Maya Angelou

I’m currently reading, Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou. Every single line touches my soul – her wisdom and talent is everything. A brief excerpt from the first chapter, “Home”..

“I am convinced that most people do not grow up. We find parking spaces and honor our credit cards. We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are still innocent and shy as magnolias. We may act sophisticated and worldly but I believe we feel safest when we go inside ourselves and find home, a place where we belong and maybe the only place we really do.”

xo N


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