The beauty lies in our differences.

As i observe the things that surround me daily, as I take mental photographs of my encounters and as I try and juggle everything that’s brought upon me, I’m slowly learning more about the person I am.

I admire people so much, and I’m not saying that lightly.

I just haven’t quite figured out why.

I just have this enormous space within my heart filled with love for people and I know that’s a very general statement but I mean it generally. I just love people for who they are and what they are within themselves. I love that I don’t have to know everyone’s story, or that I don’t even have to know them at all and yet I can still appreciate them for who they are.I love and admire things that they have that I don’t. It’s not that I’m jealous by any means, its that I appreciate it, their qualities, I appreciate them as a human being.

I admire that we all together have our shortcomings, that we all have flaws and that we are all the perfect version of an imperfection.That we don’t all have everything together that we’re all trying everyday to improve ourselves alongside each other.We are the role models and teachers upon others.

When we can truly realize all of that is when we can see the true beauty within others around us.There is beauty in everyone, and it doesn’t take a good pair of eyes, an attractive outside appearance but a mindset to really value ever single being. To remind yourself how precious, how unique, and how individually made we all are.

The sole basis of this admiration, this thing that I feel within myself comes from one single thing, and that is love This fascination lies in love.

I mean, the fact that we can love each other for our differences, the fact that we can love people we have yet to encounter the fact that I can love people and they don’t even know it.

There is beauty in that.

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, The Chaos of Stars (via touchmeiamfamous)

We are all meant to shine as children do. It’s not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
The best years of your life are the ones in which you decide your problems are your own. You do not blame them on your mother, the ecology, or the president. You realize that you control your own destiny.

Albert Ellis  (via thatkindofwoman)