Anything Possible on Golden Saturn

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Intelligence is in the mind of the logic. Humor is in me and hopefully in you.

please speak

I wish you could speak to the oceans in my heart. To speak to my pain from the past and soothe the waves inside. Remind me it’s over now. To speak to my fear of the future. Remind me that there is nothing to fear for we never know what life will bring us. To speak to my love within my oceans. Remind me that there will always be an endless supply for the people I care about. Remind me that while yes, love can hurt, love can also heal. 

I wish you could speak to my insides and reassure me that despite the hell I have crawled through, that I am the same hopeful little girl. Tell me that I may have changed, but the change has been for the good. That my core is the same. That I would still do anything for the people I love and that there is still more years in my life to dream, hope, and love all the beauty and goodness in the world. 

"If it’s both terrifying and amazing then you should definitely pursue it." Erada

messages in the windows.take by aysha july2013. octane coffee atlanta

messages in the windows.take by aysha july2013. octane coffee atlanta

I don’t know what to expect of you, but it is something in the way of a miracle. I am going to demand everything of you - even the impossible, because you encourage it.”

― Henry Miller

Rare Glimpses

I have come to realize this is an essential lesson: In order to survive, you must learn to live without everything. Optimism dies first, then love, and finally hope. But still you must continue. If you were to ask me why, I would say that even without those fundamental things, the great things, the hot-blood-in-the-veins things, there is still enough in a day, in a life, that is precious, important, sometimes even fulfilling. How do I live without you? I put you in the museum of my heart where I often go, absorbing as much as I can bear before closing time.

This is all I want with you now: a simple room, one light in the middle of the ceiling hanging on a long line, the kind you see in cheap apartments or hotel rooms no one ever remembers staying in. At night the sad weak light never reaches the far corners. It droops over a room full of shadows. It doesn’t care. But for us, light doesn’t matter here. The room is clean and bright in the day. Maybe there’s a good view out the window. It is the room I want, a bed wide enough for for us to lie in comfortably. Faces close enough to feel each other’s breath.

"The thing that makes you exceptional, if you are at all, is inevitably that which must also make you lonely.”      -l.hansberry

Alice in Wonderland Oasis. take by aysha.may2013

Alice in Wonderland Oasis. take by aysha.may2013

Will you still love me
When I’m no longer young and beautiful?
Will you still love me
When I got nothing but my aching soul?
I know you will, I know you will
I know that you will
Will you still love me when I’m no longer beautiful?

…Believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it.” Rilke

"I have come to drag you out of yourself and take you in my heart. I have come to bring out the beauty you never knew you had, and lift you like a prayer to the sky."
Rumi

"the sky is the limit…" take from Delta plane somewhere over the florida skies by aysha.december2012. 

"the sky is the limit…" take from Delta plane somewhere over the florida skies by aysha.december2012. 

What can you do on this earth but catch at whatever comes near you, with both hands, until your fingers are broken?”

- Tennessee Williams

taken at mr. brainwash exhibit, miami fl.december2012 by aysha

taken at mr. brainwash exhibit, miami fl.december2012 by aysha

tattoolit:

“It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. I was so preposterously serious in those days, such a humorless little prig. Lightly, lightly – it’s the best advice ever given me. When it comes to dying even. Nothing ponderous, or portentous, or emphatic. No rhetoric, no tremolos, no self conscious persona putting on its celebrated imitation of Christ or Little Nell. And of course, no theology, no metaphysics. Just the fact of dying and the fact of the clear light. So throw away your baggage and go forward. There are quicksands all about you, sucking at your feet, trying to suck you down into fear and self-pity and despair. That’s why you must walk so lightly. Lightly my darling, on tiptoes and no luggage, not even a sponge bag, completely unencumbered.”

Aldous Huxley, Island (1962)

tattoolit:

“It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. I was so preposterously serious in those days, such a humorless little prig. Lightly, lightly – it’s the best advice ever given me. When it comes to dying even. Nothing ponderous, or portentous, or emphatic. No rhetoric, no tremolos, no self conscious persona putting on its celebrated imitation of Christ or Little Nell. And of course, no theology, no metaphysics. Just the fact of dying and the fact of the clear light. So throw away your baggage and go forward. There are quicksands all about you, sucking at your feet, trying to suck you down into fear and self-pity and despair. That’s why you must walk so lightly. Lightly my darling, on tiptoes and no luggage, not even a sponge bag, completely unencumbered.”

Aldous Huxley, Island (1962)

truth

truth