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Quotes About Open Heart

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Marie Lu
“My heart's been torn wide open, just like I feared it would be, and I have no willpower to close it back up.”
Marie Lu, Champion

Mitch Albom
“Status will get you nowhere. Only an open heart will allow you to float equally between everyone.”
Mitch Albom, Tuesdays With Morrie

“When you protect yourself from pain, be sure you do not protect yourself from love.”
Alan Cohen

“...open the access to your heart and write down what your voice is whispering...”
John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

Vironika Tugaleva
“The greatest potential we have for opening our hearts lies in the opening of our minds.”
Vironika Tugaleva, The Love Mindset

Anthony Liccione
“Be open in everything with your partner, because where there is secrecy, it can mistakenly come off as being sneaky; where you just may be innocently quiet.”
Anthony Liccione

Emlyn Chand
“Her eyes burrow into my forehead like greedy grubs that want to feed off my private thoughts.”
Emlyn Chand, Open Heart

Roger Housden
“When the heart opens, we forget ourselves and the world pours in: this world, and also the invisible world of meaning that sustains everything that was and ever shall be.”
Roger Housden, Ten Poems to Open Your Heart

Mary Oliver
“West Wind #2

You are young. So you know everything. You leap
into the boat and begin rowing. But listen to me.
Without fanfare, without embarrassment, without
any doubt, I talk directly to your soul. Listen to me.
Lift the oars from the water, let your arms rest, and
your heart, and heart’s little intelligence, and listen to
me. There is life without love. It is not worth a bent
penny, or a scuffed shoe. It is not worth the body of a
dead dog nine days unburied. When you hear, a mile
away and still out of sight, the churn of the water
as it begins to swirl and roil, fretting around the
sharp rocks – when you hear that unmistakable
pounding – when you feel the mist on your mouth
and sense ahead the embattlement, the long falls
plunging and steaming – then row, row for your life
toward it.”
Mary Oliver, West Wind

Roger Housden
“That is what happens when the heart door opens- you become less yourself than part of everything.' Many are the sentinels who guard that door: our fears, our self-importance, our meanness, our greed, our bitterness, and others.”
Roger Housden, Ten Poems to Open Your Heart

Anna White
“I name you today, heart fears. I am small, but you are smaller. You will not stop me. You have a voice, fears, and I must listen, but then I will open my heart. I will love you right to death.”
Anna White, Mended: Thoughts on Life, Love, and Leaps of Faith

Andy Stanley
“Author has developed a routine of daily emotional debriefing with his kids as he tucks them in at night. To encourage the habit of keeping uncluttered, open heart, he starts with basic questions asking whether anyone has hurt them or made them angry to help them process at an age-appropriate depth. As they mature, he will add questions.”
Andy Stanley, Enemies of the Heart: Breaking Free from the Four Emotions That Control You

David G. McAfee
“For those who want to pray for me to "find God," please don't waste your prayers. If you really think God is listening to you, then please use those precious moments to ask God to care for the sick and dying, and leave me out of it. I'm happy without my faith and with living my life in the here and now. Besides, thousands before you have prayed for me to find God and it hasn't worked yet. Why would God value your request over theirs?”
David G. McAfee

Roger Housden
“Love, like everything else, exists in a spectrum. Love of another, love of the world, love of God, all these loves are really one love in different degrees of light and density.”
Roger Housden, Ten Poems to Open Your Heart

“The only real voyage consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes; in seeing the universe through the eyes of another, one hundred others-in seeing the hundred universes that each of them sees.
Marcel Proust, translated by Kiyotesong”
Rob Brezsny, Pronoia is the Antidote for Paranoia: How the Whole World is Conspiring to Shower You With Blessings

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