re·sil·ience
riˈzilyəns/
the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.
Resilience does not eliminate stress or erase life’s difficulties. Instead, it gives people the strength to tackle problems head on, overcome adversity and move on with their lives. 

I said remember this feeling
I passed the pictures around
Of all the years that we stood there
On the side-lines wishing for right now 

:)

There is always fear in every new beginning but you proved your bravery when you took the first step. (:

My wall is built brick by brick,
lie after lie, teardrop after teardrop,
heartbreak after heartbreak
All of these things together
have formed a metal wall
So don’t hurt yourself
by trying to break it down
Just look elsewhere
My heart’s not available,
nor can it survive
through another strike
I will seriously hurt you
if you come any closer
A severely damaged heart
will eventually stop beating
And I want to live on
even if I no longer believe
in the very thing that
once gave me hope
So stay away and let me live

Remy Raine,”Let Me Live” (via remyraine)

“I look out the window and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love, and the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance.”

#hairbun

When you’re awake and your own shadow turns into ghost.

Home becomes what you’re scared of the most

— Gabrielle Aplin // Ghost

Here’s to New Beginnings

“Realize that if a door closed, it’s because what was behind it wasn’t meant for you.”

There’s been countless times when my trust in the Lord has wavered yet He kept reminding me that when all else is lost, faith and hope should always remain. I used to…

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The universe has swallowed us whole; 
taken bites of our souls 
and nibbled at our breath; 
digested our aching skin and assaulted our hearts with 
acid and darkness.

Day 41 ~ Nothing will make me believe that I was really at Times Square last night. I honestly couldn’t fathom that what was before me was not something off a magazine or some post card but reality. We were on a rush last night but we ought to come back. After all, New York is a train ride away from Jersey. :”)