Being a comfort is itself pretty comforting.
And how devastating would it be to confide in someone and have the confidence disappear?
For the Jesus Revolutionaries, the answer was clear: Jesus would not be out waging “preventative” wars. Jesus would not be withholding medicine from people who could not afford it. Jesus would not cast stones at people of races, sexual orientatons, or genders other than His own. Jesus would not condone the failing, viperous, scandalplagued hierarchy of some churches. Jesus would welcome everyone to his his table. He would love them, and he would find peace.
I want to kiss her without counting the seconds. I want to hold her so long that I get to know her skin. I want, I want, I want.
apparel, n.: There are times I don’t mind doing the laundry, because folding your clothes reminds me of the shape of you.
Some people think mental illness is a matter of mood, a matter of personality. They think depression is simply a form of being sad, that OCD is a form of being uptight. They think the soul is sick, not the body. It is, they believe, something that you have some choice over. I know how wrong this is.
you’d think that silence would be peaceful. but really, it’s painful.
It hurts that I can be so full of him while he’s so empty of me.
But it doesn’t mean anything without someone beside him. It’s not a game if he’s the only one playing.
The sound of words as they’re said is always different from the sound they make when they’re heard, because the speakers hears some of the sound from the inside.