Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
(January 06, 1878 - July 22, 1967)
Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
(October 02, 1869 - January 30, 1948)
We must move from asking God to take care of the things that are breaking our hearts, to praying about the things that are breaking His heart.
You create your opportunities by asking for them.
Anna: "I'm a just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her"
She has that in her, and we see it in spurts. Girls actually get mad at her in practice; she knocks people around.
And the women said unto Naomi, Blessed be the LORD, which hath not left thee this day without a kinsman, that his name may be famous in Israel.
Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.
Thich Nhat Hanh