not 2 proud about this but what can a gal do

Alright guys so I’ve seen something happening over and over again on posts about Wonder Woman and Gal Gadot and I am caving and making an entire post about it.

This has to do with claims that she is a Zionist and that she’s an awful human being because she served in the IDF (the Israeli Army) and yada yada.

FIRST OF ALL: Serving in the Israeli military is required of all citizens. She served for 2 years as a combat TRAINER. She was badass enough to be a combat trainer in one of the most deadly armed forces in the world (these are the people who created Krav Maga, okay?) and she did not engage in active combat. She killed no one. Her service was mandatory and after she got out, she went to law school because she is very passionate about justice and social issues. The most noteworthy thing about her views on her time in the military is that she says quite frequently that she wishes no country had the need for a military. She is very much a proponent of peace.

As for the Zionism claims… there you get into the debate of what Zionism actually means. Does it automatically mean you are anti-Palestinian, or does it simply mean you believe in the Jewish state of Israel? I’ll let you decide but…

Here is what I do know about Gal: She is an Israeli. She was born and raised there. She believes her people have a right to their homeland because they, like her, were born and raised there. I have seen NOTHING of her saying anything hateful about Palestinians. You can argue about history all you like but the important thing is actually THE PEOPLE. The moment we side with a government over people is the moment we lose. Most people alive today in that area were born and raised there and so it IS THEIR HOME, regardless of them being Israeli or Palestinian. It is home to them both. (Again, not arguing the HISTORY of the people. But the actual people who are alive there today.) The goal should not be to take sides with either government, but to hope that the people themselves can coexist peacefully and happily. That is what Gal believes in. She wants the conflict to stop and for peace to be achieved. Just because she is a proud Israeli and a proud Jew does not mean she is automatically anti-Palestinian or anything else. Personally I think it is amazing and beautiful that an Israeli Jewish woman is portraying Wonder Woman, one of the most iconic superheroes of all time. 

Other things about Gal? She is most proud of being a mother to a 4-year-old little girl named Alma. Her daughter loves princesses but Gal says Alma has told her that princesses seem weak and that they always need a prince to save them. Gal said that broke her heart because she wants her daughter to grow up knowing that women are amazing and can do anything, and so can she. So being Wonder Woman has come at the perfect time for her because her daughter is watching her every move and she says Wonder Woman embodies everything that is wonderful about women. Not only is she strong and brave and fierce… she is compassionate and kind and intelligent. Gal says she hopes women AND MEN will see Diana/Wonder Woman and understand and appreciate all the complexities of being a woman and how powerful we are just by being ourselves. She’s also a real goofball and loves to joke around and dance on set. AND she gained… wait for it… 17 lbs of muscle for the role! That is INSANE! Not to mention that I’ve never heard anyone more coherently understand the true nature of Diana the way Gal does. She understands that the best thing about Wonder Woman is how truly GOOD she is… how much she cares and believes in mankind, and yet that compassion does not undermine her strength and power. Instead it enhances it. She really GETS the character and that’s why I’m so excited to see her portrayal.

So yeah… can we please stop blindly hating on her because someone somewhere made some claim and we think it makes us smart and politically superior to believe it and support it? It doesn’t. It just makes you look like a weak-minded jerk. Do your own research. This goes for other things as well. Don’t jump on hate trains just because you want to seem cool or smart.

GAL GADOT IS AMAZING AND IS GOING TO BE AN AWESOME WONDER WOMAN! I leave you with this gif of her being adorable on set of BvS.

wolfbro92  asked:

Hello, I am trying to avoid falling into the pit fall that is trying to write a female character who is very in control of her sexuality and also dresses in fairley reveling way, without objectifing her. She dresses like she does because she wants it to be very clear to every one around her that it is not a matter of whether not she could punt you through a wall but rather how far you would go after that. and she is well out of the 'confused' period of her life, and into the 'proud to be me' .

Hello!  For the purposes of this response, I’m going to assume you’re a (heterosexual?) male author, in which the first step I’d recommend for writing about this is to consult as many women as possible about it.  Seeing as I am a women, I’d say you’re ahead of the game in this department.  

Next, here are some personal tips and rules of thumb for writing about sexual female characters without sexualizing them:

1.  Treat them as people.  

Regardless of how promiscuous, attractive, and sexual your character is, she will have defining traits beyond that.  Focus on your character’s personality before you describe her appearance.  Spend some time working out her idiosyncrasies, quirks, likes and dislikes, that don’t involve sex.  Make sure she’s a well-rounded character before you even think about focusing on her sexuality;  her appearance should be an afterthought, not a defining feature.  

This goes for characters of all genders:  regardless of how stunningly attractive they’re emphasized to be, regardless of the author’s relentless descriptions of their “rock hard abs” or “ample breasts,” the characters I find most attractive are invariably the ones with a strong and well-defined personality.  

Basically, regardless of how sexy your character is, she is, first and foremost, a person, with a fully developed personality.  Remember that, and you’ll be several steps ahead of your fellow male authors.

2.  Make sure she’s dressed practically and appropriately.   

Revealing clothes are great.  I’ll show cleavage like nobody’s business.  But don’t fall into the false empowerment purgatory of ridiculously revealing clothes that are neither appropriate to the situation nor practical for what your character is doing.  

For instance, if your character is kicking ass and taking names, she should not be doing it like this:

If your character is setting out for a fight, avoid gratuitous cleavage, showing too much skin, and basically anything that looks like it could just as easily be exhibited in a Victoria’s Secret ad.  

Some more practical options for your female characters include full-body spandex (like male superheroes have been wearing since spandex was invented), cargo pants and tank tops, and athletic-wear.  I also personally enjoy basically any character in full-body latex or leather, and it’s totally not because its a personal kink of mine.

In a quiet, controlled, dress up-y setting, your character can wear the revealing clothes she prefers, but there are some basic guidelines for this as well:      

3.  Stay away from gratuitously focusing on breasts. 

“My full breasts swelled invitingly over the lacy rim of my sports bra.”  “Her small breasts swung loosely beneath her poncho.”  “She purred as she contentedly patted her young breasts dry.”

So many male writers do this, and it never fails to grate on me.  Even if your character is wearing the most cleavage-bearing, Jessica Rabbit-esque getup imaginable, she will not be thinking about her boobs 24/7, especially if it’s told in the first person. 

The only time I’m actively thinking about my breasts is when I’m thinking about how much they’re fucking annoying me.  Right now, for example, I’m thinking about them because all my bras are in the wash and the only one available was one of my mom’s sports bras, and it feels like a goddamn binder.  

Do I love them?  Am I happy to have them?  Yes, but sometimes they fucking suck, man.  

On that note, however, the feeling of taking off a bra is heavenly, and I do occasionally like putting my hands on them for no particular reason.  

If you want to emphasize that your character is physically beautiful, and she’s wearing revealing clothing, here are a few body parts that I wish authors would pay more attention to: 

“The lean, well-defined muscles of her back rippled like liquid.”  

“The slit up the side of her evening gown showed off a smooth expanse of thigh.”  

“Her hair was braided to one side, calling attention to her slender neck and sharp jawline and showing off her toned shoulders.”     

This might be the queer gal in me talking, but I’d say that’s a definite improvement.

4.  Allow her to have physical flaws.

“Her lovely sloping waist gave way to voluptuous hips, perfectly mirroring the ample roundness of her bosoms.  Luscious locks of silky blond hair framed her heart-shaped face and high cheekbones, accentuating lush lips and a petite button nose, large eyes framed with lush lashes.”  

This is a condensed version of the descriptions I’ve read.  Authors, particularly male authors, will take up entire pages describing flawlessly beautiful female characters that probably couldn’t exist outside of a magazine.  

Don’t do this.  Even if your character is stunningly gorgeous, it’s her physical idiosyncrasies that will make her memorable.  Give her a honking laugh, a birthmark, a scar, one crooked tooth that stands out in an otherwise perfect smile.

Moreover, as a general rule of thumb, stay away from cutesy descriptors “petite button noses,” “doe eyes,” “lush, long lashes,” “doll-like,” “porcelain skin,” and basically anything else that sounds as though you’re describing a children’s toy.  One or two characters can have these features, but when every female character sounds like a porcelain doll, it gets tiresome. 

