"All art is a confession."
"The way out is through the door you came in."
"Do not adjust your mind, the fault is in reality."
"Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don't give up."
"I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us."
"Not forgiving is like drinking rat poison and then waiting for the rat to die."
"I am going to notice the lights of the earth, the sun and the moon and the stars, the lights of our candles as we march, the lights with which spring teases us, the light that is already present."
"My coming to faith did not start with a leap but rather a series of staggers from what seemed like one safe place to another. Like lily pads, round and green, these places summoned and then held me up while I grew. Each prepared me for the next leaf on which I would land, and in this way I moved across the swamp of doubt and fear."
"Age has given me the gift of me; it just gave me what I was always longing for, which was to get to be the woman I've already dreamt of being. Which is somebody who can do rest and do hard work and be a really constant companion, a constant, tender-hearted wife to myself."
"As long as you are curious, you defeat age."
"I judge a restaurant by the bread & the coffee."
"Marketing is what you do when your product is no good."