Life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage.
— Anaïs Nin (via imfantasyparade)
I believe that suffering is part of the narrative, and that nothing really good gets built when everything’s easy. I believe that loss and emptiness and confusion often give way to new fullness and wisdom.
— Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet (via thresca)
The beauty of the human soul is not the pretty face. It’s found within the heart and hands of those who look — and stay.
— Laura Greenwald (Eye of the Beholder)