I’m thinking that…. building my spirit might be an iterative process. I thought that maybe there was a magic bullet. If I could find the one thing bothering me, then I could flip the switch and everything would be alright again. But, I’m starting to think that it may not work that way. Maybe… I need to build myself up slowly.. over time… a little more each...
The first act of violence that patriarchy demands of males is not violence...– Bell Hooks
Knowing how to be alone is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone,...– Bell Hooks (via lushious)
I have the deepest affection for intellectual conversations. The ability to just...– (via unshakeablefaith)
When love is not madness, it is not love.– Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Society has a problem with female nudity when it is not … ”—Badu pauses to get...– Erykah Badu (via floralnymph)
Wherever diseases exist, a lack of harmonious frequencies can be found in the...– Almine (via lucifelle)
Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can...– Alex Tan (via theconsciousmuslim)
When I was a child, I used to have a recurring dream of a lion. In the dream, the lion would pace back and forth in my living room. I was so fearful of the lion that I would climb up on the entertainment stand near the entrance of my home to escape. Unfazed, the lion would stand at the base of the entertainment center and continue to pace back and forth. back and forth. waiting. It was so...
Disappointments are to the soul what the thunder-storm is to the air.– Friedrich Von Schiller
Charlie, we accept the love we think we deserve.– Bill, The Perks Of Being A Wallflower (via rockngill)
Man often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself...– Mahatma Gandhi (via thefreenomad)
Don’t let a mad world tell you that success is anything other than a successful...– Eckhart Tolle (via thefreenomad)
God wishes to see more love and playfulness in your eyes for that is your...– Hafiz (via thefreenomad)
I dream too much and I don’t write enough and I’m just trying to find God...– Anis Mojgani (via thechanelmuse)
I have lost friends, some by death…others by sheer inability to cross the...– Virginia Woolf (via misswallflower)
We are not held back by the love we didn’t receive in the past, but by the love...– Marianne Williamson (via lucifelle)
Babaamr is facing a genocide right now. I will never forgive you for your...– One of Syrian citizen journalist Rami Al-Sayed’s last messages. The 27-year-old Al-Sayed, who bravely documented what was going on in the wartorn city of Homs, was actively targeted by the regime’s shelling according to activists. He ran a live feed of the bombardment of his city, out of the...
Kahlil Gibran Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. And he is your board and your fireside. For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace. When your friend speaks his mind you fear not the “nay” in your own mind, nor do you withhold the “ay.” And when he is silent your heart ceases...
The soul has been given its own ears to hear things mind does not understand.– Rumi (via moreofamore)