Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Trains + Travelers

"If the train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train."

Marianne Williamson

Free Agent

Afoot and light-hearted, I take to the open road,
Healthy, free, the world before me,
The long brown path before me, leading wherever I choose.

-Walt Whitman


"Nothing you have not given away will ever really be yours."

CS Lewis


"It is only on those who hang on for ten minutes after all is hopeless, that hope begins to dawn."

-GK Chesterton

Words are Things

"The stories we tell, how we tell them, when we choose to tell them is what's going to determine our welling + future."

-@amichaiLauLavie via OnBeing

Friday, December 16, 2016

Truer Words

"There ought to be a whole separate language, she thought, for words that are truer than other words- for perfect, absolute truth. It was the purest fact of her life: she did not understand him, and she never would."

Ann Tyler, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Mantra Secret to Living

"Perhaps the secret of living well is not having all the answers, but in pursuing unanswerable questions in good company."

-Rachel Naomi Remen

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

No Beginning and No End

Tell me a story . . .
What kind of story, child?
A story with a happy ending.
There’s no such thing in all the world.
As a happy ending?
As an ending.”

– Jeanette Winterson