October 19: Don’t Quote Me

19 Oct

October 19: What is your favorite quote?

I posted this one in reference to something else not too long ago.

“When the mystery of the connection goes, love goes. It’s that simple. This suggests that it isn’t love that is so important to us but the mystery itself. The love connection may be merely a device to put us in contact with the mystery, and we long for love to last so that the ecstasy of being near the mystery will last. It is contrary to the nature of mystery to stand still. Yet it’s always there, somewhere, a world on the other side of the mirror (or the Camel pack), a promise in the next pair of eyes that smile at us. We glimpse it when we stand still.
The romance of new love, the romance of solitude, the romance of objecthood, the romance of ancient pyramids and distant stars are means of making contact with the mystery. When it comes to perpetuating it, however, I got no advice. But I can and will remind you of two of the most important facts I know:
1. Everything is part of it.
2. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.”

-Tom Robbins, Still Life With Woodpecker

I love it so much (and have for many years) that I am considering (and have been for many years) where on my body would be there perfect place to get a tattoo that reads, “It’s never too late to have a happy childhood.”

 

Be sure to check out these lovely ladies who are also participating in the October Writing Prompts (and it’s never too late if you want to join in as well!)

Arwen Rose @ MRKH Musings

EmHart @ Follow Every Rainbow

futuresoccermom @ Pregnancy 101

Kathryn @ Kathryn Finding Fertility

Rainbow Catcher @ Catching Our Rainbow

StorkChaser @ Dog Mom Chasing the Stork

Jenny @ Sprout

Amanda @ Reading Each Page

Jennifer @ Waiting For Baby

JB @ Bickerstaff Blog

How We Are Learning To Be Parents

KelBel @ Tales From Our Yellow Brick Road

Stupid Stork @ Stupid Stork

Sunny @ Cease and Decyst

BethanyKenyon @ A Work In Progress

Seagull @ In This Mad Season

 

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3 Responses to “October 19: Don’t Quote Me”

  1. EmHart October 20, 2012 at 7:29 am #

    I love that. I second Stork, do it!

  2. Stupid Stork October 19, 2012 at 2:38 pm #

    “it’s never too late to have a happy childhood’. That’s gorgeous. You SHOULD get this tattoo – what. are you. doing.

    • Jenn October 19, 2012 at 2:46 pm #

      I can’t decide where I want it!

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