Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t...– Louise Erdrich (via anuglybeauty)
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Tyler Durden: The pain of staying the same, or the... →
forcedistancetime: “Our aim should be to train our minds to be strong like strong muscles, so that we can apply an empowering meaning to tough times. As we walk The Path we must become the person it takes to manifest our dreams, otherwise we are simply wishing, hoping and dreaming. We must act. Going to…
Tyler Durden: The key is to trust →
forcedistancetime: “Anything that looks like chaos and calamity in your life is just the Universe’s way of saying “Trust me and we’ll make a life together than is beyond your wildest dreams”. The key is to trust. There’s a bigger vision and purpose inside you that your small brain or Ego can imagine. The…
forcedistancetime: “As you inquire into issues and turn judgments around, you come to see that every perceived problem appearing “out there” is really nothing more than a misperception within your own thinking.” - Byron Katie
Love is a warrior's sword
forcedistancetime: “The peaceful warrior’s way is not about invulnerability, but absolute vulnerability—to the world, to life, and to the Presence you felt. All along I’ve shown you by example that a warrior’s life is not about imagined perfection or victory; it is about love. Love is a warrior’s sword; wherever it cuts, it gives life, not death.” - Dan Millman
forcedistancetime: “Life does not accommodate you, it shatters you. It is meant to, and it couldn’t do it better. Every seed destroys its container or else there would be no fruition.” - Florida Scott-Maxwell
forcedistancetime: “It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” “Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.” - Joseph Campbell
The truth you believe
forcedistancetime: “The truth you believe and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new.” - Pema Chodron
All blame is a waste of time.
forcedistancetime: “All blame is a waste of time. No matter how much fault you find with another, and regardless of how much you blame him, it will not change you. The only thing blame does is to keep the focus off you when you are looking for external reasons to explain your unhappiness or frustration. You may succeed in making another feel guilty about something by blaming him, but you...
What we say to ourselves
forcedistancetime: “It isn’t the things that are happening to us that cause us to suffer, it’s what we say to ourselves about the things that are happening.” - Pema Chodron
Cruelty, Lucille Clifton
kathleenjoy: cruelty. don’t talk to me about cruelty or what i am capable of. and i killed them. i took a broom to their country and smashed and sliced without warning without stopping and i smiled all the time i was doing it. it was a holocaust of roaches, bodies, parts of bodies, red all over the ground. i didn’t ask their names. they had no names worth knowing. now i watch myself...
He who angers you conquers you.
forcedistancetime: “He who angers you conquers you.” - Elizabeth Kenny
Changed for good.
forcedistancetime: “So much of me is made from what I learned from you. You’ll be with me, like a handprint on my heart. And now whatever way our stories end, I know you have re-written mine by being my friend… Because I knew you, i have been changed for good.” -Stephen Swartz