What I’ve come to learn is that the world is never saved in grand messianic gestures, but in the simple accumulation of gentle, soft, almost invisible acts of compassion, everyday acts of compassion. In South Africa they have a phrase called ubuntu. Ubuntu comes out of a philosophy that says, the only way for me to be human is for you to reflect my humanity back at me.
Chris Abani (via childrenofthetao)
penguinteen:

It’s Banned Books Week! Celebrate your freedom to read by picking up a banned or challenged book this week. Why do YOU read banned books?

penguinteen:

It’s Banned Books Week! Celebrate your freedom to read by picking up a banned or challenged book this week. Why do YOU read banned books?

focus-damnit:

(via Studio Space in the Southern Highlands - The Generalist)
seatechmarineproducts:

Sailing
scottbergeyart:

Ian Gamache #art

scottbergeyart:

Ian Gamache #art

somewhatvintage:

(via  Pinterest)
And I still don’t know if I’m a falcon,
a storm, or an unfinished song.
Rainer Maria Rilke  
mimbeau:

Charles Hewitt
Montmartre
Paris 1950s

mimbeau:

Charles Hewitt

Montmartre

Paris 1950s