suippumato:

twilight being such thoughtful friend!!

suippumato:

twilight being such thoughtful friend!!

brainbubblegum:

MORE LIKE PROFESSOR THAT’S SICKAMORE

brainbubblegum:

MORE LIKE PROFESSOR THAT’S SICKAMORE

svengalia:

everyone’s new favourite ghoul

svengalia:

everyone’s new favourite ghoul

rogmont:

Doodles from several weeks ago. Promised to post ‘em over here.

What if these guys were more badass? I think it’d be pretty rad. I might finish one of these later on. Who knows.

homestuckthegathering:

Equius Zahhak
Made some changes. Upped mana cost slightly. Took <churchofthesurvivor>’s suggestion to just give him trample. Added that he lures artifact creatures, and made the tinker require him to sac a nontoken artifact, in part to up the difficulty and also just so you can’t use it with grist.

homestuckthegathering:

Equius Zahhak

Made some changes. Upped mana cost slightly. Took <churchofthesurvivor>’s suggestion to just give him trample. Added that he lures artifact creatures, and made the tinker require him to sac a nontoken artifact, in part to up the difficulty and also just so you can’t use it with grist.

My mother once told me that trauma is like Lord of the Rings. You go through this crazy, life-altering thing that almost kills you (like say having to drop the one ring into Mount Doom), and that thing by definition cannot possibly be understood by someone who hasn’t gone through it. They can sympathize sure, but they’ll never really know, and more than likely they’ll expect you to move on from the thing fairly quickly. And they can’t be blamed, people are just like that, but that’s not how it works.

Some lucky people are like Sam. They can go straight home, get married, have a whole bunch of curly headed Hobbit babies and pick up their gardening right where they left off, content to forget the whole thing and live out their days in peace. Lots of people however, are like Frodo, and they don’t come home the same person they were when they left, and everything is more horrible and more hard then it ever was before. The old wounds sting and the ghost of the weight of the one ring still weighs heavy on their minds, and they don’t fit in at home anymore, so they get on boats go sailing away to the Undying West to look for the sort of peace that can only come from within. Frodos can’t cope, and most of us are Frodos when we start out.

But if we move past the urge to hide or lash out, my mother always told me, we can become Pippin and Merry. They never ignored what had happened to them, but they were malleable and receptive to change. They became civic leaders and great storytellers; they we able to turn all that fear and anger and grief into narratives that others could delight in and learn from, and they used the skills they had learned in battle to protect their homeland. They were fortified by what had happened to them, they wore it like armor and used it to their advantage.

It is our trauma that turns us into guardians, my mother told me, it is suffering that strengthens our skin and softens our hearts, and if we learn to live with the ghosts of what had been done to us, we just may be able to save others from the same fate.

S.T.Gibson  (via modernhepburn)

First time I’ve ever heard the advice, “be more like Pippin.”

(via padnick)

LotR was meant as an analogy for what it was like to go through war and come home, so this metaphor was absolutely intentional on the author’s part.

(via vampmissedith)

1. Holy crow, that was beautiful.

2. No wonder I like Merry and Pippin the most. We’re comrades in arms.

(via delilahsdawson)

cuteosphere:

I’ve had this is my mind since I first saw Skelita Calaveras’ name on her packaging haha. I remember seeing it and thinking, no way, is that the same name?? me and my gf were so excited. It turns out their names are different by one letter… but whatever, I can imagine it ;P

cuteosphere:

I’ve had this is my mind since I first saw Skelita Calaveras’ name on her packaging haha. I remember seeing it and thinking, no way, is that the same name?? me and my gf were so excited. It turns out their names are different by one letter… but whatever, I can imagine it ;P

thempress:

People look down on McDonald’s employees but fail to realize that if all these folks left McDonald’s and pursued “better careers”  your ass wouldn’t be able to get a McDouble with an Oreo McFlurry at 3am. 

You can’t demand a service while simultaneously degrading those who provide it for you.