chênes vivants
“(...) the human being really has limitless possibilities. (...) the core of what we are is not that thing that we normally define ourselves as. The core of what we are is a human being. And when we define ourselves as a human being, it changes everything. So music now, I look at it from the standpoint of being a human being and use that as the foundation.”
— Herbie Hancock

“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.“
Desiderius Erasmus
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ohio, treesseasons, quotes, usa

“I touch you knowing we weren't born tomorrow, and somehow, each of us will help the other live, and somewhere, each of us must help the other die.”
— Adrienne Rich

I have all of the resources that I need. Inner and outer.
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flowersclouds, provencefrance

“One’s career, like marriage and parenting, is a prime vehicle for the projection of 1) identity, which is thought to be confirmed through the visible mastery of a body of expertise; 2) nurturance, that one will be fed by being productive; and 3) transcendence, that one will overcome the pettiness of the spirit through successive achievements. When these projections dissolve , and the dissatisfaction with how one is using one’s life energy can no longer be displaced, then one is in the Middle Passage.” 
— James Hollis

what is love?
Love is being,
a natural way of being.
Love is looking within.
Love is looking all around.
Love is listening,
truly listening.

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love, ocean, florida, usa, poetry

a whisper in a wind tunnel
“It is because I dove into the abyss that I am beginning to love the abyss I am made of.”
― Clarice Lispector

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plantas sagradas
“Warriorship is a continual journey. To be a warrior is to learn to be genuine in every moment of your life.“ 
— Chögyam Trungpa

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My life as a city-dwelling gringa turned me into a dull knife blade: I wanted it too, that sharpness, the ability to see what others cannot see.

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costa ricatrees

sophrologie diaries
There is a lucity, a crystillation that occurs after the words, “I quit.”  

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pantin © 2023
(there are other sarah rose’s, but this is the new one)