“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson (via hi-its-jess)
“He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee. I said his heaven would be only half alive; and he said mine would be drunk: I said I should fall asleep in his; and he said he could not breathe in mine.”—Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights (via quote-book)
So today did not quite go as planned. actually I spent the entire day in bed. But that’s fine. I had dinner at my dad’s which was very enjoyable. I came home and kept busy cleaning my entire apartment. and now I am going to be a girl and paint my nails.
Tomorrow will be much better. Fun things with Regina All day =Thrifting, Sam Adams Brewery, Dinner, and then Brett Dennen/ The head and the heart with Tommy at night. yes yes tomorrow will be a good one.
We grow, including the intellectual and the spiritual, without being deeply aware of it. In fact, some periods of our growth are so confusing that we don’t even recognize that growth is what is happening. We may feel hostile or angry or weepy and hysterical, or we may feel depressed. It…