Peace requires us to surrender our illusions of control. We can love and care for others but we cannot possess our children, lovers, family, or friends. We can assist them, pray for them, and wish them well, yet in the end their happiness and suffering depend on their thoughts and actions, not on our wishes.
- Jack Kornfield (via thecalminside
I plan to live out the rest of my life standing in the light of vulnerability and authenticity—-and I will embrace anyone who courageously meets me there.
- Rachel Macy Stafford (via thehistoryofsilence
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
- Jim Morrison (via purplebuddhaproject
Let it all go. Expect miracles. Wait without anxiety. And know the Universe has your back.
- Gabrielle Bernstein (via thehousewelivein