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Pain and Failure

Part of text excerpt from Oriah Mountain Dreamer.

Most people know what they want; they just believe it’s out of their reach. It’s then easier to say they don’t know as an excuse to escape with some dignity. 171 more words

The Invitation

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.

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Mindfulness

COURAGE

‘It doesn’t interest me to know where you live or how much money you have. I want to know if you can get up, after the night of grief and despair, weary and bruised to the bone, and do what needs to be done to feed the children. 216 more words

Writing

TRUE TO YOURSELF

‘It doesn’t interest me if the story you are telling me is true. I want to know if you can disappoint another to be true to yourself; if you can bear the accusation of betrayal and not betray your own soul; if you can be faithless and therefore trustworthy. 154 more words

Writing

The Women Upon Whose Shoulders I Stand – Part Two

In a recent post, I acknowledged three women who influenced and inspired me: Mary Tyler Moore, Gloria Steinem and Melody Beattie. Here I celebrate two more who shaped how I approach my world. 311 more words

FOOL FOR YOUR DREAM

‘It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. 246 more words

Writing

"The Invitation" by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“There are lovers content with longing.
I’m not one of them.”
-Rumi

I came across the above Rumi quote, for the first time, today. I love it and I think it could serve as an epigram for another poem I recently came across called “The Invitation” by a Canadian poet, I’d never heard of before, named Oriah Mountain Dreamer. 1,034 more words

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