“Listen to your heart and trust the direction you are being pulled. Something inside you already knows what to do.” ~Spring Washam
I’m a big fan of pro and con lists and rationally thinking through important decisions, but at the end of the day, my best decisions are made when I listen deeply to my heart (which is not the same as listening to my emotions) and do what my heart already knows is best.
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“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” ~Helen Keller
The world’s suffering is easy to see. It dominates the headlines and surrounds us all the time. The overcoming it tends to be quieter, more subtle, and less advertised, but it’s there all the same if we watch for it.
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“Only when we’re brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” ~Brené Brown
Our inner darkness is where we’ll find our brightest light when we’re willing to go deep enough to explore it. What light have you found in your darkness?
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“You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.” ~Marcus Aurelius
Most of us spend our time and effort trying to control the world around us when the only thing we truly have power over is our own minds. We find our true strength when we finally learn to master ourselves.
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“Perhaps the most radical act of resistance in the face of adversity is to live joyfully.” ~Ari Honarvar
What would the choice to live joyfully look like for you in the face of whatever adversity you are now facing?
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