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Real Vs. Ideal (Poem)

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“The natural [wo]man is an enemy…”

(Mosiah 3:19 in the Book of Mormon)

Toughest critic, newfound cynic, cross examine everything
Radar for threats, emotional debts, I trust only reluctantly
Riches on my mind, not quite as kind, eyeing the world ambitiously
Only a shell of my former self, where is that girl I used to be?

How can I retain my purity after tasting the fruit of iniquity?
Can I regain my innocence in the face of spiritual dissonance?

Struggle between who I am naturally
And the person that I need to be
Caught up in ideal identities
(My best friend and my enemy)

No easy victory in this internal war
I’ve lasted this long; I’ll keep fighting some more

“Got no choice but to fight, so fight on.”
        -John Mayer

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Progress: the most fulfilling thing in the world.

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Nothing is as satisfying as making significant and (near) tangible progress on a goal that you dream of reaching.

#stopthistrain
#alwaysstickoutmytonguewhenlearninganewsong

progress

Joy comes from starting and fashioning a job that is the workmanship of [your] own hands”

-L. Tom Perry (Member of the LDS Quorum of the 12)

progress

When have YOU made progress?

I wanna get off and go home again…

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To the Ordain Women Group- why are you doing this again?

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I think it’s high time for a little controversy, don’t you? 🙂

Those who are part of the Mormon “Ordain Women” movement make no secret that they will again demonstrate at the Priesthood session of General Conference taking place in 2 days time. Some are even more bolstered now than before (namely author Joanna Brooks), as they seem to take the letter from the PR department as some sort of a challenge.

Here’s where I am confused: Why would anyone put themselves through that….again? I understand that being denied permission to attend in October was quite emotionally taxing for those involved. So why would you want to do that to yourself one more time? Never mind that you are now deliberately defying the Church’s request; it just seems unfathomable to try again when you are destined to, well, fail in your endeavor. Before, you thought you had a chance. Now, you don’t have one at all.

I’m not trying to be unkind. I’m not even necessarily trying to discourage you. But why? Why are you going to torture yourself again? It seems to me to be emotionally masochistic. I know that you believe you have a greater cause, but at what cost (when it’s already guaranteed that you will not meet your goal) ?

Why (Georgia)

Who finds a way to fit John Mayer into EVERYTHING?

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Ordain Women, why are you doing this????

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Anger

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Anger! he smiles tow’ring

shiny metallic purple armour…

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“He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he that ruleth his spirit [is better] than he that taketh a city.”

-King Solomon

Proverbs 16:32

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in learning to manage?

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DON’T look back in anger.

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Anger is “a sin of thought which, if not controlled,

may be the forerunner of vicious and violent acts.”

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Anger.

Anger should not be fully expressed

Nor should it be fully repressed.

When dealing with this sin of thought,

Just try to do your very best!

🙂

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I am my own biggest advocate.

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Before he was famous, John Mayer expressed that he was his own biggest advocate.  This maxim has served him extremely well and has led him to his magnificent career; as it pushed him to work tirelessly to polish his skills and achieve musical excellence, stand up for himself when others might have disagreed/disapproved, and fight for what he wanted, artistically and otherwise.  Inspired by John (as I usually am), I have adopted this philosophy for my own life and likewise declare that I am my own biggest advocate.

Are YOU your own biggest advocate? 

If not, how can you be?

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Writing’s sweet as frosting,

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but it’s also quite exhausting!

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So I am just looooving this chance that I have to write.  To express myself and to say things that are valuable and can speak to others.  It’s a gift to have the means, the skills, and the freedom to create as I do.  Often times during the day I am inspired and think of things to write about!  I have to keep it tucked in my mind (or in my notebook) til I can finally get to it.  And I do get to it 🙂  So yes, I love the opportunity to write.

But it takes its toll, too!  Inspiration is often inconvenient.  Like often the best ideas come at really inopportune times (like in the middle of the night).  It’s something many artists deal with.  John Mayer, Natasha Bedingfield, and Taylor Swift to drop some big names.  And it takes energy.  Mental, emotional, physical energy.  Don’t get me wrong, I ain’t complaining!  Not in the least.  Just expressing that truly committing oneself to one’s chosen art form can be pretty tiring.

Writing’s sweet as frosting,

but it’s also quite exhausting!

🙂

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Hard times

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let me be!

