“In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.”
“We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one
dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are
relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past,
present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in
the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.”
“You really can't go home again. Sometimes, that's a good thing.
Sometimes, when you try, you find out that home isn't really there
anymore... but that it wasn't only in your head before. Home actually
existed. Home wasn't just a dream. Sometimes, that's the best thing of