16 Glennon Doyle Melton Quotes That'll Inspire You To Be Your Own LOVE WARRIOR

Love, Self

These will soothe your soul.

This lady warrior is one BUSY woman. Glennon Doyle Melton is a New York Times bestselling author of her memoir, Carry On, Warrior and her book, Love Warrior. Oprah’s Book List; she was on there too!

Her books are powerful, true, and get to the heart of the human condition, making her stories loved by people all over the country.

She’s also a well-seasoned philanthropist and activist, creating the online community, Momastery, and founding a non-profit, Together Rising, which has raised more than 4 million dollars for women and children in crisis. And her writing goes beyond the bookshelves as Melton has been featured in top publications like Reader’s Digest, Family Circle and Woman’s Day.

Her writing career started with her blog, Momastery, which she started back in 2009. She touches on topics of figuring out life, being a parent, being a woman and feeling lost in this confusing, big world.

She has actually been through a lot herself: bulimia, addiction, and time spent in a mental hospital. It’s these experiences and hardships that have been behind much of her work. Writing from such a place of hurt and hope has made her one of the most relatable authors of his decade. 

Melton is raw, witty, and has an ability to make a human connection with her readers through the written word. Fans are known to follow her work because of how much it relates to their own lives. It makes them feel a whole lot less alone and like her quotes about life can inspire them.

If you’re feeling lost and confused about your very own existence, pick up one of her books and you’ll have an instant friend. Don’t have time to read her entire memoir? Check out some of these Glennon Doyle Melton quotes about life. They are some of her most inspirational, fierce and motivating quotes.

It's better to have love and lost, right?

“Grief is love's souvenir. It's our proof that we once loved. Grief is the receipt we wave in the air that says to the world: Look! Love was once mine. I love well. Here is my proof that I paid the price.” 

Seek help from a distance.

“People who are hurting don't need Avoiders, Protectors, or Fixers. What we need are patient, loving witness. People to sit quietly and hold space for us. People to stand in helpful vigil to our pain.”

Advice might be more practical.

“The only meaningful thing we can offer one another is love. Not advice, not questions about our choices, not suggestions for the future, just love.”

But, I really hate traffic jams.

“If our goal is to be tolerant of people who are different than we are, Chase, then we really are aiming quite low. Traffic jams are to be tolerated. People are to be celebrated.”

Sometimes, we need to take a good look in the mirror.

“People who need help sometimes look a lot like people who don’t need help.”

But what about imposter syndrome?

“If you feel something calling you to dance or write or paint or sing, please refuse to worry about whether you’re good enough. Just do it. Be generous. Offer a gift to the world that no one else can offer: yourself.”

I must be pretty good at breathing by now.

“Reading is my inhale and writing is my exhale.”

We all want to have fun.

“Here's my hunch: nobody's secure, and nobody feels like she completely belongs. Those insecurities are just job hazards of being human. But some people dance anyway, and those people have more fun.”

I think I should evaluate some of my life choices.

“That’s how you can tell that you’re filling yourself with the wrong things. You use a lot of energy, and in the end, you feel emptier and less comfortable than ever.” 

Easier said than done.

“Since brokenness is the way of folks, the only way to live peacefully is to forgive everyone constantly, including yourself.” 

Let's all try to be a little braver.

“Kind people are brave people. Brave is not something you should wait to feel. Brave is a decision. It is a decision that compassion is more important than fear, than fitting in, than following the crowd.” 

You don't need to know everything.

“It's OK to feel too much and know too little.” 

I think she's on to something.

“So what is it in a human life that creates bravery, kindness, wisdom, and resilience? What if it's pain? What if it's the struggle?”

Damn, we can't hide anything from her.

“No woman on earth doesn’t give a f*ck — no woman is that cool — she’s just hidden her fire. Likely, it’s burning her up.” 

A manual for life would be much appreciated.

“Life is hard — not because we’re doing it wrong, just because it’s hard.”

Some visit more than others.

“What if pain — like love — is just a place brave people visit?”

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