"Whether life is seen as a struggle or a gift depends on one’s attitude of mind, not on one’s circumstances."
That Which You Seek is Causing You to Seek (via yoga9vipassana
"Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful."
"Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."
"Experience is a brutal teacher, but you learn. My God, do you learn."
"You are worthy of love and respect. You are beautiful, gifted, and intelligent. Don’t let the storm make you forget that."
"However great a man’s natural talent may be, the act of writing cannot be learned all at once."
"The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed."
"How many faces, how many bodies can you recognize, with your eyes closed, only by touching them ? Have you ever closed your eyes and acted unconsciously ? Or loved someone so blindly, you could almost feel their energy in a dark room and be moved by the powerful touch of their ideas ?"
"In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves. Self-discipline with all of them came first."
Harry S. Truman
So thankful for this space.
"I will only let you touch me,
if your hands are so full of intention,
that every brush of your palms feels
like you writing a novel on my skin."