50 Life Changing Truths Worth Reminding Yourself Of Each Day

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1. You only lose what you cling to.

2. You cannot lose what is not yours.

3. You have everything you need to be happy.

4. A happy life does not require much at all.

5. If you carry the bricks of your past with you, you will build the same house.

6. The things that are in your life you have created and attracted. To change your life, choose to change.

7. You do not have forever to be who you are right now.

8. Not getting what you want is sometimes the best thing that could happen.

9. There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.

10. Stop leaving and you will arrive. Stop searching and you will see. Stop running away and you will be found.

11. It is always darkest before the dawn.

12. When things least seem like they’re going to change…

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In The Four Lov…

In The Four Loves, C.S. Lewis penned a lesson on the danger of holding one’s heart too tightly. He writes:

To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.

http://www.relevantmagazine.com/life/what-guarding-your-heart-actually-means