the amazing life challenge

It was one of the best experiences of my life. It was amazing. It was a real challenge. I think the movie’s gonna be great. I think he’s amazing. It was pretty amazing to be involved in the whole project. I’m a massive fan of his movies in general. I really loved being the new guy, to be honest. I loved kinda being so far out from my comfort zone. It felt really good to kinda have no idea what I was doing for a little bit.
—  Harry talking about Dunkirk
Prank Wars - Part 1: So it begins

Characters: Y/N Y/L/N, Chris Evans, Ellen DeGeneres, random journalists, Sebastian Stan,

Pairing: Chris x Singer!Reader

Warnings: Don’t scare your girlfriend??? None really lol.      

Word Count: 1100ish

A/N: This first part is written for my all time favorite Marvel writer’s Cards Against Humanity challenge. If you love Chris and/or Seb and their marvel characters be sure to go check out the amazing @emilyevanston

My prompt for her challenge was: Poor life choices and it is highlighted in the fic - though I also kiiiinda used it as a theme for this entire series. Part two will be written by @blacktithe7 so look out for that one. If you want on the series taglist follow the masterlist link which will take you to our taglist doc.  

Thanks a billion to blacktithe7 for betaing and writing this series with me. I love you girl, and I love we finally found something to work together on.

MASTERLIST

You felt absolutely horrible as you stepped out of the car onto the red carpet. You saw the faces of every journalist turn to shock when they saw Chris. The flashes instantly went crazy. Well, they always were on the red carpet, but it seemed as if they were all aimed at you and Chris at the moment. You had done your best to help him cover his eye, but the rapidly forming colors were still very visible, especially in the harsh light of the many camera flashes.

You felt horrible enough as it was. The journalists shouting at Chris asking him what happened didn’t make you feel even the slightest bit better.

Poor life choices,” Chris smirked at a few of the journalists, wrapping his arm around your waist, giving your hip a small squeeze. “I’m fine baby. Quit worrying,” Chris whispered in your ear before pressing a kiss to your cheek. You looked up into his blue eyes just as he sent you that million dollar smile of his that never failed to make you weak in the knees. “Besides, it was my own fault anyway,” he spoke softly making you smile and shake your head slightly as you remembered how his eye had gotten to be so colorful.

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sivs13: Thank you for all the ❤️on Mother’s day! Being a mom is the most amazing, fantastic, scary, frustrating, empowering, joyful, fun, challenging… adventure of my life. I’m so blessed Henrik and Mathias! I always wanted more children - and it now looks like I got what I asked for! Lots of ❤️to all of my SKAM kids!

SENDING GOOD VIBES TO EVERYONE!!

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This fucking mannequin challenge caught me off guard ♥
Added the song because  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Here are my favorite self-affirming statements. Feel free to use these in whatever way you’d like!! I’m here if anyone needs to talk / vent, lovelies!! xo 

Self-esteem & confidence affirmations // 

  • I am unique; I feel great about being alive & being me. 
  • Amazing opportunities exist for me in every aspect of my life. 
  • Challenges bring out the best in me, so naturally I love them. 
  • I choose to be happy right now because I love my life. 
  • I am courageous and willing to act in spite of any fears. 
  • I attract positive & kind people into my life .
  • I create positive & supportive relationships. 
  • I trust myself. 
  • Regardless of how anyone feels about me, I am choosing to be happy & completely love myself today. 

Nutrition affirmations // 

  • I make conscious decisions about the food I put into my body. 
  • When I eat, I take my time to enjoy all the different flavors. 
  • I savor every piece & allow myself a treat every now & then. 
  • I nurture my body. 
  • I keep hydrated each day by drinking plenty of water. 
  • Every cell in my body thanks me for making wonderful nutritional choices. 
  • My body is a home to my spirit. 

Bedtime affirmations // 

  • I am calm & safe as I lie down. 
  • I am now relaxed, both mentally & physically. 
  • I am filled with a sense of contentment, happiness, & gratitude. 
  • I am grateful for the experiences today has brought into my life. 
  • I am very happy with myself for the accomplishments I have achieved today, no matter how big or small. 
  • I am forgiven & I forgive myself & others. 
  • I look forward to the opportunities tomorrow brings 
  • I am filled with a deep sense of peaceful sleep now. 
  • I am refreshed every morning with a new & positive outlook. 

