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"This is your life, joys and sorrow mingled, one succeeding the other." - Ven Catherine McAuley, Foundress of the Mercy charism.

faithinseeds:

micdotcom:

The crisis in Gaza is so serious, it can be seen from space

International Space Station astronaut Alexander Gerst has posted his “saddest photo yet.” From all the way up in the thermosphere, ISS personnel orbiting 200 miles over the Middle East can see bombs and missiles exploding in Gaza and Israel as the two sides go to war.

Detailed explanation of the photo | Follow micdotcom 

Scary and sad.

— 1 hour ago with 5887 notes
#Gaza  #Israel  #Palestine  #War 
sravenclaw:

dreamsbeginaroundtheriverbend:

heyodavo:

thepotentiallyreverend:

priestinexile:

mysteriumkeeper:

mindwanderingsofanintj:

Basic chart for all the Myers Briggs types.

i’m ENFJ

I’m INFJ

Also INFJ! :D

INFJ. Represent!

…ENFJ (Yep I killed that trend)

INTP(now it’s really dead)

I swing between INFJ + INFP.

sravenclaw:

dreamsbeginaroundtheriverbend:

heyodavo:

thepotentiallyreverend:

priestinexile:

mysteriumkeeper:

mindwanderingsofanintj:

Basic chart for all the Myers Briggs types.

i’m ENFJ

I’m INFJ

Also INFJ! :D

INFJ. Represent!

…ENFJ
(Yep I killed that trend)

INTP
(now it’s really dead)

I swing between INFJ + INFP.

— 4 hours ago with 1095 notes
#personality  #infj  #infp  #myers briggs 
Mere Christianity →

sravenclaw:

I really struggle with C.S. Lewis’ Mere Christianity. Some kindly adult gave me a copy when I was about 15, and I didn’t make it far in before giving up on it as non-sensical. I didn’t try again until last year, as an adult, and I still had a hard time getting through it. Is it…

a) This reminds me that I should re-read Mere Christianity. I read it first 6 or so years ago, when I was just coming back to my faith/accepting that I was inherently and inalienably Christian in my blood, bones, and spirit and nothing I did about it would change that - and needless to say, I struggled with various aspects of what Lewis was saying. Which hurt, because I utterly love Narnia (books, the Disney movies get consecutively worse… never get me started on Dawn Treader.). It would be interesting to see how I respond now.

b) Do re-read Narnia. (I say that as someone who re-reads it every year, at least once.)

c) May I recommend Joyful Theology by Sara Maitland, in light of your comment re sending Karen Armstrong’s fab Short History of Myth back in time/dealing with science and religion. (That goes for you too, Anna! I really think you should read it. And indeed anyone! And everyone! ;)
— 6 hours ago with 7 notes
#notalwaysluminous  #sravenclaw  #CS Lewis  #Mere Christianity 
"Nothing should be dismissed as irredeemably secular, as incapable of being turned into worship. “A Christian,” Father Alexander Schmemann justly observes, “is the one who, wherever he looks, finds Christ, and rejoices in Him.” (Bishop Kallistos Ware)"
— 7 hours ago with 17 notes
fifth selfie for the tagged thing :)

Wasn’t I cute?

fifth selfie for the tagged thing :)

Wasn’t I cute?

— 14 hours ago

The five random selfies things, as tagged by Anneofbluetardis.

1) Myself and GirlOnAbridge took our first selfie half way up a 2,400M mountain in the Austrian Tyrol, at the end of May last year. We’d just hit the snow line, and having hiked through the snow the previous day, decided enough was enough.

2) In the dirndl GirlOnABridge bought me, which I wore as fancy dress to work one Halloween.

3) With Sr Mary Reynolds RSM, Director of Mercy International Association, as she revealed the portrait of Catherine McAuley that I discovered, to the Mercy Sisters and Associates present on the Feast of Our Lady of Mercy 2013. (image belongs to MIA)

4) Montage from my Confirmation Day, 21/06/2012. I arranged the flowers myself, and embroidered both my cardigan and dress: the first with Catherine McAuley’s Suscipe, and the dress with Isaiah 43, which was my first Reading. The Ambo hanging is also my embroidery - a tree symbolising my journey into the Catholic Church, and the descent/fruits/gifts of the Holy Spirit.

5) …posting it separately because of technical issues!

Tagging… I’m a little wary of tagging people for personal photos - I know selfies are a thing, but some people don’t like putting their image up online, so please don’t take my tagging you as an expectation of any kind! le-swing-cajun, faithinseeds, fiatluxetfactaestlux, lighttheflame, journeywithchrist, audwardway, simply-walking, and indeed, anyone who actually wants to do it!

— 16 hours ago with 3 notes
#anneofbluetardis 
CATHOLICS ON TUMBLR

heyitstheasianprincess:

I want to know how many Catholics are on tumblr!!
Like and reblog if you’re Catholic!

(via diaconia)

— 17 hours ago with 518 notes
#Catholic  #Tumblr Catholics 
diaconia:

Pope Francis blesses Mariam Ibrahim of Sudan during a private meeting at the Vatican July 24. The Sudanese woman, who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity and then was barred from leaving Sudan, flew into Rome July 24 in an Italian government plane. (CNS/L’Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

diaconia:

Pope Francis blesses Mariam Ibrahim of Sudan during a private meeting at the Vatican July 24. The Sudanese woman, who was spared a death sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity and then was barred from leaving Sudan, flew into Rome July 24 in an Italian government plane. (CNS/L’Osservatore Romano via Reuters)

— 17 hours ago with 12 notes
#Meriam Yehia Ibrahim Ishag  #Thanks be to God  #Christian  #Papa Francis 
Concieve Of You by apricotmuffins

I’ve always loved this image, it means a lot to me.

Concieve Of You by apricotmuffins

I’ve always loved this image, it means a lot to me.

— 18 hours ago with 13 notes
#art  #life  #new life  #conception 
ISIS orders all Mosul girls & women between 11 - 46 to undergo Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) →

"This is not the will of Iraqi people, or the women of Iraq in these vulnerable areas covered by the terrorists."

— 1 day ago with 2 notes
#ISIS  #Mosul  #FGM  #Iraq  #Kyrie so much eleison 

jenndoesnotcare:

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toastheaven:

dialga:

rikkisixx:

keylimepie:

wickedrandom:

Bra Fitting 101. This changed my life

Ladies of Tumblr, do yourself a huge favor and watch this video. Your lives will change for the better.

i wore a B cup forever and was in a stripclub one night and got scolded by the dancers who said honey no you are a D. 

went to lane bryant, got measured like the beginning of this video and was told I was DD almost DDD. 

so now I wonder what I *ACTUALLY* am. 

iM LEGiT FREAKiNG OUT AND AM SO EXCiTED TO DO THiS i HAVE STRUGGLED FOR 93204239 YEARS OF TiGHT BRAS im exicted.

I measured myself right, and the c’s I’d been wearing for the longest time are now f’s and g’s cause of how small my band size has to be. BLEW MY MIND.

help for my boob-haver followers!

This is SO DAMN IMPORTANT.

Oooh this reminds me, I do need to be fitted again

From a 34C to a 30G.

Now where the heck in the UK/Ireland can I get a bra that size for £10 or less?!

(via loubelle04)

— 1 day ago with 167990 notes
#bra  #bra fitting