you have no idea how hard i’ve looked for a gift to bring you. nothing seemed right. what’s the point … More
it’s dark because you are trying too hard. »» lightly child, »» lightly. learn to do everything »» l i g h t … More
i want to ask the happiest person in the world whether it was worth it, all the sacrifices he made … More
the fish will be the last to discover water.
permit yourself to flow and overflow.
you may write me down in history with your bitter, twisted lies, you may tread me in the very dirt … More
in sickness and in sickness. that is what i wish for you. don’t seek or expect miracles. there are no … More
some of us are surrounded by destructive people who tell us: we’re worthless when we’re endlessly valuable, that we’re stupid … More
when you’re a kid, you color with reckless abandon. // you color outside the lines. // you color however you … More
there were a series of closing kisses, goodbye kisses, kisses placed like lids on boxes— then the lid would pop … More
i’m sorry, but i don’t want to be an emperor. that’s not my business. i don’t want to rule or … More
people travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses … More
everyone now and again wonders about those questions that have no ready answers: first cause, god’s existence, what happens when … More
the most wasted resource in life, is each other.
he who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears × michel de montaigne ×
document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing… … More
correspondence between hemingway and a young writer (“mice”) mice: how can a writer train himself? hemingway: watch what happens today. … More
the hardest thing in the world to do is to write straight honest prose on human beings. first you have … More
if i were running a school, i’d have one standing assignment that would begin in the first grade and go … More
life is hard— not because we’re doing it wrong, just because it’s hard.
// this being human is a guest house. every morning a new arrival. a joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness … More
// the curious paradox is that: when i accept myself just as I am, then i can change. × carl r. rogers × from … More
maybe it’s not really ugly, or b/r/o/k/e/n, or iMpeRfecT. maybe it’s your perspective that’s b/r/o/k/e/n. iMpeRfecTioN is beautiful to a … More
people will love you. people will hate you. and none of it [ .will have anything to do with you. … More
we humanize what is going on in the world and in ourselves only by speaking of it, and in the … More
“we are what we do to change what we are”