Factober

If I can't eat the meal in a restaurant, and the waiter asks, 'Is everything all right, Madam?', I tell them that I'm on a diet.

Posted 5 months ago

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Being more self-aware means welcoming more light into a dull life. After th

Being more self-aware means welcoming more light into a dull life. After the light is let in to our self-perceptions, we immediately realise that it always has been there, yet we created an illusion of darkness.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Why are we so desperate to escape the material world? Is it really so bleak

Why are we so desperate to escape the material world? Is it really so bleak? Or could it be, rather, that we have made it bleak: obscured its vibrant mystery with our ideological blinders, severed its infinite connectedness with our categories, suppressed
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

Cordelia was thinking how human beings can invent words, how they can line

Cordelia was thinking how human beings can invent words, how they can line up their invented words side by side on paper. It was magic.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

I wanted a real profession. And I'd always been interested in architecture

I wanted a real profession. And I'd always been interested in architecture and in design and in, really, what makes things work. And understanding what's kind of behind the walls and why things stand up and some things don't.
Posted 5 months ago

Everyone has at least one talent. It's just that some talents are pointless

Everyone has at least one talent. It's just that some talents are pointless.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.

The art of simplicity is a puzzle of complexity.
Posted 5 months ago

There's definitely one person in this world I know I can count on. She's th

There's definitely one person in this world I know I can count on. She's there in the mirror.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is t

All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
Posted 5 months ago

I was the official wedding photographer at one of my best friends' weddings

I was the official wedding photographer at one of my best friends' weddings. Fortunately she was one of the most easygoing brides ever, so she made it easy for me.
Posted 5 months ago

If God is going to write your loves story, He's going to first need your pe

If God is going to write your loves story, He's going to first need your pen.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The secret of successfully giving yourself away lies not so much in calcula

The secret of successfully giving yourself away lies not so much in calculated actions as in cultivating friendly, warm-hearted impulses. You have to train yourself to obey giving impulses on the instant -- before they get a chance to cool. When you give
Posted 5 months ago

My whole marriage to her, I finally realized, was a placeholder, leading me

My whole marriage to her, I finally realized, was a placeholder, leading me to this very day.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago