What I have to say about life? Well, I just want to learn how to love life, to be honest and follow my intuition.  That is about as deep as it gets.  And laugh! And sing!  And create! And inspire! And be inspired!

If that is my entire mission here on planet earth – then I say – let’s do this.

In the words of others (I read A LOT):

“To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else” – Emily Dickinson

“The world is only in the mind of its maker. Do not believe it is outside of yourself.” – A Course in Miracles

“When we suffer, we suffer as equals and in their capacity to suffer, a dog, is a pig, is a bear, is a boy.” – Philip Wollen

“I feel there is something unexplored about woman that only a woman can explore.” – Georgia O’Keeffe

“If I cannot fly, let me sing.” ― Stephen Sondheim

“Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.”       ― Zelda Fitzgerald

“A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.” ― Steve Martin

“I personally believe this: We have only today; yesterday’s gone and tomorrow is uncertain. That’s why they call it the present. And sobriety really is a gift… for those who are willing to receive it.”  ― Ace Frehley

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu

“Selfishness is not living as one wishes to live, it is asking others to live as one wishes to live” – Oscar Wilde

“Love, I find, is like singing.” ― Zora Neale Hurston

“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ― Albert Einstein

“It does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” ― J.K. Rowling

“So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray,                                                                            go throw your TV set away,                                                                                                  and in its place you can install,                                                                                            a lovely bookcase on the wall.” ― Roald Dahl

“Remember, no-one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

“We are not human beings trying to be spiritual.  We are spiritual beings trying to be human.” – Jacquelyn Small

“Elvish singing is not a thing to miss, in June under the stars, not if you care for such things.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien

“Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be.  It takes 20 years of hard work to become an overnight success” Diane Rankin

“KING LEAR: O, ho, are you there with me? No eyes in your head, nor no money in your purse? Your eyes are in a heavy case, your purse in a light; yet you see how this world goes.                                                                                                GLOUCESTER: I see it feelingly. “- William Shakespeare

“Because there are no blueprints for journeys like ours.” – Jen Lee

“We’ve been there and come back. When you fall in the pit, people are supposed to help you up. But you have to get up on your own. We’ll take your arms, but you have to get your legs underneath you and stand.” ― Bucky Sinister

“I’m tough. I’m ambitious. I know exactly what I want. If that makes me a bitch, I’m OK with that.” – Madonna

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” ― Robert Frost

“You should never be embarrassed by your trouble with living, because it’s the ones with the sorest throats who have done the most singing.” ― Conor Oberst

“Not all those who wander are lost”- J.R.R. Tolkien

“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate but it is fear” Gandhi