Sunday, January 17, 2016

Pondering

A couple of useful quotes:

"We fear disturbance, change, fear to bring to light and to talk about what is painful. Suffering often feels like failure, but it is actually the door into growth. And growth does not cease to be painful at any age."
--May Sarton, Journal of a Solitude

"... if you spent most of the morning reading Twitter and then scribbling weird, indecipherable notes to yourself on your arm then you are probably on the right track to becoming a successful artist. Or to being homeless. Those things aren't mutually exclusive."
--Jenny Lawson, Furiously Happy

And Becky Ramsey has a great blog on the perils of perfectionism.

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  2. I like the first quote. There's a note of positivity knowing there's growth.

    All the best to you throughout 2016

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    1. And to you!
      I like Sarton's observation that "growing pains" can happen any time, not just when we're young.

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