fresh starts

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu

This Is Just To Say

‘I have eaten
the plums
that were in
the icebox

and which
you were probably
for breakfast

Forgive me
they were delicious
so sweet
and so cold’


‘There is no means of testing which decision is better, because there is no basis for comparison. We live everything as it comes, without warning, like an actor going on cold. And what can life be worth if the first rehearsal for life is life itself? That is why life is always like sketch. No, ‘sketch’ is not quite the word, because a sketch is an outline of something, the groundwork for a picture, whereas the sketch that is our life is a sketch for nothing, an outline with no picture.’

 – Milan Kundera

Photo: Anastasia Cojocaru

at its mercy


“I don’t understand the process of imagination—though I know that I am very much at its mercy.” —Joseph Heller

Photo: Anastasia Cojocaru

“Your mantra is thank you. Just keep saying thank you. Don’t explain. Don’t complain. Just say thank you. Say thank you to existence.”
– Mooji
Photo: Anastasia Cojocaru



‘Strange how we decorate pain’.

– Margaret Atwood


pain (less) gold?


birthday thought

‘You don’t pass or fail at being a person, dear’.

– Neil Gaiman



“There was nothing in this world that was not a con, suddenly I understood this. Nothing really mattered, and nothing could be lost. ”

Miranda July, No One Belongs Here More Than You

Let it…