#686 - “if you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it.” — Yogi Bhajan
#608 - “If you don’t have a spiritual practice in place when times are good, you can’t expect to suddenly develop one during a moment of crises.” — Doug Coupland
#487 - “Yes, I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the world.” — Oscar Wilde
#250 - “Indeed our hearts are golden treasures, but a true tragedy would be to conceal your inner gold because you are afraid of someone stealing it or it falling and breaking. There is no love in fear. The great wisdom of the ages always tells us the more you are Love the more of it you receive. Love is not a giving or a taking, it is a state of being - a one way street of allowing, accepting and holding a space for all things to be exactly as they are.
Fear not that your heart will be be broken or stolen. Love becomes loves. Give it away with no expectation of return and soon you will be having a love affair with the whole world.”
— Jackson Kiddard
#225 - “I like to see people reunited, I like to see people run to each other, I like the kissing and the crying, I like the impatience, the stories that the mouth can’t tell fast enough, the ears that aren’t big enough, the eyes that can’t take in all of the change, I like the hugging, the bringing together, the end of missing someone.” — Jonathan Safran Foer
#216 - “We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love we’re not extending in the present.” — Marianne Williamson
ABOUT THIS PHOTO: Michaela posing in front of the Shepard Fairey mural at the De La Barracuda Store on Melrose in 2010.
#215 - “When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.” — Helen Keller
#192 - “We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals that human spirit.” E.E. Cummings