I am a cage, in search of a bird.
The time it takes for us to reach the essence of our true being, is merely dependent on how quickly we can remove our own ignorance.
He was in fact the embodiment of the invisible cloud, a collective state of being contained in the body of a small human. It was a secret kingdom. This crowd was the nucleus of that which was to be born one day, but never would … Continue readingShahrnush Parsipur, Touba and the Meaning of Night (via touba) (via serpentskirt) (via milktrees) (via delicatelybruised)
There is no becoming that is not built by light and shadow, the seen and the buried, the loved and the loathed.
Love, love is a verb Love is a doing word Fearless on my breath Gentle impulsion Shakes me makes me lighter Fearless on my breath Teardrop on the fire Fearless on my breath Nine night of matter Black flowers blossom Fearless on my breath Black … Continue readingLove, love is a verb Love is a doing word Fearless on my breath Gentle impulsion Shakes me makes me
As a man can drink water from any side of a full tank, so the skilled theologian can wrest from any scripture that which will serve his purpose.
And I wanted to cry out at her that I could not put the body apart from the soul, and that the comfort of her body was more than a thing of the flesh, but was also a comfort of the soul, and why it … Continue readingRobert McAfee Brown
I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me.
If I take your hand and lead you through this heartache will you dance with me?
Everyone, at some point in their lives, wakes up in the middle of the night with the feeling that they are all alone in the world, and that nobody loves them now and that nobody will ever love them, and that they will never have … Continue readingLemony Snicket (via quotewhore) (via delicatelybruised)