"Make Peace With Your Broken Pieces"
"Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain...To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but to embrace it."
"The most beautiful, tender souls are often the most broken. Turn your heartbreak into art, depth of experience, lessons, gifts, and wisdom."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."
"Happiness starts with you. Not with your relationships, not with your job, not with your circumstances, but with you. This is profoundly empowering...if you allow it to be. "
"The authentic self is the soul made visable."
"To love means to open ourselves to the negative as well as the positive - to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfillment, and an intensity of consciousness we did not know was possible before."
Comes The Dawn
"After a while you learn the subtle difference
Between holding a hand and chaining a soul,
And you learn that love doesn't mean leaning
And company doesn't mean security.
And you begin to learn that
kisses aren't contracts
And presents aren't promises.
And you begin to accept your
With your head up and your
With the grace of a woman, not
the grief of a child.
And you learn to build all your
roads on today,
Because tomorrow's ground is
too uncertain for plans.
And futures have a a way of
falling down in mid-flight.
After a while you learn
That even sunshine burns if you
get too much.
So you plant your own garden
and decorate your own soul.
Instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
And you learn that you really
That you really are strong,
And you really do have worth
And you learn and learn...
With every goodbye you learn."
"In the end, what matters most is who you loved and what you learned."