What do you plan to do with your precious life?
Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers. Let me keep company always with those who say "Look!" and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads. - Mary Oliver
You must not ever stop being whimsical. And you must not, ever give anyone else the responsibility for your life. — Mary Oliver
I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed
mary oliver quotes - a bunch that are fantastic - including: “I held my breath as we do sometimes to stop time when something wonderful has touched us…” ~ Mary Oliver
A hard thing to do, but to endure it enables you to experience the greatest personal/spiritual growth. <3 R.I.P. those whom we have loved and have inevitably lost.
"We need beauty because it makes us ache to be worthy of it." - Mary Oliver (via Parker J. Palmer)
It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world ~Mary Oliver
The Journey. A poem by Mary Oliver, Illustration by Allison Hillier
Mary Oliver | New and Selected Poems | Wild Geese | "...let the soft animal of your body love what it loves..."