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It’s Hard to Let Go

“It hurts to let go. Sometimes it seems the harder you try to hold on to something or someone the more it wants to get away. You feel like some kind of criminal for having felt, for

Hold Fast to Dreams

“Hold fast to dreams,For if dreams dieLife is a broken-winged bird,That cannot fly.”  ― Langston Hughes Image credit: Broken Wing

We Are

“We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.”  ― Kurt Vonnegut Image credit: I can’t pretend anymore. (204)

Pain is Real

“People are afraid of themselves, of their own reality; their feelings most of all. People talk about how great love is, but that’s bull****. Love hurts. Feelings are disturbing. People are taught that pain is evil and

The Magic of Tomorrow

“Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve learned something from yesterday.” ~John Wayne~ Image

Tomorrow Will Be Better

“Tomorrow will be better.”“But what if it’s not?” I asked.“Then you say it again tomorrow. Because it might be. You never know, right? At some point, tomorrow will be better.”  ~Morgan Matson~ Image credit: Tomorrow

Cultivate Your Mind

“You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad,

Stop the Comparison

Stop comparing where you’re at with where everyone else is. It doesn’t move you farther ahead, improve your situation, or help you find peace. It just feeds your shame, fuels your feelings of inadequacy, and ultimately, it

Determine Your Self-Worth

Never get your sense of worth from outside yourself, and don’t let other people determine your worth. It’s called self worth for a reason! ~Luminita Saviuc~ Image credit: Cinderella

To Be Free

“For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” ~Nelson Mandela~ Image credit: Freedom is a Feeling