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The Wood Brothers - The Muse

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And when the event, the big change in your life, is simply an insight – isn’t that a strange thing? That absolutely nothing changes except that you see things differently and you’re less fearful and less anxious and generally stronger as a result: isn’t it amazing that a completely invisible thing in your head can feel realer than anything you’ve experienced before? You see things more clearly and you know that you’re seeing them more clearly. And it comes to you that this is what it means to love life, this is all anybody who talk seriously about God is ever talking about. Moments like this.
The Corrections, Jonathan Franzen (via pinksubmergence)

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pinksubmergence:

A man suffers as much as he dreams. I have suffered in these pages as much as I have suffered in every day. I have endured the doubts plaguing me, I have wrestled with the uncertainties hounding my soul. I have, in every waking moment, prayed and desired for common sense to guide me. I have…

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third party

pinksubmergence:

In love,
we are godless,
senseless
a bewildering mess
that could not care less

about who we hurt
or kill with our verbs
so easily swayed by our raptures
so stealthily plagued by cheap affections

and we say, but it is love
and we sing, oh but this is not lust
so bent on the fleeting,
the volatile feelings

convincing ourselves
in love, we are not godless
we make sense
we are good
we can feel

but someone else is taking down the pills.

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A RELATIVELY new field, called interpersonal neurobiology, draws its vigor from one of the great discoveries of our era: that the brain is constantly rewiring itself based on daily life. In the end, what we pay the most attention to defines us. How you choose to spend the irreplaceable hours of your life literally transforms you.

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