Wisdom Wizards

This page is designed to help you think, ponder, wonder, escape, adopt, motivate, take a deep breath, cleanse from the inside out. If you are looking for a quote for a particular concern, question, issue, dilemma please let me know.

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If you are starting to recognize deep inside yourself that a change needs to happen in your life, here are a few foundation builders:

You must learn a new way to think before you can master a new way to be.” –Marianne Wiliamson

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” –Anais Nin

“We do not heal the past by dwelling there; we heal the past by living fully in the present.” –Marianne Williamson

What I like most about change is that it’s a synonym for ‘hope’. If you are taking a risk, what you are really saying is, “I believe in tomorrow and I will be part of it.” –Linda Ellerbee

Faith includes noticing the mess, the emptiness and discomfort and letting it be there until some light returns.” –Anne Lamott

If you are thinking about making some changes in your life here are a few suggested stops to consider along your journey:

“Once a person is determined to help themselves there is nothing that can stop them.”– Nelson Mandela

“You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage-pleasantly, smilingly, non-apologetically- to say ‘no’ to other things. The way to do that is by having a bigger ‘yes’ burning inside.” –Stephen Covey

“Plan your hours to be productive…Plan your weeks to be educational…Plan your years to be purposeful…Plan your life to be an experience of growth. Plan to change. Plan to grow.” –Iyanla Vanzant

“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.” –Henri Bergson

“You have to speak your dream out loud.”–Kelly Corrigan

“Dreams express what your soul is telling you, so as crazy as your dream might seem, even to you, I don’t care: You have to let that out.” –Eleni Gabre-Madhin

If you are preparing for your journey toward change here is what can assist you while you are packing:

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin

“All things are ready if our minds be so.” – William Shakespeare, Henry V

“If you are going to make a change, you are going to have to operate from a new belief that says life does not happen TO me but FOR me.” – Tony Robbins

It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” –George Elliot

“Most of us lead more meaningful lives than we know. Often, finding meaning is not about doing things differently; it is about seeing familiar things in new ways.” – Anonymous

“Opportunity will always meet you exactly where you stand.” –Bryant McGill

If you are on your journey and not sure you are headed in the right direction here are some road signs to guide you:

“I have noticed that doing the sensible thing is only a good idea when the decision is quite small. For the life-changing things, you must risk it.” –Jeanette Winterson

“When the deepest part of you becomes engaged in what you are doing, when your activities and actions become gratifying and purposeful, when what you do serves both yourself and others, when you do not tire within but seek the sweet satisfaction of your life and your work, you are doing what you were meant to be doing.” –Gary Zukav

“The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write, draw, build, play, dance and live as only you can.” –Neil Gaiman

“Authenticity is a collection  of choices that we have to make every day. It’s about the choice to show up and be real. The choice to be honest. The choice to let our true selves be seen.” –Brene` Brown

“To get up each morning with the resolve to be happy is to set our own conditions to the events of each day. To do this is to condition circumstances instead of being conditioned by them.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you are maintaining your momentum build on what you have learned so far:

“Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. Every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

“Everything we do is infused with the energy with which we do it. If we’re frantic, life will be frantic. If we’re peaceful, life will be peaceful.” –Marianne Williamson

“Something astonishing had happened….The journey had lifted her out of the plainness of her life…She felt herself a single red flower in the  field of green grass.” –Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

“Nothing really worth having is easy to get. The hard-fought battles, the goals won with sacrifice, are the ones that matter.” — Aisha Tyler

If you have reached your journey’s end and are confident that you are where you belong, stake your claim for a journey well-traveled and plant your feet in the new soil of your freedom:

“There is always going to be bad stuff out there, but here’s the amazing thing, LIGHT TRUMPS DARKNESS EVERY TIME. You stick a candle into the dark, but you can’t stick the dark into the light.” –Jodi Picoult

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” – Toni Morrison

“In literature and in life we ultimately pursue, not conclusion, but beginnings.” –Sam Tanenhaus, Literature Unbound

“That is the nature of endings, it seems. They never end. When all the missing pieces of your life are found, put together with glue of memory and reason, there are more pieces to be found.” –Amy Tan

“Holding on is believing that there is only a past; letting go is knowing that there is a future.” –Daphne Rose Kingma

If any of these wisdom wizards really touch your core and you would like to expand on it’s purpose, please let me know and we can work it in to our sessions.

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