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Once you accept yourself as you are, you allow yourself to be happy. You don’t need to become anything or anyone else, just as a rose doesn’t need to become a lotus in order to be happy. A rose is already beautiful. You are wonderful just as you are.

Thich Nhat Hanh

She reminded me of the sea; the way she came d…

She reminded me of the sea; the way she came dancing towards you, wild and beautiful, and just when she was almost close enough to touch she’d rush away again.

So you look for patterns because that’s what h…

So you look for patterns because that’s what humans do to try and make sense of things. In hope of some divine order. And you look in movies and songs and the things that you read for symbols, points and swirls that match your own. But the only real pattern there is, is the one you make when you hold up a mirror. And reflect.

…And I said to my body, softy. ‘I want to be y…

…And I said to my body, softy. ‘I want to be your friend.’ It took a long breath and replied, ‘I have been waiting my whole life for this’.

You must live in the present, launch yourself …

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.

More and more I found myself at a loss for wor…

More and more I found myself at a loss for words and didn’t want to hear other people talking either. Their conversations seemed false and empty. I preferred to look at the sea, which said nothing and never made you feel alone.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silen…

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.

We were together. I forget the rest.

We were together. I forget the rest.

She let out a laugh, and then she put her hand…

She let out a laugh, and then she put her hand over her mouth, like she was angry at herself for forgetting her sadness.

She stays lost in the middle of her own world …

She stays lost in the middle of her own world somewhere. We can’t get in and she doesn’t come out.