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ATLA 30 DAY CHALLENGE: DAY 8Favorite Quotes

“Life happens whether you make it or not.”

Uncle Iroh

“The true mind can weather all the lies and illusions without being lost. The true heart can touch the poison of hatred without being harmed. Since beginningless time, darkness thrives in the void, but always yields to purifying light.“

Lion Turtle

“Love is brightest in the dark.”

Oma & Shu

“You think you’re any different from me, or your friends, or this tree? If you listen hard enough, you can hear every living thing breathing together. You can feel everything growing. We’re all living together, even if most folks don’t act like it. We all have the same roots, and we are all branches of the same tree.”

Huu

“Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame.”

Uncle Iroh

“The greatest illusion of this world is the illusion of separation. Things you think are separate and different are actually one and the same. We are all one people, but we live as if divided.”

Guru Pathik

Words I associate the signs with:

Aries: powerful, manipulative, energetic, high spirited, optimistic, potent, conflagration, confidence, yelling, arguments, warmth, sun, fire, sparkles, hazel, force, sports, kickboxing, heart-eyes, exquisite, allusion, white lies, sexiness, dominance uprising, gobsmacked, beatinest, fights, sounder, lively, lighters, nicotine, ambiguous, judging, craving

Taurus: reliable, responsible, hard working, material, money, honest, loyal, practical, solidarity, stubborn, content, possessive, uncompromising, unconditional, complications, brown, green, changes, ground, jobs, gardening, cooking, stability, hands, high quality objects, value, easy-going, wholehearted, raw, purity

Gemini: ambivalent, thinker, two faced, overthinking, unlabeled, writers, cantankerous, words, poems, tongue, speaking, lips, curling, tea, mornings, dawn, breezes, spring, breathing, laughter, mysteries, puzzles, unraveling, ominous, paradox, yin yang, opposites, doublethink, pieces, two pieces of one whole

Cancer: moon, water, moonlight, sea, water, feelings, moodiness, dangerous, helpless, hopelessly, art, forgiving, assuming, tears, loneliness, emptiness, mental illness, feathers, birds, animals, home, family, children, society, psychological studies, stars, astrology, poems, artists, watercolor, pastel colors, insecurity, apothecary, apologizing

Leo: self esteem, confidence, labels, blazing, lion, roaring, light, names, assumptions, chide, conflict, coruscant, flowers, amaranthine, dimes, diamonds, mining, flashing, paramour, lover, affair, honesty, positivity, generosity, creativity, humor, jokes, cheerful, arrogance, inflexibility, stubborn

Virgo: analyzing, suppressing, shyness, kindness, loyalist, hardworking, practical, overly critical, insecure, judging, books, cleaning, studies, school, numbers, sotto voce, languages, wonders, holding on, stable, furniture, shops, medical, doctors, nurses, down-to-earth, feasible, doable, handy, functionality, finances

Libra: harmonious, music, instruments, pens, poetry, writing, extrovert, popular, cooperative, problem solving, diplomatic, gracious, delicate, social, fair-minded, justice, gentleness, talking with others, outlets, outdoors, nature, hugs, warmth, solace, family, kindness

Scorpio: death, ominous, paradox, mystery, inevitability, serene, seriousness, darkness, craters, abyss, heartache, breakups, ferociousness, deflorating, roses, wilting, sex, divagating, pelvis, lovers, one night stands, dominance, kinks, puzzles, complex, rawness, honesty, loyalty, incredulous, decreasing, schadenfreude, serendipity, imperfections, sibylline, staring

Sagittarius: traveling, world maps, cities, villages, culture, rounded figures, running, sports, mountains, lightheaded, breezy, go with the flow, airplanes, leaving, disappearing, walking, wandering, stubbornness, adventure, games, young love, long distance relationships, distance, lights, fireflies, discoveries, camping, firewood

Capricorn: practical, hardworking, finances, jobs, money, self control, managing, forceful, unforgiving, know-it-all, knowledge, smartness, discipline, discussions, reliable, expecting the worst, tradition, family, status, different, underrated, underdog, quality, craftsmanship, time

Aquarius: independence, friendship, temperamental, in the moment, running, disappearance, progressive, original, different, humanitarian, helpful, aloof, frightful, emotionless, numb, running from emotions, self control, determination, apitude, funny, self discovery

Pisces: drugs, wondering, wishing, hoping, imagination, shyness, darkness, abysses, mental illnesses, incomparable, incapable, insecurity, psychologically, dreams, hallucinations, allegory, bruises, bonding, pellucid, helpless, colorful, helplessness, craving, anxiety, anxious, nervousness, feeling too much, sadness, good friendship, manipulative

ocean man, take me by the hand lead me to the land,

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Lion (2016) Dir. Garth Davis

I’ve been visiting her. Every night I’ll walk those streets home. Home from the dam, home from the station. And I know every single step of the way. And I imagine that I’m whispering in her ear, ‘I’m here’.