"It’s impossible," said pride.
"It’s risky," said experience.
"It’s pointless," said reason.
"Give it a try," whispered the heart.
You are a
and a while,
do not drown
Love who you love while you have them. That’s all you can do. Let them go when you must. If you know how to love, you’ll never run out.
For a star to be born, there is one thing that must happen: a gaseous nebula must collapse.
This is not your destruction.
This is your birth.
It’s the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance. It is the dream afraid of waking that never takes the chance. It is the one who won’t be taken who cannot seem to give. And the soul afraid of dying that never learns to live.
Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.
You can’t stop being who you are because you’re afraid.
I used to think that when people fell in love, they just landed where they landed, and they had no choice in the matter afterward. And maybe that’s true of beginnings, but it’s not true of this, now.
I fell in love with him. But I don’t just stay with him by default as if there’s no one else available to me. I stay with him because I choose to, every day that I wake up, every day that we fight or lie to each other or disappoint each other. I choose him over and over again, and he chooses me.
Worrying is a waste of time. It doesn’t change anything. It messes with your mind, and steals your peace and happiness.
Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.
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