"You’re going to discover that conversations are best at 4 am. The heavier the eyelids, the sincerer the words. Those are the talks you’ll remember. It’s ok not to know the answer and silence is not awkward. It’s shared, so share it more often than not."
"If we do not fill our mind with prayer, it will fill itself with anxieties, worries, temptations, resentments, and unwelcome memories."
Participate in life instead of just watching it pass you by.
"To open deeply, as genuine spiritual life requires, we need tremendous courage and strength … a kind of warrior spirit. And the place for this warrior strength is in the heart."
"There are some people who could hear you speak a thousand words, and still not understand you. And there are others who will understand—without you even speaking a word."