Jazz Age Wednesdays ― Hullaba Lulu 11.3 from Teagan’s Books
from Seven Says
Dear whoever, I want to pray for me, my mom and my city. I pray that I will one day walk without assistance.That I can do shit on my own one day..you know gain back some independence. I pray for peace of mind. I pray that my back n shit don’t hurt when it rains. I pray I wasn’t in so much pain. I’m grateful for the little shit now..you know the stuff I took for granted before..like walking. Man, I felt like this body was straight stupid..gon give up on me while I’m young n using it, man I hated this body it was useless. But yo I gotta live with it now. I’m still Ny, it’s just that my body is down..but I pray every night..can you hear it..will my prayer ever be answered? it’s okay I probably needed 100 and only prayed 70, is it ite that…
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From Dream Big, Dream Often
Fear of Sharks Can Get In the Way of A Great Swim
I heard some people talking this past weekend about never swimming in the ocean because that’s where sharks live. It was a funny conversation, but the lady talking was being sincere in expressing her fear. She explained that if she never gets in the water she will never have to worry about getting eaten by a shark. And I cannot argue with her logic.
But what about the coolness of the water on the skin? What about experiencing the awesomeness of an afternoon swim? Maybe a little belly surfing? If her mind doesn’t change she will never be eaten by a shark, but she will also never experience the greatness of the water.
Listening to her talk got me to thinking about fear in general. I wonder how many people think like this on other topics. If I…
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