Here are some of my idols. Through their writing, music, art, film making, movie performances, designs, or poetry, each have affected my life in some positive way...sparked in me a new perspective on life and it's details. Of course, I include my mama and late grandma in this group too. :) I find it very important to have strong women to look up to.
Who are some of your idols?
was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
I always try to balance the light with the heavy -
I don't want to live in a culture of despair.
I am pretty fearless, and you know why? Because I don't handle fear very well;
I really love music, and having a creative outlet
I'm of a fearsome mind to throw my arms around every living librarian who crosses my path,
You can't erase who you are. You can't erase what you know.
Each day offers us the gift of being a special occasion if we can simply learn that as well as giving,
-Sarah Ban Breathnach
Never fit a dress to the body, but train the body to fit the dress.
Things usually make sense in time,
— Miranda July
"The sky is so heavy when I could be...brave."
-Karen Peris of the Innocence mission
The only thing I know is that I paint because I need to,
I never regret anything.
"Girl you are rich, even with nothing, and you know tenderness comes from pain..."
I am all the ages I've ever been.
No, I don't know these ladies personally, (though I did spend some time with Drew a couple of summers ago);) but I love what all of them have done with their lives, and whether or not they're still alive or have already passed on (Frida, Anais, Elsa), they continue to inspire me!
All images via google.