Mary Mary (seriously two of the best female vocalists ever)
A freezer that actually freezes
Feeling the presence of God. You have turned my mourning into dancing
You have turned my sorrow into joy! I’ve been in a weird place lately. Since last Thursday I have just been running from God. This happens from time to time seemingly without cause. I just get feelings of inadequacy and unlovability (lol don’t know if that’s a word) and feeling like what is the point of anything and it really affects my closeness with God, but I went to visit this church tonight with my family and I just felt the presence of God. I’m saving up for a breakdown, I know it, but I’m ready.
Thousands of humans have been brought to think that humility means pretty women trying to believe they are ugly and clever men trying to believe they are fools…God wants to bring the man to a state of mind in which he could design the best cathedral in the world, and know it to be the best, and rejoice in the fact, without being any more (or less) or otherwise glad at having done it than he would be if it had been done by another. God wants him, in the end, to be so free from any bias in his own favor that he can rejoice in his own talents as frankly and gratefully as in his neighbor’s talents—or in a sunrise, an elephant, or a waterfall. He wants each man, in the long run, to be able to recognize all creatures (even himself) as glorious and excellent things. He wants to kill their animal self-love as soon as possible; but it is His long-term policy, I fear, to restore to them a new kind of self-love—a charity and gratitude for all selves, including their own.