Quote for Today: Anne Lamott

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© katerha with CCLicense

Gorgeous, amazing things come into our lives when we are paying attention: mangoes, grandnieces, Bach, ponds. This happens more often when we have as little expectation as possible. If you say, “Well, that’s pretty much what I thought I’d see,” you are in trouble. At that point you have to ask yourself why you are even here.

―Anne Lamott, Help, Thanks, Wow: The Three Essential Prayers

2 thoughts on “Quote for Today: Anne Lamott

  1. Michael Kriegh Reply

    Love Anne Lamott. Read Bird by Bird a month or so ago. Practically inhaled it. Very witty and full of life lessons, but then she has been around the block a bit…

    • katmcdaniel Reply

      I haven’t read Bird by Bird yet, but I love her novels. Her personality really shines through her writing.

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