"I either eat too much or starve myself. Sleep for 14 hours or have insomniac nights. Fall in love very hard or hate passionately. I don’t know what grey is. I never did."-(via hazelhirao)
"and your very flesh shall be a great poem."-Preface to Leaves of Grassby Walt Whitman (via rampias)
"I did not want to win Her battles, I wanted to encourage Her to fight."-T.B. LaBerge // The Novel of Us (via tblaberge)
"Let’s tangle them up,
-Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)
twist together all our limbs,
braid ourselves to sleep."
"Go out in the woods, go out. If you don’t go out in the woods, nothing will ever happen and your life will never begin."-C. Pinkola Estés (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)
"‘It is finished.’ May those words land on your bones for the nights when fear tells you the cross was a beginning & you must finish grace."-Jon Acuff (via youclevergirl)
"I wonder how they could yell Barabbas instead of Jesus.
-J.S. (via jspark3000)
I wonder how they sang Hosanna and days later, Crucify him.
I wonder how Pontius could wash his hands of it, as though a dirty conscience could be so easily cleaned.
But — I am Barabbas, sinner set free.
I yell Crucify him as I sing praises with ease.
I am Pontius, who turned a blind eye to glory.
And yet, so Christ still died for me.
Still he died, where I should be,
a perfect love on that tree."
"We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free."-Kavita Ramdas (via h-o-r-n-g-r-y)
i have flaws too, i tell him
i have flaws and you will find them
in the quiet
soft like dark
blue tender bruises
for your fingers to find
so when you find them
just have grace okay?
just be kind
i missed that moment of sky right after sunset
and now outside the window it is rich, thick, heavy blue
almost inside-of-my-eyelids dark.
today he texted twenty times, i think.
we had a conversation
consisting of sporadic updates:
what we’d eaten, seen and
i think we even…