livelovesimple.com

We were trees.

“In our former lives, we were trees. Maybe we have even been oak trees ourselves. This isn’t just Buddhist theory; it’s science. The human species is a very young species—we appeared on the Earth only recently. Before that, we were rock, we were gas, we were minerals, we were single-celled beings. We were plants, we…

livelovesimple.com | igerlily

Nature loves courage.

“Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles. Dream the impossible dream and the world will not grind you under, it will lift you up. This is the trick. This is what all these teachers and philosophers who really counted, who really touched the alchemical…

First Hike of the Season

“I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being.” —Hafiz “I’ve had so many knives stuck into me, when they hand me a flower I can’t quite make out what it is. It takes time.” —Charles Bukowski “I’ve got my theories. My theory is…