Sunday, August 21, 2016

Excitement > Fear

"The only real difference between anxiety and excitement was my willingness to let go of fear."

-Barbra Brown Taylor

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Contract Expand

some people
when they hear
your story.
upon hearing
your story,
and this is how you know.

-nayyirah waheed

Honest Risk

when you are struggling
in your
writing (art).
it usually means
are hearing one thing.
but writing (creating) another.

-honest | risk

-nayyirah.waheed; Salt

Be Hagrid

"What's comin'
will come
and we'll
meet it
when it does

-Hagrid; Harry Potter; JK Rowling

Jump All In

"Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish."

-Chuck Palahniuk

Devotion is Connection

"So often we try to develop Christian character and conduct without taking the time to develop God-centered devotion. We try to please God without taking the time to walk with Him and develop a relationship with Him. This is impossible to do."

-Jerry Bridges

Write your Own Part

"...write your won part. It is the only way I've gotten anywhere. It is much harder work, but sometimes you have to take destiny into your own hands. It forces you to think about what your strengths really are, and once you find them, you can showcase them, and no one can stop you."

-Mindy Kaling

Remember Joy

"Remember: the heavy feelings aren't the only feelings.

There are beautiful feelings too, like love and joy and acceptance and shoulder nudges and inside jokes and smirks of camaraderie across crowded rooms."

-Cambridge, Massachusetts @ifyoufindthisemail

Childhood Captured

"Genius is nothing more or less than childhood recaptured at will."