Most of us are gifted with the ability to see the monsters hidden within another, but are unable to see past them. It takes a special kind of person to see the light inside of every living being. Lynette Simeone… Read more

When you are in the presence of unconditional love, that is the optimum environment for your heart to open, because you feel safe, because you realize nobody wants anything from. you. The minute that heart opens, you are once again… Read more

A certain type of perfection can only be realized through a limitless accumulation of the imperfect. Haruki Murakami, Kafka on the Shore (via quotespile)

It seemed like a great sign that we should meet again so soon. And whether or not it actually was a sign, the crucial thing is that we were both willing to see it as such. Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts (via quotemadness)

Allow yourself to mourn the loss of love, and heal from those wounds. Don’t run into the arms of another lover, you will not find peace there: you will only accumulate more to heal from. Tara Rose (via quotemadness)

When I was born, the word for what I was did not exist. Madeline Miller, Circe

Write what disturbs you, what you fear, what you have not been willing to speak about. Be willing to be split open. Natalie Goldberg

Your love had me so high, even my monsters couldn’t reach.

it was hard to forget you, when you appeared in all the crevices of my life and pulled me back into your gravity. Beawings

The only rule is work. Corita Kent

“The only rule is work.”

“The only rule is work.” – Corita Kent from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/185690927206

I never had a dream; I just wanted to write and run away. ReBecca DeFazio

“I never had a dream; I just wanted to write and run away.”

“I never had a dream; I just wanted to write and run away.” – ReBecca DeFazio from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/185118914397

creativity is a reflex. all you’ve got to do is let the art out. whether you know it or not, you’re creating something magnificent right now. don’t make it harder than it is when you sit down to write. 

“creativity is a reflex. all you’ve got to do is let the art out.”

“creativity is a reflex. all you’ve got to do is let the art out.” – whether you know it… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/185091512150

being a writer isn’t about getting paid to write. you’re a writer when you write knowing your book may never sell, your poems might not be liked, that all your words could vanish like rain in the ocean once you’re… Read more

“being a writer isn’t about getting paid to write. you’re a writer when you write knowing your book…”

“being a writer isn’t about getting paid to write. you’re a writer when you write knowing your… from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/185073457949

I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world. F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned

“I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world.”

“I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world.” – F…. from Tumblr https://writeinspiration.tumblr.com/post/184944429236

To know that one does not write for the other, to know that these things I am going to write will never cause me to be loved by the one I love (the other), to know that writing compensates for… Read more