“Letting go of who you are, who you feel you should be, who others want you to be, is one of the hardest things. But it’s the only way to find who you might be, and can be.” ©2018AmandaRicks
“Love with all of your heart, create with all of your soul, live with all of your energy, and you will inspire others to do the same. – Amanda Ricks (c) 2018
“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein “All you need is one safe anchor to keep you grounded when the rest of your life spins out of control.” ― Katie Kacvinsky, Awaken “Some people try to tell you the things you …
The door shut with a click, and peace rolled in. The chaos and crazy eased, retreating like demons at dawn. Comfort spread its wings, soothing the heart so tired. Solitude emerged as invited, offering respite to the grieved. – (c)2018 Amanda Ricks
“Maybe we should stop comparing sunrises and sunsets. Instead, just see and feel the awesomeness of whichever one gifts our present place in life.” (c)2018AmandaRicks I wrote this earlier in 2018 for a site that I was working on and it seems very appropriate for this week’s WP Photo challenge for, Rise/Set.
You rock my world baby, you so totally do. Let’s dance the dance with wild abandon. Let’s jump on that train of somewhere new. Let’s runaway and horde our delight. Let’s sing that song all day long. We’ll sip at our elixir like thieves in the night. And, Stay up into dawn’s breaking light. You …
“Take me to where nature soothes my soul and my mind can run free in the wilderness.” – 2018 Amanda Ricks
After too many days filled with data, should do’s, and deadlines I realised that my friend had been right. “It’s creativity that nurtures the soul.” ~ An original image quote by Amanda Ricks 2017
The evening settled on us like a welcome mediator. Dimming the stark reality, hushing tones, and muffling our harsh thoughts. I heard a sigh and wondered if it was another unspoken apology or merely a step closer to the door.
If only somehow, someway, a bridge of trust had allowed my love to quell your self-imposed embitterment.” ~ Amanda Ricks
“Those hot summer nights spent on the porch, with my skirts hiked up, a glass of perspiring lemonade beside me, and a drip of sweat sliding torturously down my temple.”
Image quote created by my favourite Photo editor, PicMonkey: crazy-awesome photo editing “Some moments are as special as the breeze from an angel’s wing on a summer afternoon.” ©2017AmandaRicks