Life is not a color-within-the-lines project; life is a work of art. You have to keep mixing colors, creating new blends, and seeing things in fresh ways. You must be willing to get paint all over you. Life is about growth. Growth demands change. Change requires humility.Sometimes you need to bring change; sometimes you need to be changed. -erwin mcmanus
hey tumblr. it’s been a while.
The whole problem with the world is that fools & fanatics are so certain of themselves, and wiser people so full of doubts.
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I’d swim across lake Michigan
I’d sell my shoes
I’d give my body to be back again
In the rest of the room
To be alone with you
lilies & sparrows: cultivating
Oh hello long lost friends of mine!
Recently I’ve seen more and more of the “make it happen, live it out, don’t settle for anything less than a life that sparkles” movement across this blog world of ours and I just had a little bit to say about that.
Especially since many of you just…
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‘I love you’ means that I accept you for the person that you are, and that I do not wish to change you into someone else. It means that I will love you and stand by you even through the worst of times. It means loving you even when you’re in a bad mood, or too tired to do the things I want to do. It means loving you when you’re down, not just when you’re fun to be with. ‘I love you’ means that I know your deepest secrets and do not judge you for them, asking in return that you do not judge me for mine. It means that I care enough to fight for what we have and that I love you enough not to let go. It means thinking of you, dreaming of you, wanting and needing you constantly, and hoping you feel the same about me.
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