“I sit before flowers
hoping they will train me in the art of opening up.
I stand on mountain tops believing that avalanches will teach me to let go.
I know nothing,
but I am here to learn.”—Shane Koyczan (via veganlove)
“October arrived, spreading a damp chill over the grounds and into the castle. Madam Pomfrey, the nurse, was kept busy by a sudden spate of colds among the staff and students. Raindrops the size of bullets thundered on the castle windows for days on end; the lake rose, the flower beds turned into muddy streams, and Hagrid’s pumpkins swelled to the size of garden sheds.”—Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (via mugglenet)
“Realize you can be happy this moment for no reason. Otherwise, you eternally depend on conditions for happiness (and) you remain a victim of circumstances.”—Arthur D. Saftlass (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
“I don’t want that. Not to be your every thought your every pulse, I don’t want to hinder you or surround you. I want to be the soft song in the background to the moments you spend alone, thinking of nothing at all.”—Rakiski, So Goes the Smoke (via thesoutherly)