“If really good things come before you’re willing to accept them or feel like you deserve them, they can sometimes sort of shock you into feeling terrible. As I get older, I’m willing to accept that it’s possible that life can be really, really great all the time. There is a way to accept at some point or another that life can be really beautiful the whole time through and through. You don’t owe yourself misery. If you got a really good Friday, Saturday and Sunday, you don’t owe yourself a miserable Sunday night. You can just keep streaming through and having a great time, it’s possible.”
Now she’s in me, always with me.
Tiny Dancer - Elton John
It’s easy to take off your clothes and have sex. People do it all the time. But opening up your soul to someone, letting them into your spirit, thoughts, fears, future, hopes, dreams… that is being naked.
As Ray Porter watches Mirabelle walk away he feels a loss. How is it possible, he thinks, to miss a woman whom he kept at a distance so that when she was gone he would not miss her. Only then does he realize that wanting part of her and not all of her had hurt them both and how he cannot justify his actions except that, well…it was life.
Shopgirl by Steve Martin (via thechocolatebrigade)