"When we give freely, we feel full and complete; when we withhold, we feel small, petty, impotent, and lacking. We are meant to learn this great truth, that giving fulfills us, while withholding and trying to get causes us to feel empty and even more needy. This truth runs counter to our programming, which drives us to try to get something from others to fulfill our neediness, only to end up even more needy, grasping, lacking, and unfulfilled."
- Gina Lake, What about Now?: Reminders for Being in the Moment (via purplebuddhaproject)

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"I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on the water."
- Elizabeth Gilbert (via purplebuddhaproject)

designed-for-life:

Home Tour: Victorian Home Transformed

The one-story brick Victorian in Prahran, a suburb of Melbourne, had been cleverly transformed by Studio Four into a light, adaptable home ready to take on the ever-changing dynamics of young family life.

A soft and understated…