“But it was Jesus who taught me there was nothing I could really lose if I had Him. He taught me to be palms up, just like He was. Palms up means you have nothing to hide and nothing to gain or lose. Palms up means you are strong enough to be vulnerable, even with your enemies. Even when you have been tremendously wronged. Jesus was palms up, to the end.”

— Bob Goff | Love Does (via heartbeatofatwentysomething)

“Acquire the habit of speaking to God as if you were alone with God. Speak with familiarity and confidence as to your dearest and most loving friend. Speak of your life, your plans, your troubles, your joys, your fears. In return, God will speak to you—not that you will hear audible words in your ears, but words that you will clearly understand in your heart.”

— St. Alphonsus Liguori (via beatae-memoriae)
Truth about Ben Howard's ex girlfriend

marsblogs:

Today I found out that Ben’s long term girlfriend had committed suicide. He had not confirmed it and I don’t think he will but I read it in an article saying that’s where the motivation behind his songs are coming from. That was the dark situation he was talking about in his interviews. I know…

“Love God and He will enable you to love others even when they disappoint you.”

Francine RiversAnd the Shofar Blew (via feellng)

“But it was Jesus who taught me there was nothing I could really lose if I had Him. He taught me to be palms up, just like He was. Palms up means you have nothing to hide and nothing to gain or lose. Palms up means you are strong enough to be vulnerable, even with your enemies. Even when you have been tremendously wronged. Jesus was palms up, to the end.”

— Bob Goff | Love Does (via heartbeatofatwentysomething)
Morning Devotional with some Stumptown
Disneyland
my feet may fail