Sometimes when we encounter the viewpoints of others, we can make a leap to a new and refreshing level of perception. Below are some quotes that I have found helpful in moments of perceiving there was not enough time, love, energy, laughter, money, wisdom ... Perhaps, if you are not already familiar with them, you will find them helpful too.
Abundance is not measured by what flows in but by what spills over. The smaller we make the vessel of our need, the more quickly will we feel a sense of abundance.
~Brother David Steindl-Rast
We are vessels; sometimes we hold; sometimes we pour.
~Noah Ben Shea
For everything you have missed, you have gained something else.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Among the ashes of my burned house
Have sprouted here and there.
"Strange that I have been called a destitute woman when I have so many treasures in my heart."
~Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
"Do what you can, with what you've been given, in the place where you are, with the time that you have."
~South African boy who died of AIDS at 12 years of age