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longford park
“Your incarnation is the blueprint for your liberation.”
― Ram Dass
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quotes, flowersmanchester

“Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.”
― Lao Tzu 
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quotes, london

“Although the connections are not always obvious, personal change is inseparable from social and political change. “
― Harriet Lerner

“Seek refuge in the attitude of detachment and you will amass the wealth of spiritual awareness. The one who is motivated only by the desire for the fruits of their action, and anxious about the results, is miserable indeed.”
― Bhagavad Gita
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france, quotes, seasons

le malaise 
Hier, il y a eu un moment dans le métro, où une femme très pâle et très âgée a fait un malaise. Tout d'un coup, tout le monde dans le wagon est venu à son aide. Chacun, de tous les horizons de la vie, s'est occupé de cette femme. Deux grands hommes l’ont prise dans leurs bras. J'ai caressé sa main quand elle était par terre en lui répétant doucement, "Ça arrive, ça arrive à tout le monde." Une autre femme l'a surveillée attentivement quand elle a réussi à se lever pour s'asseoir.

Je vis pour les moments comme ça. Des moments où nous sommes tous confrontés à la vie, à l'âge, à la mort. Où nous avons tous une mère, peut-être la même mère. Où nous sommes tous faits du même tissu humain.
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paris, france, français

the astral audience
I wonder what image Joanne held onto of me. If only I could peer into her prism, into what remained. What traces were there of the young and uptight American fidgeting around a pot of coffee, speaking French clumsily like a cat with a dead bird in its mouth?

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love, death, france

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