Personal growth affirmations // 

  • I live an incredibly blessed life. 
  • I am worthy of all things wonderful. 
  • I grow & learn each day. 
  • I let go of regrets from the past because they hold me there & prevent me from experiencing the now. 
  • I have experienced true heartache in my lifetime, but through that, I have discovered deep compassion. 
  • I no longer feel the need to compete or try to be better than anyone else. 
  • I aspire only to be a better person than I was yesterday. 

Self-acceptance affirmations // 

  • I love & accept myself just the way I am. 
  • I release all feelings of self-hate & self-loathing I previously felt. 
  • I accept all the mistakes I have made & forgive myself of them. 
  • I no longer feel the need to criticize myself. 
  • I am patient with myself. 
  • I love my body & I treat it with respect. 
  • I have a burning energy source inside me & I am worthy of all things wonderful. 
  • I love who I am now as well as the person I am becoming. 

Anxiety affirmations // 

  • I feel all the emotions that arise within me. 
  • When feeling anxious, I take a moment out to decipher why I am feeling this way. 
  • There is no point in worrying about things I cannot control. 
  • When anxiety visits me, I close my eyes & focus on my breathing. 
  • I release myself from this moment of anxiety. 
  • All is well with me. 

Transformation affirmations // 

  • I am powerful & capable of changing anything in my life. 
  • I welcome & embrace new changes in my life. 
  • I let go of old practices & ways that no longer serve me. 
  • I accept necessary changes that must take place in my life. 
  • Everyday I grow more beautiful & strong. 
  • I am as free as a butterfly. 
  • My life is unfolding perfectly. 

 Healing affirmations // 

  • Every day, I choose healing for my heart, mind, body, & spirit. 
  • I work through the darkness in my life & am always able to find the stars. 
  • I heal in my own time & am gentle with myself. 
  • I forgive myself & I forgive those who have hurt me in my past. 
  • My heart may be broken, but I fill the cracks with love & gentleness. 
  • I am healing beautifully. 

Letting go affirmations // 

  • My heart is a sponge for love only. 
  • There is no room in my heart for fear-based energy. 
  • By only absorbing positive energy, every cell in my body radiates positivity & joy. 
  • When I encounter fearful energy, I acknowledge it & look for what it can teach me, but I give it no power over me whatsoever. 
  • I let go of negative experiences. 
  • I am free from fear & destructive energies. 
  • I am constantly consumed by blissful, positive, & healing energy. 

Forgiving others affirmations // 

  • I know in my heart that to heal from any hurt, I must forgive the people who have caused me pain. 
  • When I hold onto anger & resentment towards another person, I give them power over my heart. 
  • By forgiving them, I am not saying their actions were acceptable; I am just releasing myself from pain. 
  • By forgiving others, I set myself free. 
  • Anger is a natural emotion, but I know when I hold onto it for too long, it becomes toxic & it affects every fiber of my being & life. 
  • I forgive them & replace my pain with peace.

Inspired living affirmations // 

  • I live in a constant state of inspiration. 
  • I release the need to set too many goals as they distract me from living in the present moment. 
  • I appreciate the journey just as much as the destination. 
  • I surround myself with positive, creative, & inspiring people. 
  • I have a wonderful & wild imagination, so I rarely experience boredom. 
  • I am an inspired being. 

Honoring individuality affirmations // 

  • The divine energy that created me also created every other being on this planet. 
  • We are all connected by this same source of divine energy. 
  • I embrace my individuality. 
  • I respect the uniqueness in everyone else. 
  • Collectively, our differences make us more beautiful. 
  • I am deserving of respect regardless of my uniqueness. 
  • I treat everyone with the same respect. 
  • We are all created as equals. 

Reflection affirmations // 

  • I take time to reflect on my amazing life. 
  • I look at where I am today & I look at how I got to be here. 
  • I acknowledge the darkness & the light. 
  • I have a clear vision of the positive changes I must make in my life so that I may heal & grow in the best way possible. 
  • I release regrets & disappointments. 
  • I accept my journey for what it is & I acknowledge that only I can do my healing work. 
  • This journey is my own & I can make it whatever I would like. 
  • I am a beautiful human being, worthy of love & happiness. 

Gentleness affirmations // 

  • I know that to help others, I must first heal myself. 
  • I practice being gentle in all areas of my life. 
  • I release the emotions that no longer serve me after working through all the others. 
  • I replace guilt with acceptance.
  • I exchange fear for love & courage. 
  • I have a warm & caring heart. 
  • Every cell in my body radiates peace & because of this, I am an example of peace to others. 
  • I know in every situation that love & kindness is the answer. 
  • I am grateful to know this truth & I practice it daily. 

