"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within."
"To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment."
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
"To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself."
—Thich Nhat Hanh
"You can’t build joy on a feeling of self-loathing."
"Your task is not to seek for Love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it."
—Rumi, 13th-century Sufi poet
Kathleen Macferran's "What Would Be Possible If I Loved Myself?" is a great way to begin a new year. Grow your self-worth, experience greater freedom of expression, learn to truly celebrate who you are, and more. The first session is available to all, even those who are not Library members. Listen just below...