Confession time:  I like to endow my male characters with these traits just to throw people.  A lot of my male main characters will be described as having large, doe-like eyes with long lashes, lush pink lips, delicate features, and/or basically everything else cute and “feminine” with which female characters are frequently endowed. 

I feel like it’s quietly subversive, because there’s a lot of pressure for male characters to constantly be masculine (if not, it’s usually presented as comedy relief), just as it’s customary for female characters to consistently be effortlessly cute, delicate, and feminine.  

Your female characters will not always be cute, delicate, and feminine.  Even the most gorgeous people in the world will occasionally wake up with static-y, bird’s nest hair and dark raccoon circles under their eyes.  They get body odor, they go to the bathroom, they get bad breath, they get unsightly rashes, have allergic reactions, get bug bites.  

Granted, you probably won’t need to describe that in gratuitous detail, but you need to realize that women aren’t goddesses.  If your character has perfect makeup, she’s put a lot of time and energy into learning how to do perfect makeup, applying it every morning, et cetera.  If she has a perfect body, she probably works out a lot, eats a steadily healthy diet, and/or has some pretty perfect genes.  Traditional femininity is hard work;  it isn’t simply a natural state of being for women and girls.

Basically, it all goes back to point one:  treat your female characters as people.   

5.  Be open to criticism.

This applies for writing all marginalized groups to which you don’t belong.  I can and do write characters of color, for example, but I need to be open to criticism from actual people of color for when I’m doing it wrong.  

If you’re straight (which I am not), you can and should write queer characters, but you need to be open to the critiques of actual queer people when they tell you how to improve.  

And you (and again, I’m only assuming you’re male here, as it isn’t specified) can and should write female characters, but you need to keep an open ear to real women if they say you aren’t doing it right.  

This isn’t personal, and it doesn’t mean you’re a bad person;  what a lot of people need to understand on this website (and the internet in general) is that we will never reach a state of total ideological purity, just as we will never understand the experience of groups to which we do not belong.

Accept it, commit to the journey of bettering yourself as a person and as a creator, and realize that criticism is not a personal insult to you;  it’s a means by which you can grow.


I really hope this helps!!

‪"To the bone" trailer (also the new movie “feed”) ruined my night yesterday I was out here pacing and cryinnnn ngl. I’m not the gal to be this sensitive over a movie/show but hear me out. If this gets publicity like 13rw. I’m OUT. this ones way more backwards like if u care about people with EDS DONT PULL THIS SHIT (-: simple omg.

(Fully aware that some of the actors and the director have a past with an ed, and do amazing charity work) I’m not criticising lily or Keanu AT ALL, I appreciate her background with an ed.l and I think she’s so brave for it)

yes mental health should be talked about, but it’s like, that doesn’t take away from the character ygm? It’s a fiction film and the scenes of the trailer are taking the piss, there awful (triggering to the point of a relapse). It stigmatises mental illness, and 100% glamourises it. Her character is sassy, pretty and beautifully tragic, in a romantic way? get it taken down or im outta this joint /:‬

“I wish I had that problem” you wouldn’t wish for cancer or other life ending illnesses !!!


‪"it’s like you have calorie aspergers" *fist pumps* Get Away ya fool, they were celebrating??? when I was like 13 I would have watched it and get “tips"and shit. ‬I would have admired her character and thought of her as beautifully tragic. just based on the 2 minute trailer, it doesn’t show the ugly side of an ed.

‪nah im actually fuming with this ngl.‬
‪it’s the production and choice of character really. her, being someone i imagine i’d watch (when I was younger) n think woah i wish i could be like her. It already looks very cookie cutter, stereotypical girl with an eating disorder, who’s too skinny, counts all her calories, looks a certain way, and denies everything. “You look like a ghost”.

To an extent, that’s very real, but that’s not how all eds are at all. Even the name suggests you have to look a certain way to have an ed. a healthy looking body doesn’t equal a healthy mind (eating disorders are a mental illness not a physical one.) ‬

‪ppl may see this as taking it too seriously, but 1 in 4 ppl die with this illness. And the trailer alone promotes the wrong ideas. The dealt by makeup and close up of her bones rllllyyyy is just a criteria to who and who doesn’t have anorexia… :/ it makes a lot of us feel so invalid bc we didn’t look that sick at our lowest. It also makes someone struggling think “I’m not sick enough yet bc I don’t look as thin as her, so I don’t need help rn” ‬
Kinda reminds me of Cassie from skins: “I didn’t eat for three days so I could be lovely” that saids the COMPLETE wrong message to susceptible young people.

WHAT is comical about eating disorders. all the people saying we can’t step on eggshells around EDs is bullshit because humans are inherently vulnerable and respond to role models thus a show portraying a beautiful witty teen with an ED will never be ok

(Also I ain’t the only one who feels this way about the trailer at all)
Weight is simply a side effect of an eating disorder, but so is comparison. Maybe you were never tubed or forced into treatment or underweight. But it doesn’t make u less valid.

‪I’m still on the fence about this show, but I rlly admire lily and everyone for it. Just already have some issues with the way it’s been constructed. even tho it may help the minority of sufferers to have an idol etc, it still has its hung ups.‬ it would be amazing if it helped someone recover (as it’s a happy ending) it’s it’s cool to be proud of the context of the movie, but it promotes toxic actions and behaviours and 100% glamourises an ed, no doubt about it.

I’m sick to death of eds being portrayed in a glamorous light, or shown to be a phase/ problem that a little therapy can fix. To all vulnerable and impressionable audiences of the film, I fucking hope it doesn’t have a bad influence on ya bb

“To the bone” will be another middle class white girl who has anorexia and becomes skinny but makes some miraculous recovery. It will add nothing new to the eating disorder discussion and yet again, ignores OSFED. Anorexia is the most talked about and the most represented. There are countless movies and documentaries on it already with side characters having other types of eating disorders. For once I’d just like a movie that has an overweight/healthy weight person who has been starving and gets the help they need.

It make sufferers who are perhaps not as underweight (or who are unable to see themselves as that underweight) consequently see these underweight scenes and feel that they cannot seek help because they aren’t “thin enough” or “bad enough”.
Just thinking of the millions of young people who will watch it on Netflix KILLS ME inside. The show will make people without an ed think that that’s the reality of EDs, and not take certain people seriously. I hope they at least portray the loneliness/ brutality of an ed, if not the ugliness. :/
This show will 100% trigger someone into a relapse, that may/ will kill them. when it airs in a week, and ur in recovery pls be careful.

‪I called Netflix to let em kno.‬ it’s a free call too.
‪if u don’t agree, leave it be, just don’t make it cinematic ukno. stressed tf out. sigh. ‬

Not Your Dean (Part 14)

Originally posted by darlingdeano

Summary: One day Dean shows up and moves back into the bunker. The only problem is he’s a demon and he’s hiding something…

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 Part 9 Part 10 Part 11 Part 12 Part 13

Pairing: Demon!Dean x reader

Word Count: 1,900ish

Warnings: language

A/N: Some nice Sammy & reader in this…


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MINI TUTORIAL and tips for making FNAF animatronic cosplay [Attaching eyes + teeth]

Hello hello~ how’s goin’?
This tutorial is mostly for SpringTrap eyes. But I’m gonna explain how to do other animatronics eyes. 
Well….. since few weeks… I really want to make FNAF4 cosplay next year… That jaw-belly Fredbear looks amazing on teasers and it would be a challenge for me… idk seriously…. For now I’m gonna make Phone Guy’s head for my lovely Phone Gal and of course - I will make tutorial about it~! 

