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#1. These things don't fill me completely, but they remind me that it is not my job to fill myself. It's just my job to notice my emptiness and find graceful ways to live as a broken, unfilled human - and maybe to help myself and others feel a teeny bit better. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#2. Speaking of messy, I recently quit parenting. I do not parent in August. August parenting is not a good look for me. It's hotter than hell, and the children and I have already had a whole lot of togetherness. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#3. We talked about how impossible it is to read minds and hearts and what a relief it is to hear what the person you love needs and learn how to give it. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#4. Grief and pain are like joy and peace; they are not things we should try to snatch from each other. They're sacred. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#5. I was what they call a 'highly functional addict.' ... sometimes people who need help look nothing like people who need help. - Author: Glennon Melton
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#6. Because love is not something for which to search or wait or hope or dream. Its simply something to do. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#7. Maybe instead of slamming the door on pain, I need to throw open the door wide and say, Come in. Sitd down with me. And don't leave until you have taught me what I need to know. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#8. There are only two lives we might live: our dream or our destiny. Sometimes they are one in the same, and sometimes they're not. Often our dreams are just a path to our destinies. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#9. It strikes me that I need to throw out the dictionary the world gave me about what it means to be a mother, a wife, a person of faith, an artist, and a woman and write my own. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#10. They look because she's lovely but they stare because she is love. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#11. I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#12. Grief is love's souvenir. It's our proof that we once loved. Grief is the receipt we wave in the air that says to the world: Look! Love was once mine. I love well. Here is my proof that I paid the price. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#13. I know my name now. Love Warrior. I came from Love and I am Love and I will return to Love. Love casts out fear. A woman who has recovered her true identity as a Love Warrior is the most powerful force on earth. All the darkness and shame and pain in the world can't defeat her. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#14. What if in skipping the pain, I was missing my lessons? - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#15. I need to sit with the quiet. I know that much. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#16. I'm stuck in anxiety quicksand: The harder I try to climb my way out, the lower I sink. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#17. When you write your truth, it is a love offering to the world because it helps us feel braver and less alone. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#18. sometimes we get confused and believe that our gift must bring us money or success or fame. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#19. Mutual surrender, maybe that's an act of love. Surrendering to this thing that's bigger than we are: this love, this pain. The courage to surrender comes from knowing that the love and pain will almost kill us, but not quite. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#20. To arrive inside the moment in which you are supposed to feel more connected than at any other moment of your life and still feel lonely is utterly terrifying. It is the most lonely you can possibly feel. I - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#21. If we empty our hearts every night, they won't get too heavy or cluttered. Our hearts will stay light and open with lots of room for good new things to come. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#22. I'm not killing myself, I think as I open the door. I'm just not doing what's required to live. There has to be a difference. I - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#23. Be critical, fine, that's fair. But don't be cruel. Every damn one of us knows the difference.
If you are not kind on the internet, then you're not kind. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#24. Peace isnt the absence of distraction or annoyance or pain. Its finding Me, finding peace and calm, in the midst of those distractions and annoyances and pains. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#25. The only meaningful thing we can offer one another is love. Not advice, not questions about our choices, not suggestions for the future, just love. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#26. I promised myself it would all be okay if I followed three simple rules: Show Up, Be Brave, and Be Kind. No - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#27. Women who are concerned with being pretty think about what they look like, but women who are concerned with being beautiful think about what they are looking at. They are taking it all in. They are taking in the whole beautiful world and making all that beauty theirs to give away to others. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#28. I think when your heart hurts this much it means you opened it wide once- and that is something to be proud of. - Author: Glennon Melton
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#29. Each day, we're making sandcastles I know will be washed away. I long for something solid, lasting, strong between us. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#30. But the paradox of pain is that it is only universal in retrospect. In the present, it is fiercely personal. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#31. If our goal is to be tolerant of people who are different than we are, Chase, then we really are aiming quite low. Traffic jams are to be tolerated. People are to be celebrated. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#32. When reentering society and risking rejection, the library is a good place to start. They have low expectations. I love the library. Also church. Both have to take you in. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#33. You have to be known to be loved, and none of these waving people knows me. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#34. Stop making parenthood harder by pretending it's not hard. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#35. I consider the possibility that I've been right and wrong my whole life. I was right to want to be beautiful and sexy; I was just wrong to have accepted someone else's idea of what those words mean. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#36. It strikes me that it's always religious people who are most surprised by grace. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#37. Since the day I decided to become sober and a mother, I've been trying to become who I am supposed to be. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#38. God approaches us in the disguise of other people. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#39. Life is brutal, but it's also beautiful. Life is Brutiful. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#40. Here's my hunch: nobody's secure, and nobody feels like she completely belongs. Those insecurities are just job hazards of being human. But some people dance anyway, and those people have more fun. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#41. Marketers need us to believe that our pain is a mistake that can be solved with their product. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#42. Grief is nothing but a painful waiting, a horrible patience. Grief cannot be torn down or scaled or overcome or outsmarted. It can only be outlasted. Survival is surrender to the brick wall. There - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#43. The one closest to the departed has to be the first one to step from despair to hope. Nobody else is allowed to jump ahead and shove open the door. That's the rule. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#44. Thought a lot about how beautiful and powerful courage and faith are when they are found together. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#45. Learning how to gracefully accept criticism and compliments is hard, but I'm trying. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#46. Most of the magic in my life has happened after my heart has been shattered. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#47. Loving people and animals makes us stronger in the right ways and weaker in the right ways. Even if animals and people leave, even if they die, they leave us better. So we keep loving, even though we might lose, because loving teaches us and changes us. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#48. No woman on earth doesn't give a fuck - no woman is that cool - she's just hidden her fire. Likely, it's burning her up. