“I want to see beauty. In the ugly, in the sink, in the suffering, in the daily, in all the days before I die, the moments before I sleep.”—Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are (via words-and-coffee)
12:54 am and my house just got blessed by a priest
no joke. my roommate’s high school priest just blessed our house and chatted with us for a good forty-five minutes. and he legitimately said “this is gonna sound stupid, but you should date God, like take time to be with him as a person” and it was really strange and random and wonderful. i’m thankful.
“He sees this woman he really, truly loves in a very intimate way. I think, even though she’s pointing an arrow at him, even though they’re in the middle of a battle, there’s something incredibly joyous about that moment. He doesn’t care if that arrow drills through his chest. Right at that moment, he’s happy.”—Kit Harrington on Ygritte and Jon, x (via queenargelladurrandon)
“There was a sentence in your letter that struck me: “I wish I were far away from everything, I am the cause of all, and bring only sorrow to everybody, I alone have brought all this misery on myself and others.” These words struck me because that same feeling, just the same, not more nor less, is also on my conscience.”—Vincent van Gogh, a letter to his brother (via vincentvangoghawayfromme)
“Because isn’t that the point of every relationship: to be known by someone else, to be understood? He gets me. She gets me. Isn’t that the simple magic phrase?”—Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl (via wordsnquotes)