The nights are the worst. Because I hate going to the same cold bed and wrapping myself inside the covers. I’m all alone.
In that empty space, she attempts to fill with colors, adventure, sex, but she knows deep down that these are all distractions. The truth of the matter is that the empty space is designed to remain empty, laid bare so from that void, we may discover the truth. Underneath what is expressed on social media and created for social pretension was a hurt girl who had somehow created the illusion that she doesn’t deserve love.
“He started to move energy, and he started to pick up on things that I had never told him or anyone, and as he was feeling into my energy it started to get me to believe. As he started healing in my heart, he told me ‘You have a very heavy heart, so much sadness, You’ve been forgiving, but you still need to let go of forgiveness. You’re still holding onto it.’ And he asked me to call out the names of the people that I needed to forgive….” -Josephina Bashout
“Certain situations and certain feelings and emotions, I would call it as a separation anxiety. Separating from what you knew and what made you effective into who you are right now.”—Mike
“I might as well provide this for something where people can see it rather than just keeping it to myself.”—Matt
“It was the love I have for the guys I served with that motivated me to create something that can bring them together.” —Donny
“When you feel sadness and you see it as something that’s negative, then you fight against it, and it leads you into this hopeless spiral of depression. But when you see it as something that’s uniquely beautiful, just as beautiful as joy…the sad parts of life are just as beautiful as the happy parts of life, if not more, in my opinion.” —Justin Taylor Phillips
“All of that expansiveness of feeling so deeply, which is a gift that we get to feel deeply.”—Jamee Kyson
“My perspective on pain is that it is neither good nor bad, it simply is an emotion, and it’s always showing us, always teaching us.”—Larisa Gosela
“Accepting it and letting it run through, and so, that was really a journey and a challenge for myself to be able to experience all these emotions and let them go through rather than suppress them, and learn how to work through it.”-Kiyoshi Shelton
“I used to have the idea that if you just get into your problems or struggles, you can make better art, but I think that’s the wrong idea. Now I get it. It’s the wrong idea.”-Lucas David