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#49. If you feel something calling you to dance or write or paint or sing, please refuse to worry about whether you're good enough. Just do it. Be generous. Offer a gift to the world that no one else can offer: yourself. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#50. I understand that you can love someone so much it aches and still hurt them, again and again. I know that you can love and betray the very same person. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#51. Holes are good for making friends, and friends are the best fillers I've found yet. Maybe because other people are the closest we get to God on this side. So when we use them to find God in each other, we become holy. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#52. People who need help sometimes look a lot like people who don't need help. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#53. Grieving with another person is one of the holiest places to be. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#54. So what is it in a human life that creates bravery, kindness, wisdom, and reilience? What if it's pain? What if it's the struggle? - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#55. We either allow ourselves to feel the burn of our own pain or someone we love gets burned by it. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#56. Persevere. Bear with great patience each other's infirmities of body or behavior. And when the thorns of contention arise, daily forgive, and be ready to accept forgiveness. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#57. My whole life is an apology, and that hasn't made a damn thing better. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#58. People who are hurting don't need Avoiders, Protectors, or Fixers. What we need are patient, loving witness. People to sit quietly and hold space for us. People to stand in helpful vigil to our pain. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#59. These things will be hard to do, but you can do hard things. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#60. That's the thing about parenting: anxious if you do, anxious if you don't. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#61. His forgetfulness feels like carelessness, and his carelessness feels like rejection. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#62. Life is hard - not because we're doing it wrong, just because it's hard. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#63. She pauses and then says: "Maybe, for now, the only right decision is to stop making decisions. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#64. I don't believe in advice. Everybody has the answers right inside her, since we're all made up of the same amount of God. So when a friend says, I need some advice, I switch it to, I need some love, and I try to offer that. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#65. Quit trying to become a better parent and decided to try becoming a better person. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#66. I just need to know if you can really know me and still love me, - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#67. Recovery is an unbecoming. My healing has been a peeling away of costume after cstume until here I am, still and naked before God, stripped down to my real identity. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#68. What is to give light must endure burning. - Viktor E. Frankl - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#69. That's how you can tell that you're filling yourself with the wrong things. You use a lot of energy, and in the end, you feel emptier and less comfortable than ever. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#70. Having something to say and no one to hear it is so lonely. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#71. When one is burying a dream, one might as well plant another dream. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#72. What if pain - like love - is just a place brave people visit? - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#73. Sister, who needs an umbrella when you are the whole sky?" All - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#74. People always seem quite shocked by the cruelty that's happening in America's schools. I'm baffled by their shock, and I'm concerned about what's not being addressed in their proposed solutions. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#75. Addiction is just a little hiding place where sensitive people can go so we don't have to be touched by love or pain. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#76. I have decided that I'm ready to stop destroying myself and start creating. I have already accepted my invitation and no one will convince me again that I'm not worthy. Not ever again. I have been invited and I have said Yes. My Yes is final. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#77. I am confident because I believe that I am a child of God. I am humble because I believe that everyone else is too. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#79. My daughter and I pay attention. We know what the world wants from us. We know we must decide whether to stay small, quiet, and uncomplicated or allow ourselves to grow as big, loud, and complex as we were made to be. Every girl must decide whether to be true to herself or true to the world. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#80. When they speak to you from their fear
speak past their fear and directly to their love. Their Love will step forward eventually. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#81. You are not a mess. You are a feely person in a messy world. - Author: Glennon Melton
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#82. I don't want to take anything to the grave. I want to die used up and emptied out. I don't want to carry around anything that I don't have to. I want to travel light. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#83. I still get very high and very low in life. Daily. But I've finally accepted the fact that sensitive is just how I was made, that I don't have to hide it and I don't have to fix it. I'm not broken. - Author: Glennon Melton
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#84. that we are just scattered pieces of the same puzzle, so when we hurt each other, we hurt ourselves. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#85. A good day is a good day. A bad day is a good story. - Author: Glennon Melton
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#86. I wonder if the priest knows that while he's up here charging for forgiveness, Mary's back there handing it out for free. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#87. Teamwork. Love takes teamwork, I think. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#88. I have met my self and I am going to care for her fiercely. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#89. He is human. I hadn't wanted him to be human. I had wanted him to be perfect and golden - steady and solid, simple and strong - so that I could be messy, complicated, and weak. But we are each all of those things. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#90. Grace makes no disclaimer. It's true for all or none. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#91. Reading is my inhale and writing is my exhale. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#92. The messiest parts of our lives are also the most beautiful parts of our lives. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#93. I don't think kids are any crueler than adults. I just think kids are less adept at disguising their cruelty. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#94. Maybe my reliance on numbing is keeping me from the two things I was born for: learning and loving. I could go on hitting easy buttons until I die and feel no pain, but the cost of that decision could be that I'll never learn, love, or be truly alive. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#95. Whatever is our new spiritual motto and mantra. Whatever is divine. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#96. Who else but a sibling travels with you from the start of life's path to the bitter end? - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#97. Since brokenness is the way of folks, the only way to live peacefully is to forgive everyone constantly, including yourself. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#98. Happiness is low expectations paired with a short-term memory problem. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#99. Please, no. Let's stay here with our precious cups and drink safely alone. Everything is perfect. Why must you always ruin drinking by adding scary people and things? - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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#100. My courage will come from knowing I can handle whatever I encounter there -- because I was designed by my creator to not only survive pain and love but also to become whole inside it. I was born to do this. I am a Warrior. - Author: Glennon Doyle Melton
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