“The most special times in a person’s life are not meant to last forever. They’re like bubbles rising from a plastic ring dipped into a soapy solution. The soap bubbles rise, with the sun flashing brilliant colors, then bursts into a showery memory mist.” — Julius Thompson, A Brownstone in Brooklyn
I actually stole this from my friend Wendy’s lovely blog, At | Home | Brooklyn. You can follow her here!
Story of my life… I am notorious for refusing to sweat at the gym (when I go!) Bring me a fan😘
“Those that love you are not fooled by the mistakes you’ve made or the dark images you hold about yourself. They remember your beauty when you feel ugly; your wholeness when you are broken; your innocence when you feel guilty; and your purpose when you’re confused.”
“No matter what, I want to continue living with the awareness that I will die.”
– Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
” ‘Copper, you’re my very best friend.’
‘And you’re mine too, Tod.’
‘And we’ll always be friends forever, right?’
‘Yeah, forever…’ ”
– Fox & the Hound on Netflix. Why do I do this to myself?
I wish there was more of this in the news!
I wanted to share this post from one of my Facebook friends this morning. It’s a beautiful reminder of how we should be living lives, every day.
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“As I hurried past a homeless man this morning, he started saying what we have all heard before, “excuse me, can I get a…”
Before he finished, I said “Sorry, I’m late,” and kept walking without a turn in his direction, only to hear him say behind me “… little smile.”
As I finished my walk to work feeling very small, I realized I could only apply this moving forward: Slow down, people may not be asking for quite as much of you as you assume.”
” ‘Well,’ said Pooh, ‘what I like best,’ and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were, but he didn’t know what it was called…”
– Winnie the Pooh!
I know I sure appreciate it when people allow me to feel comfortable being 100% myself. I can only hope I give others that same joy!