I just want to say how much I love meditation, and how foreign of a concept it is to many people. For me, it’s nothing more than sitting in a dark room with no sound or stimuli and clearing my head of all thoughts and songs and bits and pieces of things floating around. It’s incredibly difficult…
Much that may one day be possible can already be prepared by the solitary individual, and built with his own hands which make fewer mistakes. Therefore love your solitude and bear the pain of it without self-pity. The distance you feel from those around you should trouble you no more than your distance from the farthest stars. be glad that you are growing, and realize that you cannot take anyone with you: be gentle with those who stay behind. Be confident and calm before them, and don’t torment them with your doubts or distress them with your ambitions which they wouldn’t be able to comprehend. Find in a true and simple way what you have in common with them, which does not need to change when you yourself change and change again. When you see them, love life in a from that is not your own, and be kind to all the people who are afraid of their aloneness
Love the Solitude.
Worpswede, July 16, 1903
Letters to a young poet
Sometimes people have a hard time understanding what a happy relationship between two people who obvs think the other is awesome looks like.
We think this is one great (and holy bananas, so freaking hilarious) example.
OH MY GOD PLEASE EVERYONE WHO FOLLOWS ME PLEASE WATCH THIS I PROMISE YOU WILL SMILE AND IT’S SO ADORABLE OMFG
Is it possible to just skip the whole awkward dating phase and jump straight to the point where you are happily married, giving each other backing vocals for impromptu karaoke sessions while pumping gas?
Because, you know, that sounds nice.
I love when you become so close with someone that you can see parts of each other in one another and you begin to say the same things and steal lines from one another and have a similar sense of humor and can exchange an inside joke with just a glance you don’t even have to talk because you have such a strong connection with them and you can sit in comfortable silence but also talk for hours it’s really hard to find that kind of compatibility