andrew wk on
Only those who have fallen down can truly perceive what it means to be up.
In ways both real and imagined, how you see the world colors what you see in the world.
And how faking it can be just as good.
Very intense, uncomfortably strange inner sensations can be experienced as joyous and delightful.
In the times you feel like lashing out, don't. There may be a reward in store.
Not allowing ourselves to float aimlessly throughout life in a cloudy daze is an unquestionably hard challenge, but one we owe ourselves to face head on.
How an unspeakable act of kindness changed my life forever.
These raw emotions inside us are real power and real energy. They are not to be wasted or numbed out or squashed, but channeled and harnessed and used for good.
"There seems to be no room in the summer for the melancholy feelings of despair inside us, and in fall, I find an outer recognition of my inner experience."
We've already won an incredible jackpot called "being alive."
"We've also been told that avoiding strife and strain is proof of real success in life. But deeper inside, we realize this can't be why we're here."