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Martha Beck Quotes: Don't expect the future to look like the past. Clear away expectations, and let yourself picture a wild, grand new world.
         

Don't expect the future to look like the past. Clear away expectations, and let yourself picture a wild, grand new world.


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Given the eclectic and constantly shifting nature of my metaphysical inclinations, I will probably never feel certain exactly what an angel is.



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If you're feeling abandoned by the world, interact with anyone you can.



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Instead of fretting about getting everything done, why not simply accept that being alive means having things to do? Then drop into full engagement with whatever you're doing, and let the worry go.



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Whether you've seen angels floating around your bedroom or just found a ray of hope at a lonely moment, choosing to believe that something unseen is caring for you can be a life-shifting exercise.



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Although beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, the feeling of being beautiful exists solely in the mind of the beheld.



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Standards of beauty are arbitrary. Body shame exists only to the extent that our physiques don't match our own beliefs about how we should look.



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Caring for your inner child has a powerful and surprisingly quick result: Do it and the child heals.





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