"You know I feel such tenderness for you. It’s difficult to bear. I don’t know what to do with my tenderness."

Persona (1966) dir. by Ingmar Bergman (via violentwavesofemotion)

(Source: requiemforthepast)

"Letting yourself go is an alarming notion; Of course there is something to it. I am letting myself go."

Margaret Atwood, from Cat’s Eye (via violentwavesofemotion)

"Flower work
is not easy.
Remaining soft
in fire takes time."

Nayyirah Waheed (via whatalovelythought)

(Source: thesoutherly)

"Cultivate inner beauty, the gentle, gracious kind that God delights in."

1 Peter 3:4 (via coffeebooksandjesus)

quiet reminder for myself and anyone else who needs it


  • you’re alive
  • you’re okay
  • you have people who care about you
  • you can do this
  • it’s okay to be scared and overwhelmed, just don’t let it consume you
  • you’re okay
  • you can do this
  • today might not be a good day, but you’re alive and that’s okay
  • it’s okay
  • you’re okay
  • deep breaths
  • you’re okay