Archive | March, 2019

The More You Use It

25 Mar

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“Like electricity, creativity makes no judgment. I can use it productively or destructively. The important thing is to use it. You can’t use up creativity. The more you use it, the more you have.”

— Maya Angelou

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Me Right

23 Mar

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“I will try harder to look for what I don’t see when it’s staring me right in the eye.”

— Diane Keaton

Other Memories

21 Mar

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Things pass, and the best we can do is to let them really go away. That is why it is so important (however painful it may be!) to destroy souvenirs, move, give lots of things away to orphanages, sell or donate the books you have at home. Everything in this visible world is a manifestation of the invisible world, of what is going on in our hearts – and getting rid of certain memories also means making some room for other memories to take their place.

Paulo Coelho

Instead Of Saying, “Don’t Cry,” Say:

19 Mar

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  1. It’s ok to be sad.
  2. This is really hard for you.
  3. I’m here with you.
  4. Tell me about it.
  5. I hear you.
  6. That was really scary, sad, etc.
  7. I will help you work it out.
  8. I’m listening.
  9. I hear that you need space. I want to be here for you. I’ll stay close so you can find me when you’re ready.
  10. It doesn’t feel fair.

Master The Craft

17 Mar

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“Art stands on the shoulders of craft, which means that

to get to the art you must master the craft.”

Ann Patchett –  This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage

Cashmere Thoughts

15 Mar

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“I don’t do casual very well. Even my normal life, I’m in cashmere pants and a cashmere sweater and cashmere thoughts.

– Stevie Nicks

You Forever

13 Mar

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Since the moment I set eyes on you—you have brought me nothing but Joy—and I will remember everything about you forever.”

– Gloria Vanderbilt: The Rainbow Comes and Goes

For my son.

Keep Going

11 Mar

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“Just keep going. No feeling is final.”

– Rilke

I’ll Be Gone

9 Mar

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“Some of dese mornin’s and it won’t be long, you gointuh wake up callin’ me and Ah’ll be gone.”

Zora Neale Hurston/Their Eyes Were Watching God, 1937

Years later:

“One of these days and it won’t be long, you’ll look for me and baby, I’ll be gone.”

Led Zeppelin/Your Time Is Gonna Come, 1969:

Sun-Up

7 Mar

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“God tore down the old world every evening and built a new one by sun-up.”

Zora Neale Hurston/Their Eyes Were Watching God

Going Under

5 Mar

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“I’d seen the flimsy line that separated getting by and going under.”

– Michelle Obama from her book Becoming

The World

3 Mar

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“The world can be brutal and random…hard work

doesn’t always assure positive outcomes.”

– Michelle Obama from her book Becoming

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