I’m perfect in my imperfections, happy in my pain, strong in my weaknesses and beautiful in my own way cause I’m me.
If we don’t embrace the fact that throughout our lives, we won’t do everything right, we will never be able to create the things from our heart that we are destined to create. True art can be born out of a lot of things, but one thing that will most certainly prevent us from creating the things that are inside of us to present the world is not being able to accept ourselves for who we really are now. You can choose to try and live in the past if you really want to, but doing so will impede growth in every area of your life, including your ability to create your art for the world to be able to see.
On average, there are 237,868 victims (age 12 or older) of rape and sexual assault each year. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), during which activists from all over the nation seek to raise awareness about sexual violence and educate individuals and communities about how to end it. This effort requires many voices – including yours! There are several ways you can get involved, and here are just a few:
If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault and you need someone to talk to, contact loveisrespect 24/7 at 1-866-331-9474 or chat online at loveisrespect.org. It’s free, anonymous, and confidential.