Closest

“In a creative journey, it is essential, no matter how far one runs, to examine that which is closest to home.” — Dani Shapiro Advertisements

Helping Others

“Our visit to this planet is short, so we should use our time meaningfully, which we can do by helping others wherever possible. And if we cannot help others, at least we should try not to create pain and suffering for them.” — Dalai Lama

Wild and Tame

“What should I do about the wild and the tame? The wild heart that wants to be free, and the tame heart that wants to come home?” -Jeanette Winterson

Struggle

“Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes. Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine.” ― Charlotte … More Struggle

Sleeping Garden

“Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.” –Rebecca Solnit