I understand now that I'm not a mess but a deeply feeling person in a messy world. I explain that now, when someone asks me why I cry so often, "For the same reason I laugh so often - because I'm paying attention.
Pain is just a sign that a lesson is coming. Discomfort is purposeful: it is there to teach you what you need to know so you can become who you were meant to be.
Darling, you feel heavy because you are too full of truth. Open your mouth more. Let the truth exist somewhere other than inside your body.
"We must do what we need to do. Those who disapprove will either come around or stop coming around. Either way, lovely." Glennon Doyle Melton, "Love Warrior", image by
From Love Warrior, new memoir. You can choose to be perfect and admired or real and loved.
The day I stepped up to being myself I was ten years old, and I have never felt lost since
"You must stop running from your broken heart. A broken heart won’t kill you, but running WILL. If it doesn’t kill your body, running takes your soul"
Glennon Doyle Melton: The wounded become the healers. Your pain will not be wasted. Trust it. Be brave enough to be still in it and you'll learn that your pain will NOT consume you- it will become the fire you burn to light and warm the world.
16 Glennon Doyle Melton Quotes That'll Inspire You To Be Your Own LOVE WARRIOR