bitterness.

  I’VE TRIED TO BE FORGIVING. AND YET. THERE WERE TIMES IN MY LIFE, WHOLE YEARS, WHEN ANGER GOT THE BETTER OF ME. UGLINESS TURNED ME INSIDE OUT. THERE WAS A CERTAIN SATISFACTION IN BITTERNESS. I COURTED IT. IT WAS STANDING ON THE OUTSIDE, AND I WAS INVITED IN. I SCOWLED AT THE WORLD. AND … Continue reading

cultivate loneliess.

“Loneliness is the human condition. Cultivate it. The way it tunnels into you allows your soul room to grow. Never expect to outgrow loneliness. Never hope to find people who will understand you, someone to fill that space. An intelligent, sensitive person is the exception, the very great exception. If you expect to find people … Continue reading

happy birthday bukowski

& to walk across the floor to an old dresser with a cracked mirror- see myself, ugly, grinning at it all. what matters most is how well you walk through the fire.

bravery,

“When I was a kid, I didn’t understand what bravery was. I thought that being brave meant you weren’t scared. And as I grew up, I started to realize, being brave is all about being scared. And going on to do what you have to do, despite the fact you’re scared. That’s bravery.” neil gaiman.

part.

If you hate a person, you hate something in him that is part of yourself. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us. herman hesse.

not like all the rest.

all of the ramblings of your mind are golden to the world outside. so post your thoughts & just broadcast how you wish we could all confide in something than ourselves. you are remarkable to me. you take in the outcasts of the world, & show them it’s okay to be no like all the … Continue reading

the way of life can be free and beautiful but we have lost the way.

I’m sorry but I don’t want to be an Emperor, that’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible, Jew, gentile, black man, white. We all want to help one another, human beings are like that. We all want to live by each other’s … Continue reading

secondary.

Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already … Continue reading

REVOLUTION!!!

“if you’re standing in the way of the winds of the change that are directed by the 99% of the population that controls the actual workflow then you’re on the wrong side of history. and you’re going to bring about much more suffering in that process.” CHRISTOPHER SCULLY, a dear friend of You Are Remarkable … Continue reading

mirror, mirror.

JUST IMAGINE LIVING IN A WORLD WITHOUT MIRRORS. YOU’D DREAM ABOUT YOUR FACE AND IMAGINE IT AS AN OUTER REFLECTION OF WHAT IS INSIDE YOU. AND THEN, WHEN YOU REACHED FORTY, SOMEONE PUT A MIRROR BEFORE YOU FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YOUR LIFE. IMAGINE YOUR FRIGHT! YOU’D SEE THE FACE OF A STRANGER. AND … Continue reading

not anymore.

Here is my hand, my heart, my throat, my wrist. Here are the illuminated cities at the center of me, and here is the center of me, which is a lake, which is a well that we can drink from, but I can’t go through with it. I just don’t want to die anymore. Richard … Continue reading

against all odds.

it’s now or never. “…and the human spirit prevails!” i won’t forget what it means to be young & i won’t forget what it means to fall in love. i am alive! -dominic mallary.

i love you.

i love you. i love everything that you do. i love everything that’s you, i love you. i love you what you do to purple & blue. you flatter everything that’s good, i love you. petals stay on the flowers throughout the hours. hot is hot & cold is cold. god bless you. god bless … Continue reading

crooked.

once upon a time there was a crooked tree & a straight tree. & they grew next to each other. & every day the straight tree would look at the crooked tree & he would say, “you’re crooked. you’ve always been crooked & you’ll continue to be crooked. but look at me! look at me!” … Continue reading

you is…

You is kind. You is smart. You is important. You is kind. You is smart. You is important. You is kind. You is smart. You is important. You is kind. You is smart. You is important. You is kind. You is smart. You is important. You is kind. You is smart. You is important. You is kind. You is smart. … Continue reading

ask the wind.

Whisper your desire to the wind. Ask the wind to take it to the end of the world. -yoko ono.

wait, still.

You do not need to leave your room. Remain sitting at your table and listen. Do not even listen, simply wait, be quiet still and solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked, it has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. -kafka.

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