The 100 Most Beautiful Words in English →
bunandcheese: annamackbaybee: 52hearts: Ailurophile A cat-lover. Assemblage A gathering. Becoming Attractive. Beleaguer To exhaust with attacks. Brood To think alone. Bucolic In a lovely rural setting. Bungalow A small, cozy cottage. Chatoyant Like a cat’s eye. Comely Attractive. Conflate To blend together. Cynosure A focal point of admiration. Dalliance A brief love affair. Demesne...
Every positive change–every jump to a higher level of energy and...– Dan Millman, is an author of fourteen self-help books, currently published in 29 languages, the most famous of which is the semi-autobiographical novel, “Way of the Peaceful Warrior”. (via exposedbricks)
camillereads: comingonstrong: she-is-king: “Joyce Vincent was 41 when she was found dead in her home, but she was 38 when she died. For three years, from 2003-2006, her body lay surrounded by Christmas gifts she was planning to wrap; the television still on. How does this happen? Especially to a woman who was social, who two-years prior had a high-powered job at Ernst and Young, who had...
Closing cycles by Paulo Coelho
dreamhampton1: One always has to know when a stage comes to an end. If we insist on staying longer than the necessary time, we lose the happiness and the meaning of the other stages we have to go through. Closing cycles, shutting doors, ending chapters – whatever name we give it, what matters is to leave in the past the moments of life that have finished. Did you lose your job? Has a loving...
There is no pretending. I love you, and I will love you until I die, and if...– Jace - City of Glass: The Mortal Instruments (via exposedbricks)
On Purity Education and Its Slut-Shaming Bullshit →
rosaflora: Hey guys. Let’s talk about purity. I was raised in a Baptist church in the Deep South. I had a purity ring, and most of my bookshelf was stuffed with titles about “wearing white” and being “pure” and do you know what? The choice to not have sex until marriage is 100% valid and no one should make fun of or belittle it. However— and this is the fundamental problem with the current...
Anonymous asked: I'm tall like you and wear a size 12 shoe. At least you can find shoes! Alicia
shoes, shoes, shoes
I want the season of platformed, six-inch heels to die. Yes, I like the way the shoes look (sometimes), but it is now increasingly hard for me to find heels made any other way. I’m sorrynotreally, I love heels, but standing flat-footed at almost 5’11” already, I don’t need a pair of two-inch platforms coupled with six inch heels. A). I enjoy being tall, but I’m not...
‘That proves you are unusual,’ returned the Scarecrow; ‘and I am convinced that...– L. Frank Baum, The Wizard of Oz (via pavorst)
An Even Better Retort to that piece of shit Forbes... →
to school, or not to school.
I happen to feel lost every time I think about school. The problem, however, is that before I think about school, I really want to go back. And then I think about it, think I know exactly what I want to study, find myself wondering, and then I feel lost all over again. It’s a vicious cycle.
…but people who cannot suffer can never grow up, can never discover who they...– James Baldwin - The Fire Next Time (via exposedbricks)
11 Things to Know at 25(ish) →
bunandcheese: This is GREAT YES. I loved this article. 25 will be quickly approaching (months creep steadfastly by), and I needed this article. I might just print it and put it someplace where I can always see it.
FDA Admits Chicken Contains Arsenic. →
rosaflora: FDA Admits Chicken Contains Arsenic. After years of silence on the subject, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally admitted that the vast majority of chicken meat in the US contains inorganic arsenic. Most chickens raised for meat in the US are ingesting feed laced with a Pfizer Inc. drug called Roxarsone. Roxarsone contains high levels of inorganic (not...
America has always been a violent place. And quite apart from their involvement...– Orlando Patterson (via thenativeson)
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All is well, and you will never get it done. Life is supposed to be fun. No one...– Esther Abraham-Hicks, is a best-selling author and motivational speaker. (via exposedbricks) This times two.