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I re-watched fury road and decided to make A List of Things I Love, it got a bit long but herE WE GO GIRLS:

  • Furiosa tearing up as she is driving, just before she goes off road
  • The ladies doing graffiti in their room before they escape fuck yeah vandalism im kidding dont vandalise stuff thats bad but the ladies were Making A Point ok
  • Miss Giddy standing up to Joe like hell yeah girl u tell him 
  • The flame throwers lmao ok who goes into a war like situation and is like “you know what this already adrenaline-filled, dangerous situation needs? Flame throwers. That’s what.”
  • “Also we need a guy suspended by bungee chord to play guitar. His guitar will also be a flame thrower”
  • Max being super bitter about them taking his stuff i feel u max i feel u 
  • Furiosa shedding a tear before the sandstorm scene like is she thinking about how she knows there is No Going Back now she Will Be Killed? but then nah Ace comes up and is all “why can’t you go back? what did you do?” and you can see her resolve harden and she is all fuck yes lets get to the green place and fucking punches him in the face and fangs it
  • Angharad looks super hella mad during like the entire scene with max pointing the gun and ordering them around i dont blame u babe
  • Furiosa tackling Max and just going to town on his faCE 
  • Dag tossing the bolt cutters to Furiosa without hesitation
  • Dag trying to get involved with the fight but Cheedo holding her back and Dag is just like let me fiGHT HIM 
  • Where did the ladies get the binoculars from??????????? like when they r looking at the gastown boys they just appear??????? u ladies r magic and i love it 
  • Max using the door to get out to fix the fuel pod but climbing back in through the window why max 
  • Dag biting nux
  • All of the ladies jump to help Furiosa when Nux attacks her 
  • Angharad throwing Nux out of the rig and Max is all ???wat is goin on fam????? 
  • hella sick bike tricks man 
  • Angharad leaning out the rig to protect Furiosa and Capable and Toast holding Angharad and Cheedo holding onto Capable and all 4 of them Glaring At Joe u go defy the man 
  • All of the ladies yelling at Max to go back for Angharad and Furiosa being SAD ;-;
  • Cheedo running back and looking like a virgin bride but then u get a close up look and all her makeup is smeared and running and it conflicts with that image of purity which is in my opinion really good directing bc Cheedo is said to be the only one that Joe hasn’t forced himself on
  • Dag saying “wring your hands and tear your hair but you’re not going back to him” its so catchy say it out loud 
  • Furiosa being super protective of all the girls and wanting them to stay together 
  • “mcfeasting”
  • Doof Warrior gets a spotlight for night time guitar thrashing lmao 
  • if you’re playing in the mud and i’m playing in the mud then whO’S DRIVING THE RIG???????????????
  • Max running to the rig then noping and running back to his tree for safety 
  • Max hugging the tree to help keep it upright u r doing a great job max im proud of u 
  • Furiosa pushing the rig i am convinced that it was Furiosa pushing and Furiosa pushing alone that got the rig moving again
  • The Vulvalini’s entrance, badass babes on bikes
  • Furiosa finding her family again honestly it gets me every time i tear up and my throat closes up and i jus t 
  • “this is our Furiosa”
  • From this point on im just crying ok Furiosa remembering the gesture and her face, our ladies and the many mothers all laughing and joking with each other, the many mothers giving each of the ladies clothes and accessories, keeper of the seeds and Dag interacting and bonding, Furiosa and the others offering Max a bike and a place with them. im just so emotional about this ok.
  • “we go back?” “yeah” “i thought you weren’t insane anymore” ok Dag u r precious but dont be rude ok Max is just trying to help
  • Keeper of the Seeds going “kaboom” and making the hand gesture and Dag does it at the same time ok they r best frens 
  • “it feels like hope” and Max and Furiosa just staring at Nux like way to drop the ball nux now they know u were listening to their conversation
  • Doof Warrior w his lil umbrella sleepin and then bein like aw shit whats happenin do i gotta play i better play 
  • Toast with her lil music box and Dag prying and after Toast asks what she’s doing it pans over to Keeper and she has this smirk on her face and i juST 
  • “HERE WE GO GIRLS”  
  • “One man, one bullet” a good life motto 
  • Capable leaning out the rig to see whats goin on when Max is climbing up to go cut the harpoon lines lmao pls dont do that capable u could get hurt
  • THE POLCATS GODDAMN
  • Toast asking Keeper if she is hurt and saying that she thinks she’s hurt to the others and Dag grabbing the Bag of Seeds for her and sitting with her i just y r u doing this 2 me y must u take the people i love away from me 
  • Furiosa climbing onto the gigahorse and she has no energy and is in so much pain but goddamn it she is going to do it to protect her lil fam
  • Cheedo knowing that Rictus would go to get her if the option presented itself, rather than Furiosa, so she was like lol ok so im gonna trick u so i can go help my gal
  • Rictus grabs Dag and then one of the Vulvalini is like no and SLAPS HIM IN THE FACE and then he hits her back and then one other the other Vulvalini gal sees that and is like nOT TODAY SON and starts screaming and goes to help her galpal out 
  • Furiosa fighting the prime imperator like just that whole scene 
  • [hisses] [screams]
  • The Vulvalini who shoots @ Rictus and hits his air tank and is like “dang might have to change the motto to ‘one man, occasionally 2 bullets’”
  • Furiosa sliding along the side of the car all bloody and bruised and determined 
  • Toast spitting on Joe’s dead body yes
  • all the ladies looking out for each other and making sure they are safe and helping each other im all about gals helping gals
  • Cheedo asking why Furiosa is wheezing and then when our Vulvalini biker gal explains she looks like she is about to burst into tears
  • in fact, Toast and Capable are crying 
  • :-)
  • Dag and the ladies helping Max to save Furiosa
  • everyone calling Furiosas name and chanting ‘let them up’ and then the war pups r like lol lets do it 
  • Furiosa holding Capable as they ascend 
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Here is the Morgan/Reader series, as promised!  Now, this is not just a series about Derek Morgan, there is also a backstory with Aaron Hotchner (non-sexual) that brings in an innate trust to have the reader around the team.  The first couple of parts are more about the Hotchner/Reader story, with parts strung along of the reader and Derek Morgan meeting each other and…well…you’ll see.

I sincerely hope that you enjoy!

(Part 2  Part 3  Part 4  Part 5  Part 6  Part 7  Part 8  Part 9  Part 10  Part 11  Part 12  Epilogue)


Breathing hard, the cold air piercing your throat, you clamor up the dark alley, desperate to get to the roof.

Jumping up onto the hanging ladder, you pull yourself up three rungs before swinging your feet around.

“Hey!  Where’d she go!?” you hear milk chocolate yell.

“I don’t know,” the gangly one said, doubling over trying to catch his breath.

Your thighs may rub together, but at least you weren’t out of shape.

Leaping up the ladder, you spill on over the rooftop, scouring the roof, dashing from side to side trying to find the man responsible for this.

For all of this.

“There she is!” you hear him shout again.

Taking a deep breath, you shake your head and take off your shirt.  Sure, your midsection wiggled a bit, but you were proud of the body you inhabited.  You had cushion that made grown men drool and sass that made them laugh.

And possessing both was a deadly combination.

It’s what made you so good at your operations.

But now, after 11 years of giving your life to black ops missions and deep cover jobs and infiltrating compounds, your reputation hangs in the balance when one man dares to bring about your mistake.

Your one…unpalatable…mistake.

He will ruin you if you cannot find him.

Getting a running start, you jump for the power line, throwing your shirt over it and propelling yourself down cascading wires, kicking yourself off of the power support beams in order to change direction.  Leaving the two running men behind, you catch sight of your perpetrator.

Your predator.

Following him all the way out to the dock, he turn and looks at you before jumping into the water.

Water.  Heh.

Kicking off of the last power line and letting go of your shirt, you plunge head-first into the icy water, your breath teasing a hitch, and you sink just enough to take your body into the darkness…

Until you hit a body.

Reaching out, your hand grasping for leverage, you cling onto his shirt as you kick your legs to resurface.  Emerging from the cold, dark depths, you gasp for air, hearing his gurgle as you pull him to the ladder and throw him back up onto the dock.

Clamoring up the ladder and out of the water, you perform CPR, beating his chest and yelling at him to wake up.  And just as you thought your only way out was gone, he coughs up the darkness that had threatened to take him.

Swiping your finger inside his mouth, you feel for his cyanide tooth, pulling it free before he can clamp down on his “coward pill.”

Flipping him over onto his back, you pull your handcuffs from your belt holding up your pants.

“You have the right to remain silent..”

