Thursday, August 19, 2010

eat. pray. love.

i saw this movie tonight and i must say i didn't "love" it, as i was expecting.  i did love the book but i found the movie a bit slow at times and a little to over analyzing.  but i will say that i did absolutely love (and agree with)  the very last quote of the movie "i've come to believe that there exists in the universe something i call "the physics of the quest" - a force of nature governed by laws as real as the laws gravity or momentum. and the rule of quest physics maybe goes like this: "if you are brave enough to leave behind everything familiar and comforting (which can be anything from your house to your bitter old resentments) and set out on a truth-seeking journey (either externally or internally), and if you are truly willing to regard everything that happens to you on that journey as a clue, and if you accept everyone you meet along the way as a teacher, and if you are prepared - most of all - to face (and forgive) some very difficult realities about yourself....then truth will not be withheld from you." or so i've come to believe."  I am inspired by her search for balance.

love sent,


Moe said...

Hey Dee, Great blog, so enjoy it-love the variety-keep up that positive spirit so needed in today's world. Haven't read the book or seen the movie, but know the journey well-it's not for sissies, but it does change one's path forever as only truth can-(set you free)if you are brave enough to face it. Mitch Albom's, (great read) The Five People You Meet In Heaven, has a same common thread I believe, from what you noted. Here's what I've learned from "the physics of the quest" in my journey thus far...


"For wisdom comes with time's stern tutelage;
The years are keys, unlocking many a door,"
With each tick and each tock, the hands on Fate's clock,
Reveal what life holds in store:

Our choices: confront or endure.

Down through the hear-break wisdom of the years,
Phoenix-like, I slowly rise to sagely comprehend,
To forge a new beginning from the past,
One must close a door or reach the chapter's end:

Like a tensile scar that heals, but never truly mends.-M.L. Clancy

Like Mitch Albom notes: "All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time." Here's to new beginnings and leaving the baggage behind, it truly is quite a "Revelation!" Love, Moe XO

Anonymous said...

havent read the book or seen the movie girl! but that space julia roberts is sitting in is pretty sweet!

Anonymous said...

A very wise man once told me and I quote, "To have balance in your life, one must lose some balance for love"