Life Journey

We are all on a life journey, each one of us with a purpose. Some of us realize our purpose and others are searching for theirs. And like every journey, life can have unexpected twists and turns, it can also have pleasant surprises and events that the memory of will never leave us. We go through a different journey as we age, from teenage years to senior years our journey changes.

No matter where you are on your life journey, let these poems and quotes inspire and encourage you to be the best you can be and most importantly, to enjoy your journey!

It's The Journey That's Important...

Poet: John McLeod

Life, sometimes so wearying
Is worth its weight in gold
The experience of traveling
Lends a wisdom that is old
Beyond our 'living memory'
A softly spoken prayer:

"It's the journey that's important,
Not the getting there!"

Ins and outs and ups and downs
Life's road meanders aimlessly?
Or so it seems, but somehow
Leads us where we need to be,
And being simply human
We oft question and compare....

"Is the journey so important
Or the getting there?"

And thus it's always been
That question pondered down the ages
By simple men with simple ways
To wise and ancient sages....
How sweet then, quietly knowing
Reaching destination fair:

"It's the journey that's important,
Not the getting there!"

Life Journey Poem

Roses and Sunshine
Poet: Edgar a. Guest

Rough is the road I am journeying now,
Heavy the burden I'm bearing to-day;
But I'm humming a song, as I wander along,
And I smile at the roses that nod by the way.
Red roses sweet,
Blooming there at my feet,
Just dripping with honey and perfume and cheer;
What a weakling I'd be
If I tried not to see
The joy and the comfort you bring to us here.

Just tramping along o'er the highway of life,
Knowing not what's ahead but still doing my best;
And I sing as I go, for my soul seems to know
In the end I shall come to the valley of rest.
With the sun in my face
And the roses to grace
The roads that I travel, what have I to fear?
What a coward I'd be
If I tried not to see
The roses of hope and the sunshine of cheer.

Life Journey Quotes

life journey quotes

Often it is hard to leave but we go knowing that home and hearth make a point on our compass for the rest of life's journey.

William J. Bennett
Life Journey Quotes

God give me joy in the common things: ...
In the thought that life has love to spend.
In the faith that God's at journey’s end.

Thomas Curtis Clark
Poems About God

Kindness reveals the dignity, value, and beauty of all the people we encounter on the path of everyday life.

Tara Cousineau PhD, The Kindness Cure
Kindness Poem

It is unlikely that your actual path through life will match the exact journey you had in mind when you set out.

James Clear, Atomic Habits
Life Quotes

Our life journey is full of errors, mistakes, and failures. But learning from these leads us down the road to success and happiness.

Catherine Pulsifer
Poems About Failure

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