you are not fat
you have fat
you also have fingernails
you are not fingernail
If one were to build the house of happiness, the largest space would be the waiting room.
One heart is not connected to another through harmony alone. They are, instead, linked deeply through their wounds. Pain linked to pain, fragility to fragility. There is no silence without a cry of grief, no forgiveness without bloodshed, no acceptance without a passage through acute loss. That is what lies at the root of true harmony.
Daniel Kukla, the Brooklyn-based photographer, photographed the interiors of animal enclosure at 15 different zoos across the US and Europe. He says in his Artist Statement: “We, as humans, go to great lengths to satisfy our desire for a connection with the natural world, especially in our interactions with wild and exotic animals. Zoos are the primary site for this relationship, but they often obscure the conflicts inherent in maintaining and displaying captive wild animals.” Inviting the viewer to question the role of constructed habitats, these images explore the motivations behind controlling the natural world.
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that marrying someone as quickly as possible before they join the military is a terrible idea?
Like. We have not been dating for even 1 year.
I don’t know what marriage means, I hardly know what love means, and I definitely don’t know what we mean.
Sure, that’s a nice idea, in a perfect world it would all work out and we’d live happily ever after.
But you know NOTHING about being in a military family, being a military spouse, being in a family, or being a spouse.
You have terrible spending habits, no education, no driver’s license, warrants out for your arrest, drug and alcohol problems, and virtually offer me no security for my future.
Yet you want me to stop what I’m doing ( trying to make responsible decisions to establish a more stable career ) so that YOU can be with me all the time. Because you don’t like the idea of sacrificing your time with me. Because you want to keep me by your side no matter what.
No matter how reckless you have to be.
No matter how much of my future you destroy in the process.
I hate to be so harsh, but Jesus. Christ.
Don’t get mad at me for trying to better myself.
Don’t get pissed at the idea that I may be stationed somewhere without you, don’t try to keep me around with marriage.
That doesn’t work. Spouse or not, I will probably be stationed somewhere without you. Where you can’t go.
You’re going to have to learn some fucking independence. Grow up and be a man. I don’t mean be masculine and macho. I mean be an adult man who is capable of taking care of himself and doesn’t need reassurance 24/7.
How about you try to get your own shit together before you tell me how to deal with mine? You say you’re changing everything for me, but so far all I’ve seen is a change of address, and 3 weeks without weed.
Don’t just rely on me to bring you security, comfort, finances, and literally any other need you may have.
I don’t mind taking care of people. People who literally cannot take care of themselves. People who try to take care of themselves. People who would if they could.
BUT I will not take care of someone who is too afraid to grow up and do some hard work to take care of himself.
You’ve got to earn me. You don’t just own me because we’ve been dating for like six months. Pipe the fuck down, kid.
The Moon by Nosigner is a topographically-accurate LED light created based on data retrieved from the Japanese lunar orbiter spacecraft Kaguya, appropriately named after the legendary Japanese moon princess Kaguya-hime.