Random Musing: Saying No to those You Love



We ALL have the right to walk any path we choose. Someone not supporting you on a given path or in a given decision is also their right. Even if I love you it does not mean that I will always agree with you.

People are quick to question your heart & loyalty simply because you are not fully on board with all of their choices or if you don’t support them in a manner that they feel you should. I never judge the choices anyone chooses to make but if your choice is going to filter into my life or will in any way impact me then I am always going to be honest about my thoughts on said matter. I stopped biting my tongue a long time ago and have learned to honor my truth (even if that means that someone may be upset with me).

If I notice someone I care about repeating a pattern that I know has caused them pain in the past, then yes I may speak on it. Not because I know everything or because I think I am better than they are but because I would hope that someone cared about me enough to bring to my attention any patterns or choices that I may need to reflect on a little more deeply before I took an action.

Being a sister or friend is not always about going along and supporting every move someone makes…sometimes being a friend and caring is about being honest, asking the hard questions, speaking your truth, & sometimes saying no or I don’t agree. Love comes in many different forms and sometimes out of love (for ourselves, for our own peace, & for others) we have to say what doesn’t want to be heard.

Do in your life whatever it is that you choose but respect that others also have the right to do the same. Freedom & Understanding is a 2 way street. You must give it to receive it ~shared from a place of Love ~ Twin Spirit


About TwinSpirit

"To know me is to..well..know "ME". Life and all its wonders do not scare me. I live with an open heart so I have known my fair share of disappointments but the JOY I have experienced totally outweighs the pain..I choose LOVE not FEAR!!" SO WHO IS TWINSPIRIT? Well, I am a Singer/songwriter/producer/director/revolutionary/FreeSpirit/mother/poet/sister/lover/friend/and all around cool azz chic. (Just ask anybody...lol) ABOUT MY MUSIC: (excerpt from my Bio) TwinSpirit delivers her own uniquely flavored brew of "Hypnotic Jazzy Soul with a Kick Ass Punch". This singer/songwriter has the ability to transcend genres. She is a master at her craft and flows effortlessly from one musical style to the next. TwinSpirit infuses an essence that only she can give to the performance....she brings the song "To Life". "TwinSpirit keeps her performance real with a raw edge. She sways from soulful poetic melodies to delivering powerful deeply felt vocals." TwinSpirit is not about conventions. In fact, she might rather you see both sides of a thing just so you can truly know where you stand." MY SOUND: An Alternative blend of jazz, hip-hop, rock & soul. All of which is blended to bring you my own uniquely flavored brew of: "HYPNOTIC JAZZY SOUL WITH A KICK ASS PUNCH!!!". Please visit me online anytime www.Epresskitz.com/TwinSpirit MY OTHER PASSION: Promoting Other talented Souls Founder of The SOFA Series www.TheSofaSeries.com The SOFA Series was created to develop opportunities that "pay" artists to perform and also allows them to showcase their work in a supportive environment, while at the same time, bringing together individuals that share a passion for the art, creativity, & rawness of live music performances. A space that allows the performers to refocus their energy on their craft and put the "Art" back in Artist. A space that allows the listening audience to connect with the Artist & the music. Always looking to connect, to build, to GROW!! So drop me a line & say hello...I promise I don't bite (unless of course you're into that sort of thing ;-) For you Twitter lovers by all means FOLLOW ME @TwinSpiritWorld

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