Miyajima Deer The deer are a symbol of Miyajima and you can see them elegantly wandering the island everywhere. The deer are sacred and believed to be a messenger of the gods in Shinto. They are treated very well by the locals and aren’t afraid of people.

Miyajima Deer The deer are a symbol of Miyajima and you can see them elegantly wandering the island everywhere. The deer are sacred and believed to be a messenger of the gods in Shinto. They are treated very well by the locals and aren’t afraid of people.

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take a second for me if you will

I am in a contest for a scholarship and need votes! Here is my “goal:”

The world holds big wide adventure - if you only take a step of faith and widen your horizons. I dream to inspire others to see other cultures as exciting opportunities to dive into and learn about & get involved things they are passionate about, and thereby get excited about life! Happier people have positive & open minds.

I’d love for you guys to vote, reblog, and share other ways. But I’d also just love it if you made this your goal as well. :)

Love,
Kate

mikainarendelle:

Okay can we talk about how freaking awesome the difference between the way Mother Gothel treats Rapunzel, and the way Eugene does? It’s all in the body language. The first thing Mother Gothel does when she sees Rapunzel is check her hair. Eugene is always brushing it from her face. Mother Gothel is always kissing her hair, not Rapunzel. Eugene is always staring into her eyes. Eugene commissioned little girls to braid her hair to make it easier for her, and really liked how she looked free from it’s burden. Mother Gothel took out the braid at soon as she could. And lastly we can’t forget how Mother Gothel practically HUGS the hair, while Eugene’s last act was to cut it so she could live a normal life.

I love these analytic Disney posts.

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icanttellyoubutiknowitsmine:

harry and hermione’s relationship is so important because it shows that two characters can love each other deeply but not in a romantic way and there are not enough boy/girl unconditional, innocent friendships like that in books and that is why i am refusing to accept that J.K. wanted them together

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portraits-of-america:

     (I showed her the last photo I had taken of the guy with the walker.)     “I just opened the door for this guy! I was wondering what his story was—if people open doors for him a lot, or if most people don’t.”     “Do you do such things often?”     “I wish I would do them more. I’d like to, but I feel like I’m often in my own world. I get distracted a lot by my own thoughts: I’m always thinking and creating something. I have a storyline going on in my mind all the time, and I have to remember to set it aside and relate to the people around me. So, I’ve been trying recently to think more about what other people want and doing that thing for them.”
Eau Claire, WI

portraits-of-america:

     (I showed her the last photo I had taken of the guy with the walker.)
     “I just opened the door for this guy! I was wondering what his story was—if people open doors for him a lot, or if most people don’t.”
     “Do you do such things often?”
     “I wish I would do them more. I’d like to, but I feel like I’m often in my own world. I get distracted a lot by my own thoughts: I’m always thinking and creating something. I have a storyline going on in my mind all the time, and I have to remember to set it aside and relate to the people around me. So, I’ve been trying recently to think more about what other people want and doing that thing for them.”

Eau Claire, WI