I’ve always loved Aldous Huxley; so many beautiful books and quotes from such a lovely spirit! I highly recommend all of his writings, if you haven’t yet discovered him.
Here’s one that spoke to me today… perhaps it will speak to you, as well. “Lightly my darling.”
It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. So throw away your baggage and go forward. There are quicksands all about you, sucking at your feet, trying to suck you down into fear and self-pity and despair. That’s why you must walk so lightly. Lightly my darling.