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10 Things Every Woman Should Know

  1. You are a prayer in the most holy mouth, the space between clasped hands, a landscape so picturesque, any angle. You are a reminder that magic exists.
  2. Oh they will stop and stare, you most divine creature with unapologetic skin and fearless features. Learn to take a compliment. Settle into being the center of things.
  3. When you fall in love, let it be with a person who asks nothing of you. Your existence should be enough. If they do not kiss you urgently and often, find someone who understands that lips in the presence of love should ignite passion.
  4. Keep a few great friends. When they tell you harsh truths, learn to listen for the love. Growth is necessary and annoying at times, but look and you will always find the silver lining.
  5. Buy the perfect shade of red lipstick. It, like the perfect black dress, are weapons. Use them at will.
  6. Stop hiding your tampons. You are a woman. You bleed. Grown people know this. If he is afraid of menstruation, he is not prepared to be inside of you.
  7. Do not apologize for existing, for being yourself. Apologize when you are not.
  8. If you work hard, ask for a raise. Find your backbone and attach it to your standards. You deserve the money that correlates to how hard you work.
  9. Feed yourself kind words, chocolate, quality people, random first date, solitude, orgasms, and books. You will need really, really good books. Live in the story of them.
  10. If all else fails, repeat after me: I am enough.

She lists 10 things every woman should know. #3 makes me weak at the knees.

 
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Posted by on 2016-08-09 in Reposts

 

Why I’m Not Marriage Material

Why I’m Not Marriage Material

“There’s no reason that marriage should be considered the only or best choice.”

 
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Posted by on 2016-08-09 in Reposts

 

It’s Tempting — Better Life Coaching Blog

It’s tempting… to hide in the crowd, to slack off when no-one’s looking, to aspire to nothing more than ordinary, to think that close enough is good enough, to only think about the short-term benefits,

via It’s Tempting — Better Life Coaching Blog

 
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Posted by on 2016-08-08 in Reposts

 

After A While

After a while you learn
the subtle difference between
holding a hand and chaining a soul
and you learn
that love doesn’t mean leaning
and company doesn’t always mean security.
And you begin to learn
that kisses aren’t contracts
and presents aren’t promises
and you begin to accept your defeats
with your head up and your eyes ahead
with the grace of woman,
not the grief of a child
and you learn
to build all your roads on today
because tomorrow’s ground is
too uncertain for plans
and futures have a way of falling down
in mid-flight.
After a while you learn
that even sunshine burns
if you get too much
so you plant your own garden
and decorate your own soul
instead of waiting for someone
to bring you flowers.
And you learn that you really can endure
you really are strong
you really do have worth
and you learn
and you learn
with every goodbye, you learn…

  ~ 1971, Veronica A. Shoffstall. Source.

 
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Posted by on 2016-08-08 in Life's Lessons, Reposts

 

Tweets

  1. Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.
  2. The Six W’s: Work will win when wishing won’t. -Todd Blackledge
  3. We all want to be offended at times so we can have an excuse to be angry.
  4. Avoid time-wasters
  5. “Why get thinner when you can get more dinner?”
  6. Friends do not trespass into pain; still less into failure.
  7. What world learned from the West: when you’re losing money, go to war. War is such a lucrative business.
  8. Fall in love with life everyday
  9. “Accept your past without regret, handle your present with confidence and face your future without fear.”
  10. “Don’t fear change. You may lose something good, but you may also gain something great.”
  11. “Sometimes all you have to do is forget what you feel and remember what you deserve.”
  12. “You’ll end up disappointed if you grow up thinking everyone has the same heart as you”
  13. A sucker is born every minute. Thank goodness it is not gonna come from me–EVER!
  14. Be with someone who always wants to know how your day was.
  15. “Being single is much better than: being lied to, cheated on, disrespected”
  16. Do yourself a favor and cut off ties from douche bags. So not worth it.
  17. Even though the world felt it’s ended because you were hurt, the fact that you continue to see the sun rise and set proves that it has not.
  18. “Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know everything happens for a reason.”
  19. Women should be able to take a photos of themselves without make up, just in their bedroom clothes & feel good without being sexualized.
  20. Familiarity breeds contempt and predictability breeds boredom.
  21. Great things never came from comfort zones.
  22. People tend to confuse being mean with being honest
  23. Be like a diamond, precious & rare. Not like a stone that is easily found everywhere.
  24. Forgiveness is not always easy but sometimes it’s the best thing you can do.
  25. Fear is our greatest enemy. And that will lead us to our downfall since our enemy has no fear.
  26. Some people are actually afraid of being too happy because they think something tragic is going to happen soon
  27. To think, to feel and to do harmoniously. Real love is about loving and letting yourself to be loved.
  28. If it is important enough to you, you will find a way. If it is not, you will find an excuse.
  29. “Try to put yourself in as many socially awkward situations as possible. You will be desensitized to it which makes you more outgoing.”
  30. Secret to youth is being happy and stress free.
  31. “The poor, the unsuccessful, the unhappy, the unhealthy are the ones who use the word tomorrow the most” – Robert Kiyosaki

 

 
 

Years and years…

…I have never felt more distant from the world.

It always takes two for my world to fall apart.

I want to cry for emotions I cannot describe-except that it hurts.

I have so much time. So much I have wasted it on nothing.

So much time to make bad decisions over and over.

STUPIDITY in its most glorious form!

Why I do this to myself, I do not know.

Am I that bored with life?

If only I can give whatever time, talent, and dreams I’ve left to another.

If only the colors can brush itself into my sorrow.

But maybe someone else can put it all into action.

Truth is…

…I wish that someone is ME.

 
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Posted by on 2016-08-06 in Uncategorized

 

On Pictures

It was a nice afternoon.
The weather was cool and the grass green from the recent rain that showered the earth.
The birds were singing and the trees were dancing.
An episode of bliss that was captured and immortalized in this small frame.

A memory.

A gift.

A curse.

 
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Posted by on 2016-08-06 in Life's Lessons