i want to ask the happiest person in the world whether it was worth it, all the sacrifices he made in order to become so happy. … faq.
compassion asks us to look into our own hearts,
discover what gives us pain,
» and then refuse «
under any circumstance whatsoever,
to inflict that pain on anybody else.
:: karen armstrong
people travel to wonder
at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
:: st. augustine of hippo
// people are just as wonderful as sunsets if you let them be.
when i look at a sunset,
i don’t find myself saying,
“soften the orange a bit on the right hand corner.”
i don’t try to control a sunset.
// i watch with awe as it unfolds.
× carl r. rogers ×
on becoming a person: a therapist’s view of psychotherapy
seek for parts of yourself
within someone else.
seek for parts of them in you.
seek connection to understand,
to learn, … seek connection