Obstacles are those frightening things you see when you take you eyes off your goal. – Henry James
Don’t try to steer the boat.
Don’t open shop for yourself. Listen. Keep silent.
You are not God’s mouthpiece. Try to be an ear,
And if you do speak, ask for explanations. – Rumi
I change the world, the world changes me. – Libba Bray
…What you fear will not go away; it will take you into yourself and bless you and keep you. That’s the world, and we all live there. – William Stafford