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If the moon smiled, she would resemble you. You leave the same impression of something beautiful but annihilating.


Ancient moon priestesses were called virgins. ‘Virgin’ meant not married, not belonging to a man - a woman who was ‘one-in-herself’. The very word derives from a Latin root meaning strength, force, skill; and was later applied to men: virle. Ishtar, Diana, Astarte, Isis were all all called virgin, which did not refer to sexual chastity, but sexual independence.

And all great culture heroes of the past, mythic or historic, were said to be born of virgin mothers: Marduk, Gilgamesh, Buddha, Osiris, Dionysus, Genghis Khan, Jesus - they were all affirmed as sons of the Great Mother, of the Original One, their worldly power deriving from her. When the Hebrews used the word, and in the original Aramaic, it meant ‘maiden’ or ‘young woman’, with no connotations to sexual chastity.

But later Christian translators could not conceive of the ‘Virgin Mary’ as a woman of independent sexuality, needless to say; they distorted the meaning into sexually pure, chaste, never touched.

Monica Sjoo, The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth  (via thewastedgeneration)

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qracious:

fave omg

what is this from omg??

Stuck In Love
joshpeck:

thesylverlining:

what happened in roughly 1870 though
why was there temporary internet
with a few people searching for pokemon?
coryloftis:

No reason.  Just wanted to unwind.
If you can see a future without me and that doesn’t break your heart then we’re not doing what I thought we were doing here.
That 70’s Show (via temperare-te)

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mapsontheweb:

Countries that recognize the State of Palestine
Some nights I think about dying and some nights I think about living till I break and I didn’t know that you could cry so hard that your heart stops bleeding and still wake up the next morning until I met you and I know that kissing you will probably kill me, bury bullets beneath my skin and spit poison into my veins but I know I’ll kiss you anyway and sometimes shaky knees and feeling like you’re going to throw up and staying up so late you get sick is love and not pain but sometimes the teeth you feel when you’re kissing and the way the red of the flowers he brought you matches the red in the sink and the way the butterflies in your stomach make you feel like dying is pain and not love and either way I never know when to say goodbye so maybe you should just stay one more night
I’m trying to tell you I love you (via extrasad)

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powerburial:

take me down to the forbidden city where the grass is forbidden and the girls are forbidden

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plizm:

Phil Bergerson - Shards of America (2004)

sluttyoliveoil:

haha if youre bored you could kiss me idk just sayin

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rhydonmyhardon:

being told you’re appreciated is one of the simplest yet incredibly uplifting things you can ever hear

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