An Open Letter To My Best Friend Going Through Tough Times

An Open Letter To My Best Friend Going Through Tough Times

Quote to live by: "We rise by lifting others." - Robert Ingersoll.

Quote to live by: "Sometimes you get the best light from a burning bridge." - Don Henly.

To my best friend who will find that light:

It'll all get better in the end, I promise you. I know life is hard right now, and nothing seems to be going your way. Although I physically and mentally cannot understand what you're going through in depth, I have a close enough idea.

You are enough and you are so, so loved. I know that you may think otherwise, but you are well more than enough. I know that sometimes the world is against you, and everything is out of place. But in time, things will get better.

Quote to live by: "When you can't find the sunshine, be the sunshine." - Unknown.

You are such a beautiful person inside and out. I hope you see that within yourself. You know how to make people smile and make people laugh, and that's really hard for some people. Everyone needs a friend like you in their life.

Quote to live by: "You are your own definition of beautiful and worthwhile and no one else's definition. You are wiser, stronger, and smarter because you've made mistakes in your life." - Taylor Swift.

You care more about others than you do yourself, and it's okay to care about others. But, don't forget to care for yourself, too. This trait that you carry is so authentic and rich, and everyone should strive to have it as strong as you do.

Quote to live by: "Be somebody who makes every body feel like a somebody." - Robby Novak.

You are so genuine. I will always cherish the memories we have with one another, and I wouldn't trade them for the world. You truly are one of the greatest friends I've ever had, and I can only hope to be as genuine as you one day.

Quote to live by: "If every day was perfect, then there would be no need for tomorrow." - Unknown.

You know how to keep a conversation going, even if it's with a random person or it's just an uncomfortable situation. It's hard for a lot of people to do this, but this trait that you have can carry you in many different beautiful ways.

Quote to live by: "Intake confidence. Exhale doubt." - Unknown.

You have a kind soul and a kind heart. Though sometimes a little sass and a little mess can be thrown in the bunch, your heart always leads the way and you find the good out of every situation.

Quote to live by: "We rise by lifting others." - Robert Ingersoll.

You wear your heart on your sleeve. Instead of hiding your emotions and feelings, you pursue them, take control, and are forthright of the notions. Not many people can pull it off as you do. I promise you, there's nothing wrong with that.

Quote to live by: "You don't get to choose if you get hurt in this world, but you do have some say in who hurts you." - John Green.

You know more than you think you do. You're knowledgeable and sincere. You're steadfast and you're worthy.

Quote to live by: "Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day." - Unknown.

When things get tough, just know, please know, I'm always a phone call away. I know things are hard and life is difficult to cope with, but you are enough. Find what you enjoy and find what you're passionate about. Set goals and strive to achieve them. Take risks, don't let others hold you back from taking them. Do what makes you happy, and that's all that matters. Self-content and self-worth are far more important than anything you'll go through.

Once you find yourself, and find what makes you, you, I promise that everything will change from there. Of course, I know that it's difficult. Wondering what really makes you who you are. But, I am going to tell you this. There are hundreds and thousands of things that make each and every person unique. I promise you that no matter what, in the end, there are better days ahead. Better, brighter days that will have everything in store for you.

Quote to live by: "When you have bad days that just won't let up, I just hope that you will look in the mirror and remind yourself what you are and what you are not. You are not your mistakes. You are not damaged goods. You are not the opinion of someone who doesn't know you. You are a product of the lessons that you've learned. You are wiser because you went through something terrible. And, you are the person who survived a bunch of rainstorms and kept walking." - Taylor Swift.

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37 Drake Lyrics From 'Scorpion' That Will Make Your Next Instagram Caption Go Double Platinum

Side A makes you want to be single, Side B make you want to be boo'd up.


We all knew Scorpion was going to be the summer banger we wanted. However, Drake surprised us with two sides of an album and two sides of himself. Mixing rap and R&B; was genius on his part, so why not dedicate 37 of his lyrics to our Instagram captions?

1. "Don't tell me how knew it would be like this all along" — Emotionless

Definitely a "I'm too good" for you vibe.

2. "My mentions are jokes, but they never give me the facts" — Talk Up

This one's for my haters.

3. "I wanna thank God for workin' way harder than Satan" — Elevate

For when you're feeling blessed.

