Another Maya Quote….

I couldn’t help sharing this Maya Angelou quote as well:

“We spend precious hours fearing the inevitable. It would be wise to use that time adoring our families, cherishing our friends, and living our lives.”

– Maya Angelou

We fear the inevitable and worry about things that take up our time and energy. We also can fall into the trap of allowing our focus to shift from our goal of living a meaningful life to one in which we strive for success. Sometimes our ‘busy-ness’ trumps the slow down process that is necessary to allow ourselves quality time to be spent with our loved ones.

We can take joy in the ordinary moments, we can aim to have daily laughter in our lives, we can choose a healthy pace. If we need to heal, we can create a focus around that. Growth can become a cornerstone in our foundation. Movement becomes valued. As does time spent in nature, time spent seeking a grounded feeling, time spent adoring our families and cherishing our friends 🙂

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2 thoughts on “Another Maya Quote….”

  1. I find myself thinking about how carefully Maya Angelou would have chosen her words, after all, she was a poet. She chooses “adore” and “cherish” not simply “spend time with”in keeping with the intensity with which we fear what is actually inevitable in comparison to what we could be spending that precious time on. Salient.

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