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I “studied” this book in a British Lit class at BYU

Embarrassed to admit that I didn’t read it a whole bunch (Sparknotes 😦 )

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High Times!

Hard Times!

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Friends, we truly are living in hard times.  Perilous, even.  And there is no single answer to solve our personal/ individual troubles, let alone our world’s problems.  But may I suggest just a few:

1)  Be kind to other people

2)  Do your best to get your finances in order and be a wise steward over your things.

3)  Sacrifice what you need to to obey the laws of God even more exactly

4)  Pray

5)  Reach out to others

6)  Have hope

7)  Keep reading my blog

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Hope you can find some happiness, despite these:

Hard Times.

❤ Katherine

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It is apparent that some are afraid to parent.

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Don’t be afraid of your children not liking you.

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 Be afraid of what might happen if you allow things to escalate, don’t intervene when you should, and then turn a blind eye to their increasingly obscene and self-destructive behavior, or worse yet, justify it as acceptable, inevitable, and cute. Gonna be a bit crude for a minute ‘cuz I can’t resist the wordplay. (Oh, and this is hardly for Mr. Cyrus alone):

Grow a PARE (adjusted spelling) and be a decent PARENT!

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Mothers [and fathers!] who know…

permit less of what will bring good fruit eternally

~Julie B. Beck

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Fathers be good to your daughters, yah?

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Billy Ray, do you hear what I Say?

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🙂

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Is it time for you to forgive yourself?

Image Keith Urban has forgiven himself for his mistakes. So has John Mayer. So has Katy Perry. And so have I. 

Friends

Do YOU need to forgive yourself for anything?

How can you let go of your past and rid yourself of unnecessary burdens so that you can (finally) be at peace?

 

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Dear Marie,

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Tell me what it was I used to be…

~John Mayer

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“I wanna glide down over Mulholland.”

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~Tom Petty/ John Mayer

Words cannot describe how much I love this photograph and this song. 

Would like to go to Mulholland Drive (in Santa Monica, California) someday…

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Katy Perry is defying the all-too common trend of pop stars going crazy (cough, Miley, cough)…

Imageas she is actually getting classier, prettier, and overall better with time.
You go, girl!
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And her awesome boyfriend sure doesn’t hurt her whole thing of staying grounded and real…
read here ’bout how I give Katy and John my blessing
Know what other Katie is getting classier, prettier, and overall better with time?
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You’re like a stinky old cheese, babe
just gettin’ riper with age!

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While they’re celebrating broken things…

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I don’t want a world of broken things.

~John Mayer

celebrating broken things…

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“Plan a trip to Japan alone.”

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~John Mayer

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Peter Pan!

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I wonder if they read the book of Peter in JaPAN?

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🙂

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John Mayer is our link to the past and our hope for the future.

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Truth.

More to come on this idea later.

I know now you’re [one of our] only hope[s].”

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Help me, Obi JOHN Kanobi…

You’re our only hope!

ImageMayer is our link to the past,

and our hope for the future!

🙂

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Little Piece of Heaven

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Perusing Sephora!

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Sephora is the Mecca of makeup stores, in case you didn’t know.

Sadly, I can usually only afford 1-2 items per trip (quality ain’t cheap, ya’ll!).  It’s like a diabetic in an ice cream parlor.  Sigh.  But that doesn’t stop me from spending hours there (sometimes literally!) brushing up on the latest colors, styles, and brands.  Oh, and of course sampling a TON of products!   Some might call this vain, worldly, and foolish.  I call it beautiful, creative, and artistic.  After that, I just might tell any haters of my beauty hobby/obsession to go to hell.

Oh, and when I went a few days ago, I heard this classic Natasha song as I was checking out.  Don’t hate that!

Sephora is a little bit of heaven on earth.  Will write more later…

Screen shot 2013-10-27 at 11.36.38 AM Little bit of heaven never hurt no one…

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“Now the cover of a Rolling Stone

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ain’t the cover of a Rolling Stone.”

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What a drag to say

at least I still have yesterday

 

Lyrics here. 

This is one of those Mayer songs that I didn’t quite grasp or understand the first few times I heard it.  But a recent listen helped me realize it is a subtle masterpiece.  John pines for an older, simpler time when true art was recognized and appreciated.  A time when people weren’t “celebrating broken things” like publicity stunts, reality shows, and the sick culture of the glorification of celebrity. The nostalgia for something real and substantial is a theme that appears in Mayer’s music again and again.

