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@Abi love the post idea. What motivates me is the passion to create music that finds its way to whomever needs that particular song and it appears when they are most in need of hearing it.

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"If you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror.  Look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there is something inside you."

 

I don't recall where I found this one, but it's saved in my book of inspirational thoughts.

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Words to live by indeed.

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I'd like to share something that motivates me. It came to me at a time early in my transission, and probably wont really mean anything to anyone else .... but its important to me, so I hope you will bear with me.

 

A few years ago, my beautiful eldest daughter who plays an elven rouge in D&D, dances like an angel, listens to K-Pop and watches endless Anime, asked me to watch a movie with her. It is called Kimi No Na Wa - Your Name in English.  It became one of my favourite movies and easily my favourite anime.

 

The movie is full of beautiful music and there is one song that, over the years, has become the theme song to my transission. I must have played this song a thousand times. I often listen to it when I am afraid. I listen to it when I feel that this thing I want so much will never happen. I listen to it when something wonderful happens and I am full of the exquisite joy that this wonderful change I am going through finally brings.

 

The song speaks to me of loneliness, of endless waiting, and the repetition of doing something over and over with the hope that something magical will happen if only I can be patient enough. There are brief moments, in the song, of absolute joy and so much hope. So much hope.

 

 

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I try to motivated   myself bye talking to myself I guess. When ever i down or suicide creep in. I tell myself, "Ok so yr not the pretties or sexies or the smartest, But Lexi you survive death, hardship, homeless, and break-ups. So just get out of bed or just start something and take from there."

It's stupied I know but it helps esp when i am to depress or tried to work out.

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@Lexi C

    Anything you can do to try and pick yourself up is great motivation. You are a strong and proud woman. True beauty doesn't express itself in image alone. It's all about how you love yourself and show other's that love too. You are always looking out for other people here. Showing how much you care comes naturally to you. You are wonderful. Don't forget that girl.

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Thanks Abi you pretty special human as well.

 Much LV

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@abi and @Lexi C read both posts and I am happy happy to know both of you and your comments are spot on 

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I guess we can't upload videos any longer. That kinda stinks but understandable.

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Trent Shelton is a motivational speaker that was a pro football player. After some very big setbacks, he completely changed his direction and found a new purpose. 

https://youtu.be/tTpcs_J6D0s

 

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On 9/8/2020 at 10:55 PM, Berni said:

A few years ago, my beautiful eldest daughter who plays an elven rouge in D&D, dances like an angel, listens to K-Pop and watches endless Anime, asked me to watch a movie with her. It is called Kimi No Na Wa - Your Name in English.  It became one of my favourite movies and easily my favourite anime.

 

I was a fan of the director's previous work, Garden of Words, but the first time I saw Your Name, it absolutely blew me away. Definitely one of my favorite movies, too.

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