A take on “NOW”

For a long time I’ve been contemplating on how I feel about my journey so far. And to be honest some patches did make me want to not weigh the good. 

But had life not been a triggering rockety walk , I’d have not found what I’m capable of..

“Right here. This moment ” , has come to mean alot to me. “NOW” holds no regrets of the past or worries of the future. NOW is a moment I have here with me. That deserves my unbiased attention. Let me nurse my time in the present, to work on every aspect of me , so I can be that person I have longed to be -UNSTOPPABLE , INDEPENDENT , GROUNDED , MINDFUL and CONTENT .

NOW is where I know family cannot be traded for wealth. Love has no calculator. Self respect has no limits. And Self love is the best gift I can bless myself with.

The more you become aware of the person you are, the more accepting you are of your flaws and fortes, the more energy you draw from the universe, to attract the best version of you. 

Nah! You can’t just sit there and say “aabra kadabra … and life will award you with a magnified wellbeing”. Work. Work on yourself, for yourself, by yourself.

Build yourself. EMPOWER yourself. UPLIFT yourself. BE your own motivation. BE YOUR OWN HERO. BE YOUR OWN MASTER. 

And always love to be a work in process..

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. ……………… I had written on the law of attraction ages back… maybe 2014.. on my blog… I’ll have to sweep through it again though. ……………. _______________________________________

So vibe with me …

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Parents

​YES I know how blest I am.

YES I know what wonderful parents I have,

Two people who make me feel like I have my God on earth with me through them,

Two people who make me believe

That TRUE LOVE EXISTS,

that compassion and love 

Are the most ultimate treasures one can ever receive.

That a house can be built on rocks,

But a home is made with a bonding of hearts,

That not having the same understandings and different thoughts, may result in fights of deep meaning, and may hurt either one, but at the end of it , nothing matters more than being with each other through times of variant phases.
That losing oneself to push the other to discover their  boundaries, is the biggest gain. 

That the rewards of sacrifices will not succumb to pain. 

That having each other, even if miles apart, is knowing that there are these arms that will always always open wide , to hold me close to their heart. 

Oh what joy it is to be blest with the utmost best ?

Ask me, for I know that my home is where my heart will always reside. . .with them.

-Leandra . R.
#feelinggrateful #myfolksmylife #parentsarebae 

#lovelife
#leeevibes

Thanks for liking my words.

#goodvibes

#16 Her_thoughts 

​Shush now..

There’s too much noise,

In my head

Or is it your voice?


Wait! who are you ?

I asked the space 

around my fingers 

that stared ahead,

greeted with silence yet again,

But somehow 

this time felt like 

I’m home 

peaceful sans  pain. 

-Leandra .R.

#letsthrive 

#newseries

#newart

#newgoals

#newdreams

#newhorizons

#extendedlimits

#greaterjoy

#simplerthoughts

#echoingmyvibration

#justvibe

#leeevibes

Dear Miss 24,

Dear Miss 24,

As frightening as this phase in the unknown is, and let’s not forget the increasing societal pressures of things I’d rather not delve into at the moment,

Take a breath. Stay calm.
Saying aloud that you’ve already grown past two decades, is tough if you make it feel so.

Age is what but just a number that will remind you how much in experience and maturity you have grown. Let it not bother you because it bothers the society around. 

Let’s accept the fact that you are here, right this moment, right where you are planted to grow or to bloom, to sprout or to remain still.
Be still in this moment, Love, for life can be as complicated as you make it. 

Even though you sometimes overthink, know that everything shall pass. Someday you won’t remember what bothered you in the yesters. 

And tomorrow’s worries have never made your day any brighter.
How about you focus on the goals on your checklist?

There’s lots to do, lots to achieve, and such exciting places to be.
It’s not a storm anymore , beloved. 

It’s life. And dont make it a battlefield 

until your sole focus is victory. 

Live life in the now, the present, however tough that may seem.
You don’t have to feel obliged to be good and go out of your way, when you know very well, you still have to learn to say ‘No’, try to figure out how to deal with the negativity that follows your refusals. 

Also note those who turn bitter when you say no , and you know you aren’t wrong to do so, then do not fall prey to fake emotional torments, but stand by yourself, you deserve to make your own decisions, and ought to let go of people who stick by you for want of something that degrades you and your self esteem. If they stick to you regardless, there’s no ulterior motive there, be not afraid to vibe.
Sometimes it’s how you treat yourself that matters more than how anyone around will treat you.
Self love my dear soul, self love will help redeem the scars of the many “I am not enoughs” your mind is filled with.
For now, as you still embark on a journey to inspire, 

to create something with your fire and to grab those goals you’ve always dreamt of, let’s ensure your soul never ever tires.
Your’s always,

Leandra.

Art can never be ruined.

Art can never be ruined.

If anything it can be redone and renewed. 

A canvas once completed can totally be re- made into a new one. 

