We shall draw from the heart of suffering itself the means of inspiration and survival. Winston Churchill
Turn your wounds into wisdom. Oprah Winfrey
When written in Chinese the word “crisis” is composed of two characters – one represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy, address, 12 April 1959
The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. Bernard M. BaruchJust look at a butterfly to understand the mystery of suffering
you feel sorry for a
in empathy, cut the cocoon
helping him escape,
his wings will be deformed.
you allow a butterfly
to struggle, emerging slowly agonizingly from his prison,
his wings will be perfectly formed.
The Joy of Mothering
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