Check the compass

In doubt, in fear, in the darkness, alone or among the entire world, with a multitude of questions. or direction. I will always go back to this magnificent book that is Letters to a Young Poet from Rainer Maria Rilke. It works like a compass for me.

from brainpickings.org

If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for to the creator there is no poverty and no poor indifferent place.

~Rainer Maria Rilke

But recently I found another compass in the book of Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things, advice on life and love from someone who’s been there.

 

from Goodreads.com

This book is a gem, right! so clearly, I can’t pick A quote… so here, a few…

The story of human intimacy is one of constantly allowing ourselves to see those we love most deeply in a new, more fractured light. Look hard. Risk that.

Forgiveness doesn’t sit there like a pretty boy in a bar. Forgiveness is the old fat guy you have to haul up a hill.

The best thing you can possibly do with your life is to tackle the motherfucking shit out of it.

Have a lovely week end sweet peas;) (aka Sugar, Tiny Beautiful Things)

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