Alli (neugotik) wrote,

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Fierce With Reality

I saw this email title to a 'daily email' I get called "Wisdom News" which usually starts with a quote, and then a analysis of the idea by LIssa Coffey, from , and was intrigued. I love the idea emphasized in it. It's akin to one my younger brother spoke of often which he sometimes called "engaging in life with authenticity" which was to say: really be there in the now.

“You need to claim the events in your life to make yourself yours. When you truly possess all you have been and done, which may take some time, you are fierce with reality.”

-Florida Scott-Maxwell

All of the experiences we’ve gone through in life have brought us to where we are right now. When we look at the lessons learned, we understand that it’s all part of the process. We can’t change the past, and we can’t control the future, but we can live in this moment, aware and grateful for the person we are today.

-Lissa Coffey

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