…Go inside yourself. Discover the motive that bids you to write; examine whether...– Rilke
When Pirates Come to Port →
I have no music for this song. All I have are words. Maybe that means nothing to anyone, but to me it still has great worth. I keep repeating this one line over and over in my head today: “We have always had the key. We just never found the door.” It’s perplexing me. My mind almost doesn’t know what to do with it. There’s so much that this could mean. I’ll be...
Receive Communion often, very often…there you have the sole remedy, if you...– St. Therese of Lisieux
Why waste a second not loving who you are?– Natasha Bedingfield [Freckles]
The second thing you have to do to be a writer is to keep on writing. Don’t...– Robin Hobb
I heard what you said. I’m not the silly romantic you think. I don’t want the...– Shana Abé
I was reading through someone else’s blog today, and I came across an entry that read as follows: my friends teach me to laugh. and if you know meg, you know that she is the most precious, determined, fun, beautiful, trustworthy soul you can know. if you know meg, you’re inspired. I know people like this. But today I was left wondering if anyone could ever say these things about me. Not...
Bastion looked at the book. ‘I wonder,’ he said to himself, ‘what’s in a book...– Michael Ende (The Neverending Story)
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Make the most of yourself, for that is all there is of you.– Ralph Waldo Emerson
those faces you see every day on the streets were not created entirely without...– charles bukowski
Closing libraries is child abuse.– Alan Bennett
I finally understood what true love meant… love meant that you care for another...– Nicholas Sparks (Dear John)
Ways I Would Like to Be A Traditional Italian...
—treat everyone like they’re family —greet everyone with hugs and kisses —serve others before worrying about myself —cook fresh foods all the time —always welcome people into my home (I’m sure that more will be added to this list over time. Have I mentioned I love my roots?)
Over the course of the next year, I’d like to teach myself some Italian little by little. One of my dreams is to live in Italy for a little while at some point in my life. Even little extended vacations over the years would be nice. I love Italy. I’m Italian. It feels like home. I want to go back SO bad…