Inspiring words

Life becomes more beautiful when you fill your thoughts with encouraging and beautiful words. This is something that i am going to hold on to for my entire life. Having a attitude of thankfulness can change the entire life perspective. It makes you feel younger, stronger and your happiness influences the people around you.

There are many things i wish to do in this lifetime, and i really hope i can fulfill all by God’s grace.
1. Learn to play the guitar and piano
2. Swim regularly and take up another sport
3. Be a good cook
4. Be better at bowling ( i like this sport)
5. Learning a new language
6. Visiting other countries, especially those that have beautiful landscapes
7. Having my own dream house
8. Helping others be it financially or emotionally

This is what i can think of at the moment. Yes, i want my life to be meaningful.

Anyway back to my main title, here are some quotes i found from tumblr.

“It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.
It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive.

It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon.

I want to know if you have touched the center of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain! I want to know if you can sit with pain, mine or your own, without moving to hide it or fade it, or fix it.

I want to know if you can be with joy, mine or your own, if you can dance with wildness and let the ecstasy fill you to the tips of your fingers and toes without cautioning us to be careful, to be realistic, to remember the limitations of being human.

It doesn’t interest me if the story you are telling me is true. I want to know if you can disappoint another to be true to yourself; if you can bear the accusation of betrayal and not betray your own soul; if you can be faithless and therefore trustworthy.

I want to know if you can see beauty even when it’s not pretty, every day, and if you can source your own life from its presence.

I want to know if you can live with failure, yours and mine, and still stand on the edge of the lake and shout to the silver of the full moon, “Yes!”

It doesn’t interest me to know where you live or how much money you have.

I want to know if you can get up, after the night of grief and despair, weary and bruised to the bone, and do what needs to be done to feed the children.

It doesn’t interest me who you know or how you came to be here. I want to know if you will stand in the center of the fire with me and not shrink back.

It doesn’t interest me where or what or with whom you have studied. I want to know what sustains you, from the inside, when all else falls away.

I want to know if you can be alone with yourself and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments.”
The Invitation By Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“Compassion is a beautiful thing. Like mold on a rock, it can stick and spread to others.”
Emil Reyes

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