3 Elizabeth Gilbert Quotes To Feel Magical Today

We deserve to feel and embrace the magic of life.

Raji Pillay
4 min readAug 25, 2021

I just got off YouTube watching Elizabeth Gilbert talk. It is an old interview from when her book “Big Magic” was released.

Big Magic, is the most beautiful and magical book I have read. As a writer, that book spoke to my soul. I bought that book during a vacation and couldn’t keep it down. I woke up before everyone else to get through few magical pages of that book.

As I was listening to her today, those same feelings came back. Her voice, perspective, love for her craft, and outlook towards life made me feel calm from within.

This article is an amalgamation of her magic and how my life resonates with it.

Big Magic

Pick Your Delusion

If you’re going to live your life based on delusions (and you are, because we all do), then why not at least select a delusion that is helpful? -Elizabeth Gilbert

I grew up feeling I looked blah. I did fit society’s standard of body shape, but y’all I was brown. I was brown in India (which btw is a shade-of-browns country). Brown wasn’t the color to…



Raji Pillay

I bring my love for books, coffee, technology and life in general to my writing. Blockchain has caught my fancy and I am exploring it as I write.