Life as Uncharted Territory | Short & Sweet Spirituality

Life as unknown territory

Literary wisdom

Life is new territory.
It reveals its story one moment at a time.
– Leo Buscaglia, American author and motivational speaker

Catholic wisdom

The grateful person is the one for whom life is simply a long existence in the sacred.
– Joan Chittister in The Psalms

Activist wisdom

Failure is just another way to learn how to do something right.
– Marian Wright Edelman, American child rights activist

Film lines

Nobody has ever made a difference by being like everyone else.
– PT Barnum in The Greatest Showman

Spiritual wisdom

I’ve known for years that resentment doesn’t harm those we annoy, but it does harm us.
– Anne Lamott, American spiritual writer

Nature wisdom

A world of memory
come back to me when I see
blooming cherries.
– Matsuo Basho in The Essential Basho

Sufi wisdom

Grapes want to become wine.
– Rumi, Sufi Saint

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