Shelby
My mother used to say to me, ‘You can’t eat beauty, it doesn’t feed you.’ And these words played and bothered me, I didn’t really understand them until finally I realized that beauty was not a thing that I could acquire or consume. It was something that I just had to be. And what my mother meant by saying that you can’t eat beauty is that you can’t rely on beauty to sustain you. What actually sustains us, what is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and those around you. That kind of beauty inflames the heart and enchants the soul.
Lupita Nyong’o  (via tiredestprincess)

You’d be surprised by how far a smiley face goes in texting. People will believe whatever you say if there is a smiley face.

I really need to pay attention to what I say to certain people because I’m tired of the lectures, so if I act like I understand or that I care, I won’t get them. Problem solved.

stives:

This isn’t just a place for when life gets dull, it’s where I feel most at home, where I feel like I’m supposed to be. For me, there is no joy like sitting on top of a playground you built from the ground up, hearing the playful screams of happy children, and watching a Peruvian sun set over the mountains.

Hey ya’ll! Please please please, like this photo and reblog it! It’s for a friend of mine trying to win a trip for her and her girlfriend! It would be amazing to support them!

stives:

This isn’t just a place for when life gets dull, it’s where I feel most at home, where I feel like I’m supposed to be. For me, there is no joy like sitting on top of a playground you built from the ground up, hearing the playful screams of happy children, and watching a Peruvian sun set over the mountains.

Hey ya’ll! Please please please, like this photo and reblog it! It’s for a friend of mine trying to win a trip for her and her girlfriend! It would be amazing to support them!

I kissed her neck and shoulders. I felt faint with loving her so much.
Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms   (via tea-storm)

I absolutely loathe not having my own room in my parents house. It sucks invading my sisters’ space and feeling completely in the way of their routine. I would rather sleep on the couch than see one of them inwardly despise me for taking her bed. It’s awful and I feel unwanted.

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epicluna:

I love passionate people

that light that enters their eyes when they start talking about something they love

the little arm gestures they make

the massive smile that slips onto their face when they realise someone’s listening

I just love passionate, enthusiastic people and I wish more people would be like that

fornowjustcarryon:

farfromourvices:

A writer for the new york times interviewed a series of people who had survived jumping off the golden gate bridge. Every person she interviewed admitted that about two thirds of the way down, they realized that every seemingly meaningless problem that caused them to jump was fixable.

Every single one.

this gave me chills.

Reblogging this again because it matters.