The other day, reader Eljay said she had a collection of DW quotes on her wall at work. “Whenever I see one that resonates with me,” she said, “I print it out & put it on my wall. I’ve had several people ask for copies of a few of them, so thanks, Wendy.” I then asked her if she wouldn’t mind sending me that list and she was kind enough to oblige. Reading through the quotes, I thought two things: 1) Some of the stuff I write isn’t too bad; and 2) Wouldn’t it be cool to get an even bigger collection of these quotes together and offer them to readers who might appreciate having the most inspirational and meaningful passages from past columns all in one place?
So, I need your help. If you, like awesome Eljay, have a list of some of your favorite DW quotes, would you mind emailing them to me to include in the collection? Or, if you even have just one or two quotes or favorite columns that resonated with you, can you send me those (even a link would suffice). Right now, I’m just collecting direct quotes from me. Later, I’d like to also have a collection of some of the fantastic quotes and “DW-ims” originated by you, the readers.
Here’s an example of what I’m looking for (this was included in Eljay’s list):
“Get to know yourself again. Embrace the loneliness; it won’t kill you. Stretch out in your own bed, by yourself. Let the wanting of someone else wash over you; it won’t kill you. Fill the hole in your heart with self-love. Fill it with your kids’ laughter and conversations with your friends and new scenery on your next trip. Find happiness on your own again and trust that when — and if — your heart is ready to love and trust someone else, it will radiate a magnetic energy, attracting potential partners your way. But until you’re emotionally ready, your heart is sending a signal to be left alone, and there’s no way a relationship — with this man, or anyone else — can be built on that.”
Please send any DW quotes you have saved to [email protected]. Thank you so much!!