On a personal note, this song perfectly describes my feelings on what I call the artist’s own solution:

When no one has yet expressed what is lacking and

desperately needs to be expressed, you do it yourself.

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Much of my own blog is this:  no one (at least that I know of) has written some things that need to be written, so I do.  I have found that I often have the gift to be able to find the words to describe the feelings/ viewpoints of others, so perhaps they might at times think to themselves that Katherine “Speak[s] for Me” (the title of John’s song)!  I believe this is one of the major reasons why my blog has done so well in a relatively short time period.

Other times, some artists have already found the words to express (and often surpass!) what I feel, so I borrow from them!  In case you haven’t noticed, John Mayer often is my biggest source of inspiration (duh!).

Okay, I’ve taken a terrific tangent from the song which inspired this particular post.  So I’m gonna get back on track! 🙂    Though “Speak for Me” is only 3:04 in length, I could write pages upon pages about it’s chord structure, rhyme scheme, thematic substance, literary/grammatical structures, et cetera.  As I said earlier in this post, this song is a subtle masterpiece. 

Just one brief detail which I wish to analyze:

  I’m not mad about it

But I’m not that mad about it

I’m not mad about it

But I’m not that mad about it

Repetitive?  Yes.  Lazy?  No.  Seemingly simple, but cleverly complex?  Definitely!  The first connotation of “mad” is angry, while the second connotation is crazy/happy about.  True to character, John rarely (if ever) becomes angry about things that he wishes were different, but instead expresses a sadness.  This is how I often feel myself; not one to get belligerent (except on rare occasions), but on the contrary just am sometimes sad.

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Alrighty time to wrap it up for this post.  As is the theme of this song, I often am disappointed in the the overall lack of quality in our world today.  Not only in music, but just in people and society altogether.  Our problems are far from few, and I often get frustrated when I see people compound what is already less than ideal by their (lack of) actions, words, and attitudes.  But thankfully in an age of gimmicks and phonies, there are some constants we can count on.  Among other things, I can always find something (to borrow the words from Ms. Taylor Swift) “good and right and real” in the music of John.

He truly does “Speak for Me.”

🙂

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Lance Armstrong is a disgrace.

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He is a disgrace to America, to sports,

to the cancer community, and to humanity in general.

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Harsh? Yes.

Sad?    Definitely.

True?   Absolutely.

I appreciate people like Greg LeMond who aren’t afraid to acknowledge the (figurative!) elephant in the room and tell it like it is: Lance is a criminal, a liar, an adulterer, a bully, and a thug.

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He belongs behind bars.

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What do you suppose that mercy can rob justice? Nay, not one bit.

~Alma 42:25

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Gravity has taken better men than me.

Just keep me where the light is

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Read more here for some lessons about self-control that we all can (re)learn from the disappointing Armstrong scandal.

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I don’t remember you looking any better…

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but then again I don’t remember you.

~J. Mayer

This is one of John’s saddest lyrics.  It is also one of my favorites.  Also, I strongly dislike the film/book “The Notebook,” (I’ll write why later), but I immediately thought of it when I was listening to this song.

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I ain’t comprehensive, but I sure am extensive!

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So I don’t write about it all (“it all” being anything and everything going on in my life and in the Universe as a whole).  But I most certainly would if I could!  In the words of Evita, “the physical interferes.”  Like, I gotta eat and shower and go to work and socialize and stuff!  And guess what?  Those seemingly mundane things inspire me all the more!  Good problem to have, but yes, still (somewhat of) a problem.  I am constantly wanting to read, and to write about what I read.  I try my best, but writing this blog isn’t an exact science.  Still, I celebrate what I do write.  And also that I write a lot.  Like, a LOT!  And in case you haven’t noticed, I write about a TON of stuff:  The gospel, John Mayer, my love life (or lack, thereof), Natasha Bedingfield, social issues, Charles Dickens, and John Mayer again.  And those are just a few;   you see, the list is never ending!  A never-ending story.  Variety is my middle name!  Not really, but it might be as well be!  Katherine Anne Variety Wilkinson.  Got a nice ring to it, dontcha think?

My blog ain’t comprehensive

but it sure is extensive!

🙂

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John Mayer is the Bob Dylan of our generation.

