texturism: if we have goals and dreams and we want to do our best, and if we love people and we don’t want to hurt them or lose them, we should feel pain when things go wrong. the point isn’t to live without any regrets, the point is to not hate ourselves for having them … we need to learn to love the flawed, imperfect things that we create, and to forgive ourselves for creating them. regret...
texturism: no one else has access to the world you carry around within yourself; you are its custodian and entrance. no one else can see the world the way you see it. no one else can feel your life the way you feel it. thus it is impossible to ever compare two people because each stands on such different ground. - john o’donohue | via internal-acceptance-movement: graceyu [emphasis mine]