Don’t Try To Fix The Past

I feel like a lot of people need this #letitgo

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Sometimes you just have to turn the page to realize there’s more to your book of life than the page you’re stuck on. Stop being afraid to move on. Close this chapter of hurt, and never re-read it. It’s time to get what your life deserves, and move on from the things that don’t deserve you. Don’t try to fix what’s been broken in your past, let your future create something better. — Trent Shelton

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The Top Seven Quotes on Forgiveness

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1. Forgive those who insult you, attack you, belittle you or take for granted. But more than this… forgive yourself for allowing them to hurt you. — Juno Cristi

2. When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free. — Catherine Ponder

3. Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving someone’s offense or betrayal. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim–letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor. ― C.R. Strahan

4. The wisdom of forgiving : It does not mean giving people the license to hurt you over and over again. It is simply an act of releasing the pain others may have caused and remembering never to let them take…

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Walk Away From Loveless Relationships

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I refuse to stay in something that isn’t real. I’m through pretending. I’m through fighting alone. You’re only real when it benefits you. You only care when I walk away. The only time you make me feel perfect is when I am hiding my imperfections. I DESERVE BETTER. My heart deserves a love that comforts my insecurities. Life is too short to settle. I didn’t change… I just opened my eyes. — Trent Shelton


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There Wasn’t a Shooting in Charleston

Black Millennials

There was a shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal. There was a shooting, a massacre, and a tragedy at AME.

Calling it anything else — especially a #CharlestonShooting is a function of white supremacy. The erasure, the inability or unwillingness to name how a white 20something shooter specifically targeted this central and iconic locale is violent.

At around 9pm, a white shooter unleashed racist hell on the Emanuel AME during a bible study. At least 9 people were assassinated, including State Senator Clementa Pinckney who served as the church’s pastor.

Although little is known at the moment, I strongly doubt this racist anti-Black act of violence was random or spontaneous. The Emanuel AME, preciously nicknamed “Mother AME,” was established and unofficially organized in 1787. By 1822…

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