Why am I compelled to write?… Because the world I create in the writing compensates for what the real world does not give me. By writing I put order in the world, give it a handle so I can grasp it. I write because life does not appease my appetites and anger… To become more intimate with myself and you. To discover myself, to preserve myself, to make myself, to achieve self-autonomy. To dispel the myths that I am a mad prophet or a poor suffering soul. To convince myself that I am worthy and that what I have to say is not a pile of shit… Finally I write because I’m scared of writing, but I’m more scared of not writing.
― Gloria E. Anzaldúa (via teenager90s)
Do you think the universe fights for souls to be together?
Some things are too strange and strong to be coincidences.
― Emery Allen  (via exoticwild)

I don’t want to look back in five years time and think, ‘We could have been magnificent, but I was afraid.’ In 5 years I want to tell of how fear tried to cheat me out of the best thing in life, and I didn’t let it.

― (via opalka)
Sunshine all the time makes a desert.

Arab proverb 

These simple words are so profound & thought provoking.

Storms make roots deepen. Rain brings growth.

(via yesdarlingido)