words to live by | no. 10

This life of ours can be tough. This world we live in can be so ugly. Among the many, many beautiful places and things on this planet… so many people are going through hard things, unfair things, devastating things. It’s easy to feel helpless, like there’s nothing we can possibly do to relieve any of

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two wolves

Someone posted this on Facebook a while back; I really loved it and meant to file it away for later. I forgot to do so, but came across it the other day in a book I was reading. So good and so true. An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is

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words to live by | no. 7

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most.

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words to live by | no. 6

My goodness, I don’t have anything to add except to say that this speaks straight to my heart. I encourage you to check out the longer version here – so much wisdom.

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words to live by | no. 4

So, this is actually a repeat of “Words to Live By – No. 2” but I wanted to talk more about WHY I love this passage so much. Again, its from the excellent Dr. Lissa Rankin… You resist change, and yet change is inevitable. How do you expect to be happy when you’re always resisting what is?

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at peace.

This has been one of my favorite quotes for years – I have it on a magnet, on a mug that I use to hold pencils at work, and scribbled in random notebooks… When was the last time you felt totally and completely at peace? Sadly, its not the default state of being for most

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