“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.”—Kavita Ramdas (via kvtes)
“…When you’re struck by inspiration and want to build something, you should use whatever you know. Trying to learn something new will kill that inspiration and the frustration of not being able to build what you want will kill the project. Learning new things is reserved for times where you want to expand your creative sphere, need to solve a problem you can’t solve with what already you know, or are feeling stuck/uninspired with your current toolkit.”—
I post this because Vargas is one of those rare people capable of independently executing ideas, which she does on a regular basis. This post not only has good advice, but some interesting insight into her process, and how she remains capable of constantly learning and producing new things.
“If you can find a passion at a young age, somewhere between fifteen and thirty, if you can find that passion, I can pretty much guarantee you that you can be sixty-five and still love that passion and still have a reason to dance out of bed and down the hall every morning.”—
I think the first step in growing is to imagine every thing that you think should create a beautiful life and believe that you do, in fact, deserve it. That life will start to seep into the holes of your life until it is all that is left.
“It was rather chilly that particular December night, snow was falling and all had begun to go home. He looked down at Her, envying every snow flake that landed on Her; Melting away and becoming a part of Her. He stooped down and whispered “Merry Christmas”. As Christmas carols filled the night with joy and good cheer, they embraced and forgot the cold.”—T.B. LaBerge // The Novel of Us (via rainysundaysandcoffee)