"God does not play dice with the universe."
Albert Einstein (via purplebuddhaproject)
"The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves."
Pema Chodron (via thecalminside)
"Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding."
Kahil Gibran (via thecalminside)
"Perhaps only people who are capable of real togetherness have that look of being alone in the universe. The others have a certain stickiness, they stick to the mass."
For those who are not frightened by the solitude, everything will have a different taste…
In solitude, they will learn that saying ‘No’ does not always show a lack of generosity and that saying ‘Yes’ is not always a virtue."
Lately I’ve been cactus obsessed.
"A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world."
Oscar Wilde (via dwaless)
"Realize that every mode of perception is subjective,
that what is seen or heard,
touched or smelt,
felt or thought,
expected or imagined,
is in the mind and not in reality,
and you will experience peace and freedom from fear."
Nisargadatta (via oceanandwave)
wryer: Bon Iver, Bon Iver
☼ be yourself and be free ☼
Model of the Moon, Field Columbian Museum, Chicago c.1894
"We don’t meditate to see heaven. We meditate to end suffering."
Ajahn Chah (via thecalminside)