Hey you guys! This is going to be a very different post than what I've ever posted on this blog publicly.
I've been wanting to write about how times have changed our once small sewing community, into something large and ever growing sewing community. I love seeing the vision behind others creativity, it's one of the things about sewing that I love most, the creativity.
However, It's becoming so disheartening to see and witness other people, women, bash other women for their choices in how they choose to have their voice and creativity to be heard.
I feel that no one has the given right to try and diminish and criticize a person to potentially hinder another persons voice, without truly knowing a person's story. You never know the person who you criticize for living lavishly, could have been homeless at one point, or not knowing where their next meal was coming from, or the woman who you criticize for wearing clothing tighter than you ever would.
Yet, you don't know that this person, at one point, may have had body issues and finally realized how awesome they were all along. I also believe that you don't owe anyone an explanation for how you choose to have your voice be heard, and that people will always find something to criticize. What I'm saying, is before you are so quick to judge and criticize a person; please reflect on the issues of oneself that could cause a person to harshly criticize a person for embracing all that they are! It makes you wonder? Is this coming from a place of "I shoulda, coulda, woulda" if I didn't allow anyone to hinder my voice. But, if this you! It's never to late to find your voice again!
However, I want to encourage anyone who has ever dealt with negativity from anyone trying to hinder their voice, their greatness, the magic that makes you, you! I want you to know to never allow another person to silence "your" voice, your creativity, your greatness! Be great on purpose, and really give them something to talk about HA! Ps. This is not personal, just was on my heart..
As always, "Be blessed and nothin' less and continue to stay fearlessly fierce!