As you pull him to his feet, continuing to read him his rights, a parade of black cars emerge from the darkness, casting their high beams on you as they yell at you thru a bullhorn to stand down.

Sighing, you bop the handcuffed man with the butts of your palms at his temples and hear him plummet to the wooden dock floor, watching the team slowly approach you with guns drawn.

“You’re under arrest,” the milk chocolate states.

“And what exactly are the charges?” you say, feeling the shivers start in your core.

Feeling your lips turn blue, a tall one emerges from the back…and your heart stops.

Aaron?

As you stand there, staring at him, he signals for his team to lower their weapons.  Your body trembling uncontrollably now, he steps forward and takes off his coat, wrapping it around your shoulders.

“I see you haven’t changed,” he says, looking down at you.

He always did tower over you.

“Why are you chasing this man?”

Blinking your eyes rapidly, you will yourself out of your trance.  “My career…um, he’s targeting me.  I killed this man’s son in an attempt to bring down a cartel boss.  He’s angry.”

Nodding slowly, he stares at you, waiting for you to continue…sensing that there is more.  But when you stay silent, he sighs and looks at the man lying unconscious on the dock.

“Fits this man’s MO.  He’s been targeting many people that have been associated with this cartel.  Do the names Raymond and Nikito ring a bell?”

And before you can catch yourself, you reach out and grab his hand, pulling him close to his face.

“What did he do to them?” you sneer.

“Nothing, they came to me.”

Furrowing your brow, your breath hitches.

“They said that you would be his last target,” Aaron said to you, grunting at the pressure you were putting on his wrist.

Letting go, he shakes his wrist out and looks back at you.  “How do you know them?”

Looking around confused, and back into Aaron’s eyes, you whisper, “The same way you know me.”

Watching Aaron’s jaw unclench for the first time since seeing you, he gestures over to his team, waving for them to come over.  As they all come closer, you recognize the two that were chasing after you earlier.

“That stunt was impressive,” milk chocolate says, looking you up and down.  “I would’ve never taken you for a stunt gal.  Derek Morgan,“ he chuckles, holding out his hand.

“Most people never do…because of my body fat percentage.”

As his face drops, he double backs his comment, “No, no, I just mean that…”

When Aaron holds out his hand, signaling him to stop, he shoots him a glance.  “It’s alright.  She’s with me.”

And as he starts to brief the team on your background with Aaron, you can’t help but take another glance him…

Derek.

I was tagged by @alystargaryen what a gal

Instructions: you can tell a lot about a person by the music they listen to. put your music on shuffle and list the first ten songs - no shuffling

I’m doing my main playlist that doesn’t include instrumentals and musicals bc honestly i never listens to musicals anymore (but instrumental playlist is holy)

1. paint it black - the rolling stones
2. proud mary - creedence clearwater revival
3. snow (hey oh) - red hot chili peppers
4. shake it out - florence + the machine
5. pocahontas - annenmaykantereit (they’re a german language band!)
6. mein leben - kraftklub (also german lol)
7. i shot the sheriff - bob marley
8. radioactive - imagine dragons
9. way out there - lord huron
10. crosses - jose gonzalez

i tag: @petyrbaelish @rosevtyler @manbunjon @aelin @princessdany @jjeremybentham

My Damn Queen - Part 2

Read part 1 here !!

Yay finally finished and ready for you!!

Summary: You begin to learn who Negan is in an unexpected way.

Words: 1,297

Ships: Negan x reader

Warnings: curses n shit.

Song While Writing: Selah by Emeli Sande 

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Negan stood there. You watched his eyes form dark and his lips became clenched and tight. Was it something you said? Of course it was, he was a dominant man. You confirmed this as his reply was all but welcoming to your fierce reply.

“Darlin’ I suggest you take the fucking attitude from your voice and address me with respect.” You heard his reply, loud and clear, but in no kind of hell were you equally going to give in.

“No Mr ‘Negan’ with a barbed wire bat, not fucking ‘darlin’ either. I’d like to equally suggest you take your little terms of shitty endearment and leave them in the pile of other shitty vocabulary I expect you will be using. My name is (Y/N).” You were snapping, you knew you were. But you had been alone for so long that maybe your people skills were lacking, until this morning you hadn’t seen living people in maybe a year, hence why you knew they’d been watching to find you.

“Well well boys, looks like we have ourselves a bitch with a mouth for disrespect!” you heard laughs as he bellowed the last part. Negan walked towards you, his steps dawned closer with emphasis on the heels. When he was barely two feet away he crouched down to eye level with a stern look dressing his somewhat strong-looking face, it made you question his age and maybe the life he’d led before the world’s great downfall.  

“Okeedokie (Y/N), is that better? Well damn I hope so. Listen to me, I don’t know what shit talking bastards you’re used to dealing with, but believe me I am not fucking lying when I say I will beat the fucking smart ass shit out of you if you test me.’ The seriousness make you smirk, you’ve always been a devil for it in awkward situations. ‘Please tell me, who are you hiding from all the way out here?” he continued before returning to his tall standing position.

“I’ve not been hiding from anyone. I’ve been here since the beginning of the god damn shit storm, what a shame you had to ruin that. I don’t know why you’re here, but I’m clearly not a threat to you with the rest of your bodyguards pointing their weapons at me lazily, so do excuse me for the wondering but can I please stand up without getting shot maybe? Thanks.” Like hell were you waiting for his reply. A scrawny man with a half disfigured face advanced towards you from behind, he must have been coming to kneel you again but Negan stopped him.

“No Dwight, she’s not a threat.” He called. “You’ve been here since it the world went to shit darlin’? That is some fuckin’ achievement. Now usually id have had my boy D knock your fine-looking ass back down but you got me fuckin’ interested. What say you invite me into your tower, Rapunzel and we’ll see how a gal like you has been surviving.” He flashed you a smile, his face looked sort of cute when he was being nice. You were standing close enough to rip his throat out if you tried hard enough, but you were just a much interested. Always a sucker for a bright smile hey(Y/N),you thought to yourself.

“Okay, but I swear if you try anything I will fucking kill you Negan. And I know exactly what your proud ego is thinking when I way this, I have dealt with your kind before. But If I’m still here maybe a year on, you should probably get to thinking why.” You could be Just as stern.

“Fuck me (Y/N), you always handle yourself like this?” he was smiling again. You looked him in the eye before ignoring him to turning to enter the gate, but Negan dashed in front of you. You were just about to question what the fuck he was doing but before you could, you felt a sharp knock to the back of the head. It wasn’t Negan, you could see that as you fought through the pain to look up to see.

“Sorry doll, but I’m not actually interested in your fucking tree-house get up here. I’m interested in you” a black fabric bag was being placed over your head and your hands being tied.

“Don’t worry darlin’, you’re going to fuckin’ love the Sanctuary in comparison to this dump.” You felt your mind slip before you could answer.

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You awoke to the intense feeling in your gut that you weren’t home. The cold was causing an ache in your bones as you began to fully cecum to your surroundings. There was nothing but darkness. You trailed your hands swiftly over your face to feel for the bag that may still be there but it wasn’t. Further running your hands down, it quickly became apparent that you had been stripped of your clothes to only your bra and underwear. An electric-like feeling of fear raced through your body as the trail thoughts returned, you’d been taken captive by a group of men and that thought alone broke the brave you had inside you. Being practically naked in a dark room instilled fear that all women had learned to recognise. Tears rolled down your nose as you shifted yourself towards the corner of the room. You tried to silence your sobbing in case that prompted the men to come, but you couldn’t; when shivering and afraid you were an enemy to your safety. There were loud footsteps approaching when a familiar voice echoed down what must have been a corridor that made them stop. “Hey Dwight, is that for our pretty new arrival?”

It was Negan, your heart was racing so fast you could hear it.

“I’ll give it to her, let’s see if her attitude improved after she’s got some fuckin’ grub in her” he sounded closer now, you shuffled yourself as far from the door as possible, had been in the corner right next to it without knowing. The door unlocked and opened before you could cover yourself as best as you could by wrapping your arms around your crossed legs.

“The fuck is wrong with you Dwight!” Negan shouted loud through the open hallways.

