The Guest House

This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.
A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
As an unexpected visitor.
Welcome and entertain them all!
Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows,
who violently sweep your house
empty of its furniture,
still treat each guest honorably.
He may be clearing you out
for some new delight.
The dark thought, the shame, the malice,
meet them at the door laughing and invite them in.
Be grateful for whoever comes,
because each has been sent
as a guide from beyond.

– Rumi

Small acts of kindness and love

For the wizard and halfling in you…

Galadriel: Mthrandir (Gandalf)… Why the halfling?

Gandalf: Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I have found. I found it is the small everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love. Why Bilbo Baggins? Perhaps because I am afraid, and he gives me courage.

Galadriel: Do not be afraid, Mthrandir. You are not alone. If you should ever need my help… I will come.

This is Us

This feels like Ohana, feels like home. 💕

By blacklist.

This is us. We are bold &
strong, loyal and loving
to all. we are truth-
tellers & dreamers.
We’re perfectly imperfect…
embracing each others
weaknesses & encouraging each
others strengths. We know
everybody is weird to
somebody… so we be ourselves
and help others be them-
selves too. We also know
that ultimately all things
work together for good
& that the greatest of
these is love x