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"There is no such thing as was—only is. If was existed, there would be no grief or sorrow."
Faulkner
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Photo a day. Day one. 
At Ediya with Kelsey, who also loves to write. It’s a beautiful day, and the sun is setting as I type. I have a lot of work to do for my portfolio. It’s daunting, but exciting. 
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"Forgiveness is an act of creation. …How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstances instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to remember to say about it all. You understand the suffering that drove the offense to begin with. You prefer to remain outside the milieu. You are not waiting for anything. You are not wanting anything. There is no lariat snare around your ankle stretching from way back there to here. You are free to go. It may not have turned out to be a ‘happily ever after’, but most certainly there is now a fresh ‘Once upon a time’ waiting for you from this day forward."
Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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"It is often the case that what a woman reads makes her more attractive and more elegant than what she wears."
Carine Roitfled
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"So now we know. Pigs are horses. Girls are boys. War is peace."
Arundhati Roy, 2001
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this is delicious, better than ice cream.
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"from my cave to my grave i guess i’ll always be a child"
devendra banhart
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i can’t wait to be on the other side of the sunrise. seoul 2011. EST + 13 hrs
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“Jouissance, in French, means enjoyment and pleasure, in particularly in an over-the-top sense. It contrasts with ‘plaisir’, which is a controlled state that happens within cultural norms.
Jouissance is pleasure (and any stimulation) that can be too much to bear. It may be very largely felt as suffering. It is pleasure and pain together, a feeling of being at the edge.
It can indicate a breaking of boundaries, a connection beyond the self…One of the goals of life is to manage jouissance. Unchecked emotion will control and overwhelm you. Society helps this through controlling mechanisms such as education and cultural norms. It has been said that jouissance is ‘drained’ from the body throughout life, leading to the calm of old age.”
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Women Who Run With the Wolves (Taken with Instagram)
It is better, more graceful, and far more soulful to just be what and as you are and let the other creatures be what they are too. —Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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mountains of the moon has made me consider voice in a way i haven’t thought of/felt before. refreshing, brilliant book, utterly unique, & that is why it is remarkable. it is easy for me to forget how the truly beautiful are, how unyielding they are when it comes to how they live their lives, how they choose their voices, how honest they are in their creation. luckily there are those who are generous enough to remind me. they have left and are creating: books and songs and paintings, among so many other expressions, for me to swim in. 
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"Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music and never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, lovers and warriors."
hunter s. thompson