"Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin — find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less." - Dr. Maya Angelou
I do not think any of us have enough words to express our grief on the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou. Her name is a household word. Who does not know of her and her work? It seems as if folks like Maya Angelou should live on and on sharing her wisdom with us who crave and need it so.
I posted this on my Facebook page this morning, and thought it was fitting I should also put it on my blog. And whereas I never met her, her words have carried me through many situations in my own life.
Perhaps she gives us a standard to strive for or live up to; perhaps her words from the above quote are enough to get us through.
So, this we shall remember, we are all just human beings.