98 year old dobri dobrev, a man who lost his hearing in the second world war, walks 10 kilometers from his village in his homemade clothes and leather shoes to the city of sofia, where he spends the day begging for money.
though a well known fixture around several of the city’s chruches, known for his prostrations of thanks to all donors, it was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected — over 40,000 euros — towards the restoration of decaying bulgarian monasteries and churches and the utility bills of orphanages, living instead off his monthly state pension of 80 euros.
there’s still good in this world
So you attempt to hide your loneliness in public, to behave, in fact, as though you have too many friends already, and thus you hope to attract people who will unwittingly save you. But it never works that way. Your condition is written all over your face, in the hunch of your shoulders, in the hollowness of your laugh. You fool no one.
Believe me in this; I’ve tried all the tricks of the lonely man.
David Marusek (via larmoyante)
its gotten to the point where i either feel no emotion or every emotion at once
I remember on my 4th grade field trip my class was standing on a hill and my teacher said “lets roll out” and I was like oh ok so I stared rolling down the hill and I had to hold my teachers hand for the rest of the day
have you ever fallen in love with a song and put it on repeat for 8 days straight and literally bathed in it and memorized every word and breath and drum beat and guitar string and just married it because wow perfect and then overplayed it and got bored of it but still had a special place in your heart for it
because i have
I can’t brain this. They look like miniatures.
this lens will cost you your arms, your legs, and your grand kids.
“to wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.”
-sven goran eriksson
i am reminded that english is a flawed language every time I am forced to use “that that” in a sentence
So in middle school we weren’t allowed to have any drinks aside from water but I kept sprite or the clear kool aid in a water bottle and felt like I was someone who made moonshine during the prohibition era.
there is nothing quite like swimming while it rains.
Quite sure that this is one of the better things in life
is that a shark
on the right side just before the water meets the sky????
There’s nothing quite like swimming in the rain while a shark is around
Metal is clearly more of a family than anyone realizes
How can anyone not reblog this?
One of my favourite pictures on tumblr.
people think this genre of music is so mean and satanic but i think it is one of the more accepting kinds of music.