She loved Central Park. It was only a few years since the great, two-and-a-half-mile rectangle had been laid out to the spired design of Olmstead and Vaux, to provide a much needed breathing space, the “lungs” in the middle of what would clearly, one day, be the city’s completed grid. And already its lawns and ponds, woods and avenues provided landscapes quite as elegant as London’s Hyde Park or the Bois De Boulogne beside Paris.
No one had ever seen anything like it.”—"New York" - by Edward Rutherfurd (via itsthebitterweetsymphony)
Have you heard the 'wounded healer' theory? ('It says that the pain of the healer is the source of their power to heal others') Maybe that's why you were so keen on taking care of your teddy when you were little or you were the boss in your previous relationships... it seems that ppl who need the most care are the ones who are the best at caring for other people. Not always but often. Anyw. I hope you're doing well ♥ Have a nice afternoon! xxx
You just took my breath away, Jen. What you said hit me very hard as a recognition of truth, not just for me but for him, too. There are terribly painful things in his history, and those things seem to have not made his heart callous but rather laid it open forever to other people.
Nice to see you up and about after a heavy workload
“I’m not going to change the way I look or the way I feel to conform to anything. I’ve always been a freak. So I’ve been a freak all my life and I have to live with that, you know. I’m one of those people.”—John Lennon (via classicrockneverdies)
“You silly little girl, you think you’ve survived so long that survival shouldn’t hurt anymore. You keep trying to turn your body bullet proof. You keep trying to turn your heart bomb shelter. You silly thing. You are soft and alive. You bruise and heal. Cherish it. It is what you are born to do.”—Clementine Von Radics (via iamcharliesangel)