bohemian-revolutionary asked: Your ravenous post made me think about your goal list, and wonder how you're doing with them. You told us to hold you accountable, and I dont know if any of us have yet. This list: http://anglophilemeetsbibliophile.tumblr.com/post/3015709135/time-for-change
I was reading from a book by one of my favorite authors, Shauna Niequist today. The reason I love her writing is that it connects faith, and life, and love, and all of these completely magical elements with the commonplace, the ordinary, and the flaws we always seem to feel the need to cover up. The chapter that has hit me the hardest today is titled “Ravenous.” She talks about...
Use your dreams and your secrets and your neglected, hidden imagination. Write...– Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet
Maybe there’s something I can’t see. And that’s the core of...– Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet
”Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that...– Marianne Wiliamson
I don’t believe God’s up in heaven making things go terribly wrong...– Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet
tylerknott: We are warmth when there is none to find. Lay us down in a bed of snow and float we will on sheets of water. We are fire when there are hands to thaw. Watch the snowflakes land on our skin and rather than be bothered with the art of melting burst into steam and rejoin the air above. We are heat when there is a trend for cold. It’s the flames that will blush embarrassed at what they...
Humanity cannot forget its dreamers; it cannot let their ideals fade and...– James Allen
Helping Invisible Children.
Hello to all of my magnificent followers! As some of you who have been following me for a while may know, I am an involved member of the organization “Invisible Children.” Long story short, we aim to help end the 25 year long war that has been going on in Northern Uganda, the Sudan, and the D.R. of Congo. This war is being fought against the Lord’s Resistance Army, a radical...
Keep your face always to the sunshine and the shadows will fall behind you– Walt Whitman
When I speak of the erotic, then, I speak of it as an assertion of the lifeforce...– Audre Lorde, Uses of the Erotic: The Erotic as Power
Tyler Knott: I, The Intrepid & Uncompromising... →
tylerknott: I could spend a lifetime exploring the galaxies of your skin. I could chart and map, name and discover every constellation of birthmarks, freckles, scars and lines. Through the telescopes of my eyes I am memorizing the stars that decorate your back. I, the intrepid and uncompromising explorer …
The world is indeed full of peril and in it there are many dark places. But...– The Fellowship of the Ring, J.R.R. Tolkien