“Oh my God, what if you wake up some day, and you’re 65, or 75, and you never got your memoir or your novel written; or you didn’t go […]
“We don’t have to engage in grand, heroic actions to participate in the process of change. Small acts, when multiplied by millions of people, can transform the world.” ~ Howard […]
What are the unforgettable moments of your life?
“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
“Nothing changes what already happened. It will always have happened. You either let it break you down or you don’t.” ~ Charles Frazier, Nightwoods
There’s a physical gracelessness to falling, but there’s also a spiritual grace associated with it.
“Live to the point of tears.” ~ Camus If I could save time in a bottle Awake again in the middle of the night, called to go outside. I stand under the […]
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ~ Antoine Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince, 1943 Trust me. Everything will […]
We are tattooed—marked for life—by our affection for things that will not live long.
Non-doing has nothing to do with being indolent or passive. Quite the contrary. It takes great courage and energy to cultivate non-doing, both in stillness and in activity. Nor is […]
“Poetry is a kind of witchcraft. We have the power to manifest, to call forth, to make what didn’t happen, happen. I think of the griots who delivered stories from […]