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You must learn to let go. Release the stress. You were never in control anyway.

Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

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After 6.5 years, I am starting a new working life. A few days off and then you can find me at @oldfactorycoffeeshop!

phoebewahl:

Here’s a scan of my first Harry Potter a Day project drawing. 

I’m going to try to draw a HP character a day until I run out, or at least get to the Maisie Cattermoles and Ivor Dillonsbys of the series. Each drawing will be varying in complexity depending on how much time/energy I have. 

DAY 1, Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore. 

Oh my word, you just combined two of my favorite things. Your work and Harry Potter.

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thegreatnorthwest:

I don’t fall in love with the wilderness anymore - it does nothing for me.
Instead, I fall in love with the pine trees, because of their scent and the noise they make when wind rushes through them.
I fall in love with alpine meadows with a trail leading up to a lake.
I fall in love with the clear blue waters of high mountain streams, and miss shaped lakes.
And I fall so deeply in love tall mountains, the way they cast their shadows, their simplicity.
I don’t just fall in love with the wilderness, I fall in love with each and every part, because they bring out something different.

etsyfindoftheday:

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‘starfield’ hand-stitched leather journal by odelae

there are SO many things to love about this beautiful handmade journal … the cool stone grey leather. the detailed and beautiful hand stitching. the trendy galaxy-printed interior. AND the fact that the paper is 100% recycled :) odelae, you’ve outdone yourself.

pureblyss:

I want to gracefully let go of the things I thought I wanted for the future and hold fast to whatever God has for me now.

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onceuponawildflower:

A little homestead nestled away in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina (see more here)

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lovequotesrus:

Everything you love is here

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Wine. Pickled beets. Balsamic. My husband knows the way into my heart. #betterthanflowers #feelingknown

artistandstudio:

De Kooning in his studio, with a bottle of safflower oil and bowls of paint on his worktable, 1971. Photo Dan Budnik.

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As you float now, where I held you
and let go, remember when fear
cramps your heart what I told you:
lie gently and wide to the light-year
stars, lie back, and the sea will hold you.

Philip Booth, from his poem “First Lesson”

I soooo appreciate how our readers leave these lovely citations in our comments sections.

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clubmonaco:

Sit by the window at Yumchaa for some prime London people-watching