quotable – on being brave

Hello there.  It's been a little while since I wrote on this ol' blog and I wanted to restart my engagement with one of my favorite things - quotes. Yes, it's true.  I love quotes.  Whenever life throws a curveball, I find myself searching for a quote that captures how I feel and that helps … Continue reading quotable – on being brave

quotable “you can’t go back…”

In keeping with the traditions of the NaNoWriMo season, I've a quote for you that can be applied to the herculean task of writing 50,000 words in one month... or, more generally - to life.  🙂 "You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending." - … Continue reading quotable “you can’t go back…”

Quotable Thursday: “All you have to do is write one true sentence”

In honor of National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as it is otherwise known, I'm posting a quote from Hemingway.  These are the words he'd say to himself, when faced with writer's block or self doubt - "All you have to do is write one true sentence. Write the truest sentence that you know." - … Continue reading Quotable Thursday: “All you have to do is write one true sentence”

Halloween quotable

In honor of everything that makes your skin shiver and knees quake, here's a Halloween quotable: "Where there is no imagination, there is no horror." - Arthur Conan Doyle Hopefully, that makes you feel better the next time you run to turn on the light in your dark, spooky basement or hear your blinds scratching … Continue reading Halloween quotable

Quotable: nothing good or bad…

If words contain a kind of magic, then the right words hold an incredible power.  Over the course of your life, you've no doubt felt it.  Whether it was a song that captured your own struggle, a book that captured your heart,  or someone expressing their love  - you've felt the power of words before. … Continue reading Quotable: nothing good or bad…

Quotable Thursday: “sometimes the bad things that happen…”

Facebook is the worst. Now, that’s true for many different reasons, but sometimes it can be good too. Like the other day, when it reminded me of a quote I posted several years ago - “Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that … Continue reading Quotable Thursday: “sometimes the bad things that happen…”

let it be and the cancer playlist

Someone I love has cancer. The night before we got the diagnosis, there was looming sense of dread.  Everything that I'd been pinning my hopes on had been ruled out.  Laying bed that night, I knew what the next day would bring.  A part of me wanted to google cancer or take a stroll into … Continue reading let it be and the cancer playlist

On presence

"Unease, anxiety, tension, stress, worry – all forms of fear – are caused by too much future, and not enough presence. Guilt, regret, resentment, grievances, sadness, bitterness, and all forms of non-forgiveness are caused by too much past, and not enough presence." - Eckhart Tolle As we finish out the first month of this new … Continue reading On presence