Victoria Ann. 21. Mother, Lover, Daughter, Friend

The Master, by residing in the Tao,
sets an example for all beings.

Because he doesn’t display himself,
people can see his light.

Because he has nothing to prove,
people can trust his words.

Because he doesn’t know who he is,
people recognize themselves in him.

Because he has no goal in mind,
everything he does succeeds.

—Lao Tzu (via thecalminside)

“Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.”

—Rabindranath Tagore (via thecalminside)

“I have discovered that all of mans unhappiness derives from only one source, not being able to sit quietly in a room.”

—Blaise Pascal (via thecalminside)

“Your purpose in life is to find your purpose and give your whole heart and soul to it”

—Buddha (via youngwannabebuddhist)

I feel weird.

I haven’t been myself lately. I’ve been tired and on edge. I haven’t been feeling well either. I feel like all these changes are warning me of something but I don’t know what. Meditating has been hard lately as well. I don’t know what going on with me but something’s gotta give.


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