Pushed off the Pedestal:
Today’s pseudo-indie romantic comedies feature a uniquely postmodern heroine. A.V. Club film critic Nathan Rabin calls her the “manic pixie dream girl”– a beautiful, quirky, unconventional young woman who teaches a semi-depressed artist-hero what it means to live again. Her passion for living is revealed in her tasteful mix tapes, daring clothing, political idealism, childlike spontaneity,...
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a...– Albert Einstein (via joncozart)
It’s the little moments in the day that I so often miss enjoying. And lately I have been asking God to help me pay attention. To help me treasure each daily task —- no matter how tedious or mundane it may seem to be. And golly, what a gracious God we serve, folks! It seems that every time I find myself itching to complain, He tenderly turns my head around, sharpens my sight, and points...
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There is a subtle charm in the taste of tea which makes it irresistible and...– Kakuzo Okakura (1862-1913), The World of Coffee by Bennett Alan Weinberg and Bonnie G. Bealer, 2001. (via visator)
I want movement and not a calm course of existence. I want excitement and danger...– Leo Tolstoy, “Family Happiness” (via theyellowdoorpaperie)
Craving crisp, Autumn weather...
Mmm, bring on the wool coats, scarves, and hot tea.
Now, if you can write, act, design and reveal the human condition. If you can...– John Leguizamo (sharing his B’way moment at the 2011 Tony Awards)
I wish to be...
…a good traveling companion. No matter the length of my journey with each of my friends [whether it be a 3-month-run of a play, ten years of friendship, or a four-hour shift at work!], I want to offer them peace and joy. A resting place for their spirit. A safe haven in which they may be enlivened. Refreshed. Nurtured. Cherished. Encouraged. Aye, there’s the rub, folks. Sounds like a...
luellaloves: This is still so perfectly romantic...
i thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of...– E.E. Cummings (via dolceluce)
All about yoga and green tea.