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"The most important thing in life is to stop saying 'I wish' and start saying 'I will.' Consider nothing impossible, then possibilities will become probabilities." - Charles Dickens, David Copperfield →


    I’d put your picture in my wallet just to see you more often. I’m greedy like that. I want slow Sunday mornings dancing in the kitchen while the coffee brews and wild Fridays dancing until the sunrise peeks over the horizon. I want to see the way you look at the city skyline at every hour of the…

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    In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.

    And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.


    Albert Camus, The Stranger

    this is good to hear today.

    (via theriverjordyn)

    (via theriverjordyn)

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    Just a simple little hymn to praise our Heavenly Father on this Tuesday evening. :)

    hip2betsquared this is amazing! I love this song and you sang it so beautifully!! I heard Payphone by Maroon 5 today in the car and it dawned on me that I like your singing of it better!! Miss you and hope your school year is starting well!!!
    — 7 hours ago with 2 notes
    #gifted friends  #faith  #music 
    Really enjoying reading this comic again! #calvinandhobbes

    Really enjoying reading this comic again! #calvinandhobbes

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    "God has infinite attention… You’re as much alone with Him as if you were the only thing He’d ever created."
    C.S. Lewis (via worshipgifs)

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    "I looked at everyone and wondered where they came from, and who they missed, and what they were sorry for."
    Jonathan Safron Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (via spenserstevens)

    (Source: theunquotables, via the-blue-dragonn)

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    "So, I love you because the entire universe conspired to help me find you."
    Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist (via hip2betsquared)
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    #always reblog 
    Two of my three brothers and me in front of the old Detroit Train Station. My brother Mike thinks we look like we are in a band! This vacation was a really great one this summer. :) #summer2k14

    Two of my three brothers and me in front of the old Detroit Train Station. My brother Mike thinks we look like we are in a band! This vacation was a really great one this summer. :) #summer2k14

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    "Here’s my heart, Lord
    Take and seal it
    Deal it for thy courts above"
    (via hip2betsquared)

    I can never get enough of this song! This might need to be my theme for the school year!

    — 3 days ago with 2 notes

Mr Darcy’s House - Chatsworth.


    Mr Darcy’s House - Chatsworth.

    (via prettybooks)

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    I’d like a lover to lay my hands upon. Not in ownership, but in praise.
    I’d like a lover that sees stars in my eyes and fire in my soul.
    I’d like a lover who is strong within himself and his desires.
    I’d like a lover who doesn’t mind my occasional curses and laughs at my bad jokes.
    I’d like a…

    — 3 days ago with 886 notes


    The Hebrew word timshel — Thou mayest — that gives a choice. It might be the most important word in the world. That says the way is open. That throws it right back on a man. For if Thou mayest — it is also true that Thou mayest not… Thou mayest makes a man great, that gives him stature with the gods, for in his weakness and his filth … he has still the great choice. He can choose his course and fight it through and win.

    John Steinbeck,  East of Eden 

    — 6 days ago with 436 notes
    "What is the feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? - it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-by. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies."
    On The Road, Jack Kerouac (via thatkindofwoman)

    (Source: worn-in-perfection, via thatkindofwoman)

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    "A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell."
    CS Lewis (via hannaoliviaway)
    — 6 days ago with 197 notes