Tag: Relationships

The good we secure…

The good we secure for ourselves is precarious and uncertain, is floating in mid-air, until it is secured for all of us and incorporated into our common life.

– Jane Addams

There is no line-item veto…

There is no line-item veto when it comes to your partner. It’s a package deal; the bad comes with the good.

– Rebecca Chesin

Your playing small…

Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone, and as we let our light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

– Marianne Williamson

Hurt people…

Hurt people hurt people.

– unknown

One of the most valuable…

One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other’s stories.

– Rebecca Falls

We’re all just dorks…

We’re all just dorks, with varying degrees of public mastery over our dorkiness.

– Carolyn Hax

Say what you mean…

Say what you mean. Bear witness. Iterate.

– John M Ford