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The words found in your heart and soul, are the strength to draw upon when life challenges you. If you need to right yourself, you need to write your self.

Pete Moore

Posted in #SeptemberScrawls - Day 19

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”

Helen Keller

If you approach everything with mindfulness, everything can be meditation.

Patrick Rhone

I couldn’t agree more with any of this. The perfect example from my own life is making my morning coffee, which literally is a meditative experience for me.

Words on a page are as indelible as the thoughts and worlds they conjure in one’s mind.

Gratitude doesn’t come from without, it comes from within.

Who we are is the most eloquent and unique story that we all write every single day.

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the Universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves.
The Earth is the only world known so far to harbor life. There is nowhere else, at least in the near future, to which our species could migrate. Visit, yes. Settle, not yet. Like it or not, for the moment the Earth is where we make our stand.
— Carl Sagan, The Pale Blue Dot

“As a Buddhist, I endeavor to see things as they are, not as I might wish them to be. So, when my view of something changes, it’s usually not the thing that has changed but my perspective. My understanding has become less clouded by my desire.”
— Patrick Rhone

In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: It goes on.
— Robert Frost

“The most decisive actions of our life — I mean those that are most likely to decide the whole course of our future — are, more often than not, unconsidered.”
— André Gide