“One day you may catch yourself smiling at the voice in your head,
as you would smile at the antics of a child.
This means that you no longer take the content of your mind all that seriously,
as your sense of self does not depend on it.”
photo : “God Dress up” by Woosra Kim
6:16 am • 14 June 2012 • 832 notes
It is only when we have the courage to face things exactly as they are, without any self-deception or illusion, that a light will develop out of events, by which the path to success may be recognized. I Ching
6:13 am • 14 June 2012 • 2 notes
The Loneliest Whale in the World.
In 2004, The New York Times wrote an article about the loneliest whale in the world. Scientists have been tracking her since 1992 and they discovered the problem:
She isn’t like any other baleen whale. Unlike all other whales, she doesn’t have friends. She doesn’t have a family. She doesn’t belong to any tribe, pack or gang. She doesn’t have a lover. She never had one. Her songs come in groups of two to six calls, lasting for five to six seconds each. But her voice is unlike any other baleen whale. It is unique—while the rest of her kind communicate between 12 and 25hz, she sings at 52hz. You see, that’s precisely the problem. No other whales can hear her. Every one of her desperate calls to communicate remains unanswered. Each cry ignored. And, with every lonely song, she becomes sadder and more frustrated, her notes going deeper in despair as the years go by.
(Source: erickimberlinbowley, via saliksaliksalik)
5:11 am • 8 June 2012 • 410,105 notes
“We depend on nature not only for our physical survival. We also need nature to show us the way home, the way out of the prison of our minds. We got lost in doing, thinking, remembering, anticipating; lost in a maze of complexity and a world of problems. We have forgotten what rocks, plants and animals still know. We have forgotten how to be – to be still, to be ourselves, to be where life is: here and now.”
— Eckhart Tolle (via freyjageist)
7:42 am • 7 June 2012 • 2,673 notes
We are very cruelly trapped between what we would like to be and what we actually are. And we cannot possibly become what we would like to be until we are willing to ask ourselves just why the lives we lead on this continent are mainly so empty, so tame, and so ugly.
I’ll have to really consider this question…Gosh
(Source: crudamoral, via journalofanobody)
7:03 am • 7 June 2012 • 1,817 notes
“The true hero is flawed. The true test of a champion is not whether he can triumph, but whether he can overcome obstacles - preferably of his own making - in order to triumph.”
— Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain (via vanished)
5:46 am • 7 June 2012 • 21 notes
“May the gratitude in my heart kiss all the universe.”
— Hafiz (via vkstr)
8:17 am • 6 June 2012 • 7 notes