“Do I need to put the iron to the other side of your fuckin’ face too? Why the fuck is she not dressed?” when your eyes had adjusted to the light, you could see Negan was looking in the other direction to avoid seeing you like this.

“Answer me god fuckin’ damn it!” he roared.

“I-I thought this was procedure.. I told joey to do it” Dwight was stuttering like a child being beasted by a parent.

“You fuckin’ kidding me, Dwight? We don’t fucking treat  women like this you fucking fuck! And you let fat Joey do it, the fuckin’ pig he is? You better get the fuck out my sight before Lucille snaps your skull in half!.” 

He didn’t need to wait to see Dwight was hurrying away as he turned to face you. You looked away. His tall stature became somewhat softer when he knelt before you. You looked back in to see what he was doing when he looked you in the eye.

“Let’s get you out of here darlin’, I’m sorry this is definitely not how we treat our women.” He spoke sincerely and soft. Negan extended a hand large enough to match a bear paw to you. Too cold and weak to object, you let him take your hand in his firm grip. Maybe Negan wasn’t at all what you were thinking.

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Thank you for being patient!! I’ve been working ridiculous hours in Debenhams and Pizza Hut but i had so much fun writing this!!!

Going to tag a few people, please feel free to ask to be untagged I’d just like to have your opinions!! _ @itsneganslucille <3 , @grungedaddykinks, @idonthavehusbandsihavelovers, @brandivstheworld, @scarygoodfanfics @chaipeach

Thoughts on Wynonna Earp 1x07

This might get really rambly, but I’ve watched this episode every day this weekend, so this is basically just a place for me to put my thoughts about lots of the things here, rather than a bunch of small separate posts.

First off, favorite quotes:

“Friends don’t let friends get gutted by Revenants.” ~ Waverly to Doc (this just confirms Waverly deserves better friends)
“You carving out chopsticks by hand, or what?” ~ Wynonna to Dolls
“Don’t shoot me, Earp.” ~ Nicole to Wynonna (their friendship gives me life)
“Okay Magic Mike, show us your moves.” ~ Waverly to fake stripper (Waverly is a nerd and a romantic and definitely saw those movies - also, something about her voice and her delivery sounded exactly like Kenzi from Lost Girl and I was floored)
“You of all people should know better than to try to make me question my sanity.” ~ Nicole to Wynonna, with ferocity (Okay, so I really love Nicole standing up for herself, and this means she’s heard plenty about Wynonna from the townsfolk)
“Screw you Satanist party-poopers!” ~ Stephanie
“What do you mean you killed a stripper?” ~ Wynonna to Waverly (this delivery was just perfect, how she was only mildly surprised and almost amused?)
“I’m starting to think sanity’s overrated.” ~ Waverly (based on the description for next episode, nice foreshadowing - but also interesting considering Wynonna’s history with mental institutions in relation to demons)
“She scissored a stripper.” ~ Nicole to Wynonna (Wynonna’s reaction was so proud tbh - she has someone to keep up with her innuendos)

Now for general episode thoughts:

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Not Mandatory...Part 18

Alright, everyone.  You guys still with me?  This is the penultimate chapter, so I hope that you have enjoyed this journey!  Here is Part 18, comin’ ‘atcha!

(Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4  Part 5  Part 6  Part 7  Part 8  Part 9  Part 10  Part 11  Part 12  Part 13  Part 14 Part 15  Part 16  Part 17  Part 19)


Over the next month and a half, Spencer had not only managed to educate you on the other elements of the Kamasutra, such as the health-and-wellness chapters or the marriage-and-commitment chapters, the two of you had managed to cross off 41 of the 64 sexual positions mentioned in the book.

Flopping down onto the bed, sweat pouring down your naked bodies, your hand migrates to your leg as you begin to massage the sore muscle.

“Well…” you breathe, your chest heaving as hickies begin to form on your breasts.

“Whoa…” Spencer pants, his hands trembling as his fingers creep along the bed to find your hand.

“Feel a little more experienced?” you ask, tilting your head over to him as you smile.

Definitely,” he groans, lobbing his head over to you as he smiles back.

“Ever hear back from the girl you met at the coffee shop?” you ask.

“Not yet,” he says, shaking his head.

Spencer had been so proud of himself that morning.  He had come hustling into work, making a beeline for your office before slamming your door shut and throwing his hands in the air.

“I gave a girl my number!” he had yelped.

“Aren’t you supposed to get her number?” you had teased, slyly looking up from your paperwork as a grin crossed your face.

“I did that, too,” he had said proudly, beaming as he took out the crumpled up napkin from his pocket.

“Whoa!  And it’s got all the numbers, too!” you had teased, earning a mocking glance from Spencer before leaning back into your chair and smiling broadly at him.

“I’m really proud of you, Spencer,” you had said.

And, once again, you felt the need to remind him.

“I’m proud of you, you know,” you say, squeezing his hand as a breathless chuckle falls from his lips.

“I know,” he says lowly.

Staring at him as you feel your cheeks begin to flush, you pull the blanket up over your body as both of your phones begin to vibrate.

Furrowing your brow as you roll over, your hand slamming onto your bedside table, you reach for your phone as Spencer reaches his arm out for his.

“Hello?” you both say in unison.

Looking over at each other, your naked bodies covered in the blanket, you hold your hand over your cell phone receiver as you mouth, “It’s Jennifer.”

“Coffee girl!” Spencer mouths back, a dopey smile crossing his face as he points to his phone.

“Yeah!” you silently say, giving him a thumbs up as he sits up in bed, the red lines on his bare back from your fingernails making you grin as you listen to J.J. chatter on about a girls’ night with wine and massive amounts of guy gossip.

“Just give me a time and place,” you muse quietly, getting out of bed as your right hand grabs your leg, your body limping over to the closet as you begin to rifle through your clothes.

“Alright, I can meet you in…30 minutes?” Spencer asks as your eyes flicker back to him, your hips playfully shaking your naked butt at him as he throws his hand over his mouth, stifling a laugh.

“Alright.  I look forward to it,” he says, hanging up the phone as he sets it on the bedside table.

“Get to try out some of your new mooooves?” you drawl, turning your head back towards him again and wiggling your eyebrows as you pull out a flowing polka-dotted-patterned dress, holding it up to yourself as you pivot and look into the mirror attached to the inside of your closet door.

“Oh, I like that one,” Spencer coos, getting up as the blanket drops from his naked form.

“And no,” he chuckles, searching around for his clothes, “it’s just coffee.”

“Well, then you might wanna shower,” you emphasize, “just in case you smell like me.”

“Good idea,” he says, scurrying to your bathroom and shutting the door.

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Giggling with the girls as you all sip on your third glass of wine, your phone pings as fear creeps into your soul, hoping that no one is in need of you while you are buzzed.

Taking your phone out as you swipe the screen, you breathe a sigh of relief as you see Spencer’s name pop up beside a text message icon.

Just wanted to let you know the date went well.  Not my type, but the conversation was nice.

Typing back, the conversation lulling as the girls stare at you, you send your quick “I’m sorry” and set your phone down, looking back up as they all smirk at you.

“So…you and Spencer?” Garcia asks, bringing her wine glass up to her lips.

“No?” you question, furrowing your brow as your phone jumps again.

Another message from Spencer’s

How is girls’ night?

Picking up your phone as you type away, you realize what you are doing and toss your phone off to the side, stopping the message halfway through as you furrow your brow deeper.

“What are the rules for falling for a team member?” Emily asks, her eyes locked onto you as you snicker.

“There’s no falling.  Spencer had a request, and I’ve been fulfilling it,” you plainly state.

“Yeah…time and time again,” J.J. smirks.

“Because that’s what the nature of the request was,” you rebuttal.

“Wait…Spencer keeps asking for it?” Emily interjects.

“Oh, this I gotta know,” Garcia says, propping her leg up under her body.

“No,” you say, shaking your head, “just like you can’t talk about your cases in the field, I can’t talk about my interactions with the team members.”

“Makes sense,” J.J. muses.

“But no fun!” Garcia whines.

“Sorry, gals,” you say, sipping your wine as you hear your phone jump again.

“Oh, for the love of-”

Picking it up to send a quick message back to Spencer, you see Strauss’ number scroll across your screen.

