I think the skies the limit. It’s just so different now with gender fluidity, with different ideologies. Kids have way more access to information than we ever did and they can really be who they want. So I think it’s important to keep doing that and keep going. It doesn’t matter who comments on what you are doing in life, just keep going and be yourself.
I always hear, “women in African countries are being forced to do it against their will,” and I’m like, “Yeah, that’s true but women here also do not make cultural choices in a vacuum and are also influenced by the social factors around them. In fact, it might even be worse because she believes in her mind she is deformed and she voluntarily makes the choice of having the surgery.
Even though she is slinging beer
With a permanent smile to hide her fear
That all of her gifts
All of her fight
Was being wasted on the wasted
Night after Night
“When you spiral down from alcohol you bring 30 or 40 people with you, but when you spiral up you also bring 30 or 40 people with you. So we are trying to reverse what is going on. If you ever get the chance to come out to a sweat you will see what I am talking about, man, there is so much love there.”
Being in L.A and meeting famous celebrities, going to the grocery store, going to church, even going to the dollar store. That is a different type of celebrity. Having someone who is a “Thought Leader” who has been doing what he has been doing for over forty years to really help people change their lives. That is priceless. You can’t put a dollar amount on that.
Upon arrival, I was whisked away to emergency where nurses and doctors attempted to suction me and bring me back from the flat-line state I had slipped
into after drowning from the fluid that so quickly filled my lungs. For a few
minutes, I died.
“Cara, how does your guilt help them? Instead, feel grateful for the nourishment of the food. Let it build your strength and your mind, then, use that strength to help them.”