Interesting Quotes

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Sometimes the right quote can hit a nail on the head for us.  Some are motivational, some are much needed confirmation, and others are just good for the soul.  Here are some of my favorites …

“As soon as healing takes place, go out and heal someone else” – Maya Angelou

“Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal” From an Irish Headstone

“Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you” – Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

“In a futile attempt to erase our past, we deprive the community of our healing gift.  If we conceal our wounds out of fear and shame, our inner darkness can neither be illuminated nor become a light for others.”  Brennan Manning, Abba’s Child:  The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging

“Anything that is held in secret cannot be healed. The light cannot reach that which is locked away in the dark.”
― Donna Goddard, Waldmeer

“Be with me always, take any form, drive me mad.  Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you.  Oh, God it is unutterable. I cannot live without my life. I cannot live without my soul.” Heathcliff – Wuthering Heights, Emily Brontë

“The best way out is always through” Robert Frost

“A cicada shell, it sang itself utterly away.” – Matsuo Basho

I have my books and my poetry to protect me
I am shielded in my armor
Hiding in my room, safe within my womb
I touch no one and no one touches me
I am a rock, I am an island
And a rock feels no pain
And an island never cries”  –  I am a Rock, Paul Simon

“Where there is love there is life” – Mahatma Gandhi

“Holding on to anger is drinking the poison
and expecting the other person to die.” – Buddha

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