This song is doing it for me totally.  Sad, happy.  Feel good, feed lonely, all at once.  I seriously cannot believe that such talent exists in one man.  WOW!

ImageJust stay on the run; get off the grid.
Hide yourself out like you know that I did

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I don’t know where I’d be without John Mayer.

I just don’t…

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PS.  It took me some time to warm up to this song, as I initially thought it was a little too simple and perhaps even a tad bit boring.  But now I loooooove it.  Nostalgia, lost love, explicit mention of a woman’s name (which is almost certainly NOT an alias), emotional vulnerability, ambiguous feelings toward marriage/family, blatant admittance of technological stalking in a way that is both comedic and tragic (he does this in “In Your Atmosphere” too!), allusions to geographic locations, a building choral swell at the end, subtle implications of hope, and all set to the classic blues chord pattern?!  This man NEVER fails to deliver.

Johnny couldn’t write a bad song if he tried.

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Also, I want John to be happy.  I think he is and he isn’t.  And I know that some may assume that his relationship with Katy Perry is likely just another mistake or celebrity mismatch.  But if they are bringing each other some level of love and commitment, I say more power to ’em!

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Bill Maher makes my heart sour.

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Let Ms. Wilkinson give you the low-down

on what’s goin’ on with the fool pictured above:

Recap:

1)  I believe in free speech.

2)  I haven’t seen a ton of Billy’s stuff, but what I have seen is almost always disrespectful, sacrilegious, discriminatory, inappropriate, racist, unkind, profane, rude, obscene, and just overall mean.

3)  I don’t hate anyone except for Satan (although Maher makes me reconsider somewhat…).

4)  I validate people who have concerns with organized religion (or otherwise doctrinally strict life philosophies).  Read more here about this:

5)  I don’t think all atheists are bad people (read more here!).

6)  I VERY MUCH think that Bill Maher is a bad person (and I don’t make comments like that very often!).

7)  I see connections between Bill Maher and the Book of Mormon figure Korihor.

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8)  There are public figures who poke fun at Mormonism (and other religious/cultural groups as well) in a way that is NOT unkind or belittling.  Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart are the ones that come to mind at the moment.

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9)  If you’re dying for a television fix of a gray-haired man, may I suggest checkin’ out Anderson Cooper?  I am a fan of his stuff. And I even wrote him a lil’ poem!

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10)  We may find others’ (religious) beliefs (very) odd, but still we must find the humanity and decency to show some level of respect, even if we do not (fully) agree.

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CLOSING THOUGHTS

I’m not worried about (permanent) damage that Mr. Bill Maher will do to the image of the LDS Church (cuz he can’t!).  No way.  We’re here to say.  And he’ll be left to his own sad life.  (Sorry if this is a lil’ mean-spirited).

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None will molest them from morn until ev’n.

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  ~Now Let Us Rejoice (LDS Hymn #3)

Still, Billy Boy bugs me so much so that I devoted

(a lot of) time and effort to writing this post.

Come on now, Maher. Change yo wayz a lil’ bit, huh?

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BILL MAHER PUTS A SOUR taste in my mouth…

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and if I’m gonna have those particular taste-buds activated,

I’d muuuuuch rather it be because of something like this:

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🙂

PS.  I understand that his last name does not naturally rhyme with the word “sour;”  I twisted it for a stylistic purpose.   Lots of artists do this kind of thing (slant rhyme is the exact term).  John Mayer does it in his song “You’re No One ’til Someone Lets You Down.”  Check it stat!

proud girl!

PPS.  Not gonna lie, I’m quite proud of this post and its plethora of literary/journalistic/celebrity/religious/historical references.  Go count ’em!

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“Do I have to fall asleep with roses in my hand?”

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~John Mayer

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“Now we see everything that’s going wrong with the world, and those who lead it.”

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~John Mayer

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“But just think of the things we can talk about now.”

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You’re NO ONE ’til someone lets you down!

~John Mayer

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“Back in Paris, you told me you were suicidal.”

ImageIt’s not a vacation if I lose you to the Eiffel.

What do these words mean?  Why did John Mayer choose to have this brief interlude (by the oh so talented Frank Ocean) on his Paradise Valley album?  A lot of people are wondering.  But only the artist(s) know(s) the full answer.

*as ya’ll should know by now, I REALLY don’t like violence.  But this lyric is so striking that it deserves attention, huh?

