little gems

“Everything ego-based eventually comes tumbling down — everything we attempt to hide is inevitably and relentlessly exposed. The solution is to stop hiding it. Nothing can bring us to our knees if we are already there.” – October 16, 2011

“Whatever you decide, and however many times you need to change your mind about anything, and however long it takes, i love ya.” – Smokin’ Buddha

“They saw introspection as a pathological weakness.” – Rachel Reiland

“Keep both feet on the ground while I change the wings.” – Jose Gonzales

“We do not have authority over living or not. Life goes on, and we continue to grow whether we want to or not. Life and growth are unstoppable forces within.” – Me

“Some sadness seems unmournable. the source has become tangled and obscured, the coffin is empty, there is no body to put in the ground. the sky is unresolved, woven together with loose ends and the question of the truth. confusion and loss reign down. we bravely endure with brightly coloured umbrellas / our little rays of hope. when we put them together, they become a tent / the sun.” – Me

“This is happiness: bittersweet, often broken, a poem sometimes left unspoken—full of longing and opportunity missed, made wise by sorrows that never last, a promise to ourselves, from deep in the past. A future with fears that never arrive: This is happiness—this moment, this now—this being alive.” – Dan Baker, Ph.D. from his book What Happy People Know

“Thank God for a language to name and speak the formerly unspeakable, and the knowledge that I am not alone.” – Me

“Depression is not a sign of weakness; it is a sign that you have been strong for too long.” (unknown)

“Family poop slides downwards through the tree.” (ACA member)

“A change a day keeps the doctor away.” Me

“Vocation is the place where the world’s greatest need and a person’s greatest joy meet.” – Frederick Buechner

“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.”—Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Grace = the greatest results with the least amount of effort.” Unknown

“Under-promise; over-deliver.” Unknown

“Embracing what is innate in us is not the easy way out, but the only way in.” Me


2 thoughts on “little gems

  1. Wow found a kindred spirit ! Your quotes page is a lot like mine- I loved your quotes especially the ones you created. Don’t forget to check out my quotes page as well- Happy to find your blog.

  2. thanks for visiting and commenting. i enjoyed your quotes and your article about spirituality. the quotes we collect seem like the gems of all our living and writing, definitely gifted or called. i look forward to staying in touch. bless, love, grow. Underground.

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