Love is Our Resistance

Just a girl in a messed up world tumbling along

Over the years, I have come to realize that the greatest trap in our life is not success, popularity, or power, but self-rejection.

—Henri Nouwen

(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege)

tattoolit:

When I decided to get a literary tattoo, I went looking through my bookshelves to find A SINGLE favourite. I couldn’t do it. This tree includes quotes from “The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern, “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin, “Oh the Places you’ll go” by Dr. Seuss, “Ella Enchanted” by Gail Carson Levine, “A wind in the Door” by Madeline L’Engle, “Romeo and Juliet”, William Shakespeare, “The Time Traveller’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger, “Kushiel’s Dart” by Jacqueline Carey, “The Big Orange Splot” by Daniel Manus Pinkwater, “Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell and “Horton Hears a Who” by Dr. Seuss. Done by Eric Brunning  at Lotus Land Tattoo Shop in Vancouver, BC.

tattoolit:

When I decided to get a literary tattoo, I went looking through my bookshelves to find A SINGLE favourite. I couldn’t do it. This tree includes quotes from “The Name of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss, “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern, “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin, “Oh the Places you’ll go” by Dr. Seuss, “Ella Enchanted” by Gail Carson Levine, “A wind in the Door” by Madeline L’Engle, “Romeo and Juliet”, William Shakespeare, “The Time Traveller’s Wife” by Audrey Niffenegger, “Kushiel’s Dart” by Jacqueline Carey, “The Big Orange Splot” by Daniel Manus Pinkwater, “Gone with the Wind” by Margaret Mitchell and “Horton Hears a Who” by Dr. Seuss. Done by Eric Brunning  at Lotus Land Tattoo Shop in Vancouver, BC.

Dark Fairy Tale Questions

  • Snow White: Do you feel like leaving everything you have and running away to start a new life?
  • Cinderella: Are you a hard worker?
  • Sleeping Beauty: Do you feel alone and forgotten?
  • Little Red Riding Hood: Are you attracted to people who are bad?
  • Goldilocks: Do you bounce from one extreme to the other extreme?
  • The Frog Prince: Do you do things for others while your own needs are ignored?
  • Jack and the Beanstalk: How desperate would you be to have to resort to thievery?
  • Puss in Boots: Do you feel you associate importance too often with appearances (good looks, weight, nice clothes, straight white teeth, etc.)?
  • Rumpelstiltskin: Are you uncomfortable with having your real name, old photos, and personal information easily accessed online?
  • The Little Mermaid: What have you sacrificed of yourself for love that was unrequited?
  • The Star Money: Would you share what you had even if it means you go without?
  • Beauty And The Beast: Do you feel bullies deserve harsh punishment or do you believe in rehabilitation?
  • Diamonds And Toads: Do you frequently find yourself saying things that come out sounding all wrong?
  • Snow Queen: What is the splinter of ice in your heart? What can you not forgive?
  • Rapunzel: Are you waiting for someone to see through your defenses and fall in love with the real you?
  • The Emperor's New Clothes: Do you wish for nicer belongings to make people like and respect you more?
  • The Nightingale: Do you have a connection with Nature or do you prefer an indoor life?
  • Hansel And Gretel: Do you have an unhealthy relationship with food?
  • Pinocchio: Do you tell little white lies frequently? By omission?
  • Peter Pan: What is the thing you dread (or dreaded) about growing older?