Quotes 2 Light the Way

“Every step in the dark turns out, in the end, to have been on course after all.”

John Tarrant

Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you.” Parker Palmer

All journeys have a secret destination of which the traveler is unaware.” Martin Buber

“We write towards what we will become from where we are.”

May Sarton, Journal of Solitude

Much as I might wish for a GPS for life, it seems that we’re destined… to bushwack.” Katrina Kenison, the gift of an ordinary day

“If you don’t know where you are,

you don’t know who you are.”

Wendell Berry

I don’t think that anyone ‘finds joy.’ Rather we cultivate it by searching for the preciousness of small things, the ordinary miracles that strengthen our hearts so we can keep them open to what is most difficult.” Dawna Markova

“… it is necessary

to reteach a thing its loveliness,

to put a hand on its brow

of the flower

and retell it in words and in touch

it is lovely

until it flowers again from within, of self-blessing…”

-Galway Kinell

To sit and wait is as important as to move.  Patience is as valuable as industry. What is to be known is always there.  When it reveals itself to you, or when you come upon it, it is by chance.  The only condition is you being there and being watchful.” Wendell Berry

“Go into yourself and see how deep the place is from which your life flows.”

Rainer Marie Rilke

To live is to die to how we wanted it to be.

Jack Kornfield, A Path with Heart

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