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Women are emotional in order to feel the divine energy at the highest levels and be supreme healers and lovers and mothers. Not to drive men insane. Her deep spiritual connection to feelings is to inspire a man to his spiritual heights as well. She is not a nag, she is an oracle.

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mosabelking:

In central Bahrain stands a large mesquite tree known as the Tree of Life. It’s the only tree that survives in that part of the desert, and it’s been there for 400 years. Currently, scientists have no idea where it’s finding water and nutrients.
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mosabelking:

In central Bahrain stands a large mesquite tree known as the Tree of Life. It’s the only tree that survives in that part of the desert, and it’s been there for 400 years. Currently, scientists have no idea where it’s finding water and nutrients.

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bobbycaputo:

Anna Ladd’s Photographs of Things She’s Said Online But Not Outloud

Photographer Anna Ladd’s poignant series, Things I Told the Internet, But Didn’t Tell My Mom, examines the way that blogging has impacted her life. The Philadelphia-based artist has been sharing her thoughts and feelings via this medium for the past six years, and it’s changed her conception of privacy. Intimate and revealing admissions are made to seemingly countless anonymous people on the web, but has never been talked about in person.

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asylum-art:

hyper-realistic human forms by sun yuan + peng yu
‘teenager teenager’, 2011
performance, sofa, stones
1440 x 540 cm / 47.2 x 17.8 feet

chinese artists sun yuan + peng yu present a series of life-size, poignant and disturbing hyper-realistic sculptural installations of human and animal forms at galerie perrotin, paris. the creative duo are best known for shocking their audience through their controversial work with materials like human fat tissue and animals to deal with issues of perception, death, and the human condition, demonstrating provocative issues of the contemporary era. ‘if i die’ is a monumental installation that shows massive gel and fiberglass,  the surrealist structure acts as a metaphor for a consumer society that has lost its way. through hints of dark humour, they intensely probe themes of life and death in unusual, destabilizing ways.

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micdotcom:

Powerful portraits of the Liberians who beat Ebola 

To help humanize the overwhelming statistics, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer and senior staff photographer at Getty Images, John Moore, visited an Ebola treatment center of the organization, Doctors Without Borders in Paynesville, Liberia. At the treatment center, survivors spoke about the brothers, sisters, husbands and wives they lost due to the disease. They also spoke of recovery, stigmas they continue to face in their villages and renewed hope.

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