“Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited of what could go right.”
“It is impossible to know, in the moment, how a small act of goodness will reverberate through time. The notion is empowering and it is frightening -because it means that we’re all capable of changing the world, and responsible for finding those opportunities to protect, feed, grow, and guide love.”
–Bishop Michael Curry, Love is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times (co-authored by Sara Grace)
“Get on the train to see your friends.
Buy tickets for more Met games.
Make the dinner plans.
Don’t be so afraid of dying that you become afraid to live.
As Snoopy so eloquently said, We only die once: but we live every day. Make it so.”
-LA, “For when I have so few words“
“Life is not what you alone make it. Life is the input of everyone who touched your life and every experience that entered it. We are all part of one another.”
“Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?”
–Ian Wallace, the character, in the film What a Girl Wants.
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
-Unknown, but widely mis-attributed to St. Francis of Assisi (you know, when he spoke more lit!)
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”
“Somehow we realize that great stories are told in conflict, but we are unwilling to embrace the potential greatness of the story we are actually in. We think God is unjust, rather than a master storyteller.”
“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”