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To live in this world you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.

I tell you this  to break your heart,  by which I mean only  that it break open and never close again  to the rest of the world. Mary Oliver

I tell you this to break your heart, by which I mean only that it break open and never close again to the rest of the world.

"Let me keep company always with those who say, 'Look!' and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads" -Mary Oliver

How people come, from delight or the scars of damage, to the comfort of a poem.

These kids these days are not like they were when I was growing up.

I'm afraid of a world run by adults who were never spanked as kids and got trophies just for participating. A very very scary thought indeed.

Be creative instead of regretful.

The most regretful people on earth are those who felt the call to creative work, who felt their own creative power restive and uprising, and gave to it neither power nor time.

trata de aprender a respirar profundamente a saborear la comida cuando comes - Buscar con Google

hemingway – try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. try as much as possible to be wholly alive with all of your might and when you laugh, laugh like hell. and when you get angry get good and

cliche's that are true....#lovelists

And yet so many are blindsided by the fact that they are "cliches" and ignore them. Regardless of the fact that they're so true.

Agatha Christie Quote

Inspiring Quotes & Phrases

“I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow; but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.” Agatha Christie quote on being alive

One of the many reasons I love the mornings … the best part of the day.

So very true! I love early mornings! I love morning.the beginning of the day, sunrise, fresh cool summer air. mornings are bliss!

I should follow this

Here are the most intelligent, insightful and practical "Words to Live By" I have ever come across. this isn't hard to understand, considering they are the advice of 90 year old Regina Brett.


mary oliver quotes - a bunch that are fantastic - including: “I held my breath as we do sometimes to stop time when something wonderful has touched us…” ~ Mary Oliver