Counterpoint Rhythm

a shifting of the normal accent, usually by stressing the normally unaccented beats.

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“The innocent mistake that keeps us caught in our own particular style of ignorance, unkindness, and shut-downness is that we are never encouraged to see clearly what is, with gentleness. Instead, there’s a kind of basic misunderstanding that we should try to be better than we already are, that we should try to improve ourselves, that we should try to get away from painful things, and that if we could just learn how to get away from the painful things, then we would be happy. That is the innocent, naive misunderstanding that we all share, which keeps us unhappy.

This is not an improvement plan; it is not a situation in which you try to be better than you are now. It is something much softer and more openhearted than any of that. It involves learning how, once you have fully acknowledged the feeling of anger and the knowledge of who you are and what you do, to let it go. So whether it’s anger or craving or jealousy or fear or depression—whatever it might be—the notion is not to try to get rid of it, but to make friends with it. That means getting to know it completely, with some kind of softness, and learning how, once you’ve experienced it fully, to let go.”

—   Pema Chodron (via lazyyogi)

“And I’d choose you; in a hundred lifetimes, in a hundred worlds, in any version of reality. I’d find you and I’d choose you.”

—   Kiersten White (via ruedamour)

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8tracks:

Good thoughts make happy faces 
kushandwizdom:

Good Vibes here

kushandwizdom:

Good Vibes here

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“Comparison is an act of violence against the self.”

—   Iyanla Vanzant (via we-are-all-1-love)

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