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an adorable idea for outgrown and cracked rainboots

an adorable idea for outgrown and cracked rainboots via Rosy~Posy gardening reuse childhood imagination

Trusting Yourself After An Abusive Relationship | I felt like I couldn’t trust anyone after leaving my abusive husband. I wondered to myself, “Will he abuse me?” whenever I met someone who stirred up my sexual feelings.

attention to how often you were right about a person or situation in the past (reminds you that your instincts are good.) what qualities you want in friends and partners (reminds you to pay attention to what you want). other peopl

"I will not stay silent, so that You can stay comfortable"

I will not stay silent. I will speak out and speak up. I will be an advocate for equality, for women, for children, and for the voiceless. Because it's the right thing to do.

Happy International Volunteer Day!

Repost : Volunteers are not paid -- not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless


Simple white orchid table centerpieces with adjacent votive candles. Just shove any flower down into a long skinny vase, with or without water, put some votives between Simply exquisite!

Remember this....

Not all scars show.not all wounds heal.not all illness can be seen.not all pain is obvious.Remember this before passing judgement on another.ptsd quotes and sayings


"Progress is impossible without change & those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything." - George Bernard Shaw This is among my favorite sayings. Inability to change, reconsider or rethink is a true sign of iGNORANCE.

♥ For a broken heart: For the abuse “Take all the time you need to heal emotionally. Moving on doesn’t take a day. It takes a lot of little steps to be able to break free of your broken self.

Finally! An Anti-Rape Campaign That Isnt Victim Blame-y.

A poster from the "Don't Be That Guy" anti-rape campaign from SAVE (Sexual Assault Voices of Edmonton). I like their approach.

The complex brown collection. Nina Simone

Nina Simone in Pallet Knife, Oil on Canvas, © 2011 by Lili Bernard. I created this painting for the "A New Day: Nina Simone" archival exhibition at the William Grant Still Art Center Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, which opened on March


Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed citizens can change the world; indeed it's the only thing that ever has. (One of my all-time favorites to think about when I wonder if I'm really making a difference.

Pink blazer + yellow rainboots

Spring Style : Pink blazer , stripes mini dress with brown leather shoulder bag and gorgeous hunter boot Source : Link

working on the second part. :)

Be kind to everyone including yourself. ~ The art of life is kindness, so live kindness ~ Gaye Crispin