gatsby: hey i just met you
gatsby: and this is crazy
gatsby: but i'm going to spend most of my life and wealth in an attempt to pursue you for your stunning vapidness and the warped image of yourself created in my mind as a precursor to my eventual fall
gatsby: so call me maybe
366 Lessons: Days 141-145
05/20/2012-05/24/2012 Lessons #141-145: Life will go on at a constant pace. It’s important to learn how to keep up. Otherwise, you’ll miss out.
explore-blog: Stanford neuroscientists host the world’s first love competition, asking contestants between the ages of 10 and 75 to spend 5 minutes in an fMRI machine thinking deeply about the person they love. The results are certain to bring a tear to your eye. Complementary reading: 5 essential books on the psychology of love. Too much.
366 Lessons: Days 139 and 140
05/18/2012 Lesson #139: Emotions can be blinding. Make sure that you’re really seeing things as they are, not filtered through the lens of how you want them to be. 05/19/2012 Lesson #140: An optimist’s biggest challenge. When the answer is no, the biggest challenge an optimist faces is determining when to convince your stubborn heart that it’s time to accept what...
366 Lessons: Day 138
05/17/2012 Lesson #138: “The only time you should be looking down on someone is if you’re helping them up.” (brotip #1919)
366 Lessons: Day 137
05/16/2012 Lesson #137: “There is always a blessing attached to the end of every sacrifice.” -EA
Stay With You- John Legend
366 Lessons: Day 136
05/15/2012 Lesson #136: “The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, He will show you a way out so that you can endure.” (1 Corinthians 10:13 NLT)
مآ أجمّل أنْ تصمتْ .. فيْ ؤجهْ منْ ينتظرْ منِك الخِصَام .. ! وما أجمل أنْ تضحك فيْ وجهْ منْ يُنتظرْ منك البكـاءْ ..! How beautiful is it to stay silent When someone expects you to be enraged from them. And how beautiful it is to laugh When someone thinks you are going to shed tears.
366 Lessons: Day 135
05/14/2012 Lesson #135: Strength. The ability to keep yourself together even when you have every reason to fall apart.
366 Lessons: Days 133 and 134
05/12/2012 Lesson #133: “Everything happens for a reason. But sometimes the reason is that you’re stupid and you make bad decisions.” (Source) 05/13/2012 Lesson #134: Mother’s Day Edition. My mom is one of my greatest teachers. She’s taught me more than I can ever properly thank her for. This is one of the most memorable lessons she taught me earlier this...
You may have tangible wealth untold. Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold....– Strickland Gillilan Thanks, Mom! You’re the best. (via moneyisnotimportant)
jethrojay: The world has hope. #awesomeparenting.
366 Lessons: Days 131 and 132
05/10/2012 Lesson #131: Remember that though you are free to choose, you are not free from the consequences of your choices. It’s a universal paradox. Choose wisely. (via snowbubble) 05/11/2012 Lesson #132: The sibling card. It’s the ultimate friend zone move. Once it’s been dealt to you, good luck winning the game…
That awkward moment when you can't remember what...
sodamnrelatable: via sodamnrelatable ALL. THE. TIME.
366 Lessons: Day 130
05/09/2012 Lesson #130: “There are very few life experiences that don’t hold a teachable moment. If you care to look beneath the surface of appearances, you’ll most likely find an “aha” or two. The greatest learning for me usually happens in times of distress, pain, suffering. So I would like to thank the people who’ve brought me those dark moments, when I...