Wednesday, July 2, 2014

The Way to a Joyful Life

“Experience has taught me that the way to a joyful life is always fraught with fear, that to find it you must follow your heart’s desires right through the inevitable terrors that arise to hold you back. If you don’t do this, your life will be shaped by fear, rather than love, and I guarantee, the shape will be narrow and tiny compared with your best destiny.”
—Martha Beck, The Joy Diet



Sketchbook Wandering said...

Oh, yes, yes, yes!

Kathy A. Johnson said...


Debbie Nolan said...

What wonderful words Kathy - so glad you shared them with me. Too often I let fear rule and miss the opportunity for joy! Hope you have a wonderful 4th of July!

Kathy A. Johnson said...

Debbie--I'm glad these words meant something to you. I struggle with fear, too--I think we all do. Hope your 4th was a happy one.