"open wide. give your desires words. out loud words. tenderly gaze of the eye to eye. expose your craving anyway you must, under a blanket or backed by a rented band. reveal your intentions, clean. stand there, vulnerable, waiting. describe your dream, in detail. clarify what you’re afraid of and give faith to the opposite.”
"…I realized that if I truly wanted to write the story I had to tell, I would have to gather everything within me to make it happen. I would have to sit and think of only one thing longer and harder than I thought possible. I would have to suffer. By which I mean work.”
~ This article is a bit lengthy, but certainly worth the time.
“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.”—Roald Dahl
They are kneeling down in the grass. I guess they are about three years old. The boy is holding the girl’s hand, she is studying something on the ground. “It’s walking to its home. Do you see it?” The girl looks at the boy with a big smile on her face. He smiles. “Yes, I see it. Look, there goes another one.” “Oh yes, it’s walking so fast,” she says giggling. “I like ants.” “Me too.” The two of you are adorable, strangers.