Thomas Merton once wrote, “At the center of our being is a point of nothingness which is untouched by sin and by illusion, a point of pure truth, a point or spark which belongs entirely to God.
Happiness is for takers. Meaning is for givers. Emily Esfahani Smith
For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also. Matt 6:21
Beauty is a miracle of things going together imperfectly.
From Stitches by Anne Lamott
Here’s the true secret of life: we do mostly everything over and over. In the morning, we let the dogs out, make coffee, read the paper, help others…we do our work…In the afternoon, we come home, put down our keys, make dinner, let the dogs out…I love ritual and repetition. Without them, I would be a balloon with a slow leak.
Love yourself, fiercely, loyally, unapologetically.
No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt
In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.