Thursday, October 23, 2014

Weekly Inspiration: Varying States (of Damage and Repair)

"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday.
You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."
"He sings about the pain in loving someone that hurt him in the past, and when they wanted another chance, he wants assurance from them that he won't be hurt again. He's so hurt from before that he's trying to have control on his heart this time. In the end, he realizes that love is not about control or playing safe. It's about losing control and letting all your guards down to let someone into your heart. That that's the way of truly loving a person, so we have to take that chance and truly fall all the way. This song is beautiful. Takes time to learn the lesson though."
Illustration by Ed Fairburn

“A mind that is stretched by new experiences can never go back to its old dimensions.”
―Oliver Wendell Holmes

“You are not breakable simply because you have broken; 
try to remember that you will never be any less than whole.
A broken person is still a whole person"
—Emma Bleker 

"Damaged people are dangerous. They know they can survive."
—Josephine Hart

"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."
Ernest Hemingway 

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xxxx Alyssa Marie

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