Pope shows her emotional vulnerability and is never apologetic for her moments of weakness. She doesn’t put on a tough girl exterior and if she wants to cry, she will cry.
Don’t make exceptions for that one person that just doesn’t want to work weekends, because then everyone will be off on weekends and you get to run from the registers to the fitting rooms and onto the sales floor for 8 hours a day 6+ days a week.
Try a new class — even if you feel really out of place.
I reluctantly opened the message and it was one single sentence: “You remind me of someone that I once knew.”
“You can spend the rest of your life being afraid of people rejecting you. You have to start by not rejecting yourself. You don’t deserve it.”
You have come to terms with the fact that “Hella” will just never die. When you think it has, it will always come back with a fierce vengeance.
I began to think about what I could offer myself, because there is so much more of this life to live out.
I cared too much about what his family would think of me.
You will never know the power of a person cheering you on quite like they do in a marathon. In your weakest moments, a complete stranger will catch you running around that corner with your head down and defeat in your eyes and they will lift your spirits right when you want to quit.
Being biracial is not a joke. It is being a human being.