It is impossible to live without failing at something – unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case you die by default.
—J.K. Rowling (via onlinecounsellingcollege)
With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.
Poème électronique (aka “Electronic Poem”) is an 8-minute piece by composer Edgard Varèse, written especially for the Le Corbusier-designed Philips Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World’s Fair. The pavilion, in it’s completed state, was shaped like a stomach, with a narrow entrance and exit on…