You have been offered “the gift of crisis.” As Kathleen Norris reminds us, the Greek root of the word crisis is “to sift,” as in, to shake out the excesses and leave only what’s important. That’s what crises do. They shake things up until we are forced to hold on to only what matters most. The rest falls away.
Carry On, Warrior // Glennon Melton
Whether it’s our routines or our relationships, it’s our responsibility to actively and continuously make them the way we want them to be.
The Miracle Morning // Hal Elrod
“No one will ever
love you like I do.” I said,
“Is that a promise?”
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 199.”
That’s why I write, because life never works except in retrospect.
You can’t control life, at least you can control your version.
Stranger Than Fiction // Chuck Palahniuk
All the baggage I
carry. All the ways I wish
I could put it down.
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 197.”
On nights like this I
sit and let the sadness flow
through me like a wave.
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 196.”
I was saving all
my best things for better days –
all I have is now.
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 192.”
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Meditations // Marcus Aurelius
I made a home out
of my own depression and
3AM Thoughts // AKA “Haiku 186.”
those who escape hell
never talk about
and nothing much
// Charles Bukowski