Our fears are more numerous than our dangers, and we suffer more in our...– Seneca (via northway-financial)
I thought I’d whip myself into shape this week, but I just ended up making a few batches of chocolate chip cookies. And some cornbread. I’ve been told my cornbread is fantastic. How I make cornbread:[[MORE]] Preheat oven to 400F Mix these dry ingredients in a bowl: 1 cup flour 1 cup cornmeal 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Mix this other stuff together...
Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world...– Mary Oliver, from “Wild Geese” (via proustitute)
I was going to reblog a quote attributed to Descartes: “Conquer yourself rather than the world.” Then it occured to me that that sentence doesn’t sound like Descartes at all. I couldn’t find the source anywhere, but he said the same thing, more or less, and managed it in one sentence - and when I say ‘sentence’, I mean one of those 18th century trainwrecks...
I’ve been workin’ and now I’m takin’ some classes. Assuming there’re no bureaucratic catastrophes, it’ll be my last semester at UCF. The days pass pretty peacefully now. I’m growing my hair out, I’d like to be able to tie it back again, but I don’t think I’ll let it go past my shoulders. Currently reading: A Treasury of American...
Study me as much as you like, you will never know me. For I differ a hundred...– Rumi (via blankgeneration-)
Pleasure puts you to sleep and pain wakes you up. If you don’t want to suffer,...– Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (via substancem)
I didn’t want to kiss you goodbye — that was the trouble — I wanted to kiss you...– Ernest Hemingway (via lovinloveout)
There is a kind of pressure in humans to take whatever is most beloved by them...– Anne Carson, from “Book of Isaiah” (via proustitute)
My faysch ish numm! Doo hourjh in da dendishd’sh jair!
But if you cannot find a good companion of integrity and wisdom, then, like a...– Dhammapada 329, Ajahn Munindo rendition (via hip-)
Ben Harper, Forever
I am still; I drink my tea; I listen.– Bonnie Johnston (via alwaysdrinktea)
The surest way to become Tense, Awkward, and Confused is to develop a mind that...– Benjamin Hoff, The Tao Of Pooh (via creatingaquietmind)
AUGGHHHRRGHHH! My body!!! That means it hurts. That’s an exclamation of pain, exhaustion, and other such unpleasant physical conditions; all wrapped up in one rather hard to spell syllable. It turns out that everything I do at the restaurant is something that I shouldn’t be doing because of my back and neck. Oh well. Same time tomorrow. I would very much like someone to rub my...
oceana-empress: Harry Connick Jr. // A Wink and...