your point of view
bombinabirdcage: i see your point of view. i see it all too clear. it is the same for you as it was for him, as it was for her, as it was for them. you wish. you pray. but as a prophetess once said, “nothing can be done against the truth. no matter how much we remain in denial”. it’s not that i don’t understand your struggle, your want, your need, your desire. it’s just that i’ve seen the way...
Like Eve after she tasted the forbidden fruit, we women hide. We hide behind our...– Stasi Eldredge (via wiltedwildfire)
Attractive people live in a world where most feedback they get is bullshit. The...– 5 Things You Think Will Make You Happy (But Won’t) | Cracked.com http://www.cracked.com/article_17061_reminder-5-things-you-think-will-make-you-happy-but-wont.html#ixzz1UIH3iZhX
whatever, etc.: no shit. →
inkdot: This weekend I was told a story which, although I’m kind of ashamed to admit it, because holy shit is it ever obvious, is kind of blowing my mind. A friend of a friend won a free consultation with Clinton Kelly of What Not To Wear, and she was very excited, because she has a plus-size body, and…
Over the text of John Stainer's "Seven-Fold Amen,"
she looked out into the congregation on Sunday and wondered if they ever thanked God for the light in their minds, for friends, for cold and pain responsive to the laws of nature, for enough depth of sight into these laws to have expectations, for friends, for the days and nights that follow one another in stately rhythm, for the sparks that fly upward, for friends… Did they know how...
As I contemplate the job my therapist was faced...
I see how lucky I was. The popular wisdom is that creativity is one step away from insanity and those who subscribe to that idea drag out the trusty, crusty old examples: Schulmann, Sylvia Plath, Maupassant, Van Gogh. The promulgation of this myth makes creative people reluctant to seek needed therapy because they fear their gifts will vanish. It also makes mentally ill people fear invoking what...