british-lord:

♔The Old High British Aristocracy♔

Jesus.
oregontopatagonia:

For my whole life all I have ever known of Costa Rica is a few lines from John Hammond in Jurassic Park. I am now in her sway. Lesson number one: the wind off this volcano pushed me off the road three times. 😵 I spent some slow and lovely time on the beaches of Nicaragua and learned about caring for children of neglect at a children’s home in Managua. I am so full of stories and thoughts and questions I feel like a child again, unsure of the world but so amazed by it that i have to run from room to room. #oregontopatagonia (at Cafe Liberia & Centro de las artes)

amithereal:

I’M CRYING BECAUSE IN CHURCH ONE OF THE LINES OF A HYMN WAS “VERY GOD” AND THIS GIRL BEHIND ME WHISPERED “SUCH CHRISTIANITY” I CAN’T STOP LAUGHING

The Correct Response

historical-nonfiction:

In 1970, shortly after being elected Attorney General of Alabama, 29-year-old Bill Baxley reopened the 16th Street Church bombing case. The racially motivated act of terrorism, which killed four African-American girls in 1963, resulted in a fruitless investigation and marked a turning point in the…

(Source: lettersofnote.com)

"Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly."

- Franz Kafka (via scribereautmori)

(via wenchingwithshakespeare)

shapeandcolour:

This weekend, activists in Uganda - a country where homosexuality is punishable by death - held their first Pride. 
This is the epitome of courage. I have no other words. 

"Our society could be transformed by Christians who refuse to participate in the viciousness of our current public conversation. Imagine the impact on our talk radio and our TV opinion shows if everyone somehow came to recognize the dignity and sacredness of their political and ideological enemies, and if Christians refused to support media personalities known for their anger and dismissive contempt for adversaries. Christians must be visibly different in how we speak of, and speak to, those we disagree with. Here is a person for whom Christ lived, died, and rose again. We know this, and must act accordingly."

- David P. Gushee

(Source: sheddenm, via aronamik)

well, he is beautiful.