A flat, monotonous plain is not for me

A flat, monotonous plain is not for me. I love the mountains and the babbling brooks that rush from dizzying heights down to the unfathomably deep sea. I choose love—though it is entwined with loss. I choose joy—though it is entwined with sorrow. I choose peaks—though they are entwined with valleys. I choose life—though it [Read More…]

I knew only one thing

I knew only one thing—which I have learned well by now: love goes very far beyond the physical being of the beloved. It finds its deepest meaning in his spiritual being, his inner self. Whether or not he is actually present, whether or not he is still alive at all, ceases somehow to be of [Read More…]

Our deepest fear

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?” Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. [Read More…]