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April comes like an idiot, babbling, and stewing flowers.

- Edna St. Vincent Millay

One of the gifts of life is the changing of the weather and the seasons. As we relinquish some of our illusions of control, we realize that each change of the weather and each season of the year have many gifts in store for us, if we participate in them and live...
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zempage:
You have a gorgeous smile!
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I was going through @missy, @charmaine, @rambo, @lyxzen's homework....and I came across one for "Write about a disastrous trip or vacation."

That....I do have a story for....and boy is it silly.

I had a very dear friend that I met in Vegas, but actually grew up not too far from where I did in Maryland. We didn't meet until she
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hectorian:
Beautiful 
electriceye22:
Its strange how someone flips a switch on a friendship for no apparent reason to us.  Even if we knew their reasons I doubt it would make sense to us.

The great thing about getting older is that you don't lose all the other ages you've been.

- Madeline L'Engle

Life is a process. We are a process. Everthing that has happened in our lives has happened for a reason and is an integral part of our becoming.

One of the challenges of our lives is to imtegrate the pieces of our lives...
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ox678:
Cool ... words of wisdom. Well said. I believe the only important thing in life is what you can bring with you when you die ... your life experience. And that is so important to keep an open mind to as one delves into the realm of wisdom.
bohexican:
Good message. Nice photo

I have been told that crying makes me soft and therefore of little consequence. As if softness has to be the price you pay to out power, rather than simply the one that's paid most easily and most often.

- Audre Lorde

Our tears and our softness are not valued much in this society. especially in the workplace. In the past, Women have been led...
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fietsbel:
Great blog. The way we live has become much tougher and that for sure is not always nice. We all should ease down a bit and take a bit more time for ourself and others!
bohexican:
Touching blog. Very honest. I like that.

Today's entry could not be anymore perfect. This is exactly how I intend to spend my day. Getting things done, spending time with my beloved fur children.....and just getting to think with out distraction.

When we, as individuals, first rediscover our spirit, we are usually drawnto nature and cultivate this awareness.

- Shakti Gawain

Alone time is absolutely essential to the human organism. Many
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fietsbel:
So true, but so hard to do. You mentioned all the reasons!
bohexican:
Well said.

I am suddenly filled with that sense of peace and meaning which is, I suppose, what the pious have in mind when they talk about the practice of the presence of God.

-Valarie Taylor

The word serenity is something that we understand in abstract and often not in practice. As we begin to take care of ourselves aand recover from our compulsive doing, we begin...
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adoado:
Solitude and serenity go hand in hand. I often seek out solitude so that I can enjoy the peace of serenity without distraction.
bohexican:
😃

XOXO

Miss Olivia Black Suicide

freakme:
❤♡❤~sexy~❤♡❤

I found God in myself

& I love her/I fiercely

-Ntozake Shange

What better place to find God than within ourselves! It is only when we really know ourselves and affirm ourselves for who we are that we become aware of the devinity that we share with all things. We are part of the hologram....we ARE the hologram. When we estrange ourselves from ourselves...
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rollerblazer85:
Stunning Miss Black!
dannyb0y2k4:
I want a girl just like you @oliviablack

Harness and use negative emotions instead of them controlling you.

Thank you @joey for coming to Vinyl in the Hard Rock Las Vegas and volunteering for the St. Baldrick's foundation! We helped to raise money to fight against children's cancer!! This is the 4th year I have been able to be a part of this, and I am so thankful to have more
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kevinmaxwell:
Your smile just makes my day
joey:
Love you lady. 

If, as someone has said, "...to be truly civilized, it is to embrace disease..."

-Robyn Davidson

One of the by-products of living and working in crazy situations is that our tolerance for insanity increase exponentially. Our ability to discern what makes sense and what doesn't becomes impaired. When those around us continuously exhibit bizarre behavior, we begin to question our sanity. Often we are
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adoado:
I embrace crazy, I always look for crazy in every situation and either laugh at it or laugh with it. It helps me stay sane.
kevinmaxwell:
Love the mug