By: Jordan Stokke
sammmbam asked: So, for these "media kits" that you're getting submissions for: Are you asking for hi-res images so you can make them into these media kits and sell them? Or give them away? (The only reason I ask is because you mentioned putting them in a "shop" on your submission form.)
We’re giving them away!
Inspiration is around every corner if we open our eyes.
Your friend’s backyard.
A nostalgic memory.
The Farmer’s Market in July.
The places and memories that make us feel alive.
This is our Inspiration.
So, I have a confession. As a student I find myself wanting to pretty much give up on everything at least once a week.
School can be hard.
I miss talking to my mom.
Hugs can be few and far between.
Work can be tiring.
I lose my patience.
I eat more Halls cough drops these days than food.
It’s easy for us to c
ompletely crumble at times like these.
BUT—- this is where courage steps it’s hopefully foot in.
We have to have courage to NOT “pretty much give up”.
We have to keep moving forward in order to rehabilitate our souls.
Running uphill totally sucks. But, I won’t give up if you won’t.
Because guess what?
We’ll be stronger.
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make your something else is the greatest accomplishment”.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Art and blog by: Jordan Stokke
"Nobody Should Make You Feel Ordinary”
Oscar Wilde once said, “Never love anybody who treats you like you’re ordinary”.
There are the people encountered in life who will build you up and there are the people who will take advantage of your spirit.
Why do we insist on keeping the negative critics to stay in our lives? As if they deserve a piece of us?
Nobody should make you feel less than unique, extraordinary, and worth it.
We have a choice.
So,let’s watch as the critics vanish in the rearview mirror.
Because you are