Finding Courage to Live Well

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” – Maya Angelou Courage is hard. When we’re afraid of the dark, it’s tough to turn and walk toward the unknown, into the shadows. When we’ve followed a certain single path for a very long time,Continue reading “Finding Courage to Live Well”

23 Favorite Maya Angelou Quotes

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” – Maya Angelou   Maya Angelou has long inspired me, in her writing, with her wisdom, and in her expansive life. I have many favorite Maya Angelou quotes, butContinue reading “23 Favorite Maya Angelou Quotes”

Looking Ahead: A Manifesto and New Recommended Reads

“Man is made by his belief. As he believes, so he is.” -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Inspirations, Reading, and My Manifesto I have always loved quotes and photographs. All the way back in middle and high school, I hung quotes and photographs at my desk for inspiration. There is something about being in a place–aContinue reading “Looking Ahead: A Manifesto and New Recommended Reads”

Dig Deep, Live Large: 2012 Manifesto

1man·i·fes·to  noun ˌma-nə-ˈfes-(ˌ)tō  : a written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, or views of its issuer  -via On New Year’s Day, 2012, I saw the Manifesto for the first time. It encourages the reader to live their life, and to live it well. I always love a visual that inspires me, reminds me of whatContinue reading “Dig Deep, Live Large: 2012 Manifesto”