No one creates a perfect resume on their first try.
In any kind of relationship we can make the assumption that others know what we think, and we don’t have to say what we want. They are going to do what we want because they know us so well. If they don’t do what we want, what we assume they should do, we feel hurt and think, “How could you do that? You should know.
The lightning said to the oak tree: ‘Stand aside, or take what is coming to you!
People change and needs change. So what was Sufism once is Sufism no more.
A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small parcel.
Most places we leave in childhood grow less, not more, fancy.
We are poor indeed if we are only sane.
Nothing that is mentally our own can ever be lost.
Many people have the confused idea that peace will happen when all the colors in the palette are the same. The actuality of peace is accepting each color’s differences and seeing the beauty each possesses.
When you love someone you have chosen to relinquish a part of yourself in order to inherit a part of them, and what perpetuates that love is the feeling of confident appreciation for such a potentially debilitating trade. That’s why heartbreak feels like a sudden void.