4. "I promise if I'm not dead then I'm dedicated" — March 14

In Drake's story about his son the world knows about now, we get a lyric of true love and dedication

5. "My Mount Rushmore is me with four different expressions" — Survival

6. "Pinky ring 'til I get a wedding ring" — Nonstop

7. "I gotta breathe in real deep when I catch an attitude" — 8 Out of 10

This first line of the song is about to be spread on the gram like a wildfire

8. "Heard all of the talkin', now it's quiet, now it's shush" — Mob Ties

9. "California girls sweeter than pieces of candy" — Sandra's Rose

This is gonna have every girl who has ever stayed in Cali all hot and heavy, watch it.

10. "I think you're changing your mind, starting to see it in your eyes" — Summer Games

Y'all know how these summer games go

11. "Look the new me is really still the real me" — In My Feelings

When you've got to profess that you've changed 200%

12. "Only beggin' that I do is me beggin' your pardon" — Is There More

13. "Shifted your focus, lens lookin' jaded" — Jaded

14. "Back and forth to Italy, my comment section killin' me" — Can't Take a Joke

Necessary for when you've got people hyping you up already

15. "People are only as tough as they phone allows them to be" — Peak

Y'all can't have this one, I'm stealing it

16. "Work all winter, shine all summer" — That's How You Feel

Put in the work so you can flex on 'em, summer 18

17. "Blue faces, I got blue diamonds, blue tint, yeah" — Blue Tint

18. "I stay busy workin' on me" — Elevate

19. "Ten of us, we movin' as one" — Talk Up

The perfect reason to get the largest group picture you've had on your gram

20. "October baby for irony sake, of course" — March 14

This statistically applies to 1/12 of y'all reading this, so take that as you will (we October babies are the best)

21. "She had an attitude in the summer but now she nice again" — Blue Tint

22. "I know you special girl 'cause I know too many" — In My Feelings

23. "Gotta hit the club like you hit them, hit them, hit them angles" — Nice for What

24. "She said 'Do you love me?' I tell her, 'Only partly,' I only love my ____ and my ____ I'm sorry" — God's Plan

If you haven't used this one yet, get to it

25. "But I'm blessed I just checked, hate me never met me in the flesh" — I'm Upset

26. "It's only good in my city because I said so" — 8 Out of 10

Follow this up with a location and shoutout your hometown

27. "My haters either on they way to work or they arrived" — Can't Take a Joke

28. "I always need a glass of wine by sundown" — Final Fantasy

Has Drake ever been more relatable?

29. "It's your f***in' birthday. Happy birthday" — Ratchet Happy Birthday

Let's go get kicked out of an Applebee's

30. "I move through London with the Eurostep" — Nonstop

31. "I stopped askin' myself and I started feelin' myself" — Survival

Mood all summer 18

32. "They keep tryna' get me for my soul" — I'm Upset

33. "I'm tryna see who's there on the other end of the shade" — Emotionless

34. "Only obligation is to tell it straight" — Elevate

35. "It don't matter to me what you say" — Don't Matter to Me

This line from the King of Pop (MJ) will give you chills. R.I.P.

36. "I'm the chosen one, flowers never pick themselves" — Sandra's Rose

37. "Say you'll never ever leave from beside me" — In My Feelings

Couple goals, amirite?

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Season 2 Of The Handmaid’s Tale Is Over And We Are Not Ready To Feel This Loss

Praised Be, Season 3 is Coming.


This week, we were kissed goodbye until next year by the show that's captivated the nation: The Handmaid's Tale. Based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, the book follows a young woman trapped in a dystopian post-American nation run completely by the elite's interpretation of the Bible. Audiences have followed her journey for two seasons now.


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These are the questions most viewers were thinking at the start and end of the season. While many questions were answered, the finale brought with it whole new set. Without spoiling anything, let me just say. Watch the finale in the daylight to be reminded everything's going to be alright after you turn off the TV.

Digital Spy suggests that we'll be seeing our favorite cast members again in the late spring of 2019. Actors Elisabeth Moss, Alexis Bledel, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, OT Fagbenle and Samira Wiley have all confirmed their return.

Will Aunt Lydia be back?.....


To read a full breakdown of the finale by Yvonne Strahovski (Serena Joy Waterford) presented by the New York Post, click here.

Until we binge watch our favorite ladies in red, blue and beige again, be sure to catch up on all episodes of season 2 and 3 on Hulu. That's right, no more waiting for Wednesday.


Blessed day!

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