Everything changes when you start to emit your own frequency rather than absorbing the frequencies around you, when you start imprinting your intent on the universe rather than receiving an imprint from existence.
“Now, for the first time in its billions of years of history, our planet is protected by far-seeing sentinels, able to anticipate danger from the distant future–a comet on a collision course, or global warming–and devise schemes for doing something about it. The planet has finally grown its own nervous system: us.”
- Daniel Dennett (We Earth Neurons)
Maybe you can afford to wait. Maybe for you there’s a tomorrow. Maybe for you there’s one thousand tomorrows, or three thousand, or ten, so much time you can bathe in it, roll around it, let it slide like coins through your fingers. So much time you can waste it. But for some of us there’s only today. And the truth is, you never really know.
— Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall
A person is a fool to become a writer. His only compensation is absolute freedom. He has no master except his own soul, and that, I am sure, is why he does it
How many times have people used a pen or paintbrush because they couldn’t pull the trigger?
Being gifted doesn’t mean you’ve been given something. It means, you have something to give.
I make no apologies for how I chose to repair what you broke.
— Meredith Grey
Genuine creativity needs a collision of ideas, something that will never happen if all your thoughts travel in the same direction.