"I beg you to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer."
#get it together
Been needing a pep talk practically every week these days, sometimes more than once. What a season. Who the hell am I.
"Monotony collapses time; novelty unfolds it. You can exercise daily and eat healthily and live a long life, while experiencing a short one. If you spend your life sitting in a cubicle and passing papers, one day is bound to blend unmemorably into the next - and disappear. That’s why it’s so important to change routines regularly, and take vacations to exotic locales, and have as many new experiences as possible that can serve to anchor our memories. Creating new memories stretches out psychological time, and lengthens our perception of our lives."
Joshua Foer, Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything
fill yourself up with love instead of hate. fill yourself up with art, books, knowledge, experiences. surround yourself with people who have nothing but love to give.
these things are important. they will help you learn how to love."
"He may still love you. He probably does. He probably doesn’t know what he wants. He probably still thinks about you all the time. But that isn’t what matters. What matters is what he’s doing about it, and what he’s doing about it is nothing. And if he’s doing nothing, you most certainly shouldn’t do anything. You need someone who goes out of their way to make it obvious that they want you in their life."
"Sadness gives depth. Happiness gives height. Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance."
#note to self
I can never understand how God works… but he definitely does and it’s always at the right time.
John Mayer - Assassin
"Should have turned around and left before the sun came up again.
But the sun came up again.
I was a killer, was the best they’d ever seen.
I’d steal your heart before you ever heard a thing.
I’m an assassin and I had a job to do.
Little did I know that girl was an assassin too.
Suddenly I’m in over my head and I could hardly breathe.
Suddenly I’m floating over her bed and I feel everything.
Suddenly I know exactly what I did, but I cannot move a thing.
Suddenly I know exactly what I’d done and what it’s gonna mean to me, mean to me, I’m gone.”
(Source: letswatchthefireworks, via letswatchthefireworks)
Good at shutting down conversations with you.
1:19 am. Finished decorating 12 feet of garland…. and I’m still not done with Christmas decorating after doing the tree and main stairwell the past few days. A little over 6 more feet left, and still need to buy a few more things. I love 4 day weekends. This is probably the last 4 day weekend I’ll be having for a while so I’m trying to make the most of it as possible.. even if it means being home at 1 am. Anything is better than sleeping early… and having to be somewhere before the sun rises.