Fighting Against My Soul

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photo from: http://www.bellanaija.com/2012/03/05/nigerian-soulstresses-nneka-asa-on-mtv-iggy-view-the-photos-watch-nnekas-interview/

“Rummaging in our souls, we often dig up something that ought to have lain there unnoticed. ”
― Leo Tolstoy

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
― Khalil Gibran

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.”
― Pema Chödrön

“The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”
― F. Scott Fitzgerald

“The most terrible poverty is loneliness, and the feeling of being unloved.”
― Mother Teresa

“Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

*further reading: http://www.drjudithorloff.com/Free-Articles/depression.htm

http://www.onbeing.org/program/brother-thay-radio-pilgrimage-thich-nhat-hanh/feature/warmth/644

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