Category Archives: surrender

Some things cannot be fixed; they can only be carried. ~Megan Devine

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To allow oneself to be carried away by a multitude of conflicting concerns, to surrender to too many demands, to commit oneself to too many projects, to want to help everyone in everything, is to succumb to the violence of … Continue reading

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I was no longer needing to be special, because I was no longer so caught in my puny separateness that had to keep proving I was something. I was part of the universe, like a tree is, or like grass … Continue reading

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You don’t find love, it finds you. It’s got a little bit to do with destiny, fate and what’s written in the stars. ~Anaïs Nin

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It’s funny how we outgrow what we once thought we couldn’t live without and then we fall in love with what we didn’t even know we wanted. Life keeps leading us on journeys we would never go on if it … Continue reading

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You don’t have to save the world, but you can be in the world – that’s where the beauty comes from. ~Daphne Zuniga

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Some of us think that holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. ~Hermann Hesse

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I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. ~Rosalia de Castro

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A few times in my life, I’ve had moments of absolute clarity, when for a few, brief seconds, the silence drowns out the noise and I can feel, rather than think… I could never make these moments last. I cling … Continue reading

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The world’s spiritual geniuses seem to discover universally that the mind’s muddy river, this ceaseless flow of trivia and trash, cannot be dammed, and that trying to dam it is a waste of effort that might lead to madness. Instead … Continue reading

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