“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”
— Henry David Thoreau (via theohpioneer)

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Will-lessly the leaves fall,
are blown, coming at last
to the ground and to their rest.
Among them in their coming down
purposely the birds pass,
of all the unnumbered ways
choosing one, until
they like the leaves will
will-lessly fall. Thus freed
by gravity, every one
enters the soil,…

“Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody‚Äôs business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy.”

Thomas Merton

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(via ramblesanddreams)

“It’s the ability to choose that makes us most human.”
— Madeleine L’Engle