"If a writer can get inside of a reader's head, he has the ability to change him."
-Dr. John Price
To pick and smell the flowers...
"Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons:
we must fight in order to conquer it."
-The Count of Monte Cristo
To paint your dreams...
"Nothing happens unless we first dream."
To have coffee with a friend...
"It's not what you look at that matters; it's what you see."
-Henry David Thoreau
To learn a new craft...
"Our greatest fear as individuals and as a church should not be of failure, but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter"
-Tim Kizziar quoted by Francis Chan in CrazyLove.
To write a letter...
"It is when our hearts are stirred that we become most aware of what they contain."
To bake a surprise cake...
"Because if I knew what was going to happen, I wouldn't be nearly as excited to live it out."
"The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd.
The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has seen before."
To REALLY be with the people you love...
"Why am I afraid to dance, I who love music and rhythm and grace and song and laughter?
Why am I afraid to live, I who love life and the beauty of flesh
and the living colors of the earth and sky and sea?
Why am I afraid to love, I who love love?"
- Brennan Manning
Or even to do nothing for a while...