Chapel of Optimal Life

A traditional Bible-based Christian church
A Bible-based Christian church for the modern age
A church based on the teachings of all the great thinkers
A new age church for the inquiring mind

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"Mean-tempered leaders are like mad dogs; the good-natured are like the fresh morning dew. "


"Marriage is like the army. Everybody complains, but you'd be surprised how many re-enlist."

James Garner

"Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire; you will what you imagine; and at last you create what you will."

George Bernard Shaw

"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God."

Corrie Ten Boom

"It is the briefest yet wisest maxim which tells us to "meddle not"."

Charles Caleb Colton

"How simple the writing of literature would be if it were only necessary to write in another way what has been well written. It is because we have had such great writers in the past that a writer is driven far out past where he can go, out to where no one can help him."

Ernest Hemingway

"Nothing will come of nothing."

William Shakespeare

"Do not want things to turn out as they seem best to you, but as God pleases. Then you will be free from confusion, and thankful in prayer."

The Desert Fathers

"Six traits of effective leaders: 1. Make others feel important 2. Promote a vision 3. Follow the golden rule 4. Admit mistakes 5. Criticize others only in private 6. Stay close to the action. Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire."

John Christian Bovee

"We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience."

George Washington

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