"For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and are justified FREELY by his grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus."
Dearest, God, I have brought you the world.
Inside are the beginnings of the earth,
the moon circling the stars above the
And here is the universe as you
your hat, your denim overalls for you
left the plow in the field and been a
father to me.
When I was five you stroked my hair
fell from my horse. You tied my shoes
and did not leave me to the wavering
mercies of my
You gathered me into your chest and
now you are
me again, sewing stars into my hair,
Turn my voice, Lord, my wayward
me lie along the breadth of you the
gas giants and the blue-stained-blue
from your fingers. Here is my heart,
rhythm of your breath from the first
placed your mouth
over mine. Oh take me now from this
and you need not give me wings but
only a little
of your love. I will abide with you and
my Father taken from me too soon,
your eyes growing heavy,
the world unraveling back to the
all the way back before I first found
you in the
under a bush,
burning fire in your hands.
—Rebecca Cook, Georgia Review,
To be almost saved is to be totally lost.
If I ever meet any of the members of one direction I’m going to pretend I have no idea who they are so they will fall madly in love with me.
"So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal."
Story behind this? Her dad was leaving on a 2 year deployment. She was crying, and wouldn’t let go of her dad’s hand, even when he stood in line, saluting. No one had the heart to break them apart.
i’ve reblogged this like 470348 times, i can’t not reblog it everytime
I reblog this everytime I see it on my dash. It’s so sad and heartbreaking. How could you not reblog this? I don’t care what the style of your blog is.
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