“It’s crippling. Imagine being stuck in a deep well with a boulder tied to your ankle. As you try to climb up towards the light, there will always be something holding you back.”
“I was at home FaceTiming my cousin once when she passed the phone to my grandma. That’s when my grandma asked, ‘Who’s that girl sitting beside you?'”
“Lee Harvey Oswald’s murder was on live TV. I imagine that was pretty crazy seeing Kennedy’s assassin assassinated.”
I hope you never lose faith that you will find the right person.
“For what felt like forever it’s just me and some stranger in a ski mask, looking at each other, in the desolate woods. In the middle of winter. At 3 AM.”
We are like stars—there’s a chance we might burn out. There’s a chance the universe knows our destiny, knows we’re meant to fade before the light years even reach us.
It can be extremely challenging and downright confusing to the point where we look at ourselves and our situations and we think to ourselves how and why?
“My cats went crazy at the precise moment my friend was getting killed in a car accident.”
Maybe plants are just one giant metaphor for the way this world works. Sometimes we have to fall down to learn how to get back up again. Sometimes we have to lose what we’ve held dear in order to chase what’s of value. Sometimes we have to say goodbye because everything is impermanent, we ourselves are impermanent, and goodbyes are healthy sometimes.
“The scariest and most dangerous thing to encounter out in the wilderness is a person.”