Growing up hit me hard when I looked down at my hands, expecting the pudgy smoothness of youth, but instead saw veins protruding like rivers and knuckles like mountains and I knew it would all pass away much sooner than I thought.

  • How to cope

  • Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin - find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less. -Maya Angelou, you will be missed. (via inthepalmofme)

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Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.

~Saint Francis de Sales

    When people stop writing, it’s one of two things - they are either really fucking happy or broken beyond repair. -Ming D. Liu  (via xcalm)

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This tattoo was done by Shannon Perry. 


Lago di Monate
Paolo La Commare - 1994


Plain Near Auvers, 1890 by Vincent van Gogh


The Lord is not slow in keeping His promise, as some understand slowness. Instead He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance. — 2 Peter 3:9

Series: Black & White by the Color Movement (#cmdevo #B&W)

Design by: Alodie // Personal // Color Movement


For you, a thousand times over // Khaled Hosseini.

    The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you.
    Don’t go back to sleep.

    Rumi (via limitlessreach)

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