as undiscovered territory
but the truth was,
they met and they loved
where neither of them lived,
in the wild places between them,
in the swamps and wetlands,
in the untamed forests
and water-less deserts
on the outskirts of their lives.
And each time they met, each...
because it won't come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive.
and excess [as Joan] and, you know, she can laugh and she can cry two seconds afterwards. She can cry for an ant on the street. She has, like, no skin.
“She feels everything. Even the wind can make her cry.”
and took a deep breath of the flower-scented air. It was dearer to her than her kin, better than a lover, wiser than a book. And for a moment she rediscovered the purpose of her life. She was here on earth to absorb its wild enchantment. ~Boris Pasternak, "Doctor Zhivago"
Grief cannot be shared for it is mine alone.
Grief is a dying within me, a great emptiness, a frightening void. It is loneliness, a sickening sorrow at night, on awakening a terrible dread. Another’s words do not help. A reasoned argument explains little for having tried...
the opinion of others, and the moment you are unafraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart... The roar of freedom
"A lion paces in every human heart.
What quickens yours?
What makes your lion roar?"
removing toxic people from your life. It doesn't matter whether someone is a relative, romantic interest, childhood friend or an employer. You don't have to make room for people who cause you pain or make you feel small. It's one thing of a person owns up to their behaviour and...