Picking up the call as you lean forward and place your wine glass on the coffee table, you take a deep breath before putting the phone receiver in your ear, your finger up against your lips as you silently ask the other women to be silent.

“Hey, Erin!  What’s up?”

As the girls furrow their brows, you cover the receiver and mouth, “Not Hotch.”

Watching them all nod as you listen to Strauss on the other end, your expression sinks as you stand to your feet.

“I can’t honestly say that I’m in a position to drive, but I’ll have a cab bring me to your house,” you state.

After a few nods and a couple of “mhm”’s, you cut the phone call and stand to your feet.

Grabbing your purse in your hands as Emily stands with you, you see her grab your cane and hand it over to you.

“I can take you,” she says, grabbing her keys as she starts to heads for the door.

“Wait!” Garcia says, rummaging around for her purse as J.J. picks up her stuff.

“Wait…no.  You guys can’t come, that’s-”

“Maybe she just needs some girl time,” J.J. offers.

“Or maybe she just needs people to sit with her,” Garcia suggests.

“You guys, you don’t get i-”

“Just come on,” Emily presses, shoving you out the door as the other girls follow suit, “if anything, we’ll just stay in the car,” she muses.

“No, seriously, this is-”

“Y/N,” Garcia slurs, her hand coming down hard on your shoulder as you clench your jaw and flicker your irritated gaze towards her, “we’re taking you, and that’s the end of that.”

Sighing as you dip your head, you grip the bridge of your nose as you slowly raise your head up.

“Think of it as us protecting you,” Emily states as she opens Garcia’s front door, “I take you somewhere you need to be because you need a DD, and in return you don’t have to take a sketchy cab all alone at 11 o’clock at night on a random weekend.”

It did make sense.

“Alright,” you groan, hobbling slowly over towards the door as J.J. and Garcia follow suit.

“Besides,” Emily starts, “I can’t wait to figure out what “Erin” needs,” she says as she mockingly air quotes.

“Emily!” you roar as you make your way down the hallway.

Just kiddiiiiing,” she sing-songs, laughing to herself as she shuts Garcia’s apartment door and makes her way down the stairs.

Guys. This is important. Please read this and spread the message...

There is a lot of hints and evidence pulling for bechloe to happen, I’m not saying it’s definite, but it looks to be going in our favour, (which warms my heart more than I can say. 3 years we’ve waited. (2 for me))


Can everyone, all Bechloe fans, please do me a favour?

If, & I mean IF, bechloe becomes canon, please do not rub it in the other fandom’s faces. We are no better than another ship; hell, for the longest time, it felt as if no one cared about our two gals. What I’m saying, is please don’t brag to non-canon ships like chaubrey, Mitchsen, steca… Etc. I have respect for those guys, especially Mitchsen. And I could never, nor would I ever, put down someone else.


Now, the biggest ship you are NOT to provoke is Jeca. Yes I’m not a fan of their ship, but they were canon at some point, and yes, they do love Jesse and Beca; if bechloe becomes canon, they suffer the most. I’m begging you not to gloat. Not to brag. And most importantly, not to tell them that “their ship was never meant to be forever”. That would hurt me if someone said that about bechloe. Imagine if bechloe were canon in PP1, and by PP3, Jeca became canon instead, and someone told you that your girls were never meant to be together. I can’t imagine how much that would hurt. So please just sympathise with them.

We have all put up one hell of a fight guys, all of us, and I’m so proud of you all for not giving up on our girls. I always kept a shimmer of hope. I just pray that it is not just bait.

In addition, please do not pester Kay and the rest of the cast to whether or not bechloe is actually going to happen. If it does, then it does.


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10 Defining Moments in Female Potterdom

Harry Potter is for everyone, but female Potter fans know that between all the action and adventure, our girl J.K put in some stuff that was just for the ladies (well, to be more accurate, for anyone who likes fashion and/or is sexually interested in men. J.K Lolling does not discriminate.)

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1) The Yule Ball

Any gal who read Harry Potter in her adolescence like I did knows that it’s right around book four when you start thinking, “yeah all this magic and friendship stuff is nice, but when are things going to get sexy?” Luckily for us, our girl J.K was right there to provide us with the frilly dress robes and making-out-in-bushes that we needed to fuel our budding sexuality. 

2) Finding out Tom Riddle was Hot

It’s easy to hate an evil snake faced maniac that speaks in falsetto, but what if that evil snake faced maniac used to be a smokin’ hot teen orphan? And what if that teen orphan would totally flirt with you just to get his paws on your sweet old magical relics? And thusly, like Hepzibah Smith before them, female Potter fans were taken in by the handsome young Tom Riddle and all of fanfiction exploded. 

3) The Tragedy of Nymphadora Tonks and Remus Lupin

J.K Rowling can be, for lack of a better term, a nasty bitch. First she introduces us to a Patronus-changing, species-bending love between two of everyone’s favorite characters, throws a baby in the mix, and then takes it all away right before our very eyes. And for this, Jo, you shall never be forgiven.

4) When Rupert Grint Got Muscular

While Daniel Radcliffe remains small enough to have played Dobby himself, you would be hard pressed to find a female Potter fan who didn’t notice that around movie 6 Rupert Grint traded in his Hogwarts robes for a muscle tee and started making out with everything. Who knew getting on the Quidditch team could do a man so much good? Bloody hell. Weasley is our king, ladies. Weasley is our king all day long.

5) Draco Malfoy, in General. 

Ladies, by show of hands let’s see who here has written (or imagined) a fanfiction starring Draco Malfoy and an OC (that was supposed to be you) or Hermione (who is acting a whole lot like you) in which Draco is forever changed by love and becomes a good guy? 

Now let’s check to see who has raised their hand. Oh, everyone? 100% of Potter fans interested in the male gender have done this? 

I rest my case. 

6) Snily

If I was going to be totally open and honest, I would say that there have been times in my life where a man I’m interested in has blown me off or treated in a way that most people would describe as “disrespectful” or “being a total fucking dickhead.” If I was going to be even more honest, I would say that often during those times I will grab my copy of Deathly Hallows and read The Prince’s Tale through tears and ice cream and cookies and promise myself that I will never settle for less than a man who’s lifelong unrequited love for me has served as his only motivation for living.

If I was going to be super, super, unflinchingly honest, I would say that this has happened within the last 24 hours. But I’m not being that honest today. 

7) “I am good-looking enough for the both of us, I theenk!”

I put this on the list as less of a discussion and more of a promise that one day, dear readers, I will find a way to say this to a boy and it will be glorious. 

8) How to Lose a Guy in One Day: The Cho Chang Disaster

J.K Rowling did us ladies a huge solid by putting Cho Chang in the books to show us exactly how not to act. It’s difficult to think of a character who fucked up harder than Cho Chang. You could have had it all, bitch! You could have been dating The Boy Who Lived! Instead you made a fool of yourself by breaking rule number one of dating (never cry in public) and now you’re stuck with the shitty ghost of Edward Cullen forever. Also, basically everyone hates you. 

9) Dat Wedding Tho…

This is my best approximation of how I felt while reading about Bill and Fleur’s wedding: !!@#!$!*Y(**&%$### FLEUR’S BEAUTY IS RADIATING THROUGH THE CROWD @@@&^%^$#@*** OMG VIKTOR KRUM IS THERE #@!!!!#$%^^&*( GINNY’S CLEAV!!!!SHE’S SHOWING CLEAV!!! $%#%&*()) RON IS DANCING WITH HERMIONE!!!! &&^%%#!!!!$$% THIS IS THE GREATEST DAY OF MY—-God dammit Death Eaters fucking ruin everything. 

10) Hot Neville

Oh, Hot Neville, how none of us saw you coming. Oh dear, dear, wonderful Hot Neville, how truly great a thing you are. Sometimes, ladies, we are given an unexpected gift and it is only right for us to acknowledge those times when they do happen.

Let us all take a moment of silence and thank The Universe for the gift of Hot Neville and for the fact that our daughters and granddaughters will grow up in a world where contraception is covered by their health care provider and the Nevilles are always hot. 

