The words you speak become
the house you live in.
Those of us who are warm and dry and safe and well fed
must show up for those who are cold and wet and endangered
and hungry. That's a rule of life. Every ethical and religious
and spiritual tradition in the world agrees on that rule.
- Elizabeth Gilbert
There are two ways of spreading light:
to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
- Edith Wharton
Fear, to a great extent,
is born of a story we tell ourselves.
- Cheryl Strayed
If we did all the things we are capable of,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison
Keep some room in your
heart for the unimaginable.
- Mary Oliver
With life as short as a half-taken breath,
don't plant anything but love.
I am not what has happened to me.
I am what I choose to become.
- Carl Jung
Deep in their roots all
flowers keep the light.
- Theodore Roethke
If the ocean can calm itself so can you.
We are both salt water mixed with air.
- Nayyirah Waheed