So many nights, I stared out at the inky black ocean, believing that if I could only learn how to eat again and keep my hands out of my throat, that would be enough. I prayed hard and desperately to God and the sun and the moon and the ocean and the universe and every shelter dog I’d ever met, as if they were all genies, that I wouldn’t ask for anything more.
But perhaps God isn’t a collection of genies, and perhaps it’s okay to hope for more than relief. To hope big. To hope for Sunny’s limitless capacity to love.
Every person has his secret; in reverie, unbeknown to others, he finds peace, freedom, sorrow and love.
When you are trying to do something very innovative and revolutionary, you must also open yourself to a lot of questions.
Possession of wealth is not the happiness but expression of gratitude for the possession is the happiness.
Everything is only a transition
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
Sin will take you where you didn’t plan to go. It will keep you there longer than you planned to stay. And it will cost you more than you intended to pay
Anticipate the miraculous splendour of everyday wonder.
Sometimes all the players get a bad hand. You just have to be determined enough to see the game through.
She felt happy these days, yet there was always an undercurrent of sadness just below the surface