"When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break
them, but bend them with gentleness and time."
Saint Francis de Sales


"The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen.  Just listen.  Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention...A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words."

Rachel Naomi Remen


"To love what you do and feel that it matters

— how could anything be more fun?"

Katharine Graham


James Doughty