“laugh until we think we’ll die, barefoot on a summer night…never could be sweeter than with you…and in the streets you run a-free, like it’s only you and me. geez, you’re something to see!”—"home," edward sharpe & the magnetic zeros
“through getting to know God, I have purpose. and, you know, every day its another chance to get closer to that goal. I think all of life is about getting to know God—getting to know what he likes, and what he doesn’t like and how we should be. and in the end we will be made perfect.”—Jason Castro
“before this year bullies were just bullies for no reason, weirdos were just weird, and dare-devils weren’t afraid of anything. before this year, people I loved lived forever. I spent this year looking for something and wound up seeing everything around me. It’s like I was asleep before and finally woke up. you know what? I’m wide-awake now.”—Wide Awake
today i rummaged around the basement and found some things of mine. my American doll, Felicity. old photo albums of trips I took and friends I love. books that were gifted to me as a young gal. portfolios from my homeschooling years. mom says that its funny the place that memory’s hold in our hearts.
“you’re so busy making maps with my name on them in all caps. you’ve got the talking down, just not the listening…and who cares if you disagree? you are not me. who made you king of anything? so you dare tell me who to be? who died and made you king of anything?”—"king of anything," sara bareilles