Read This When You’re Feeling Bad

I fall in love with words, especially when reading something like this.

-Miranda June

Thought Catalog

Life’s not simple. You don’t want it to be. You want temptation to tempt you. You want frustration to overwhelm you. You want madness, insanity, confusion. You want pain, hate, fear, anger, loneliness.

These things don’t destroy ones soul; they define it. You can’t ride a slide without first climbing a ladder. Without pain we wouldn’t having healing. Without anger we wouldn’t have compassion. Without frustration we wouldn’t have forgiveness. Don’t throw these things onto someone else’s shoulders. They are there to burden you. They are yours. Own them.

This life is going to hurt you. It’s going to punch you. It’s going to knock you down. When your lying on the mat with pain pulsing through your blood, remember what music feels like. Remember the feeling of two people falling in love. Remember that divine emotion that lifted the hair off your arms. Remember how it sent chills down…

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Author: mirandatran

In constant pursuit of my best life, best self, and the very things that set my soul on fire.

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