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Barbara de Angelis quotes

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.

Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.

The more connections you and your lover make, not just between your bodies, but between your minds, your hearts, and your souls, the more you will strengthen the fabric of your relationship, and the more real moments you will experience together.

No one is in control of your happiness but you; therefore, you have the power to change anything about yourself or your life that you want to change.

In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.

Difficult times always create opportunities for you to experience more love in your life.

What allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on earth, with all of its pain, drama, and challenges, is a sense of purpose and meaning.

When you make a commitment to a relationship, you invest your attention and energy in it more profoundly because you now experience ownership of that relationship.

Love is a force more formidable than any other. It is invisible - it cannot be seen or measured, yet it is powerful enough to transform you in a moment, and offer you more joy than any material possession could.

You never lose by loving. You always lose by holding back.

Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.

Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.

No matter what age you are, or what your circumstances might be, you are special, and you still have something unique to offer. Your life, because of who you are, has meaning.

A man's brain has a more difficult time shifting from thinking to feeling than a women's brain does.

Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.

The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present.

We need to find the courage to say no to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.

The moment in between what you once were, and who you are now becoming, is where the dance of life really takes place.

I just want to get a Ph.D. in love.

If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.