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Posted: September 20, 2014 in Quotes

We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.

– Anaïs Nin

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Posted: September 5, 2014 in Quotes

… We come into the world with a ball of yarn to weave the fabric of our lives. One cannot know exactly what the tapestry will look like, but at a certain moment one can look back and say: Of course! It couldn’t have been any other way! That shiny thread, that stitching couldn’t have led anywhere else!

– Gioconda Belli

Posted: August 23, 2014 in Quotes
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Don’t stay where you are tolerated, live where you are celebrated

Posted: July 29, 2014 in Quotes

Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives.

– James Madison

Posted: July 18, 2014 in Quotes

Mend the parts of the world that are within your reach. For the rest, pray.

– Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés

Posted: May 31, 2014 in Quotes
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The reason for learning… is not so that you can sit around and meditate. It’s like when you learn to drive a car in a parking lot. It’s not so you can drive that car in parking lots. You learn in the parking lot because it’s a restricted, safe area. When you [meditate] it’s like learning to drive in the parking lot. Then, in time, you take the car out onto the highway…. Practice is cultivated in order to get around in life….

– Polly Young-Eisendrath

Posted: December 8, 2013 in Quotes
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Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important, capture the good times, develop from the negatives, and if things don’t turn out – take another shot!

Posted: December 3, 2013 in Quotes

An invisible red thread connects those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place, or circumstance. The thread may stretch or tangle, but will never break.

– An ancient Chinese belief

Posted: November 10, 2013 in Quotes
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Love does not consist of gazing at each other, but in looking outward together in the same direction.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Posted: November 9, 2013 in Quotes

Follow your bliss.
If you do follow your bliss,
you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living
is the one you are living.
When you can see that,
you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don’t be afraid,
and doors will open
where you didn’t know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn’t have opened for anyone else.

― Joseph Campbell