We’re told in order to be beautiful, we must first be thin. So we swallow a tapeworm to devour what’s within. We’re told in order to be beautiful, we must lighten my skin, telling us we’re not perfect with the skin we’re born in. We’re told in order to be beautiful, we must straighten our… Continue reading Beauty
I quit. I quit trying to fit in. We're conditioned to think that being "in" is what's best when in reality resisting conformity passes the test. I quit. I quit trying to join in with segregated groups-- these organized groups commitment to one view and one way and that is never how I feel on… Continue reading I Quit.
I want to start a series called Inspiration from Rumi. Rumi, born in 1207, was an influential Persian poet, who shared his knowledge through poems and prose. I think his writing is profound and needs to be continuously shared. I want to center some posts around some of his notable quotes and I want to… Continue reading Inspiration from Rumi
I am me. Different from you; different from all. Just because stereotypes exist, doesn't mean I am them all. Look through me. See that I have a heart and it breaks when I am judged by you. See that I have a brain that stores my thoughts and what's uniquely me and tries not to… Continue reading Give me a chance