Thirty, Flirty and Thriving…2.14

So, one of my favorite movies is 13 Going on 30, and I believe it’s one of my favorites because I love the idea of that inner child inside of Jenna even as a 30-year-old woman. When I first saw the movie, I envisioned myself being this successful woman by the time I turned 30, just like Jenna. Believe it or not, I actually saw myself writing for a magazine, but I pictured it being a music magazine. As the movie went on, we see that Jenna’s success isn’t all that great. She doesn’t have the best relationship with her parents, she doesn’t have any real friends, and she’s so caught up in competition with other people or other magazines. When she finally realizes her life isn’t that great while

“Out of Evil There can Come Good.” AMWT 2.13

“Out of evil there can come good.” –Maya Angelou I watched a two-minute clipping the other day of the late Great Maya Angelou sharing a piece of her rape story. Like me, she was a little girl when the incident occurred. She was seven and a half when a friend of the family raped her, which actually sent her to the hospital. Her rapist was arrested and sent to jail, but after being released he was shortly found dead. Maya felt because she gave up her rapist’s name that was the reason he ended up dead. So she went mute for five years. During Maya’s silent five years, all she did was read. She read everything she could put her hands on in the library. She read and memorized books, poems, sonne

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