-Justin Stansbury-

Owner of @Crossroads Music Academy in South Tampa

Former Tour Manager | Agent @teethcutter

Let me be who I am.
And let me kick out the jams

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Reblogged from convergecult  242 notes
plaguesplagues:

was just watching converge’s show at burning fight in 09 at vimeo, and jacob did this really cool speech before ‘the saddest day’. so true. 
check out their set - filmed by hate56 - over here > http://vimeo.com/4649011 . i do not own the photo.

plaguesplagues:

was just watching converge’s show at burning fight in 09 at vimeo, and jacob did this really cool speech before ‘the saddest day’. so true. 

check out their set - filmed by hate56 - over here > http://vimeo.com/4649011 . i do not own the photo.

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We’re all susceptible to it, the dread and anxiety of not knowing what’s coming. It’s pointless in the end, because all the worrying and the making of plans for things that could or could not happen, it only makes things worse. So walk your dog or take a nap. Just whatever you do, stop worrying. Because the only cure for paranoia is to be here, just as you are By (via greysanatomy) (via greysanatomy) (via anextradimension)

Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind. By Anthony Bourdain, No Reservations (via feellng)

Reblogged from you-are-the-universe  320 notes

There is a sanskrit saying, “Mana eva manushyanam karanam bandha mokshayoho.” “As the mind, so the man; bondage or liberation are in your own mind.” If you feel bound, you are bound. If you feel liberated, you are liberated. Things outside neither bind nor liberate you; only your attitude toward them does. There’s nothing wrong with the world. You can make it a heaven or a hell according to your approach. That is why the entire Yoga is based on chitta vritti nirodhah (restraint of the mind-stuff). If you control your mind, you have controlled everything. Then there is nothing in the world to bind you. By The Yoga Sutras of Pantanjali, from the second sutra, translated by Sri Swami Satchidananda (via yeshecholwa)

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ombuddha:

When I was in India living close to Tibetan monks and lamas, I was often surprised at the apparently easy-going, laid-back way in which many of them seemed to live their practice. They often responded to my intensity and fervor with the expression kale kalepe TOnang (literally “please go slowly”). Essentially, what they were saying was take it easy, go slowly, and you get there. They seemed highly amused by the attitude I had towards my practice, as though they could not understand why I was so driven. They did not have the underlying emotional disposition in their psyches that said they were not good enough. This does not mean they did not practice and work hard. It meant that they let things be and did not have the neurotic intensity of striving many of us suffer from in the West.
Rob Preece.
Photo by Anorak’s Appendix.

ombuddha:

When I was in India living close to Tibetan monks and lamas, I was often surprised at the apparently easy-going, laid-back way in which many of them seemed to live their practice. They often responded to my intensity and fervor with the expression kale kalepe TOnang (literally “please go slowly”). Essentially, what they were saying was take it easy, go slowly, and you get there. They seemed highly amused by the attitude I had towards my practice, as though they could not understand why I was so driven. They did not have the underlying emotional disposition in their psyches that said they were not good enough. This does not mean they did not practice and work hard. It meant that they let things be and did not have the neurotic intensity of striving many of us suffer from in the West.

Rob Preece.

Photo by Anorak’s Appendix.

Reblogged from purplebuddhaproject  536 notes

I am convinced that most people do not grow up…We marry and dare to have children and call that growing up. I think what we do is mostly grow old. We carry accumulation of years in our bodies, and on our faces, but generally our real selves, the children inside, are innocent and shy as magnolias. By Maya Angelou (via purplebuddhaproject)