qotd: risk

fullsizeoutput_2e2dThe story of human intimacy is one of constantly allowing ourselves to see those we love most deeply in a new, more fractured light. Look hard. Risk that.

―Cheryl Strayed, Tiny Beautiful Things

qotd: running

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Exerting yourself to the fullest within your individual limits: that’s the essence of running, and a metaphor for life—and for me, for writing as whole.

—Haruki Murakami, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running