Words feed me, free me, comfort, uplift and heal me. I've been saving my favorites in books, handwritten over the years and thought that perhaps in sharing them, not only am I preserving them for myself, but perhaps others may also find healing in them as I have.
our fear misleads us to stay close to the shore, when the safest place
is in the deep, if we can get there. Any swimmer knows: Stay to close
to the shore and you will be battered by the surf and undertow. We
must swim past the breakers if we are to know the hammock of the deep.
Stay on land or make it to the deep. It is the in-between that kills."