the part of tikanga māori which white people think are the most ~savage~ and ~primitive~ are the bits i choose to be the most proud of purely because most other māori (and this isn’t a critique of them) aren’t going to be.
we have ‘gods’ (not really but that term will suffice) like tāne mahuta…
"it’s a competition none of us agreed to" I want to give the author of this quote the hardest dap ever.(via dynastylnoire)
James Weeks, Across the Kings River
"Once you become fully awake again, there’s no force on earth that can hold you captive again!"
That is the profound truth. When the many illusions of this world are shattered, that feeling of exhilaration is indescribable. Its like … God is winking at you in that split moment. Or like, your soul (true self) is looking at itself in the mirror. Our divinity is real, our immortal greatness is real. And as its written on the temple walls of Luxor no one can show such knowledge to you - it comes from the desire within your heart to SEEK out that wisdom. I could NEVER go back to my old self.