something that needs nothing

hold ideas lightly

// High School English Teacher, Abu Dhabi

Sri Lanka, take me back.

Two of my students are writing their argumentative essays about legalizing gay marriage! #successinthemiddleeast

The older I get, the less and less
I understand this world,

and the people in it.

Lloyd Schwartz

I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.

—Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar (via observando)

I’m so incredibly grateful

For the amazing life I have. I severely love the situation I am in right now. Thank you, Abu Dhabi. I love you for all you have given me.

All great and precious things are lonely.

—John Steinbeck, East of Eden (via observando)

Maybe everyone can live beyond what they’re capable of.

—Markus Zusak, I Am the Messenger (via observando)