home vs. away

staycation vs. vacation – what would be the better remedy for days of r&r?

new photographs vs. old poetry

housekeeping  vs. house cleaning

fancy restaurant  vs. favorite take-out spot

new locals  vs. old friends 

spending paycheck  vs. stretching paycheck

booking a flight with my new bag and come back with souvenirs
looking like the man
(1800 flyer miles)

vs.

 staying at home with my new bag of books from Strand
(18 New Yorker miles)

hint: black budgets matter. music makes it better. spend time on experiences you’ll remember.

HAPPY LABOR DAY!!!

with LOVE,
fanIIsee

Born to #BeDifferent

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Our mandatory education sets us up for a life that screams at us:

“do what you’re told – OBEY”.

The moment we become conditioned to give in, is the moment that we become comfortable making decisions on autopilot.

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This mentality can be bridged into our adulthood opening up the possibility of conformity and misery.

There’s absolutely no risk involved when you’re given a command to execute.

But, is this truly living?

It is NOT our job to fit in, anymore– it is our job to change the status quo.

We can use this mentality to take responsibility for our lives with true purpose.

Let me ask:

Will you become replaceable or memorable for the value provided

while you were here?

When’s the last time you stepped OUT of your comfort zone?

Did you know you can make a choice to help others with your gifts?

What will allow yourself to become better, a little more each day?

Did you know that you were born to be different?

Did you know that you were born to be different?

Be unique.

Take your power back.

 

 with LOVE,
fanIIsee

iisee: “as champions”

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AS CHAMPIONS

There will be UNEXPECTED hits–

WE can choose to remain CALM

Making necessary ADJUSTMENTS

WE can LEARN where to COUNTER

Managing OUR pain.

It’s guaranteed that WE

Can enter the ring TIME after TIME

if…

TODAY

WE make a DECISION to

PREPARE like a CHAMPION

FIGHTING CLEAN

COMPLETING each ROUND

And RAISING our HANDS in VICTORY

AFTER its OVER.

iisee: “watch yourself”

“watch yourself” by fanIIsee

There are doppelgangers out there – copies of you

They thrive on you being reactive

They thrive on you being afraid

They thrive on black, white, yellow, brown

They thrive on purple, yellow, orange,

Red, blue…

They thrive on the illusion of green

They thrive on likes, hearts + ego

They thrive on your heartbreak + insecurities

They thrive on your anxiety + sadness,

They want to see you sad, mad

Doing bad

So, watch yourself

They won’t stop until YOU destroy them

They won’t stop until YOU destroy them

They won’t stop until YOU destroy them

And I refuse to be killed

By a copycat

We refuse to let them

Kill us

So PLEASE watch yourself!

Watch yourself

Love yourself

 with LOVE,
fanIIsee

Inspired by  

Fluid

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Water– a significant part of our lives; mostly makes us up; there’s not a place on Earth that has life without it.

Dehydrationto let other things in our lives consume us and misuse us.

Ignoring the truth about water is to become delusional and will leave you feeling deserted- bringing you back to the the harsh reality that you NEED it to survive.

You heard right– water gives us life.

Being like water REALLY meant to be so much more– appreciate life, and learn to love what it has in store! Be thankful for it everyday. It bears gifts– true presents on Earth. A being, a presence, a large mass

“VAST”

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Was Einstein getting rich? Did he die trying or was he lying about: energy? the speed of light? Was it a mask? What was in his flask?

What is OUR task?


So I leave you with these questions for reflection:

What ingredients are in your water, your Gatorade, your thirst quencher?

Is it pure?

What do you love?

What keeps you going?

What allows you to float through life?

LIKE water