“To learn and not to do is really not to learn. To know and not to do is really not to know.” – Stephen R. Covey Wow double digits here we are. It is insane how fast the weeks are going.
“At eighteen, everything is possible and tomorrow looks friendly.”– Jim Bishop After what feels like an eternity of a year, today is the day I will finally turn eighteen. I am not exaggerating when I say the past year has felt like ten.
“I’m safe inside this container called me.” – Haruki Murakami I was recently introduced to the difference between a brave space and a safe space and it was too good not to share.
“It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done.” – Terry Pratchett Are you ready to learn the secret to life? Yes? Okay, here it is: put everything you have into everything you do.
“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” – Mae West No one is going to live the life you want for you. You have to go out and create it for yourself, it is up to you to bring it to life.
“A weed is but an unloved flower.” – Ella Wheeler Wilcox I recently heard someone talk about the book All Along You Were Blooming by Morgan Harper Nichols.
“When you stop growing you start dying.” – William S. Burroughs It’s quite insane to think that I have been doing this for 200 days. As a person that fears commitment, it is almost laughable.
“Dance is the hidden language of the soul” – Martha Graham For those of you that don’t know I used to dance, a lot. I was in the pre-professional daytime program at the Kansas City Ballet which required 30+ hours in the studio training.
“A man, though wise, should never be ashamed of learning more.”– Sophocles And just like that two months have already passed. Have I been in quarantine the enter time and have yet to actually go into the office? Yes. But I’m here so that’s something!
“There isn’t any such thing as an ordinary life.” – L.M. Montgomery What separates the ordinary from the extraordinary is the extra.