New icon, photo by Ariel Kendall.
“We spend much of our lives practicing our social skills and we’ve been conditioned, in some ways, to think that there’s a time and a place for everything we could possible want to say. We’re concerned about how others might react if we let them know how we feel in what we perceive as the wrong…
even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth “you owe me.” look at what happens with a love like that…it lights the whole sky.
—Hafiz (via perfectcirclesoftime)
Do you know what I love about this picture? Even in her before picture, she is smiling as if she’s the happiest person in the world. She radiates confidence and it’s so easy to see. She was beautiful before and beautiful now. You have got to love the body you have now because you’re never going to take care of something you hate.