american fitness

anonymous asked:

“Christianity is scary sometimes, the only thing keeping me here is Jesus tbh” how is Christianity scary ? Feel free to ignore if you want

it can be scary in how some churches govern their ppl. or in how they cherry pick the bible to divide people or hate people. it just can be very scary in how they twist their words to support their agenda, not to support the agenda of christ which, essentially, is to spread love.

i mean its more American Christianity that is scary, i suppose, as its the only version i have been thoroughly exposed to. the amount of people who use their “””faith””” as a way to harm others is just really not what I’m about. and i suppose its not the religion itself, but the way it is taught and employed. 
this whole post really adds onto the idea of American Christianity, and really fits my views

on the post you got that tag from, it talks about how jewish people are encouraged to question everything, but how christians are told not to. and its true. i know at church, if you ask any sort of question like why there are books missing from the bible, why what happened to Ezekiel sounds shockingly similar the idea of alien abduction, why other faiths are deemed fraudulent even tho it seems many of them have the same stories just from a diff standpoint, or anything of the sort, you are accused of not trusting god or not having a strong enough faith.

i don’t think anyone should follow anything blindly. i think understanding all there is to offer, and then making your decision to still follow proves as the strongest faith of all. to know the good, the bad, and the ugly, but to still wanting to stay. the whole idea that that is a display of a lack of faith just doesnt sit right with me. idk

jesus is a cool dude tho. love him and what he stands for. just don’t like how hes been twisted into what ppl want him to be 

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Favorite Films, 2016

  1. Moonlight (dir. Barry Jenkins)
  2. Lemonade (dir. Kahlil Joseph and Beyoncé Knowles Carter)
  3. Certain Women (dir. Kelly Reichardt)
  4. Little Men (dir. Ira Sachs)
  5. Elle (dir. Paul Verhoeven)
  6. 13th (dir. Ava Duvernay)
  7. American Honey (dir. Andrea Arnold)
  8. The Fits (dir. Anna Rose Holmer)
  9. Green Room (dir. Jeremy Saulnier)
  10. 88:88 (dir. Isiah Medina)
  11. Toni Erdmann (dir. Maren Ade)
  12. 20th Century Women (dir. Mike Mills)
  13. Pete’s Dragon (dir. David Lowery)
  14. Personal Shopper (dir. Olivier Assayas)
  15. The Handmaiden (dir. Park Chan-wook)
  16. Paterson (dir. Jim Jarmusch) 
  17. Neon Bull (dir. Gabriel Mascaro)
  18. The Invitation (dir. Karyn Kusama)
  19. 10 Cloverfield Lane (dir. Dan Trachtenberg)
  20. La La Land (dir. Damien Chazelle)
  21. Mountains May Depart (dir. Jia Zhangke)
  22. Wiener-Dog (dir. Todd Solondz)
  23. The Love Witch (dir. Anna Biller)
  24. Everybody Wants Some!! (dir. Richard Linklater)
  25. The Eyes of My Mother (dir. Nicolas Pesce)

Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order): Arrival (dir. Denis Villeneuve) | Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice (dir. Zack Snyder) | A Bigger Splash (dir. Luca Guadagnino) | Don’t Breathe (dir. Fede Alvarez) | Jackie (dir. Pablo Larraín) | Julieta (dir. Pedro Almodóvar) | Krisha (dir. Trey Edward Shults) | Kubo and the Two Strings (dir. Travis Knight) | Louder Than Bombs (dir. Joachim Trier) | Manchester by the Sea (dir. Kenneth Lonergan) | No Home Movie (dir. Chantal Akerman) Things to Come (dir. Mia Hansen-Løve) | Train to Busan (dir. Yeon Sang-ho) | The Wailing (dir. Na Hong-jin) | The Witch (dir. Robert Eggers)

Films I Missed: Aquarius | Cameraperson | Cosmos | The Edge of SeventeenEmbrace of the Serpent | Fences | Fire at Sea | Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party | Hidden Figures | I Am Not Your Negro A Monster CallsNeruda | Nocturama O.J.: Made in America | The Ornithologist | Right Now, Wrong Then | Shin Godzilla | The Woman Who Left

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There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” -Martha Graham

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“It’s said that All Hallows’ Eve is one of the nights when the veil between the worlds is thin - and whether you believe in such things or not, those roaming spirits probably believe in you, or at least acknowledge your existence, considering that it used to be their own. Even the air feels different on Halloween, autumn-crisp and bright.”

Happy Halloween!

Yes… She hit the return into a split and still got the point. Can’t tell me she’s not the definition of a Bad Bytch.

jason: so yeah i guess i want to be roy’s stupid boyfriend

dick after a long silence in which he was remembering every time jason made fun of all the batkids significant others: