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Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship  this will be an ongoing series of musicans,artists,writers etc.. that I find inspiring.
This month I am focusing on India Arie.  I am always inspired  by someone who is not afraid to be themselves
and to me she is the personification of a true individual!  She decided to not conform to what the record labels thought was an acceptable image.  She stayed true to herself and her mission statement.  Lately I have been truly
inspired by the last track called "Ichoose" The chorus goes a little something like this

    "I choose
     to be the best I can be
     I choose
     to be authentic in everything
     I do
     My past don't dictate who I am
     Ichoose"

I really need to hear that when I have to decide whether to blog about what interests me or do I only concern myself with what will drive traffic to this site?  I am gradually getting to the point where self expression and
keeping record of my creative process will have to be the main concern.  I would hope that what I do or write
about will inspire someone else to take that leap , that risk to be themselves without worring about who approves..  In a country where we are suppose to be free and we are, why is that so hard to do ?  I also believe in passing along useful and helpful info, but I just dont wont to "sell out " just to have people follow me.   So tell me what inspires you?  Who
is the most courageous person you know?  How did feel to be who you already without fear?

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