1. do-not-touch-my-food:

Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco

Yum!
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  2. Below is some of a goodbye letter to love that I’ve written. I swear I cannot get things together if I don’t write them down. It really wakes me up when I put pen to paper/fingers to keyboard. It removes the fantasy from the reality. In times that I am unable to write, it is because I am at war within myself. However, my strength always wins the minute the first word becomes a physical entity. So tell me, what wakes you up?

"I figured out what was making me uncomfortable for the past few months. It was my heart finally catching up with my mind to tell me that I was doing too much for you. I was giving you everything you wanted while you gave me nothing. I was missing out on all the things that I’ve always had and loved because you didn’t do them, they weren’t your style. I was giving you the lead. Now, though, I’m awake and I’m charting my own course. We’ll run parallel but never again be entwined. Thank you for all you did and didn’t do; thank you for everything…"

    Below is some of a goodbye letter to love that I’ve written. I swear I cannot get things together if I don’t write them down. It really wakes me up when I put pen to paper/fingers to keyboard. It removes the fantasy from the reality. In times that I am unable to write, it is because I am at war within myself. However, my strength always wins the minute the first word becomes a physical entity. So tell me, what wakes you up?

    "I figured out what was making me uncomfortable for the past few months. It was my heart finally catching up with my mind to tell me that I was doing too much for you. I was giving you everything you wanted while you gave me nothing. I was missing out on all the things that I’ve always had and loved because you didn’t do them, they weren’t your style. I was giving you the lead. Now, though, I’m awake and I’m charting my own course. We’ll run parallel but never again be entwined. Thank you for all you did and didn’t do; thank you for everything…"

  3. It holds memories of youth and true first love. It reminds me of a simpler time. The first time I felt that anyone outside of my family really understood me, maybe even ever. I met the giver of this, currently tattered and torn, Old Navy grey sweatshirt in an unconventional way. Although, now that I think about it, not so unusual after all. I have always been more attracted to physical words; words written out, words on paper, over spoken ones. His writing stood out in the crowded online chat room so I engaged in conversation. Turns out we had a lot in common. We exchanged numbers and banter and the attraction grew to words we were now able to hear and feel. He finished my sentences, knew my thoughts and I fell…deep, hard and fast into this enigmatic male, sight unseen. Yet our story had a pause that left me wide open to be used up. I found myself trapped in a very unhealthy situation and just when it seemed completely unmanageable, he reentered my life. Finally, the moment came where we would meet in person, I fell deeper. My tattered Old Navy sweater takes me to the day where we kissed at the red lights and held hands as he drove me to the train; to the day that I felt the most attractive to that point in my life. Not only did he see me, he SAW ME. Everything that I was inside was greater than what I was outside and that set the tone for how I’ve always wanted to be seen.

  4. heyfranhey:

So healthy and beautiful!

I must be doing something wrong…but LOVE!

    heyfranhey:

    So healthy and beautiful!

    I must be doing something wrong…but LOVE!

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  5. Getting out of my comfort zone

    befreeproject:


    Change is inevitable, right? Then why do we dread making the necessary changes to live a better life? Why is change so scary?

    Don’t worry these questions are for me too. I know the feeling oh so well of being afraid of change, scared to make a decision even though I know it’s for the…

    This is what I’ve been thinking about a lot, change…time to stop thinking and start doing! So on time…

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  6. ~Writings on Me~

    ~Writings on Me~

  7. And there you have it…
#SoulHeartInscription

    And there you have it…
    #SoulHeartInscription

  8. I am in the crux of a major decision. Currently, I am uninspired by most of the people in my life. Hence, it is time for change to occur. It is great that I am able to inspire some people in my circle but how long can I rest on that when the other people are pulling me down. It was recently reinforced, for me, that the company you keep influences how you are seen and this is literally impacting my next moves. As hurt as some people may be with my actions, I have to do what is best for me. I have to create distance. I cannot afford to slip backwards in an effort to protect the feelings of others because in the end their feelings reign supreme for them. No love lost, just clarity gained. I will, however, keep close to me those that are striving to make positive changes in their behaviors and their outlooks. I am then, thusly inspired by the courage it took them to make a change. In turn, I will seek to place people in my life that do for me what I do for those gutsy people, because MY growth is important if I am, in the end, to inspire myself!

  9. 353 days ago…I still feel the same…

    353 days ago…I still feel the same…

  10. miyabailey:

What’s life without pain? What’s life without betrayal or malice? These things are caused by other human beings…we search for happiness in other humans when they are only humans… God talks to us daily but we don’t listen…nature is God’s voice… Birds, ants, bees.. These beings are showing us how to live.. They are giving us the answers to happiness and peace but we don’t listen.. When was the last time your bare feet touched soil. When have you let the Sun touch your skin for reasons outside of vanity? When have you let the Earth recharge you? When will you stop following the teachings of human ego? Just my thoughts this morning #miyabailey

On point with his thoughts…

    miyabailey:

    What’s life without pain? What’s life without betrayal or malice? These things are caused by other human beings…we search for happiness in other humans when they are only humans… God talks to us daily but we don’t listen…nature is God’s voice… Birds, ants, bees.. These beings are showing us how to live.. They are giving us the answers to happiness and peace but we don’t listen.. When was the last time your bare feet touched soil. When have you let the Sun touch your skin for reasons outside of vanity? When have you let the Earth recharge you? When will you stop following the teachings of human ego? Just my thoughts this morning #miyabailey

    On point with his thoughts…

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  11. rubyetc:

sketches for a thing


This!!

    rubyetc:

    sketches for a thing

    This!!

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  12. Fete & Ting…

    No post yesterday because I was too busy celebrating meh culture! I was born and raised in the Virgin Islands and I’m invested through and through with West Indian culture, because I choose to surround myself with it. I enjoy masquerading/playing mas unlike any other thing in this world. There’s such a feeling of freedom and unity, in the moment, that is indescribable. You wine on anything, wine any way and most times make new friends along the way. What about your own culture gives you a feeling like this?

  13. befreeproject:

Yes! So true! Turn off the TV and read a book! #beinspired #befreeproject #bibliophile #books #booknerd #bookaddict #booknerdigans #bestoftheday #read #realtalk #qotd #quote #knowledgeispower #dailymotivation #dailyinspiration #empower #grow #higherlearning #lifequotes #truth

Yes!

    befreeproject:

    Yes! So true! Turn off the TV and read a book! #beinspired #befreeproject #bibliophile #books #booknerd #bookaddict #booknerdigans #bestoftheday #read #realtalk #qotd #quote #knowledgeispower #dailymotivation #dailyinspiration #empower #grow #higherlearning #lifequotes #truth

    Yes!

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  14. ~Darkness~

    ~Darkness~

  15. I’m sure that I’m fine, but I guess I’m in the midst of what one can classify as a health scare. I went to the dermatologist for a recurring problem only to be faced with him having to biopsy a suspicious mole on the bottom of my foot. I don’t know how one is supposed to react in these situations but I’m actually quite calm. The only thing I keep thinking about is I don’t know how to effectively pray on this situation and that really, I shouldn’t. I did pray, but I came away feeling that it wasn’t fair for me to cry out his name now that I’m faced with adversity and not do so more regularly. I believe in a higher power but I don’t subscribe to all that is written about the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. I have questions and doubts that I guess don’t make me a good Christian so I never profess to be Christian at all. Add to all that, when I do pray, I am overwhelmed with such emotion that tears are the only way to release some of that angst. I honestly don’t know where that leaves me. Can someone tell me? I feel lost in all this…

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