When Teresa of Avila was asked what she did in prayer, she replied, ‘I just allow myself to be loved.’
—Anthony de Mello, Sadhana, a Way to God (via awelltraveledwoman)
Domestic Warrior Goddess: crafts and cakes and other domesticity
Not one single hurtful thing ever got changed by someone grinning and bearing it.
Hurtful things changed because people have said ‘That hurts me. Stop.’
And every time you try to silence someone and tell them that they shouldn’t be hurt, shouldn’t be offended, shouldn’t choose this battle, that this isn’t important and that other things are more important - you are serving the hurtful rather than the hurt.