Progress Not Perfection

“Believe in life! Always human beings will live and progress to greater, broader, and fuller life.” ~ W. E. B. Du Bois “We may never be strong enough to be entirely nonviolent in thought, word and deed. But we must keep nonviolence as our goal and make strong progress towards it.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi AsContinue reading “Progress Not Perfection”

The Work was Worth It!

“Forgiveness isn’t just the absence of anger. I think it’s also the presence of self-love, when you actually begin to value yourself.” ~ Tara Westover “Self-love has very little to do with how you feel about your outer self. It’s about accepting all of yourself.” ~ Tyra Banks. When I have a shift in howContinue reading “The Work was Worth It!”

Humans and Change

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” ~ Rumi “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” ~ Rumi “There are no victims, only volunteers.” ~ John Berger I wasContinue reading “Humans and Change”

This is Our Phoenix Moment

“Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.” – Joseph Campbell “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  – Maya AngelouContinue reading “This is Our Phoenix Moment”