I keep a sachet of your smells in the corner of my mouth.
Religion is a process of turning your skull into a tabernacle,
not of going up to Jerusalem once a year.
Anything or anyone that does not bring you alive is too small for you.
David Whyte, The House of Belonging
There is something terribly radical about believing that one’s own experience and images are important enough to speak about, much less to write about and to perform.
Feelings are the language of our soul.
There will never be
but there can be
more love than
before we got here
and more peace
we stayed here.
David Richo, Everyday Commitments
Elizabeth creates 3-D art and photographs with eggshells because their fragility and strength parallel the human condition.
The secret to change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.
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