Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength — carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength. ("The Hiding Place")
"The beginning of love is to let those we love be perfectly themselves, and not to twist them to fit our own image. Otherwise we love only the reflection of ourselves we find in them." ~ Thomas Merton, No Man is an Island
I have to remember this. I have a tendency to want to hold on to people forever. And when they don't want the same, I become hurt, and react by building walls. I am grateful for the time some people gave me.
25 Quotes about Strength I feel I have let the world and events in my life make me hard and hateful and bitter but I know I can't let things change the man I am I think God made women for this purpose to be soft to help with pain to be sweet.