This is my favorite poem
I started IntimacyFest
I created The Darkness Experiment
I consider myself a minimalist
I practice non-monogamy
I’m on the board for the FIC
I’ve traveled a lot
I’m currently nomadic and building a van
The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you, but yourself.
~ Rita Mae Brown
Nothing’s worth leaving myself for. Not being on time, not getting everything done, not “getting” love. If the whole world falls apart because I do what it takes to stay right here, in deliciously continuous contact with myself, so be it. If I lose some money, lose some friends, and let balls drop like flies, so be it. I would die for this beauty of myself, unfolding at the speed of blooming.
~ Lindsay Sworski
If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?
~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn
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