Honorable Mention: Gay Dumbledore 

This gets honorable mention because, while it was never explored in the books or the movies, J.K Rowling announcing that Dumbledore was gay is one of the most badass awesome dope-as-hell things that could have happened and we should all be proud of our girl J.K for saying f you to the haters and making one of the most beloved characters of all time a big gay wizard. Hell yeah. 

“This is how much God loved the world: He gave his Son, his one and only Son. And this is why: so that no one need be destroyed; by believing in him, anyone can have a whole and lasting life.John 3:16 (MSG)

Never forget that you are worth SO much to God that He would send His Son to die for all that you’ve done wrong. Yes, you may still have to deal with the consequences of your past, but through Christ you are not chained to your past (Galatians 5:1) and now you can live for Him without those chains of what you’ve been through weighing you down. This includes when it comes to waiting on a relationship that honors God.

REMEMBER YOUR WORTH WHEN IT COMES TO
(not an all inclusive list, just some things to think about!)

1. Your body
Not just anyone gets to touch you. Don’t let just anyone look at the most intimate parts of your body. Even if you have done things in the past that you are not proud of, through Christ you don’t have to do them any longer. Protect yourself from those who are interested in you for the wrong reasons. You are valuable and valuable things are never just out for all to see. Like fine jewelry, they are protected and not anyone gets to touch them!

2. Your time
The text messages, the phone calls, the long deep conversations…be careful of investing too much time in someone who is not seeing or acknowledging your worth. The more time you spend with him the closer you get to him. And if it’s been several weeks, months, or years and he isn’t making any effort to pursue you, he’s taking up your time, time that you could be spending guarding your heart and waiting on the Lord.

3. Your heart
Ask God to strengthen your heart to completely trust Him even when it comes to your feelings. If you find this difficult consider taking a social media break or listening to less music about relationships and watching less movies and tv shows about it. These things can so easily get in your heart and stir up your emotions. Surrender your heart wholly to Lord and let Him lead the way, even when it comes to romantic love.

-@itsmorganlife
Biblical context & further reading: Jhn 3:1-21, Gal. 5, Rom. 5:8

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Missed calls and texts on Kurt and Blaine's honeymoon. Just a silly sort of 6x09 reaction fic. 

Brittany>Kurt 12:01 am: Happy one day anniversary!

Missed Call: Tina 1:56am

Tina>Blaine 2:02am: I know you’re *busy* but I need advice!!!

Tina>Blaine 2:10am: It’ll just take a sec

Missed Call: Tina 2:11am

Tina>Blaine 2:14am: BLAINEY DAYS PICK UP YOUR PHONE THIS IS AN EMERGENCY

Tina>Blaine 2:17am: Ok fine just tell me that hooking up with Mike is a terrible idea

Tina>Blaine 2:57am: Never mind ;) :D

Tina>Blaine 2:58am: My memories did not do his abs justice whew

Dad>Kurt 3:11am: Got your stepmother and Pam home safe just fyi no need to reply. Tell Blaine please.

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You’re Safe : Steve Rogers/Captain America (Part 6)

Author’s Note: I think the gif fits? Also I’m so sorry for not posting lately. I’m an actual sad stressed ball of emotions. If you haven’t read the first parts, here are the links: Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4  Part 5

Italicized parts are memories 

40′s Lingo (in order of appearance):

Stuck On: Infatuated with someone

Cookie: Cute girl

Cat’s Meow: The best

Carry a Torch: To ardently admire/have a crush on someone

Kick: Enjoyment/fun

Word Count: 5, 190

Fluff & Angst

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“So… You’re not going to inject me with anything, right?” The two brunets chuckled softly at you.

“No Y/N, we’re not, I’m just going to run you through a MRI and then decide on what to do from there.” Bruce finished, he started wipe down the strange table.

“And what is that suppose to do exactly?” You inquired.

Tony was the one to speak this time. “It’s going to show us what’s going on in that noggin of yours. To see how your brainwaves are reacting and if there’s anything significantly wrong with you.” He tapped at your head while finishing his little explanation.

“Anything wrong with it?” You were a little offended but didn’t bother expressing that you were.

“That if, lets say, your frontal lobe or temporal lobe has been traumatized, either it be by physically or emotional sources. And that it your cerebral cortex isn’t damaged either. We should be able to tell these sort of things by the MRI machine.” You nodded your head towards Bruce, you didn’t understand a thing that he said but you trusted his words.

“And lets say that we do find something wrong, then what?” You had asked the two. They looked at each other and then back at you.

“A number of things can be done to help reverse what has been done to you. But I do want to know one thing before we start.” Bruce laid a comforting hand your shoulder. “Do you remember how they caused you to forget? If you remember how it felt when your memories left you? I know it’s not a comfortable subject to talk about, because it must have felt like it only happened to you only a few days ago, but with telling us, we could help figure out how to exactly help you.”

You stared at the men, you knew this would have to come sometime soon. You dug deep into your mind, you could see flashes of what seemed to be yourself.

“I-I was in a chair. They strapped me in and these weird pieces of metal were brought to my head. It felt like electricity was running through my head, and that whenever I tried to think of something or look for a memory… It was all fuzzy.” You could feel Bruce squeeze your shoulder.

“I’m sorry for asking… But I think I know what to do to help you. I would still like to run the scan if you’re okay with it.” You shook your head yes to him. Bruce patted the table like bed, requesting you to lay down. “It’s only going to take me up to thirty minutes, any longer than that and I’ll tell you, okay?” You shook your head yes again. The two men then left you to stand behind a protective barrier. As you settled, your head was under a weird dome like structure. Most likely there to help read you.

This was one of the most bizarre things you’ve encounter yet. You could only hope that whatever was going on, they could help you cure it.

As the minutes passed by, all you could think of was Steve. It bothered you to no end that you knew him, you knew he played a major part with you, yet you couldn’t see it. You couldn’t believe that Steve was actually your best friend, and from the only memory you have at the moment… Steve could actually be more.

‘If he was that tiny blond, then how in the world did he turn out like that?’

You kept digging through your mind, looking for the answers you so desperately seek. You could feel your head starting to throb again.

“Uh-Y/N! What are you doing?” You could hear Tony’s voice pierce through to you. You head started to hurt more, your vision started to go hazy again. “Y/N!”


“You got into bootcamp?!” You were beyond ecstatic for Steve. Bucky had a proud hand on Steve’s shoulder.

“Honestly Stevie, I love you and all but I can’t believe it either!” Steve knocked off Bucky’s hand to give him a playful punch.

“You’re a jerk, Buck.” Both of the men’s laughter filled your living room. “I’m suppose to leave in a week for bootcamp. Going to get big and strong supposedly.” He joked. You only giggled at him, he was already strong in your book.

“I just can’t believe both of you guys are leaving…” You were happy for them both, truly, but you were terrified of them never coming back. Sensing your distress, Steve brought you into an embrace.

“I promise I’ll come back before I leave to fight.” You could feel his arms tighten around you. “And when I leave again, I promise to come back to you. I can’t just leave my best gal at home alone.” You were tearing up at his words. Once he let go of you Bucky had cut in to give you a hug as well.

“I’ll make sure he won’t do anything stupid.” You laughed, tears escaping your eyes.

“How can you? You’ll be taking all the stupid with you.”


Your vision had unclouded for a moment to see both Bruce and Tony standing by your sides, trying to check your vital signs.

“Y/N! Stay awake dammit!”

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Five Minutes With... Sam Heughan

When it comes to guilty pleasures, we’ve got our fair share: donuts, bowls of pasta as big as our head, a glass of orange wine on a Friday afternoon. But no guilty pleasure is as guilty - or, indeed, as pleasurable - as Outlander. The sumptuous melodrama follows a feisty 1940s’ feminist who is hurled back in time to rebellion-era Scotland when she touches some magic rocks. Once in the wilds of the North, she stumbles upon the softly-spoken, kilt-wearing gentle giant Jamie, and lots of steamy, sexy sex ensues. All with a steadfast and resolute focus on female pleasure. It’s not only rare when it comes to television, but downright applause worthy. What’s not to love?

