LA VIE EST BELLE.

samantha joanne. twenty-two.

"my dream is to live a good life, to be close to God and be a good human being."

I find it so much easier to be creatively free at night. Daytime is for sleeping. Nighttime is the best time for making art. The later at night it gets the further into another world you go. Mark Ryden (via seabois)

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stagnantwinters:

You should know that there are days that my skin just doesn’t feel like my own and when You scream my name, I still can’t hear You.

And some mornings just feel like barriers to the rest of the day. So I look over to the printed book of promises and I remember how much my…


Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt congratulate Lupita Nyong’o on her Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt congratulate Lupita Nyong’o on her Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role award

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Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old. Unknown  (via losed)

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It’s not that whatever doesn’t kill you makes you stronger in the way a callous could allow you to endure pain. But what doesn’t kill you may just make you weak enough to unclench our hands from the fruit of knowledge and reclaim the beauty, peace, and power that comes with being a human that humbly surrenders to simply being the beloved creature of a holy, mighty, and beautiful God. Julie Barrios (via yesdarlingido)

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Have you ever just looked at someone and thought, “I really love you”. They’re just talking or humming or watching a movie or reading a book or laughing or something, and there’s something about them in that moment—their body is alive, there’s a light in their eyes, something—that makes you think, “I just really love you.”

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craftedbyhim:

Beyond what we can imagine or understand. More than what we ask or seek. Our God is able.

craftedbyhim:

Beyond what we can imagine or understand. More than what we ask or seek. Our God is able.

Introverts don’t get lonely if they don’t socialize with a lot of people, but we do get lonely if we don’t have intimate interactions on a regular basis. Sophia Dembling, The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World (Perigee Trade, 2012)

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A beautiful day begins with a beautiful mindset. When you wake up, take a second to think about what a privilege it is to simply be alive and healthy. The moment you start acting like life is a blessing, I assure you it will start to feel like one. (via cultivate-solitude)

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