"All that is gold does not glitter,
not all those who wander are lost;
the old that is strong does not wither,
deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
a light from the shadows shall spring;
renewed shall be blade that was broken,
while ago and he dropped a bomb on me with this quote when I foolishly brought up, "What's the answer to life?"
I remember him looking at me for a few seconds and saying, "You are asking me to solve an answer, like trying to find the answer to 42. Life is not a question, it's...
The more I know, the less I understand
All the things I thought I knew, I'm learning again
I've been tryin' to get down to the Heart of the Matter
But my will gets weak
And my thoughts seem to scatter
But I think it's about forgiveness
Even if, even if...
but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me." - Bob Marley
and had to share it:
"The hardest part of walking away is accepting that your love isn't enough to inspire change. One day you realize you were fighting to love someone more than you fought to love yourself." ---- Sarah Jakes
(Amen to that....)
We are supposed to move through our tragedies and challenges and to help each other move through the many painful episodes of our lives. By remaining stuck in the power of our wounds, we block our own transformation. We overlook the greater gifts inherent in our wounds — the...
not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.
You may give them your love but not your thoughts,
For they have their own thoughts.
You may house...
And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls. Fill each other's cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf. Sing...
dawn-song of the birds beginning, growing as it came towards him, until it rushed over him, filling all the land round the house, and passed on like a wave of music into the West, as the sun rose above the rim of the world.
that I might be awake." - Lewis Black
Didnt sleep.. didnt get anything done. I just laid in bed staring at my blank ceiling. But it did make me wonder why I havent covered my ceiling with color pencil drawings.. oh and.. electricity bill is going to be.. not a sight to behold.
journey beneath the skin
Come with me
On a journey under the skin
We will look together
For the Pan within
Close your eyes
Breathe slow we'll begin
Close your eyes
Breathe slow and we will begin
To look together
For the Pan within
Swing your hips
Loose your head, and let it...
and a shaft of sunlight falls in a certain way across the pavement and I just wanna cry. And then a second later, it's over. I decide because I'm an adult, to not succumb to the momentary melancholy; And I thought that sometimes with Tony, she just had a moment like that. A...
that we write, not with the fingers, but with the whole person. The nerve which controls the pen winds itself about every fibre of our being, threads the heart, pierces the liver."
― Virginia Woolf, Orlando