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It doesn’t matter how much you achieved when you were alive; but how you will be remembered after you die.  

Man’s Search for Meaning

It did not really matter what we expected from life, but rather what life expected from us. We needed to stop asking about the meaning of life, and instead to think of ourselves as those who were being questioned by life — daily and hourly. Our answer must consist, not in talk and meditation, but […]

Iluvatar’s Intervention

Iluvatar’s intervention does not remove the significance of the choices made by the Children of Iluvatar, but in many ways, it can redeem those choices. Or; to put it in another way, the characters are responsible only for their own choices and not for the outcome of those choices; they are responsible for the means, […]

Late Fragment

And did you get what you wanted from this life, even so? I did. And what did you want? To call myself beloved, to feel myself beloved on the earth.     Raymond Carver Illustration by: @cdd20

If

If you can keep your head when all about you     Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,     But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,     Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being […]

Freedom of Choice

Nothing that happens to me can be bad. But you chose to hurt me. Now I got hurt. It shouldn’t have happened. The pain you gave to me shouldn’t have happened, cause you shouldn’t have done that to me. Here’s where it becomes complicated: nothing that ever happens to me can be bad because everything […]

End Scene

I guess I could be pretty pissed off about what happened to me… but it’s hard to stay mad, when there’s so much beauty in the world. Sometimes I feel like I’m seeing it all at once, and it’s too much, my heart fills up like a balloon that’s about to burst… …and then I […]

you are not here to find love...

You are not here to find love…

You are not here to find love, nor to be greeted by happiness at every turn, nor to be showered with kindness, nor to be celebrated by all, to forever remain a child. No. You came here to create love out of war. Your soul willingly left its blissful place beyond all troubles to descend […]

The Chosen

“Human beings do not live forever. We live less than the time it takes to blink an eye, if we measure our lives against eternity. So it may be asked what value is there to a human life. There is so much pain in the world. What does it mean to have to suffer so […]