"When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty."
"Even when you’re afraid, keep trusting. -Psalm 56:3"
"The smell of her hair, the taste of her mouth, the feeling of her skin seemed to have got inside him, or into the air all around him. She had become a physical necessity."
"In all your ways acknowledge him, & he will make your paths straight. -Proverbs 3:6"
"As a child I never heard one woman say to me, “I love my body.” Not my mother, my elder sister, my best friend. No one woman has ever said, “I am so proud of my body.” So I make sure to say it to Mia, because a positive physical outlook has to start at an early age."
i love drunk girls in bathrooms so much like they’re just so nice they tell u how pretty u are and become ur bff for like those two minutes that ur standing there in the bathroom its great
"Look at your neighbor and say, ‘NEIGHBOR!’"
In the aesthetic of call and response often invoked in the Black Church this phrase is used to invite the congregation into the sermon. The phrase is used for proclamation and affirmation. I.E. “Turn to your neighbor, and say neighbor, I got the victory!” African American Proverb: Black Church Edition