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Never in  His Intentions
by Shelbie Warner
"And when there were no messages for 3 days
and no reply for a week,
you started to overdose on nostalgia
and weep tears of anguish.”
Sep 20, 2014

Never in  His Intentions

by Shelbie Warner

"And when there were no messages for 3 days

and no reply for a week,

you started to overdose on nostalgia

and weep tears of anguish.”

Remember how far you’ve come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
Rick Warren
Sep 20, 2014 / 3 notes
Sep 19, 2014

Day 262 - A Lovely Day is a documentary film directed by Kerri Gawryn following nine California teenagers who spend six months in a Hip Hop therapy program.  It presents a powerful story of art transforming life and community.  Check out the trailer.

Half a Million Girls: Teen Pregnancy Spotlight
by Jerri Sparks
"In 2010, 614,000 girls in the U.S. became pregnant, and that is a dramatic decrease from the highest teen pregnancy rate in the 1990s."
Sep 19, 2014

Half a Million Girls: Teen Pregnancy Spotlight

by Jerri Sparks

"In 2010, 614,000 girls in the U.S. became pregnant, and that is a dramatic decrease from the highest teen pregnancy rate in the 1990s."

Art Appreciation from a Houston Local
by Chameli Belk-Gupta
"I have been able to see the incredible collection at the Menil — one of Houston’s most famous museums. This architecturally significant building contains the works of artists like Van Gogh, Picasso, and Warhol, just to name a few."
Sep 19, 2014

Art Appreciation from a Houston Local

by Chameli Belk-Gupta

"I have been able to see the incredible collection at the Menil — one of Houston’s most famous museums. This architecturally significant building contains the works of artists like Van Gogh, Picasso, and Warhol, just to name a few."

Poetry - No definition of poetry is adequate unless it be poetry itself.
Henry David Thoreau
Sep 19, 2014 / 7 notes
Figment’s Featured Writer: Alex Black
by Briana Bailey
"When people give you feedback, don’t take it as an offense to your writing, certain people just have trained eyes for grammar, or wording, or whatever it may be. When you get feedback, be proactive and work on it, this is honestly the best way to improve your writing."
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Sep 18, 2014

Figment’s Featured Writer: Alex Black

by Briana Bailey

"When people give you feedback, don’t take it as an offense to your writing, certain people just have trained eyes for grammar, or wording, or whatever it may be. When you get feedback, be proactive and work on it, this is honestly the best way to improve your writing."

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Day 261 - Magdeline from Wisconsin riding Chewy.  Lovely.
Sep 18, 2014

Day 261 - Magdeline from Wisconsin riding Chewy.  Lovely.

You Are Worth It
by Shelbie Warner
"You should focus on you. Value yourself. Look in the mirror and be happy. Treat yourself the way you should be treated, and only let people in your life who are good for you."
Sep 18, 2014 / 1 note

You Are Worth It

by Shelbie Warner

"You should focus on you. Value yourself. Look in the mirror and be happy. Treat yourself the way you should be treated, and only let people in your life who are good for you."

Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion.
Simon Sinek
Sep 18, 2014 / 4 notes