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wish that wouldn’t have happened.
I believe the truth is only offensive when we're lying.
We cannot fully appreciate the light without the shadows. We have to be thrown off balance to find our footing. It’s better to jump than fall. And here I am.
We all have scars, we gonna have more. Rather than struggle against time and waste it, let’s dance with time and redeem it. Cause we don’t live longer when we try not to die. We live longer when we are too busy living.
I'm not perfect; no, I step in shit all the time and recognize it when I do. I've just learned how to scrape it off my boots and carry on.
Persist, pivot, or concede. It’s up to us, our choice every time.
I never wrote things down to remember; I always wrote things down so I could forget.
I have a lot of proof that the world is conspiring to make me happy.
Me? I haven't made all A's in the art of living. But I give a damn. And I'll take an experienced C over an ignorant A any day.
All destruction eventually leads to construction, all death eventually leads to birth, all pain eventually leads to pleasure. In this life or the next, what goes down will come up. It’s a matter of how we see the challenge in front of us and how we engage with it. Persist, pivot, or concede. It’s up to us, our choice every time.
Sometimes which choice you make is not as important as making a choice and commiting to it.
A denied expectation hurts more than a denied hope, while a fulfilled hope makes us happier than a fulfilled expectation.
Life is our resume. It is our story to tell, and the choices we make write the chapters. Can we live in a way where we look forward to looking back?.
Make my life my favorite movie. Live my favorite character. Write my own script. Direct my own story. Be my biography. Make my own documentary on me. Non-fiction, live, not recorded. Time to catch that hero I've been chasing. See if the sun will melt the wax that holds my wings or if the heat is just a mirage. Live my legacy now. Quit acting like me. Be me.
Catching greenlights is about skill: intent, context, consideration, endurance, anticipation, resilience, speed, and discipline. We can catch more greenlights by simply identifying where the red lights are in our life, and then change course to hit fewer of them.
It is not about win or lose, it is about do you accept the challenge,.
God's lucky. The goddess of luck is fortune. Fortune is the sister of fate. Fate is the divine order. And the divine order is God. So as far as I can tell if you believe in luck you believe in God.
God, when I cross the truth, give me the awareness to receive it the consciousness to recognize it the presence to personalize it the patience to preserve it and the courage to live it.
Great leaders are not always in front, they also know who to follow.
No longer chasing butterflies, Camila and I planted our garden so they could come to us.
The sooner we become less impressed with our life, our accomplishments, our career, our relationships, the prospects in front of us—the sooner we become less impressed and more involved with these things—the sooner we get better at them. We must be more than just happy to be here.
The problems we face today eventually turn into blessings in the rearview mirror of life. In time, yesterday’s red light leads us to a greenlight. All destruction eventually leads to construction, all death eventually leads to birth, all pain eventually leads to pleasure. In this life or the next, what goes down will come up. It’s a matter of how we see the challenge in front of us and how we engage with it. Persist, pivot, or concede. It’s up to us, our choice every time.
To lose the power of confrontation is to lose the power of unity.
They are not trying to win arguments of right or wrong. They are trying to understand each other.
We cannot fully appreciate the light without the shadows.
we are not here to tolerate our difference, we are here to accept them. We are not here to celebrate our sameness, we are here to salute our distinctions. We are not born into equal circumstances but to equal abilities, but we should have equal opportunities. As individuals we unite in our values.
We must be aware of what we attract in life because it is no accident or coincidence. The spider waits in his web for dinner to come. Yes, we must chase what we want, seek it out, cast our lines in the water, but sometimes we don’t need to make things happen. Our souls are infinitely magnetic.
He talked to me about the mystery of marriage, and how when two people who are meant to be together unite, the adventure of livin side by side does not steal the individual’s sense of self, rather it enlightens and informs it.
Can we live in a way where we look forward to looking back?.
Days of prosperity make us forget adversity. Good times seems out of reach during the bad ones. Both can seem like final destinations, the summation of our days. Then the cosmic joker plays with our ways. Yesterday's condition no longer remains. All commas, no periods, all stops, no stays, the pleasure's for rent, but so is the pain.