I don’t believe you have to be better than everybody else. I believe you have to...– unknown. (via jenniferwelker)
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not...– Erma Bombeck (via firstborn, free-wilderness) (via jenniferwelker)
We are a nation obsessed. American culture is nothing more than a pastiche of...– Chuck Klosterman, The Amazing Mcnugget Diet (1996) (via thininspiration) (via jenniferwelker)
Ten Rules for Being Human →
1. You will receive a body. You may like it or hate it, but it’s yours to keep for the entire period. 2. You will learn lessons. You are enrolled in a full-time informal school called, “life.” 3. There are no mistakes, only lessons. Growth is a process of trial, error, and experimentation. The “failed” experiments are as much a part of the process as the experiments that ultimately “work.” ...
ashlynholland: “Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence, a time to let go, and allow people to hurl themselves into their own destiny. And a time to prepare to pick up the pieces when it’s all over.” amen.
Last year, traffickers made $32 billion.
irresistiblerevolution: That’s more than Google, Nike, and Starbucks combined. when will we see this as a problem?
There is a God-shaped vacuum in every heart.– Blaise Pascal
God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand...– Saint Augustine
By night, an atheist half believes in God.– Edward Young, Night Thoughts
Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.– Saint Augustine
I’m being reminded of my brokenness. Better stated: ‘we’ (Steven and I) are being reminded of our brokenness. It’s a difficult and beautiful thing for God to be so gracious and reminding us of our state of being. I ask again, why do we do this to ourselves? Thank you God for this reminder. May we learn to find You in our brokenness. The following is taken from my...
"I never wanted a hard heart..." →
__ great interview with David Bazan.
David Bazan - Free music download →
Download three free David Bazan songs from Relevant Magazine.
I have three things I’d like to say today. First, while you were sleeping last...– Tony Campolo (via irresistiblerevolution)
Sanctity of Human Life - David Gushee →
This is an amazing essay on the sanctity of human life. I love reading anything by David Gushee. The following is an excerpt: Shalom doesn’t only happen when humans stop killing each other, but it also means the rebuilding of human community… Thus, shalom means both the human and material rebuilding of community where individuals and families not only survive but flourish. Moreover,...
To love another person is to see the face of God.– Les Miserables
savemefromyself: I kept whispering to You last night “I’m sorry.” You kept whispeing “I love you.”
The following are all statements made by Henry David Thoreau. I definitely need/want more reading material from this guy. I can’t seem to get enough. Love it. __ After the first blush of sin comes its indifference. __ Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something. __ All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man. __ An early-morning walk is a...
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down,...– Henry David Thoreau
in the presence of God, we are hardly self aware.– Donald Miller
In India you can buy a cow for about $400. For $10 to $40 you can buy a child. (via irresitablerevolution)
The words that matter always stay.– David Levithan (via twloha)