Diamond in the Rough

Aspiring to become who God made me to be. Embracing everything that makes me grow in love.

Taking back Eden (an original story by Sara Vanegas)

A girl in a dark forest wearing white so bright
Sits there on the muddy floor on a blistering cold night. the others in white seem to just walk away as they continue to walk they say. ”Why does she sit there and just play with the mud ,why does she stay from where we emerged from”she is just crazy, can’t she see that staying there will make her whites so unclean.” But the girl wasn’t worried the girl did not care. she sat and played in the mud with her hands so bare. She let the whites continue walking. let them keep on talking let them walk into the lighting. For there is a secret they did not know something that had yet to be exposed. She is not sitting there wasting her time. She is growing a garden with strength and shine. She is planting and weeding. Everyday she is watering her little seedlings. She shares her light from her whites for them them to be able to glow. Patiently waiting and watching them grow. Even though those around her rip some of the roots out the floor. She is careful she is isn’t complaining. She is quiet and doesn’t do any explaining. All her hard work is surely rewarded for then out the ground pop out theses little sprouts, she is excited and wants to shout out. A little bit longer and then one day she’s sees the white flower. A beautiful lotus garden.

Sometimes the devil allows people to live a life free of trouble because he doesn’t want them turning to God. Their sin is like a jail cell, except it is all nice and comfy and there doesn’t seem to be any reason to leave. The door’s wide open. Till one day, time runs out, and the cell door slams shut, and suddenly it’s too late.

—God’s Not Dead (via soulseekinginnocence)

flowersfalllng asked: Do you know any good christian indie bands? I know gungor, but every other christian indie band I find is lacking lyrically.


Young Oceans

The Royal Royal (Both albums are fantastic)

Rend Collective Experiment

Bethel (The Loft Sessions are pretty indie)

Bryan and Katie Torwalt (Their first album is more acoustic, but the second album is also excellent)

But your best friend is still your best friend. Even from half a world away. Distance can’t sever that connection. Best friends are the kind of people who can survive anything. And when best friends see each other again, after being separated by half a world and more miles than you think you can bear, you pick up right where you left off. After all, that’s what best friends do.