“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” Eckhart Tolle – A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose. Edwin Howland Blashfield – Spring Scattering Stars, 1927.
“Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” Shel SilversteinLuther Emerson van Gorder – Japanese Lanterns (1857-1931).
“Love many things, for therein lies the true strength, and whosoever loves much performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well.” Vincent Van Gogh Vincent Van Gogh – View of Arles, flowering orchards, 1889.
“There comes a time when we must stop crying and wringing our hands and get on with the healing that we are so much in need of”Art Solomon, Anishinaabe Elder. Roland Reed – Portrait of an Ojibway Girl, Minnesota, gelatin silver print, 1907.
“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she always had been. But she had wings.” Dean Jackson Sarah Paxton Ball Dodson – Butterflies, 1891.
“We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. So medicine, law, business, engineering… these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love… these…