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this, essentially, is a collection of the things I care for; mainly arts and literature.

Love is ACTION. Everything else is just words. - Mandy Hale (The Single Woman)

Love is more black and white than we like to tell ourselves. Don't allow anyone to keep you trapped in the "promise" of the gray area. The bottom line is

Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in. -Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

of course i am not worried about intimidating men. the type of men who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man i have no interest in

Do things because you enjoy them, because it's easy to bring joy to them. You don’t need to monetize everything you do. You can be #passionate about many things, and you can have several hobbies just for the love of them. You can be happy just for sake of being happy; nobody else is responsible for how you respond to the things you cannot control. You don’t need a reason or an alibi for #enjoying yourself. Taking responsibility for how you experience life can be joyful, it's meant to be.

The celebrated poet and author reminds us of what's really important with these beautiful, sage lines from her new book, Upstream. These quotes were excerpted from Upstream: Selected Essays, by Mary Oliver.


"My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way" - Ernest Hemingway Quote