She's the girl that believes that what comes around goes around. The one that hopes for a better day. The one that won't give up on you. She's the girl thats unlike the rest. The one that spent her days smiling, and her nights crying. She's the girl that would love to be loved...
I won’t kiss your best friend or break your heart.
I won’t make you choose between what you love to do & me.
I’m not cold. I’m not reckless.
I’m the girl your father mentions when your mom’s not around.
I’m the girl that gets away.
I will love you more than...
After 9/11 when the country was gearing up for war I was in a shop and found a bumper sticker with a quote by Ghandi:
"An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind"
I bought the bumper sticker & it is on my rear bumper to this day.
and the blindness of men, who thought that the Kosmos had rules and limits that would shelter them from their own freedom. There were no shelters. There were no final purposes. Futility, and freedom, were Absolute."
and dropping its bombs each time the circle brings it overhead; physical pain is like a steady barrage on a trench in World War One, hours of it with no let up for a moment; Thought is never static; pain often is.
"Remember today, for it is the beginning. Today marks the start of a brave new future."
I found this article and wanted to share. I printed this out and have it by my computer so I can see it everyday. New thoughts for the new year.
Start spending time with the right people...
Some crawl up your as...
Some snap under pressure
Some don't have the strength to hold you up
Some get a little twisted
Some support you
Some are your favorite
Some are cheap and get bent out of shape
And some actually cover your as.. when you need them
from their skin.
more water in their eyes.
more tremble in their bodies.
more women in their hearts
on their hands.
more softness in their height.
more honesty in their voice.
more humility in their feet.
(via nayyirah waheed)
this in a private message to me. I believe she has posted it elsewhere in one of her own stories, but I simply had to share it here, too. If you see this, please know I found it extremely profound and have read and reread it so many times I've nearly committed it to memory...
I only keep in mind only this part:
' Nobody said life would be easy, they just promised you it will most likely be worth it'
I try to live with this quote in mind, but every day i start to doubt it more and more :/
and selfless thing one can offer another human being. It can be as fragile and needy as a newly born infant, or as solid and self-supporting as a granite pillar, yet it is the hands of the recipient that determines its ultimate fate.”
― Mark W Boyer
right thing to do ... and doing it ... when doing it places us in the path of harm.
Strength of Character, is doing the right thing ... aware of the consequences
~~~my high school architecture teacher and baseball coach
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A young man is walking along the ocean and sees a beach on which thousands and thousands of starfish have washed ashore. Further along he sees an old man, walking slowly and stooping often, picking up one starfish after another and tossing each one gently into the ocean.
"You know what's really powerfully sexy? A sense of humor. A taste for adventure. A healthy glow. Hips to grab on to. Openness. Confidence. Humility. Appetite. Intuition... Smart-*** comebacks. Presence. A quick wit. Dirty jokes told by an innocent looking lady...
A woman who...