faq.

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

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 

and they pass by themselves

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

watch with awe

// 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 ×
from
on becoming a person: a therapist’s view of psychotherapy

seek connection

seek connection.

seek

       one another.

seek for parts of yourself

       within someone else.

seek for parts of them in you.

seek connection to understand,

to learn, seek connection