capturing time & faces, tv on mute/music on loud, dance shoes on the side, heart on my sleeve, mature inside & childish outside, ears for Hip Hop/Acoustic/R&B/Alternative/Indie, eyes for ambition and discovery, closeted fanatic, strong sushi & raspberry ice tea cravings, weak tolerance for drama/false personalities/other personal pet peeves, conversation starter, late-night sleeper, tied up/addicted to pop culture, and I'm definitely in a love/hate relationship w/ life(:
There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. If we cannot love ourselves, we cannot fully open to our ability to love others or our potential to create. Evolution and all hopes for a better world rest in the fearlessness and open-hearted vision of people who embrace life.
Turn your attention to this idea: You cannot be wealthy if you
resent wealthy people. You cannot be successful if you resent
successful people. You cannot be happy if you resent happy people.
Whatever you resent is a statement of what you lack. This also applies
to healing. You cannot be healed if you have resentment towards
anyone because resentment breaks down your immune system and
literally causes your own sickness.
There are infinite numbers between 0 and 1. There’s .1 and .12 and .112 and an infinite collection of others. Of course, there is a bigger infinite set of numbers between 0 and 2, or between 0 and a million. Some infinities are bigger than other infinities. A writer we used to like taught us that. There are days, many of them, when I resent the size of my bounded set. I want more numbers than I’m likely to get, and God, I want more numbers for Augustus Waters than he got…