If you meet a woman of whatever complexion who sails her life with strength and grace and assurance, talk to her! And what you will find is that there has been a suffering, that at some time she has left herself for hanging dead. ― Sena Jeter Naslund, Ahab's Wife, or The Star-Gazer Public Domain … Continue reading Quote for Today: Sena Jeter Naslund
I am never alone wherever I am. The air itself supplies me with a century of love. When I breathe in, I am breathing in the laughter, tears, victories, passions, thoughts, memories, existence, joys, moments, and the hues of the sunlight on many tones of skin; I am breathing in the same air that was … Continue reading Quote for Today: C. JoyBell C.
Share your gifts. Learn from the gifts of others. Stay open to whichever role — teacher and/or student — life is calling on you to play. And bring as much acceptance and love to each performance. When we walk through life as only a teacher, we miss out on learning from the world around us. … Continue reading Quote for Today: Scott Stabile
I want to write something that means something to someone...that reminds them of what a second, a moment, really is...or that assures them that we are just as lost as they are. I want to write an emotion they are too fragile to let loose, so that my words can do the expression for them, … Continue reading Quote for Today: Augusten Burroughs
If you need something from somebody always give that person a way to hand it to you. ― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees Image © Wolfgang Wander with CCLicense
We write for the same reason that we walk, talk, climb mountains or swim the oceans — because we can. We have some impulse within us that makes us want to explain ourselves to other human beings. That’s why we paint, that’s why we dare to love someone- because we have the impulse to explain … Continue reading Quote for Today: Maya Angelou
When we focus on the song of our soul and heart, then others will be touched similarly. Sometimes people wonder or worry whether people will like or approve of their creative expression. It's none of your business. It's your business to stay present and focused for the work of your deepest dreams. It might look … Continue reading Quote for Today: SARK