And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good. - John Steinbeck
Friday, August 15, 2014
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
If you spend your life waiting for the world to give you answers, you won't find any. You are your own question, and you are the only answer. -Erin Forquer
"this is my letter to the world that never wrote to me." -Emily Dickinson
“Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.” - Joseph Campbell
This is the first MRI I had done before I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. And while my diagnosis was, at the time, the worst thing that had ever happened to me, 12 years later it turns out that it was also the best thing that happened. To me. Life will always happen to you- and life will always be unfair at some point. But you still have to live. Sometimes, we have to let the bad things change us, break us, so that we can grow back stronger into the people we are supposed to be.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
The people who break us... eventually (and I do mean EVENTUALLY) give us the opportunity to grow stronger in our broken places. If you are brave enough, and honest enough, to let another person really change you.. you never walk away in just one piece. But every piece has a new story, a new scar, and a new world you have yet to find. -Erin Forquer
Telling our own story is the most important, and terrifying thing we will ever utter out loud to another person. And if someone is scared, or judgmental of your story, than they would certainly not have been able to survive what you have, and lack the courage to be in your life. Because if someone cannot even try to understand another, they will surely fail to be understood by anyone, especially themselves. -Erin Forquer
Find what makes you come alive, and do it. And keep doing it no matter the obstacles.. because what the world needs, is a reminder that if you care deeply enough about something, even if it hurts, or it seems impossible, that there are people brave enough in this world to keep trying. Please, don't ever underestimate the magnificent beauty in someone following their dreams. Including you. -Erin Forquer
Don't ask what the world needs.
Ask what makes you come alive,
and go do it.
Because what the world needs
is people who have