@realwashedout put on a grand show at the Music Farm in Columbia SC. #vscocam #washedout #paracosm #musicfarm (at Music Farm Columbia)

@realwashedout put on a grand show at the Music Farm in Columbia SC. #vscocam #washedout #paracosm #musicfarm (at Music Farm Columbia)

I came to party. #borderbash #godawgs #vscocam

I came to party. #borderbash #godawgs #vscocam

It is years since I recognized this defect in myself and recognized its importance, and all this time I have done nothing to get rid of it. What excuse can I find?
Has it not been growing in me since I was ten years old? But however great it may be, it is limited. That is enough. If it is great enough to take from me the possibility of wiping it out during this life and so attaining to the state of perfection, that must be accepted just as it is, with an acceptance that is full of love. It is enough that I know that it exists, that it is evil and that it is finite. But to know each of these three things effectively and to know them all three together implies the beginning and the uninterrupted continuation of the process of wiping out. If this process does not begin to show itself, it is a sign that I do not know in truth the very thing that I am writing.
The necessary energy dwells in me, since I live by means of it. I must draw it relentlessly out of myself, even though I should die in so doing.
Uninterrupted interior prayer is the only perfect criterion of good and evil. Everything which does not interrupt it is permitted, everything which interrupts it is forbidden. It is impossible to do harm to others when we act in a state of prayer—on condition that it is true prayer.
Simone Weil, Gravity and Grace. Training. Pg. 126
new boots for a new season. #vscocam #redwing #9013 #fall

new boots for a new season. #vscocam #redwing #9013 #fall

Life has slowed down yet has sped by each day.

Fly fishing on the Savannah River this morning with @dukedook. #flyfishing #redington #redingtonreleased #savannahriver #smallmouth #campvibes #polerstuff (at Savannah River Canal and Trail)

Fly fishing on the Savannah River this morning with @dukedook. #flyfishing #redington #redingtonreleased #savannahriver #smallmouth #campvibes #polerstuff (at Savannah River Canal and Trail)