Grown-up people are not strong enough to exult in monotony. But perhaps God is strong enough to exult in monotony. It is possible that God says every morning, “Do it again” to the sun; and every evening, “Do it again” to the moon. It may not be automatic necessity that makes all daisies alike; it may be that God makes every daisy separately, but has never got tired of making them. It may be that He has the eternal appetite of infancy; for we have sinned and grown old, and our Father is younger than we. — G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy (via invisibleforeigner)
(via Experimental Theology: Not Learning to Lament: Comparing the Psalms to Songbooks)
Can you understand why a little creature, who can’t even understand what’s done to her, should beat her little aching heart with her tiny fist in the dark and the cold, and weep her meek unresentful tears to dear, kind God to protect her? Do you understand that, friend and brother, you pious and humble novice? Do you understand why this infamy must be and is permitted? Without it, I am told, man could not have existed on earth, for he could not have known good and evil. Why should he know that diabolical good and evil when it costs so much? Why, the whole world of knowledge is not worth that child’s prayer to dear, kind God! I say nothing of the sufferings of grown-up people, they have eaten the apple, damn them, and the devil take them all! But these little ones! — Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov (via trolleyology)
(Source: honeybadgerchild, via dostoyevsky)
You have a right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too. No, I think there was too rigid a pattern. You came out of an education and are supposed to know your vocation. Your vocation is fixed, and maybe ten years later you find you are not a teacher anymore or you’re not a painter anymore. It may happen. It has happened. I mean Gauguin decided at a certain point he wasn’t a banker anymore; he was a painter. And so he walked away from banking. I think we have a right to change course. But society is the one that keeps demanding that we fit in and not disturb things. They would like you to fit in right away so that things work now. — Anaïs Nin (via fernsandmoss)
(Source: thelandlockedmariner, via thephoenix-firebird)
this one sentence can put an exciting pit in your stomach. // and all life is so wild and so precious.
(via 365 Days of Hand Lettering: Day 323)
Bake at 350: Constellation cookies.
HOW I FELT WHEN I STARTED GRAD SCHOOL:
HOW I FEEL AFTER THE FIRST SEMESTER:
Break a prop? Just put it back and walk away… ha ha!!
Emma’s reaction though omg
FUCK they’re so cute can we please go back to 1999
This is adorable. To the extreme.
Bill Nye partying in the 80’s.
how can I not reblog this
the best picture i have ever seen on tumblr
yes yes yes
S’mores Macarons (Marshmallow and Chocolate)
Literally the best thing ever.
I can’t even handle how cute this is. CAN’T EVEN HANDLE IT!
(Source: full-monty, via carynichole)