Somewhere the old will be the underlying meaning to define the new.
You can always layer up your art, till your heart feels content.
Even in the ruins there’s so much art.

Only a creative heart will see the endless possibilities 

where someone might see none whatsoever.
Abstract art is an art of emotions taking charge, 

letting you unwind and let your soul design something 

unseen , unthinkable and alluring.
Fascinating as much as art is, it has no boundaries.

Limitless as one can state, art has no horizon .

If you want to, you can create something /anything  from nothing.
Sometimes even our minds stop functioning,

but our hands wont. 

It’s like they have a mind of their own.
They will toss and turn,

hustle and burn,

and scrape out the damage done,

cut the beauty, rearrange and still be calm.
Dear artist,

the world will challenge you, your work.

Even the ruins they see will make you wonder 

is it really worthless?
No! It ain’t. You have infinite power to redeem and remake and redesign and recreate what looks dull and lifeless into something lively and thriving.
And yet you can choose to not alter the basic elements of what one may call ruin, because you can see the beauty that a normal eye will never be able to fathom.
It is ok. To love every bit of your journey. Because in a life like yours, nothing is a ruin, ever. Not even you and most definitely not your work.
Much love,

An awakening artist.  
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Life will throw a thousand tantrums and some you will endure, some you will fight, some you will accept. That on a journey of self discovery one should never give up , no matter how many odds we face, we have it in us to face all demons and find ourselves and be what we are meant to be. Disappointments will grace us but if we focus on what goal we have set, we will find our way to achieve it, eventually. 

So right from the ruins we can grow our garden of infinite possibilities, harness goodness and positivity, motivate the one’s that need a push, and restore what is craving a healing touch. 

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(Kind of getting my vibes from Moana -a disney movie here. Do watch it. It’s a beautiful story. I do have a review written on it. )

#leeevibes
#textures #paints #art #painterssurprise #creativemodeon #masterpiece #artistofinstagram #art🎨 #instagood #instamood #talents #passion #paintingdreams #lovepaints

 #acrylics  #artogram

 #brushpainting #painting  #artogram #artistsoninstagram #creativityatitsbest

#creative #brushstrokes #colors

#brushphotography #paintmixing
Thanks for liking my words /work.

#goodvibes

Do not tolerate body shaming.

I’m a pear shaped body with a soul that is garden to kindness and happy vibes. But very often I am also a victim of body shaming and (skin ) discrimination. Like people look at me and pity how I look, my body, or my skin, they feel annoyed and make me feel like I’m a disgrace sometimes. Just because I’ve got some undisguised layers of fat or muscle, which in their opinion isn’t the right way I should be. 

Here’s what I have to say to you : 

Someone told me today,

that my curves are what makes me who I am.

And not to pay heed to criticism I face on a day to day basis.
Even though she said the West craves for a body like mine, I somewhere hoped that perhaps if I was in the West , I’d not feel completely alien sometimes.
Body shaming is downright degrading people !
It took me longer to come to terms with what I am and accept myself at that. Self love is tough when your opinions get in the way. It’s a journey that never ends. And I’m on mine. I will not tolerate your blows to bruise my soul.
My worth can never be assessed based on  fake pathetic  beauty standards and catastrophic world benchmarks.
I’m fine being me. Imperfect as you say, flawless as I feel,

tinted on my edges and excited about my dreams.
If you have something kind and good , I’m all ears. 

But again, a non appreciative tongue always bites you back.
Don’t weigh your judgemental opinions over the sensitivity of others. Be human enough to let them live in their own space. 

If you have a problem, change your direction. 

Do not be a “knowitall” giving unwanted advices and harsh criticism when not needed.
If you know me in person, you’ll know for a fact I have a few friends that I feel my vibration with. The lesser, the better. 

I’ll be kind and good to you, so long it is reverted back with the same equilibrium.
If not, my silence is your guest.
So dear everybody being the victims of body shaming, love yourself so highly that the petty sly opinions of people , who probably eat bitter-gourds and venomous snakes the whole day, never mess with your positive vibes. 

Slay your way your day ,belle !
Ciao Adios , I’m done .😉 #leeevibes
#rantmodeon #inamomentthing

You are a Masterpiece .

This isn’t a spiritual video.. but worth watching..  

Sometimes we have everything.

Everything to live a normal happy life, yet in it all we are unhappy, because we fail to be grateful and at peace with what we have, we want more.

We find fault in us, our surrounding, others, our life , our fate. We are so critical with everything that it is difficult to enjoy the simplest things, to praise God for the minutest things that are essential, yet we fail to acknowledge them- 

our breath, our loved ones, us, a roof, food, our parents, ourselves. 

What we are, where we are, how we are, is exactly what God has planned us to be like and he has planted us where we stand today. 

He is with us. Be grateful for that. 

God only  creates masterpieces, and you and me are as well.

Words. Some false. Some harshly true. – Let it cast a magical spell. Over me and you..!!

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