The show is pretty much our favourite thing to binge-watch, and it’s thanks in no small part to this man: Sam Heughan, who selflessly spends most of the series shirtless for your viewing pleasure. (His bottom trended on Twitter after Outlander’s climactic - ahem, pun intended - episode 10 when Claire and Jamie first consummated their union.) We sat down with the man making television so, so great to find out a little bit more about the new season.

MARIE CLAIRE: Is this your first time in Australia? 


SAM HEUGHAN: It is. I have had an amazing time. It’s such a beautiful… [Pulls a face] It’s so sunny I want to be outside! [Laughs] But it’s been amazing. We’ve had two days off, so when we landed we went to a rugby game. Then I went to Bondi, Manly cove [and] up the Bridge. It’s been great.

MC: And have you tried Vegemite?


SH: Yes, I had Vegemite on TV yesterday. I loved it. I really like it. Anything on toast is good though.

MC: The fans of this show are legendary. Is that something you had ever encountered before? 


SH: No I had never encountered anything like this. What’s surprising is that we have been to America and we’ve been in Europe and the fact that the fans over here are just as enthusiastic about the show [is amazing]. We had an event last night and they all turned up and they were all wearing some piece of tartan and they were really into it and it’s crazy to think that the show has that far of a reach.

MC: What’s the craziest thing a fan has done to get your attention?


SH: I probably can’t say, because I think it’s a bit embarrassing. But they’re great, they generally are very, very well-meaning and very supportive of everything we do. And some time it might go a little too enthusiastic, but they’re also self policing as well and they have a great community of support for each other.

MC: A lot of people - ED’S NOTE: Ahem, marie claire staffers included - love the fact that the sex is so feminist and realistic in the show. How important was that going in? 


SH: The show is from the point of view of a woman so therefore we see it from her eyes. Myself and Caitriona [Balfe, who plays Claire] are very aware of what we do and why are we doing it. We don’t want it to just be some explicit, pornographic thing on television. We want it to have a meaning and move the characters forward and show something about their relationship.

MC: What can fans expect in the bedroom in season 2? 


SH: I think they’re going to be surprised actually. Very surprised.

MC: Pleasantly? 


SH: I don’t know.You know, at the end of season one Jamie has a great trauma happen to him, so he’s still suffering mentally and physically and Claire’s now pregnant. So they’re not the young lovers that have fallen for each other for the first time. They’re grown up and have a grown up relationship with all of its intricate details and that will be reflected in the bedroom.

MC: There’s a ninth book coming this year. How abreast are you of where Jamie’s story arc goes? 


SH: I think she’s getting there. From what I hear. She um, she allows us the odd bit of information. I know what happens to Jamie in the end of the series. We do talk a lot and she does give us little insights into our characters. If we ever have any questions or anything really she’s a great source of material and she’s helped me and Caitriona in lots of ways.

MC: You and your co-star Caitriona Balfe are very close. What’s the best and worst thing about that?


SH: The best is that it’s reflected in the show. We go to know each other well in the first season and developed this bond and this trust. I think it’s great to be able to share the journey with someone. The worst… Now what could be the worst thing… I think recently we’ve had people discussing our personal life and whether we were in a relationship and it’s almost a shame that that has to be discussed because we’re just doing our job. I don’t know what other job you do where you have to discuss your personal life or relationship with a co-worker. It’s very strange.

MC:Do you guys make a point of not talking about it when asked? 


SH: For a while. I mean we were asked in every interview and we were quite candid about it. I felt like we should just not discuss it at all but she wanted to make it clear and I think that’s totally fair. Um. I don’t know. Part of me thinks it breaks the spell. And the other part of me says we should just be honest about it and make it clear but then, you know… I don’t think it matters.

MC: On a scale of 1-10 how great is it as a Scot to wear a kilt everyday to work? 


SH: 10.

MC: Are you very Scottish? 


SH: I would say I’m an honorary scot. I’m from the borders, My mum is English, I don’t have the strongest accent. But I’ve certainly fallen in love with my country and the many facets that make it up and the history of it. And now staunchly proud of it and the history of Scotland and its culture. It’s great to be able to film there and bring our culture to the rest of the world. My responsibility is to make sure that we are as authentic as possible.

MC: There are so many raunchy costume dramas at the moment, from Outlander to Game of Thrones and Poldark. What do you think is the appeal for audiences? 


SH: Things that are based on books are always very rewarding. I guess people like epic drama because they can commit to it and grow with these characters and learn more about them. I think Outlander is very different to the others. Game of Thrones is an epic fantasy, Outlander isn’t. I think Scotland is part of the appeal of Outlander, certainly. Poldark I haven’t seen. But Aidan Turner is probably the drawcard there.

[Laughs]
MC: So what do you like to watch, of an evening? 


SH: A documentary. Love a good doco. Love ‘em.

MC: Like nature documentaries? [ED’s NOTE: Could you seriously not come up with any other kind of documentary? HRY: Nope. Just not a doco kinda gal.]


SH: Nature’s alright. Anything factual, anything real. I’m finding it harder and harder to find something to watch. I do watch a lot of American TV shows and dramas, but, especially when it comes to books, I find myself drawn to factual stuff. It’s just as exciting and in fact even more so because it’s real.

MC:Are you a binge watcher or an episode-a-week kinda guy? 


SH: Binge.

MC: What is your advice to people suffering from the Droughtlander? 


SH: Well they haven’t got long left now. They’ve got this far. Don’t give up. Don’t lose heart. Be prepared. It’s going to be different. Drink some red wine, because it’s [set in] France. Eat some cheese.

MC: How would you describe the series in three words? 


SH: Poisonous. Political. Two ps I need another P… Purpose. Does that work? [Laughs]

Outlander season 2 will air on Foxtel’s SoHo Sundays at 8.30PM from April 10

(via Marie Claire Australia on Tumblr)

*Might be a bit hard to read w/the format as the html doesn’t copy and paste on the app and I’m too lazy to edit it much. I bolded a few things that stood out to me*

University - Chapter Six

(Hartbig) Multi-chapter AU: Grace and Hannah meet during their first year of university. Thanks again to wiredright and tvfreakinabox for betaing

other parts

Grace paces around her dorm room. For the first time in her college career, she is happy Michelle is gone. She’s happy to be alone because she needs as much space as possible to think this thing out. It’s been three days since she discovered what was happening. She just doesn’t know what to do about it. 

Really, she only knows roughly four things:

1. She has a crush.

2. That crush is on a girl. 

3. The girl is Hannah.

4. But, Hannah has never once said anything about being even remotely gay.

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Day 4 of 7: How to overcome peer pressure and temptation

There is a way that appears to be right,
but in the end it leads to death.
Pr. 14:12 (NIV)

My dear sister,

Don’t stress yourself out trying to compete with other people. God knows where you want to go and where you need to be and when you make the choice to trust Him, there is no need to compare or compete.

1. Don’t let the pressure get to you

The reason why this is so important to talk about during a week of peer pressure and temptation is far too many people face pressure at work, school, or even in their families or at church to work harder and to work more to keep up with everyone else. People seem to take us more seriously when we’re working more, and doing better than we were before. It seems the more we do, the higher we are able to climb, and the more we matter in society, in our social circles, and even in our interpersonal relationships. However, it is important to remember that this is no way to live. It is not a sin to want to do better in school, or to be able to make more money, or have a family someday that you’re proud of…but as we see in this proverb, this is NO way to live. Even the material things that are not a sin will someday perish. And if we truly want to trust the direction God is taking us in and not be so focused on what other people are doing, we have to pray and seek Him daily, asking Him to strengthen us so that we will be so focused on what He has us to do, that the insecurity and doubts we have about ourselves are forgotten.

2. Apply this kind of thinking in your daily life

Here’s a short list of some ways that you can begin to apply seeking God over competition and comparison in your daily life

- Make a list of spiritual goals…keep up with it daily

- Look at your GPA or your work performance and figure out what you’re best a–do MORE of that, and thank God DAILY for these gifts He’s given you! Recognize that what you’re good as IS God working in you!

- Encourage other women. SHOW others that you’re not competing with them. Cheer on your friends! Pray for them! You will feel better when you do!

Biblical context + further reading: Gal. 6:4, Col. 3:2