Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry

Title: Gathering Bluegathering blue

Author: Lois Lowry

Genre: Dystopian

Form: Paperback

If you were to ask me to give a synopsis of The Giver, I would just stare at you blankly until a new topic presented itself. I honestly would not even be able to give you as much as a character’s name. The last and only time I read it was in seventh grade which wasn’t really too long ago – give or take 6 years – but my…

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Too many people just get church all screwed up. They think church is a place where you’re supposed to come, evaluate the music, evaluate the message. You don’t like it—the childcare, the programs, if not, ‘I’ll go to a different one.’ No, what church was supposed to be, was a bunch of people that were spending their days out making disciples, trying to get other people to follow God, and they’d get so beat up that they’d just naturally gather together and have this fellowship, this bond where they bandaged one another up and send them back out. And sometimes the reason churches don’t work quite right is that we’re like a bunch of soldiers that never went to war, and yet we all go to the war hospital and start playing with the bandages.
Francis Chan (via hardcorequotations)


whenever someone on tumblr says “I’m posting this because no one’s awake so no one will see it”, i look outside my window at the beautiful sunny day outside. it is mid afternoon. the Australians will always be awake and ready for your 3am shame posts



Whats the most depressing song you can think of




fun date idea:

take me to comic con

drop me off


pick me up when it’s over tho



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Collect books, even if you don’t plan on reading them right away. Nothing is more important than an unread library.
Austin Kleon  (via bookoisseur)

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Didn’t think i could get anymore excited about this film


middle schoolers complaining about how stressful school is


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I hate when black clothes are a slightly different black and don’t match

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with 93 million on tumblr i bet theres a clique of 37 year olds who make fun of us

yeah they’re called the staff

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Why are basic necessities so expensive? I mean like 

  • toilet paper
  • bread
  • comic con 
  • milk

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