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WO·MAN·I·FES·TO

15 July, 2012

WO·MAN·I·FES·TO 
 NOUN \ˌWO-MA-NƏ-ˈFES-(ˌ)TŌ\ 
 A written statement declaring publicly the intentions, motives, and views of its female author. May include themes of empowerment, independence, self love, consciousness, affirmation, and individual acceptance; your positive beliefs about yourself. Created to give self-described definition in regards to the innate beauty inside of every woman. Yes, even you. 
Definition and inspiration for today's post courtesy of Jes, The Militant Baker

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I am Meg.
I am kind, funny, warm and giving.
I am quiet, shy, introverted and thoughtful.
I am funny, smart, sarcastic and intelligent.

I am woman. Full, soft and round.
I am emotional and caring.
I am simply me.

I am quiet and loud, I scream in whispers.

I am opinionated, full of hope and promise.
I am scared and terrified, yet willing and brave.

I am my own person; independent and free.

I am creative.
A thinker.
A writer.
A philosopher.

I give myself permission to cry at the drop of a hat.
To laugh at the most inappropriate of times.
Speak my mind with the softest of voices.

I give myself freedom to be myself.
To love myself.
To not feel guilty for eliminating those from my life who do not support me. Love me. Stand with me.

I am myself.
Beautiful and full of life.

5 comments:

  1. I love so many parts of this... screaming in whispers, eliminating those who do not support me. Yes yes YES YES YES. Thank you for showing that power doesn't have to roar:)

    Jes

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    1. Thanks so much for posting the link-up! This was such an amazing exercise.

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  2. I absolutely love this entire post! It's perfect!

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    1. Thanks! It was quite an experience writing it up.

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  3. You've been nominated! Check out my latest post!!

    http://amandasyear.blogspot.com/2012/07/good-morning-sunshine.html

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Thanks for reading!