I find it strange when I read studies that say “lowered risk of death.” We all have the same “risk of death.” 100%
How can I be substantial if I do not cast a shadow? I must have a dark side also...– Kristine Mann Library (via mindfulmantras)
The big cut...
Last day of dreadlocks. Pictures tomorrow. I’m not sure I’m ready.
Lighting The Way
“When we look at modern man, we have to face the fact…that modern man suffers from a kind of poverty of the spirit, which stands in glaring contrast to his scientific and technological abundance. We’ve learned to fly the air like birds, we’ve learned to swim the seas like fish, and yet we haven’t learned to walk the earth as brothers and sisters.” Martin Luther King, Jr. Artwork by Thomas...
Faith is essential. If we have no faith, even if we master profound teachings...– Geshe Kelsang Gyatso - “Transform Your Life” (via dancingdakini)
It is precisely because we resist the darkness in ourselves that we miss the...– Thomas Moore (via nirvikalpa)
Sometimes it’s hard to believe I am not actually a ringleader of a circus of 12 year olds, but am in fact a supervisor of a bunch of people in their mid-twenties to whom the idea of acting like adults at work should not be so foreign as it is.
You carry Mother Earth within you, She is not just outside of you. Mother...– Thích Nhat Hanh (via yogachocolatelove)
When I first became a feminist twenty years ago, I had an old-school feminist...– Minna Hong This is an excerpt from her essay in the Let’s Talk About Names series (I have one too) on Flyover Feminism and Are Women Human? The essay focuses on her experiences with people trying to pronounce her name, race, last name changes and feminism. I love this excerpt. I wrote about...
powertotheyankinpussy: Praying for those in Boston today. For those in Iraq where 20 bombs were set off today. Praying for the 29 that were killed in Somalia because of a bomb set off yesterday. Praying for the thousands of innocent victims of U.S. drones in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia. Praying for everyone. Praying for this whole world. Because every life matters and because they are...
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops...– Mahatma Gandhi (via gaywrites)
There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist, or...– Denis Waitley (via yogachocolatelove)
nickmoorexvx: Yesterday a guy came up to me at work was like “How are you ever going to get a job with all those piercings?” I’ll say that again. A guy came up to me at work and asked “How are you ever going to get a job with all those piercings?”
If you cannot find a friend who is good, wise, and loving, walk alone, like a...– Buddha (via cosmofilius)