I came across this powerful statement on a mural while walking the streets of Austin, TX a few months ago. How freeing would it be to be truly seen by others without having to explain, educate, or discredit yourself?
“Today I will stop trying to control my relationships. I will participate at a reasonable level and let the other person do the same. I can let go, knowing that the relationship will find its own life-or not-and that I don't have to do all the work, only my share.” — Melody Beattie
Lighthouses have become a personal interest to me. In our recent travels, my wife and I make sure to visit a lighthouse if one is near. Each one has an interesting history and story to learn. Many are very old and we want to visit more before they start to disappear.