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18

Oct

Looking through my camera roll after a night with my old friend bourbon…

Looking through my camera roll after a night with my old friend bourbon…

13

Oct

goddamnitriot:

diendane:

I thought this was a latte.

it is a catte.

goddamnitriot:

diendane:

I thought this was a latte.

it is a catte.

aseaofquotes:

Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body

aseaofquotes:

Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body

02

Oct

Random goal setting

I want to make the world a better place. And that doesn’t mean I’m going to drop everything and go become an engineer and create something that will save the Earth. That’s probably beyond me. But I can do more in my daily life to make the world a better place - support people more - be present more. And so that’s my plan.

25

Sep

The sky lately in Austin has been ridiculously beautiful. Consistently. Maybe it’s the start of fall, and that always makes me cheerful - or maybe just the last several days I’ve been looking up.

The sky lately in Austin has been ridiculously beautiful. Consistently. Maybe it’s the start of fall, and that always makes me cheerful - or maybe just the last several days I’ve been looking up.

1000drawings:

by Kate Holden

24

Sep

On Joy and Sorrow
 Kahlil Gibran

Your joy is your sorrow unmasked.
And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears.
And how else can it be?
The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.
Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven?
And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives?
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy.
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight. 

Some of you say, “Joy is greater thar sorrow,” and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.”
But I say unto you, they are inseparable.
Together they come, and when one sits, alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed. 

Verily you are suspended like scales between your sorrow and your joy.
Only when you are empty are you at standstill and balanced.
When the treasure-keeper lifts you to weigh his gold and his silver, needs must your joy or your sorrow rise or fall.

20

Sep

casualblessings:

May you see something unexpectedly beautiful when you’re feeling sad. (by Anonymous)
The interesting thing about grief, I think, is that it is its own size. It is not the size of you. It is its own size. And grief comes to you. You know what I mean? I’ve always liked that phrase “He was visited by grief,” because that’s really what it is. Grief is its own thing. It’s not like it’s in me and I’m going to deal with it. It’s a thing, and you have to be okay with its presence. If you try to ignore it, it will be like a wolf at your door.
Stephen Colbert, who lost his father at a young age (via creatingaquietmind)

And it’s is like a visitor in that once the initial grief is over, you never know when it is going to pop round again, not how long it will stay when it does