"To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest."

"Silence is the residue of fear." - Clint Smith, The Danger of Silence

"To admit white privilege is to admit a stake, however small, in ongoing injustice. It’s to see a world different than your previous perception. Acknowledging that your own group enjoys social and economic benefits of systemic racism is frightening and uncomfortable. It leads to hard questions of conscience may of us aren’t prepared to face. There is substantial anger: at oneself, at the systems of oppression, and mostly at the bearer of bad news, a convenient target of displacement."

Manic Pixie Dream Mama, From A Mother’s White Privilege (See the full article here)

joshpeck:

do not let anyone make you feel like shit for putting yourself first

you are the only person that is guaranteed to be with you throughout your whole life so you might as well have a loving relationship with yourself

(via creation-by-condition)

"Knowledge is important, but much more important is the use to which it is put."

Dalai Lama

"You can only become accomplished at something you truly love. Don’t make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and do them so well, people can’t take their eyes off of you."

Maya Angelou

"Life is a cause and effect dance with the mystery. How will you dance? With awareness? With fear? With joy? With inspiration? The choice is yours!"

Lee McCormick
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