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  • Writer's pictureJennie Steed

Defying the Flog-O-Matic of Life

Life is an extraordinary journey, akin to wearing a vibrant and colorful t-shirt that reflects the essence of who we are. However, as we navigate the challenges and complexities of life, it often feels like we're running our favorite t-shirt through a relentless "Flog-O-Matic." With each spin, the colors fade, and we might lose touch with the vibrance that once defined us.

But fear not, for there is a way to reclaim our brilliance and defy the Flog-O-Matic's effects. By continuously returning to our unique blueprint, we can restore the colors of our t-shirt of life, embracing our true selves more passionately than ever before.

Life can be demanding, with its share of hardships, disappointments, and uncertainties. Like an unforgiving machine, the Flog-O-Matic might toss us around, leaving us feeling drained and disconnected from our authentic selves. Daily responsibilities, societal pressures, and personal struggles can accumulate, dulling the hues that once made us shine.

Amidst life's challenges, it's essential to remember our unique blueprint—the core of our identity that defines our passions, values, and purpose. This blueprint holds the key to understanding who we are in our essence. By revisiting it regularly, we rediscover the colors that define us, renewing our sense of self and purpose.

As we reconnect with our blueprint, we unlock the dormant vibrance within us. Each aspect of our identity adds a splash of color to the t-shirt of life. Our passions paint it with hues of joy, while our values infuse it with shades of integrity and authenticity. Embracing our true colors means accepting every facet of ourselves, including the imperfections that make us unique.

A well-loved t-shirt becomes even more cherished with time. Similarly, as we reclaim our true colors, we learn to appreciate and love ourselves unconditionally. Embracing who we are and the experiences that have shaped us allows us to wear our "life flogs" with pride, celebrating the journey we've embarked upon, and always remembering to love the t-shirt of life.

The Flog-O-Matic may test us, but its effects are not permanent. As we honor our unique blueprint and reclaim our true colors, we remind ourselves of the brightness that has always resided within us. Life's challenges may leave their mark, but they can never erase the essence of who we are.

Life's journey may sometimes feel like a continuous spin in the Flog-O-Matic, dimming the vibrant colors that define us. But amidst the chaos, we possess the power to restore our brilliance. By returning to our unique blueprint and embracing our true colors, we find our way back to ourselves. So, let us wear our "life flogs" with pride, knowing that our t-shirt of life reflects a kaleidoscope of experiences, passions, and values. Embracing our true selves, we stand bold, beautiful, and resilient—unfazed by the Flog-O-Matic's attempts to dim our shine.

In love and gratitude,

Sassafras, proudly wearing her favorite t-shirt of life: threadbare, torn, holes and all

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