A Practical Guide to Riding the Struggle Bus

“I have finally concluded, maybe that's what life is about: there's a lot of despair, but also the odd moment of beauty, where time is no longer the same. It's as if those strains of music created a sort of interlude in time, something suspended, an elsewhere that had come to us, an always within never. Yes, that's it, an always within never.”
-Muriel Barnaby
formerly approachingthehorizon and thethingsiusedtobe


There will be days like this
and they will end
just like every other.

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John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men
Anonymous asked:

So called ‘late-bloomers’ get a bad rap. Sometimes the people with the greatest potential often take the longest to find their path because their sensitivity is a double edged sword- it lives at the heart of their brilliance, but it also makes them more susceptible to life’s pains. Good thing we aren’t being penalized for handing in our purpose late. The soul doesn’t know a thing about deadlines.- Jeff Brown

I love this!

Stop planting flowers in peoples yards who aren’t going to water them.
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People need to be encouraged. People need to be reminded of how wonderful they are. People need to be believed in—told that they are brave and smart and capable of accomplishing all the dreams they dream and more. Remind each other of this.
- Stacey Jean Speer  (via exoticwild)

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