5 Favorite Quotes on Keeping Our Faces Toward the Light

Face to the Sunlight

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman

At the beginning of this year, I wrote about my motto for the year, following Whitman’s quote. I love summer, the sunshine and flowers, the time outdoors (I’m writing this outside), and the chance to soak up fresh air and clear skies. There is something so refreshing about summertime.

We’re about halfway through 2016 (slow down, please, summer!). Good quotes always keep me on center. In celebration of summer and the brilliant light, 5 of my favorite quotes about keeping our faces toward the light:

5 Favorite Quotes on Keeping Our Faces Toward the Light

“The more light you allow within you, the brighter the world you live in will be.” – Shakti Gawain

Face to the Sunlight
Face to the Sunlight

“Hope is being able to see there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu

Photograph into the Light
Photograph into the Light

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

Daisies, sunshine
Daisies, sunshine

“There is no darkness so dense, so menacing, or so difficult that it cannot be overcome by light.” – Vern Stanfill

Sunburst, Florida Gulf Coast
Sunburst, Florida Gulf Coast

“There are two ways of spreading the light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

 

Sun-drenched Garden Poppy
Sun-drenched Garden Poppy

If you have a favorite quote on light, please share! Thanks!

Published by Jennifer Lyn Art

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