Receiving what it gives us

“Life gives us what we need when we need it,” she said.  “Receiving what it gives us is a whole other thing.”

– Pam Houston, In My Next Life


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5 Comments

  1. Posted September 20, 2013 at 7:51 am | Permalink

    Love this quote…thanks for the reminder!

  2. Posted September 20, 2013 at 8:26 am | Permalink

    So true. Receiving gracefully isn’t always easy either!

  3. Posted September 20, 2013 at 8:40 am | Permalink

    Whoa…

  4. Posted September 20, 2013 at 11:17 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the quote. I need it at this transition point in my life.

  5. Posted September 23, 2013 at 5:49 pm | Permalink

    Have been thinking about this quote since you posted it. So, I’m going to use it as the starting point for my yoga class tomorrow. Because it really is about letting go of resistance, allowing, surrendering — which is what we go to our mats to do. Thank you for the reminder!

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