slowing down Quotes

11 of the best book quotes about slowing down
″Not causing harm requires staying awake. Part of being awake is slowing down enough to notice what we say and do. The more we witness our emotional chain reactions and understand how they work, the easier it is to refrain. It becomes a way of life to stay awake, slow down, and notice.″
“One does not run to reach success, one does not move to spoil it.”
“When you are next to the earth, you can hear her secrets.”
“I lay, trying to slow the beating of my heart, as every beat pushed forth another gush of blood.”
“Oh, Mama, just look at me one minute as though you really saw me.”
“We were all raised to build, build, build. Bigger is better, more is better, faster is better. It had never occurred to us…that someone would intentionally keep something small, or deliberately do something slow.”
“The moments that I’ve allowed – or forced – myself to stop, to rest, to breathe, to connect. Thats where life is, I’m finding. Thats where grace is. Thats where delight is.”
“Slow down. Stop trying to do everything now, now, now. Hold up the people behind you for all you care, feel them kicking at your heels but maintain your pace. Don’t let anybody dictate your speed.”
“If we would just slow down, happiness would catch up to us.”
“Jesus doesn’t participate in the rat race. He’s into the slower rhythms of life, like abiding, delighting, and dwelling—all words that require us to trust Him with our place and our pace. Words used to describe us being with Him.”
“Let’s slow it down. Let’s slow it way down.”
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