Because it feels like you’re losing the spark. Like the new has worn off and you’re just going through the motions.

Because it feels like you’re losing the spark. Like the new has worn off and you’re just going through the motions.

Oh Tolkien. Sorrow and beauty in words beyond compare. Sometimes your poetry twists a knife just so and that is the most wonderful thing that poetry can do.

The ballad sung for Mithrandir in Lotien. Oh Tolkien. Sorrow and beauty in words beyond compare. Sometimes your poetry twists a knife just so and that is the most wonderful thing that poetry can do.

At Carnegie Hall, gospel singer Wintley Phipps delivers perhaps the most powerful rendition of "Amazing Grace" ever recorded. He says, "A lot of people don't realize that just about all Negro spirituals are written on the black notes of the piano. Probably the most famous on this slave scale was written by John Newton, who used to be the captain of a slave ship, and many believe he heard this melody that sounds very much like a West African sorrow chant." Click to watch video.

An inspiring video showing the importance of autonomy, mastery, and purpose in our motivational desires.

What does this mean? We pray in this petition in summary that our Father in heaven would rescue us from every evil of body and soul possessions and reputation and finally when our last hour comes give us a blessed end and graciously take us from this valley of sorrow to Himself in heaven. Luther's Small Catechism

What does this mean? We pray in this petition in summary that our Father in heaven would rescue us from every evil of body and soul possessions and reputation and finally when our last hour comes give us a blessed end and graciously take us from this valley of sorrow to Himself in heaven. Luther's Small Catechism

Who among you fears the LORD and obeys the voice of his servant? Let him who walks in darkness and has no light trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.(Isaiah 50:10 ESV)  What a solemn warning to those who walk in darkness and yet who try to help themselves out into the light. They are represented as kindling a fire and compassing themselves with sparks. What does this mean?  Why it means that when we are in darkness the temptation is to find a way without trusting in the Lord and…

Who among you fears the LORD and obeys the voice of his servant? Let him who walks in darkness and has no light trust in the name of the LORD and rely on his God.(Isaiah 50:10 ESV) What a solemn warning to those who walk in darkness and yet who try to help themselves out into the light. They are represented as kindling a fire and compassing themselves with sparks. What does this mean? Why it means that when we are in darkness the temptation is to find a way without trusting in the Lord and…

Can I get an eff yeah!? I think GarMau is too predictable and I think their adorable. Just think Who will Garroth be with then???? Or will he forever love in sorrow!? Will she ever end up with either!? Watch minecraft diaries!

Can I get an eff yeah! I think GarMau is too predictable and I think their adorable. Just think Who will Garroth be with then? Or will he forever love in sorrow! But still Larmau!

"You lied. You failed her, we both know you did. Didn't you Squirrel?" He said…

Six little words that can make the whole Percy Jackson fandom burst into tears. I'm not crying you're crying. these aren't tears, there's just a twig in my eye.

"When you try to list all the good things that Jesus obtained for us by shedding his blood and rising again when you try to list all of those you realize this includes everything that serves our eternal good. Do you remember the gospel logic of Romans 8:32? Its probably my favorite verse in the Bible. 'He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?' Its a rhetorical question with an assumed answer. How will...

I could never repay God and Jesus for all that they have done for me! God gave his only begotten Son to come and die for us and Jesus came and gave that ultimate sacrifice of his own life so we could be saved ❤!

I don't think I'd say it gets any easier. Ever. But there is comfort in knowing that I will see you again and I am no longer afraid of the "when". As long as you're there waiting for me, any time is good. Today, tmrw, in a week. But if it's another 50 years that could become problematic. I can't wait that long. But something tells me I won't have to. Which means that I probably will. Ha! Ahhhh. Fml.

What Lifting Weights Taught Me About Being A Woman

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.

What does a depressed person look like? What does someone with suicidal thoughts look like? Many of us would probably picture a crumpled up, crying shell of a person on a bathroom floor. The reality that #faceofdepression is trying to explain, however, is that people struggling with mental health issues often hide it in their everyday lives - meaning that they look like just about any other person you'd pass on the street.

10+ Photos That Prove Depression Has No Face

Loss happens in a moment, but coping with the grief of that loss lasts a lifetime.

Finally! A Grief Definition That Makes Sense

Loss happens in a moment, but coping with the grief of that loss lasts a lifetime.

"God is a happy-making God. He claims this as his name an eternal symbol of who he is: 'You shall go out in joy and be led forth in peace. . . . And it shall make a name for the Lord' (Isaiah 55:1213). Gods eternal plan is to make his people happy.  And yet so often happiness seems to be pulled just out of our reach  institutionalized abortion mass shootings the recurrence of cancer moral collapse unfaithful friends personal sins that seem so embedded in our bones that they just wont die…

"Let the heartbeat of your Bible reading be this simple prayer: 'Lord, move this from my head to my heart'" - John Piper

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