Tuesday, July 22, 2008

clean clear and under control

so there's some rumors going around out there that i like to offend people, that maybe i get a little rush from it..... and whether you choose to believe me or not doesn't matter but this is surely NOT true. (there aren't really 'rumors' so don't get toooooo upset)

there are things that i feel passionate about, things that i think are important and i choose to express these things by writing, i do like when people start talking about it whether its good or bad because at least its being talked about and that's always the start of some sort of change. i don't care if people agree with me or not but if we can at least get attention to important issues, even if it seems like bad attention, to me that's better than acting like its not an issue. In these scenarios opinions are always heard on either side whether they're liked or not and whether its easy to understand or not and that's what really matters.... that we're hearing each other.

so half of my writing is simply that, i think these things are important, i have an opinion and i choose to always express my opinion because that's who i am. the other half is venting.... sometimes things just make me mad... and i want to write it down to get it out... that's why most of the time things aren't said super nice or eloquently, but my mission isn't to be the sweetest most eloquent person, my mission is to be who i am and express what i feel in all honesty within my heart. i never feel like i betray that and above all that's what matters to me.

so yea i dont like when people get offended but i know its bound to happen... i mean anything can offend people, no matter where you stand you're opposite of another person and some people choose to let opposite opinions offend them... i honestly truly just say what im thinking and what makes sense to me, you all can take it or leave it, but i do hope for conversation always because once we stop talking we've lost it.

i'll tell you all what i just text my friend matt (wow. dork, i know) i don't like 'arguing' i LOVE discussing things, a lot of times i write back to people who seem to want to just argue because it does get annoying to be misunderstood when you don't feel like what you're saying is crazy.... which i get at this point is hard for people to believe, that i really don't think the things i say are wild, but i just don't... that's how my mind works.


oh my gosh, also i'm watching like America's most talented something... or whatever it is with Sharon Osborne and there is a ventriloquist named terry page! LOVES IT.

7 comments:

Sarah Lam said...

i'm offended by this post.

jk.

i get what you're saying. i value honesty a lot, too. and i've paid the price for speaking my mind a lot, too.

Samantha said...

I can't believe how anyone can be offended by your blogs. I guess people can't open there minds about things that happen in this crazy world. I really enjoy your blogs and they've inspired me to eat more healthier and wanting natural child birth and even be closer with my religion. Keep up the great blogging.

stinamarie said...

see, look what that person samantha said.
it's like every time you write about anything about health, whether it's food or natural child birth, people freak out and there's a million comments from people that seem so argumentative when i read them. grr.
it's just interesting how much negative attention there is towards your blogs...but at least there's attention and since health is a good thing then some people will benefit from it so it's worth it.
i just can't believe how the negative responders are here too, even though you aren't really writing on myspace any more...

A thankful heart said...

haha....I rarely check out blogs anymore, but I'm tired and it's a tad too early for bed... but when I saw the title I thought it was about acne and I was pumped:) Still am...but I thought that was funny!
I totally get what you're saying and totally agree. We're really quite different, but I love that we can "discuss" things and have completely different opinions and still be polite and thoughtful! I can't remember who I'm going to quote, but our Pastor used it in a sermon and I absolutely agree. He said "truth without love is brutality, and love without truth is hypocrisy."
I don't think when you say what's on your mind, you're being mean or a bully...especially lately, I just read the last like 5 blogs and the tyra one, I could hear your concern, not hate or intolerence. I know you don't aim to be eloquent and "lovely" with your words, and that's fine, but you've definetly softened your tone. I think you say things just right.
When it comes to health (which we DO agree on) it's undeniable. You cannot argue that fast food is as healthy as (non deepfried) home cooked meal. I think unlike most other issues (that we determine what we believe based on "feelings" or religious reasons or what ever) it is a fact that an apple is better than fries, or a sandwich is better than a double cheese burger... I'm not where I'd like to be with my health and weight, but I'm daily trying to educate and implement what I learn about food, toxicity, vaccines, etc...
This is really long, just to say I agree...and I love how your voice sounds so genuinely concerned and loving.
*side note, tomorrow I'm going to pick up my 25lbs of sucanat, about $1.75 lb...let me know if you'd like a pound or 5?! I can't wait to start baking!!

meg said...

um, so are you saying there aren't really rumors going around about you getting a little rush out of offending people? Cause you just say the word and I'll start one. Seriously. I'd do that for you...

matthew said...

i hope it wasn't me that started that rumor......

skylana said...

oh matt is was SO you. you rumor starter. luckily the rumor only went from you to seth to me.. to you. so not really a rumor... but i know others were thinking it anyway.