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“Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts. Each time we drop our complaints and allow everyday good fortune to inspire us, we enter the warrior’s world.”

Pema Chödrön (via yogachocolatelove)

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“And it has been
one hell
of a year.
I have worn
the seasons
under my sleeves,
on my thighs,
running down my cheeks.
This is what
looks like, my dear.”

Michelle K., It Has Been One Hell of a Year (via awelltraveledwoman)

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“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”

African proverb (via awelltraveledwoman)

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“As time goes on, you’ll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn’t, doesn’t. Time solves most things. And what time can’t solve, you have to solve yourself.”

Haruki Murakami  (via thatkindofwoman)

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“Stories are the only enchantment possible, for when we begin to see our suffering as a story, we are saved.”

Anaïs Nin (via beautifully-written)

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“Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It’s that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that’s what the poet does.”

Allen Ginsberg  (via thatkindofwoman)

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  • attic bedroom

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