Truth and transformation


Tuesday, December 14

Quotes on Healing

“We can let our life circumstances harden us and be resentful and fearful, or we can let them soften us and help us be kinder and more open to what scares us.”

Pema Chodron

"When you feel frustrated, stop and look for a clue hidden in the depth of your frustration that can lead you to the next step. No experience is wasted. Look for a clue every day."

Sarah Ban Breathnach

"Perfection is the voice of the oppressor, the enemy of the people. It will keep you insane your whole life."

Anne Lamott

"If we can begin to look at dark emotions that frighten us, that seem out of control, like anger and rage, if we can see them as spiritual graces sent to propel us from a situation we should not be in, sent to give us the physical power to set boundaries, they aren’t dark, but light bringers."

Sarah Bach Breathned

"Think of time as a long stretch on a four lane highway."

Sarah Bach Breathned

"There are homes you run from and homes you run to."

Laura Cunningham

"Sorrow, fully accepted, brings its own gifts. For there is alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness."

Pearl S. Buck

"The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the world asunder."

Virginia Wolff



About DeMillo Design

Connie DeMillo is an arts educator and former graphic designer. I currently teach Design Basics and Online Drawing in Plymouth, MN.

This site is about sharing knowledge I find helpful on my journey through life, trying to improve as an artist and as a human being.

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