Just a little Sunday afternoon writing.
The building of a relationship is like a river slowly carving through a canyon. The Grand Canyon took billions of years to form, as the strength of the water caressed the rocks away and formed perfectly chiseled crevices, then gouges, then finally the looming, famous abysses that we see today. A budding relationship takes time, tentative reaching from one person to another, the careful finesse...
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the...– Gustave Flaubert
Don’t let your life be governed by what disturbs you.– Abu al-Ala al-Ma’arri
You saw my locked doors and instead of a key, you burned the whole house down.– Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)
Hyggelig Danish – Its “literal” translation into English gives connotations of a warm, friendly, cozy demeanor, but it’s unlikely that these words truly capture the essence of a hyggelig; it’s likely something that must be experienced to be known. I think of a warm fire, sunshine on my face, and good company.
But time is the one thing we have been given, and we have been given to time. ...– Annie Dillard, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek