"Heaven is a state of mind" (S&H)

Abby, age 19. Political science and English major (music minor) looking to go to law school. Camp counselor, lifeguard, tutor, pianist, singer, writer. A conservative and Christian Scientist. [Blog renamed eggnogablog during the holidays]
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afagic:

bunmer:

He returns

why?

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militarymom:

Operation Heal Our Patriots®

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This is the most important gift you can give. Please keep these specific requests in your prayers:

  • Ask God to protect our military personnel serving overseas.
  • Pray for those service members who have been injured or wounded.
  • Pray for the ministry of Operation Heal Our Patriots.

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wendyandmarvin:

No One Ever Listens: A Memoir by Jyou Kido

missmerewolf:

narayanmahon:

USA Today called me and asked if I wanted to photograph Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Congressman and former Vice-Presidential candidate. I said yes. I thought it would be a good shoot to try out the Pentax 645D… and I was right.

First one is awesome!

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  • Step 1: like a thing
  • Step 2: find a few close friends who also like the thing
  • Step 3: don't talk to anyone else in the fandom literally those 5-6 persons are your fandom

wizardick:

alternatively if someone asks you what you did today just grimly look down at your hands and say “something I should have done a long time ago…”

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(via nukenate)

You understand sleep when you are awake, not while you are sleeping. You can see mistakes in arithmetic when your mind is working properly: while you are making them you cannot see them. You can understand the nature of drunkenness when you are sober, not when you are drunk. Good people know about both good and evil: bad people do not know about either.
Mere Christianity (1952)

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bullponycorral:

socopolitics:

fatal-conceit:

Just to remind you that there is a difference between libertarianism and the Tea Party.

These three categories are allies and they best realize that if they want to defeat liberals. 

I would rather stand for something than against something.  While I will stand with others in defense of our shared rights, I will not associate with those who’s principles I deplore.  I more align with the Tea Party.

I definitely understand deploring the weed-obsessed or so-liberal-they’re-not-very-good-libertarians, unless you mean the Christian right?

bullponycorral:

socopolitics:

fatal-conceit:

Just to remind you that there is a difference between libertarianism and the Tea Party.

These three categories are allies and they best realize that if they want to defeat liberals. 

I would rather stand for something than against something.  While I will stand with others in defense of our shared rights, I will not associate with those who’s principles I deplore.  I more align with the Tea Party.

I definitely understand deploring the weed-obsessed or so-liberal-they’re-not-very-good-libertarians, unless you mean the Christian right?

antifeminist-egalitarian:

nowyoukno:

justanuntitledblog:

nowyoukno:

Source for more facts follow NowYouKno

I didn’t realize turning your significant other into a vampire was part of the criteria

It’s not. Here’s the criteria according to The National Domestic Abuse Hotline:

Does your partner ever….

>    Embarrass you with put-downs?
>    Control what you do, who you see or talk to or where you go?
>    Look at you or act in ways that scare you?
>    Push you, slap you, choke you or hit you?
>    Stop you from seeing your friends or family members?
>    Control the money in the relationship? 
>    Make all of the decisions?
>    Tell you that you’re a bad parent or threaten to take away your children?
>    Prevent you from working or attending school?
>    Act like the abuse is no big deal, deny the abuse or tell you it’s your fault?
>    Destroy your property or threaten to kill your pets?
>    Intimidate you with guns, knives or other weapons?
>    Attempt to force you to drop criminal charges?
>    Threaten to commit suicide, or threaten to kill you?

Barely any of those things happened, and the ones that did happen were unavoidable parts of the story which effectively tantalise young readers. 

We can criticize Twilight and dislike it without claiming that it’s actually abusive, geez. Twilight’s not good, certainly, but it’s not the freaking literary anti-Christ.

notallfeminists:

A MAJOR article of support in today’s Boston Globe!” [womenagainstfeminism]