She Let Go…

I had to share this beautiful piece, by Ernest Holmes which I saw over at the blog of  BikramYogChick. This is so beautiful. So beautiful. Enough Said. She Let Go “She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of the fear. She let go of the judgments. She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go of all the ‘right’ reasons. Wholly and completely, without hesitation or worry, she just let go. She didn’t ask anyone for […] Read more...

Quote:Writing to experience the world

Had my credentials been in order I would never have become a writer. Had I been blessed with even limited access to my own mind there would have been no reason to write. I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. (Joan Didion, “Why I Write,” The New York Times Magazine, December 5, 1976. I absolutely LOVE this quote. Love it, love it, love it. Did I mention that I love it?? It comes courtesy of a great blog I recently discovered, Quotes About Creative Women. It is […] Read more...

On scootching, stalling and catasrophic reversals

..scootch, scootch, stall; scootch, stall, catastrophic reversal; bog, bog, scootch.” Anne Lamott, Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith In her book, Grace (Eventually), Thoughts on Faith, Anne Lamott tells the story of how when she and her 10 year old son moved into their new house he was afraid to sleep in his new bedroom which was much further away from hers than in their old house – separated by two rooms and two short hallways. They devised a plan to get him to sleep in his room. He slept in a sleeping bag which on the first night was on […] Read more...

Quote: Chinua Achebe

“Art is man’s constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.” Read more...

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