“you know you have to let go, but you can’t seem to escape the shell you’ve molded for yourself, to step out of your comfort zone, to do something that makes you feel uneasy and alien. perhaps what you’re leaving behind isn’t really worth holding inside of your fragile heart. letting go isn’t always a bad thing. it’s being courageous, strong, accepting. let go of what you can’t and life will bloom for you. you will see things you never thought you’d end up seeing. you will experience new things and you will find many more reasons to smile. let go of what you can’t because you don’t deserve to torture yourself anymore.”
…sometimes my hand starts to burn and I am convinced we are writing the same word at the same moment.
—Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (via petrichour)
I am afraid of losing the wholesome. That is number 1.