Truffles #18

Between the idea. And the reality. Between the motion. And the act.
Falls the Shadow.” T.S. Eliot

“The Five A’s (attention, appreciation, acceptance, affection, allowing) are simultaneously the fulfilment of our earliest needs, the requirements of adult intimacy and of universal compassion, and the essential qualities of mindfulness practice.” David Richo

“Art is very great liberation for the suffering, struggling person, who always thinks that he is alone. This is why art is important. Art would not be important if life were not important, and life is important.” James Baldwin

“Never give up on a dream because of the time it will take to accomplish it.
The time will pass anyway.”
Earl Nightingale

“There is something in us
as storytellers and as listeners to stories, that demands the redemptive act, that demands that what falls at least be offered the chance to be restored.”
Flannery O’Connor