Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. ~ Maya Angelou
Sometimes in this rapid, almost dizzying pace of life, we all need to take a step back and simply breathe. Throughout our days, we are inundated with a never-ending list of commitments, obligations and distractions that at times can be utterly overwhelming. That is when it is time to take a step back and simply just be still for a moment. To listen to that inner voice within your heart asking you what matters most and why am I here.
Put simply, I am here to live a meaningful life. And how? Through my never-ending quest to….
“To travel is to take a journey into yourself” – . Danny Kaye
“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths”.- Walt Disney
“My dream is that people will find a way back home, into their bodies, to connect with the earth, to connect with each other, to connect with the poor, to connect with the broken, to connect with the needy, to connect with people calling out all around us, to connect with the beauty, poetry, the wildness”. – Eve Ensler
To Give Back
“Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud”. – Maya Angelou
To Take Chances
“Nothing is impossible, the word itself says ‘I’m possible”‘! – Audrey Hepburn
To Embrace Beauty
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky”. – Rabindranath Tagore
“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller
And to simply enjoy the moments that take my breath away
This post was inspired by the Weekly Photo Challenge: Quest. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to look deep inside myself and remember my journey and quest to live a meaningful life is never ending.