the laughter of a child.
today i looked into the eyes of a nine year old boy filled with absolute and pure joy - consumed by the power of music & overwhelmed by the feeling of creating something uniquely beautiful. no diagnosis, no delay, no amount of reservation could stop this child from overflowing with the joy that it is to feel alive and to feel alive in a sea of music. in an instant, all the heaviness of life...
You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a...– Mary Oliver
This is true of anyone: the music we choose is a reflection of who we really...– from Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult
18 year old bliss.
we sat on the bleachers at our old high school and reminisced on the days when a hot summer night meant bike rides and shenanigans in the park and bare feet. we talked about how at eighteen years old it seemed that everything in life was perfect, that we were invincible, had everything figured out. obstacles lay ahead and we knew they involved goodbyes, but we let our hair down and soaked up every...
Food, fire, walks, dreams, cold, sleep, love, slowness, time, quiet, books,...– Jeanette Winterson, Why I Adore the Night
How much of this person I called myself was actually me? And how much was not?...– Haruki Murakami, South of the Border, West of the Sun read this entire gem today. that’s how good Murakami is. that’s how good.
i've been thinking
about how i need to write more. and about how the only reason i don’t is that it scares me. and about how awful of a reason that is. and that sometimes the scariest things produce beautiful fruits.
in every sense of the word, is becoming more okay. more beautiful.
Afterwards I learned, that the best way to manage some kinds of painful...– “Phantastes,” by George MacDonald
There is no theory. You have only to listen. Pleasure is the law. I love music...– Claude Debussy
I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light...– Hafiz
Allman Bros -Blue Sky classic.
There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart.– Celia Thaxter
once in a while it really hits people that they don’t have to experience...– alan keightley