Food Storage & Other Adventures in Motherhood

November/December Quotes

by heather

“Success on the front of women’s rights will look like a world not only with obvious advances – where no girl is denied access to education, for instance – but also one with more subtle changes in how we regard gender and gender stereotypes. Success also means more women in the House and Senate (where women are, sadly, the most underrepresented group by percentage of population vs. percentage in Congress). Success means that girls aren’t starving themselves to try to match some twisted ideal of beauty which grows consistently thinner and thinner; success means that little girls aren’t looking at store sections filled with just pink dolls and frilly clothes; and success is soon. Success means that if I have daughters they will look at me with wonder when I say there was a time when all this – success – they take for granted, had to be fought for.”- Adora Svitak

“By choosing healthy over skinny you are choosing self-love over self-judgment. You are beautiful!”
― Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.- Brene Brown

“Cherish your doubts, for doubt is the attendant of truth. Doubt is the key to the door of knowledge; it is the servant of discovery. A belief which may not be questioned binds us to error, for there is incompleteness and imperfection in every belief. Doubt is the touchstone of truth; it is an acid which eats away the false. Let no one fear for the truth, that doubt may consume it; for doubt is a testing of belief. The truth stands boldly and unafraid; it is not shaken by the testing; For truth, if it be truth, arises from each testing stronger, more secure. Those that would silence doubt are filled with fear; their houses are built on shifting sands. But those who fear not doubt, and know its use; are founded on rock. They shall walk in the light of growing knowledge; the work of their hands shall endure. Therefore let us not fear doubt, but let us rejoice in its help: It is to the wise as a staff to the blind; doubt is the attendant of truth.”- Robert Weston


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