I Love Everything
It’s I Love The Internet time! Let’s read all the things! I love everything! No, for real, I totally do.
“Dear religious leaders: When you tell people that God doesn’t love them as they are, they believe you. And then they act accordingly. Namely, leaving your faith community.” Read more of Ariana Grande is (another) wake up call for faith leaders.
“How did you know they would stop you? I didn’t want to talk about it, didn’t want my white friends to know how naked I felt, how exposed, with their seeing, their knowing, how it feels to anticipate behavior from someone else. Melanie looked at Tonya like she had two heads, which actually pissed me off because I know Tonya. She is aware. She is smart. She knows shit like this happens. But when it’s thrust into your face and rubbed into your eyes, all you can do is question. How did you know they would stop you? You KNEW they would.
We just know.” Read more at Arnebya.com.
“I’m not mad at Jillian Michaels for being scared.
I’m scared too. I hope to be brave enough to always admit that. I’m brave enough to admit that I’m always learning. I’m learning from Jillian Michaels to be the one who reads the whole interview, for starters. I’m learning to let people make mistakes. I can always do better.” I wrote about Jillian Michaels wishing she wasn’t gay this week for SheKnows. When I first heard that she said this, my head exploded. Because OMG. But then I read the whole interview. Then I remembered to look a little deeper. Always. Read the rest of the post at SheKnows.com.
What I’m Reading:
10% Happier: How I tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works which is a great book with the longest title ever. It’s not a self-help book, it’s a memoir. And so good.
“Identity is the deepest of human mysteries, and no identity is more mysterious than that of someone whose life is his art.” -Juan Ramon Jimenez, The Complete Perfectionist.
There’s no greater moment than mistyping the word perfectionist. See above.