The Photography of Jennifer Jope

Posts tagged “sun

thrive

“Love is that condition in the human spirit so profound that it allows me to survive, and better than that, to thrive with passion, compassion, and style.” ― Maya Angelou

Here comes the sun doo doo doo doo…


courage

Human beings are constantly trying to take courageous paths in their lives. But the human way is to hope that there’s a way to take that courageous step—without having one’s heart broken. And it’s my contention that there is no sincere path a human being can take without breaking his or her heart.

So it can be a lovely, merciful thing to think, “Actually, there is no path I can take without having my heart broken, so why not get on with it and stop wanting these extra-special circumstances which stop me from doing something courageous?” (advice from poet David Whyte)

sculpture by Charles Umlauf Austin, TX

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