You have to learn how to care about people without taking on all of their problems.
—Phylicia Rashād in The Cosby Show (1987)
#479 by Robert M. Drake #rmdrake @rmdrk
Excerpt from short story.
New book “beautiful chaos” coming soon.
The lover who leans upon the beloved’s response, his love is like the flame that needs oil to live; but the lover who stands on his own feet, is like the lantern of the sun that burns without oil.
—Hazrat Inayat Khan, The Dance of the Soul: Gayan, Vadan, Nirtan (via larmoyante)