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sweet.ish My view on tonight's 10 mile run. I've never been someone who looks like a runner - when I was in my awkward tweens some boys made fun of me during PE class, telling me "I was fat, and big boned and how could a fat girl run a mile that fast?" Sounds contradictory, but I don't have the memory or heart to hold on to negative stuff, BUT the few times people have really stung me - hit me with insults or rejection or intentional unkindness - often fuel these long runs.
I prove all of them wrong every time. It's a soul saving practice that I crave - and I can't help but think of this quote: "People are often unreasonable, irrational, and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some unfaithful friends and some genuine enemies. Succeed anyway. If you are honest and sincere, people may deceive you. Be honest and sincere anyway. What you spend years creating, others could destroy overnight. Create anyway. If you find serenity and happiness, some may be jealous. Be happy anyway. The good you do today, will often be forgotten. Do good anyway. Give the best you have, and it will never be enough. Give your best anyway. In the final analysis, it is between you and God. It was never between you and them anyway." - Mother Teresa
#amen
Always soak in the good and take the bad to fuel your fire. #herestoprovingthemwrong
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  •   thetrimshoppe 2h
  •   allisen.m I so so needed this. Thank you.2h
  •   lexxitexi Love you 2h
  •   cindycowdell Love this so much and you!! ️You are amazing and never need to let anyone make you think otherwise but I get how comments like that fuel you to succeed. 2h
  •   sandbucket Beautifully said. 2h
  •   marisamontierth I have totally been thinking this! I love proving people wrong. :) 2h
  •   jenjenbarnes I would have punched those boys in the face for you. 55min
  •   hayleygwen 10 miles, way to be! and I ️ this quote. Words we all need. 20min

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sanctuarysnow Dreaming of owning our own slice of this stunning paradise. Nestled between the mountains and overlooking a crystal clear lake, theres no place in the world I would rather call home!
#theviewfromhere #mountaingirl #home #dreams #aimhigh #workhard #determined #scenic #mountains #lake #cloudporn #happyplace #inspired #adventure #courage #nz
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liarinaldo A toast to friends back home... genuinely sorry to see that it's snowing again. #booo #theviewfromhere #sonoma @aperolusa 6h

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liarinaldo Yup... still love this portable bar set-up. @sonomafilmfest #SIFF15 #theviewfromhere @libationsunlimited 6h

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dayphoto #theviewfromhere Rust has provided new stars in the sky dome. @brentevans is the #CosmoRocketMaster 6h

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ninjaginger23 "Dusk is just an illusion because the sun is either above the horizon or below it. And that means that day and night are linked in a way that few things are. There cannot be one without the other yet they cannot exist at the same time. How would it feel to be always together yet forever apart?" 6h

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liarinaldo Screamer? I hardly know'er. #theviewfromhere 8h

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rlfschuck #theviewfromhere redneckin it in the front yard watching all the wildfire rubberneckers go by. Could this be a first? Skiers stranded on the mountain cuz of a wildfire! GOP says global warming is a myth. I guess so...😕😕#myredlodge #lastbestplace #redlodge #mymontana #montucky 9h

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liarinaldo Old Sonoma. #theviewfromhere 9h

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