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I Was A Bride Married To Amazement.

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The subject we were given today was our favorite quote, whether that be from a person, a book etc.. When I'm reading I often come across quotes or phrases that I like and that I want to remember so I normally end up writing them down in a random notebook, that nine times out of ten James ends up taking and scribbling all over, hence the reason I have about thirty notebooks, all of them half filled :)

This topic got me thinking about my favorite ones. I love the work of Mary Oliver, the American Poet. I had never heard of her until a few years ago when another blogger that I follow quoted her and after a quick search on trusty Google, I sat reading for ages. Trying to narrow down my favorites for today was hard, but I got there in the end! Here they are.. 


Mary Oliver Quotes




"When it's over, I want to say: all my life I was a bride married to amazement"

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"

"Listen--are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?"





And I couldn't leave this quote out.. It's sums up everything I feel about James and parenting, in just two sentences - 



It's all kind of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives in the world. It's like you've met your reason to live.. Johnny Depp. 






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  1. Mmmmm, Johnny Depp is definitely a reason for living!

    Have a good day

    Rachel x

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    1. Ooh! I totally agree! He's yummy :)

      Thanks for stopping by! x

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  2. Stopping by from the link up! What a beautiful quote from Mary Oliver. I had not heard it before, but I'm saving it as one of my favorites, now! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Mary Oliver is so great

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  4. That last quote is seriously so touching! Great choices!

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