Compassion affirmations // 

  • I am a compassionate being, filled with love & kindness. 
  • I am an example of unconditional love to all those around me. 
  • I am always looking for the light in others.
  • If I find myself wanting to judge another person, I recognize those feelings & send that person my love instead. 
  • Everyday I grow more compassionate. 
  • My compassionate heart allows me to relate to others with peace, understanding, love, & forgiveness. 
  • I know that love is always the answer. 

Patience affirmations // 

  • I am a patient being. 
  • I know that everything in my life comes to me & occurs at the perfect time. 
  • I do not force anything to hurry up in my life because it is all unfolding perfectly & just as beautifully as spring blossoms. 
  • There is always something for me to learn in waiting. 
  • I am at peace with the way my life is progressing. 

Inner strength & power affirmations // 

  • I have survived every negative experience in my life so far. 
  • I have not only survived negative experiences; I thrived. 
  • To heal from hurt, I feel every emotion I must go through. 
  • I never push my feelings down or try to cover them up. 
  • I face these feelings, sit with them, learn from them & grow with them. 
  • I find my strength through love. 
  • I am strong & incredibly powerful. 

Transitional affirmations // 

  • I am called to make positive changes in my life. 
  • I am deserving of love, happiness, & health. 
  • I am worthy of all things wonderful. 
  • I am not afraid of making changes in my life because I know these changes are for my highest good. 
  • I am gentle on myself during this time of change & transition. 
  • I have a clear vision of the direction I want my life to go in. 
  • Amidst all of this positive change, my heart is centered & my mind is peaceful. 
  • I take it one day at a time. 
  • I am conscious of my thought patterns. 

Finally married to the rebel prince. 😏

I’m glad this wasn’t a diamond choice BTW. And I’m glad the cousin(Violet) got to walk alongside them to bring MC(Tharah) to her future hubby.

And he looks so handsome in his suit. 😏 Very, VERY handsome. 😊

And the way he looked at MC as she walk towards him. (Although I’m assuming this is more of a general thing, like this is how Mr. Sloan and Dean looks at her too)

And how their life will be an amazing adventure, full of love and joy, challenging but worth all the hardship, full of moments to remember, growing alongside each other. As it should be.

Also, can’t help but see the reference in this last few moments from Leo’s vow. Jumbled, but it’s there. (Truly, madly, deeply is a Savage Garden song, for those who are too young to know about it. I say listen to it. It kind of is how I see this marriage playing out.)

I, personally, am not a fan of weddings. But this one, so far, is cute. The ceremony in itself was well executed, and the vows were sweet and thoughtful.

It’s not the end for them tho. There will be another chapter next week and I can’t wait to see how things play out in the end and I actually am hoping it really is the end because I can’t take anymore tasks it feels like it’s been dragged for too long it’s exhausting sometimes. It’s almost over, the longest summer in MC’s and her family’s life. I am sincerely hoping for a truly happy ending for everyone. including the Aunt(Mallory). (Bartholomew was drooling all over her omg)

mszeldafire  asked:

1) Your artstyle is beautiful. I am in awe (and super jealous, lol) It's so expressive and painterly! The texture! AH! How do you do it?! 2) Your Hartwin 30 challenge is amazing and gives me so much life! I just watched Kingsman for the first time about 10 days ago (slap me for waiting so long, jeeze) and I've been deep in Hartwin since, but haven't found a lot of art and I'm so happy I found yours because yay Hartwin and it's also just phenomenal!

Hello and thank you! I’m so happy that kingsman fandom is not completely dead bc I still love creating art for you guys. <3 And btw,, my style there is so very simple, I use like 3 tools in SAI. haha. 

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Finished the three most amazing, challenging, teaching, eventful, experience filled months of my life with some of the most amazing people I’ve ever met and am now going to the field. Good luck to me (and to the intelligence unit I’m going to be assigned to. God knows they’ll need it)

my god

these past three weeks have been some of the most amazing, but most intense and challenging and exhausting, of my entire life. I’ve been to two different countries, taken six flights, more trains and buses and taxis than I can count, barely slept in the same place twice, and done and seen some of the most incredible things ever.

but I’m exhausted.

luckily, I have a few days to unwind before diving back into the breach with a new school year!