this is mine.

The reason that marriage is so painful and yet wonderful is because it is a reflection of the gospel, which is painful and wonderful at once.

—Timothy Keller  (via godmoves)

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Love is not affectionate feeling, but a steady wish for the loved person’s ultimate good as far as it can be obtained.

— C.S. Lewis (via saltandsteel)

(via themessesofmen)


here I am thinking
my heart has grown gracious, then
I open my mouth.

(via rebelsigh)

Oh, don’t talk to me about balloons. Balloons explode, Jen. They explode suddenly and unexpectedly. They are filled with the capacity to give me a little fright and I find that unbearable.


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We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.

Kavita Ramdas (via sorakeem)

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