Author: BlackSacredSam

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So a girl is turning 25 this year! Yay! I feel old and mature just saying the number 25 😂 Maturity doesn’t necessarily come with age, however. That being said, here are five lessons I’m glad I learned before I turned 25… 1. Find You The journey to self discovery is the most important you…

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I look into your eyes with awe when you talk about the things you love. I watch your face light up and morph into that infectious smile when something random makes you laugh. My heart warms at the sight of you in that moment, because no laugh is as genuine and no smile is as…

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He calls me just to ask me what the moon looks like from my side of the world. “Can you see the star shining brightly next to it?” he asks. “Yes! The one on the right, I can see it” I reply with excitement. He says, “Our eyes are looking at the exact same star…

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A friend of mine recently shared a post about a collaboration between Vans and the Vincent van Gogh museum. Instead of discussing the details of the collaboration, let’s rather look at the result…   I personally like the yellow sneakers, but that is about it. I love Vincent van Gogh’s work, but I don’t care…

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If you must, then fall in love with someone who will remind you to breathe when the weight of your troubles weighs too heavy on your chest at midnight. Fall for a peace that calms your thunderstorms. Fall for someone who’ll talk you through an anxiety attack on a typical work day, someone who calls…

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How often do you read a book and end up questioning the very meaning of life? I hope often. If not, get you a book by Paulo Coelho! Any book by Paulo Coelho really… he may be widely known for The Alchemist but there are many other titles that are just as shattering and moving,…

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Imagine an unconditional love that brings peace and freedom… In a perfect world, love is expressed unconditionally and without expectation. We know, from experience, that expectation is the mother of all disappointment. I believe God loves us this way; but what does it mean to love without expectation in this imperfect world? What does love…

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We have asked all the questions, and none of them are rhetorical. We need answers! (Please do read the first part of this series, “Sacred (part 1): overshare?”, if you haven’t already). Now, it is only the individual who can answer why she shares what she shares on social media. We all have different reasons….

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I recently saw an Instagram video of a woman giving birth, and it wasn’t the first. Now that I think of it, more and more of such personal and sacred moments are being put out there for the world to see. From pregnancy shoots and child birth, to relationship goals and ugly break ups.., it…

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We are all flawed, in some way or another. I suppose this is just part of the human experience. While physical flaws can and should be celebrated, the issue of moral flaws is more complex. This is of course debatable, but it is the absence of morals that have led some of the social decay…