Inevitable. The characters we've come to know and love are no longer part of our Inevitable. The characters we've come to know and love are no longer part of our lives. This can leave us with a certain longing. Perhaps we'll open the book again and skim through it, searching out favorite passages to kindle again those powerful emotions. But the passion is never stirred quite as strong the second time around. So it is with life. We rush through the days that we're given, eager to engage in the conflicts and passions, to push through and conquer and see how it all ends. When suddenly the end is in sight, we're surprised. We stall, frantically savoring each moment. The sun shines brighter, the smiles appear more tender and we listen for words of love with an urgency that would be poignant if it were
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Sometimes people get angry and do things they shouldn't. Things they regret. Sometimes people get angry and do things they shouldn't. Things they regret.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: Caterpillar must shed its skin five times before it forms the chrysalis. The caterpillar doesn't Caterpillar must shed its skin five times before it forms the chrysalis. The caterpillar doesn't just change. It completely transforms. The old form dies and the new is reborn. That's the miracle that gives us hope.
Mary Alice Monroe Sayings: As I began researching butterflies, however, the monarch stood out among all of them. It's As I began researching butterflies, however, the monarch stood out among all of them. It's the only butterfly - the only insect - that migrates like a bird or a whale!