Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.– Flannery O’Connor (via loveadinfinitum, gracemullaney)
I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own...– John O’Donohue (via loveadinfinitum, iridescentwings)
Lord, I love You not only for who you are, but for who I am with you. I love You for what you are making of me. I love You for the part of me that you, and only you can bring out. I love You for the part of me that is really ALL of me…which is You.
Somewhere deep down inside There was a place You had magically healed A place. You touched so grey, so sweetly, so tenderly. A place, where you one by one Opened all the windows To let the sunlight in. That place was my heart. That magic was love. & that sunlight was joy…of being with you. - Indian Tower, Economy of Sound
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.– Albert Einstein
The awful daring of a moment`s surrender. By this, and this only, we have...– T.S. Eliot
There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most...– Peyton Conway March
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, and sings the tunes...– Emily Dickinson (via loveadinfinitum)
Oh, and when the love spills over, and music fills...
To love, to hope, to dream is to exercise the imagination, and the more you use...– Andrew Petersen
‘What are you doing? …memorizing me by heart?’ ‘No....– Frances Hodgson Burnett, A Little Princess
The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to...– Ben Okri
I am compassionately pulled from the mess of my own sinful choices, reconciled to my Father and Lord, beckoned to grow in His truth and righteousness, excited to live fully for His glory, never abandoned, never forsaken, loved in my utterly unlovable state… grateful. humbled. excited. impassioned. released. empowered. ready. Living flame of love, come baptize me. Electrify my life....
I will give you a new heart and put a new spirit in you; I will remove from you...– - Ezekiel 36:26-37
happy father`s day, daddy-o. i love you. :)
Personal Mission Statement
I will show respect in all things, gracefully treating others with compassion. I will confidently approach each day with poise and a smile that is contagious. I will seek out adventure, but continually rediscover the wonders that surround me. I will use my time wisely, as I am never guaranteed a tomorrow. Wholeheartedly trusting my Maker, I will persevere through life’s many trials,...
We are beautiful disasters. Broken vessels that God uses to show the most potent...– my dearest friend and lifter-of-spirits, Ashley Stewart
Listen to John Wayne Gacy Jr. by Sufjan Stevens. Read the last lines: And in my best behavior, I am really just like him. Look beneath the floorboards for the secrets I have hid. Realization: I myself am as steeped and lost in my sin as that man. Father, I am overwhelmed by the depth of Your love for me.
ah, sweetness of being. :)
in due time we will see the far butte lit by a flare. i’ve seen your bravery, and i will follow you there. squint skyward and listen - loving him, we move within his borders: just asterisms in the stars’ set order we could stand for a century starin’ with our heads cocked in the broad daylight at this thing joy landlocked in bodies that don’t keep dumbstruck with...