In our solitude we feel we are unique in our troubles and unhappiness, and that there’s no way out.
Many of us are aware that we no longer wish to go on being the person who do bad habits.
We flee that person who we know is destructive and self-absorbed.
When we lose faith in our feelings, we lose faith in ourselves and become outer-directed . We look to the world to tell us what to do, and how to feel.
Love your self’s self where it lives. Anne Sexton How often we have wished we were someone else, anyone else, rather than who we are? If we’re intense, have longed to be calmer? if we are introverted, have we dreamed of being extroverted? The truth
What is the deepest loss you have suffered? If drinking bitter, change yourself to wine.. And if the earthly no longer knows your name, whisper to the silent earth: I’m flowing. To the flashing water say: I am. Rilke It’s not that we want God
The handwriting on the wall may be a forgery. Ralph Hodgson Too often we are superstitious and interpret signs in negative or hostile ways. Because we don’t believe in ourselves, we tend to think that fate is against us. But life isn’t for us or
There is plenty of courage among us in the abstract but not in the concrete. Helen Keller In our minds we are often the bravest people in the world and we daily do great deeds there. Usually it is the grand gesture that captures our
Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. Theodore Roosevelt How often we wish we were someone else, living anywhere but here. We fantasize ourselves away from our centers into dreamy worlds of power, gratification, and ease. Frequently, our fantasies take a
If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? Percy Bysshe Shelley We do not need to be afraid of winter. In winter nature lies fallow in preparation for the new year. All life needs rest in order to grow with greater strength, and winter is
It is a true proverb, that if you live with a lame man you will learn to halt. Plutarch Working through the memories of childhood is a task each of us eventually faces. The important is to concentrate on our behavior. We cannot change our
Man thinks of himself as a creator instead of a user, and this delusion is robbing him for the earth. Hele Hoover Sometimes, in our grandiose view of ourselves and our world, we think we have all the time and space we want to do
Humankind owe to the child the best it has to give. United Nations Declaration We need to be committed to fix ourselves, but there may be others in our lives for whom your change is also vital; our future children, for example. Our children starts