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Brad Paisley is the John Mayer of country music.

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Just a few ways this is true.  

BP and JM are both:

1)  Good looking

2)  Super Satirists

3)  Hilarious (they both are known to be master pranksters, just like me!)

4)  Guitar Gods

5)  Talented beyond belief but still able to connect with fans

6)  Versatile

7)  TRUE musicians

8) Good guys (though at least one has made some mistakes in the past)

9)  Timeless

10)  Just overall AWESOME!

Oh, yeah, and great artists collaborate!

This was for CMT’s Crossroads a few years ago, but they even mixed their magic just a few months ago again for BP’s song “Beat this Summer.”  Cool!

This is a call to the color-blind.  This is an IOU…

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Why is it not my time?  What is there more to learn?!

heart girl!

 LOVE this line with all my heart!

🙂

*oh, and I’ve seen both of these gentlemen in concert. 

PS.  I think Brad and John have some great collaborations, but I actually enjoy John’s stuff with Keith Urban even more.  Stay.  Tuned.

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I draw strength from my own art.

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Natasha B. and John M. have expressed similar sentiments on more than one occasion.

Didja really expect anything different?

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Changing your mind

doesn’t necessarily mean you are caving to pressure.

Figuratively or literally.

    Listen, we can’t change our minds too much.  But we can’t be too stuck in our ways, either!  If patterns go too longer unexamined, they become our prisons.  Also, we can be empathetic and understanding even as we stick to our guns.

Line of propriety

is there anyone who ever remembers changing their mind from the paint on a sign?

~John Mayer (duh!)

Myth vs. experience

                  thought love was dead but not you’re changing my mind!

~Travie McCoy (duh!)

                                                you change your mind like a girl changes clothes

~Katy Perry

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How do these things relate to YOU?

When have you changed your mind?

When have you not?

Black and yellow, black and yellow, black and yellow

🙂

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My blog is not a black hole.


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Consider this your info-tainment.  You’re learning!

~John Mayer

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“When you trust the television,

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what you get is what you got.”

Piers_Morgan

‘cuz when they own the information,

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 they can BEND IT ALL THEY WANT!

~John Mayer

*That first picture is a still from

Kurt Vonnegut’s short story

“Harrison Bergeron.”

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More to come on these ideas.

Much more.

*PS.  Although I don’t hate everything he says/does, I am not a huge fan of Piers.

PPS.  Although I don’t hate everything he wrote, I am not a huge fan of Vonnegurt (but that short story I mentioned is an intellectual and literary gold mine!).

PPPS.  Although I don’t agree with everything he has done in the past, I AM QUITE POSSIBLY THE HUGEST JOHN MAYER FAN EVER TO WALK THE EARTH!

me and johnny!

🙂

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Yeah, I am born again…

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OUT OF THE LION’S DEN!

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~Katy Perry

*2 Biblical allusions in one rhyming line.  Wow!

The Lamb and the Lion shall lie down together without any ire… (LDS hymn “The Spirit of God” #2)

*don’t love everything KP says and does, but this song (and this lyric especially) is saweeeet!

*Oh, and Katy girl, I heard you got a pretty awesome boy-toy…

🙂

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“Don’t know how else to say it, don’t wanna see my parents go.”

ImageJust one generation’s length away from fighting life out on my own.

~John Mayer

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Lena Dunham and her friends would do well to stop being such GIRLS (and be ladies instead!)

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       The HBO series “Girls” has done remarkably well in it’s short time of syndication.  Creator/producer/director/star Lena Dunham has gained critical acclaim for her series, which purports to depict a realistic look into the gritty lives of 4 young women living in a less than perfect urban New York setting.

        I personally am all about the truth and very much appreciate the idea of realism.  However, this show REALLY rubs me the wrong way.  No matter what anyone tells you, the show is filthy and is all about sex.  Watch the following video for me to expound upon these ideas.  And also let me tell you some about a girl who is as real as real can be (thanks Garth Brooks!), but is still very much a lady!  As is always the case, the video is safe for all eyes and ears!

friends, I really do usually try to keep it to 2 minutes,

but I just couldn’t help it!

*I meant to say you will gain more than you miss by NOT watching that show…

Recap Schmecap:

1)  I believe in free speech.

2)  I have watched a few episodes of “Girls” (but I swear on my favorite lip gloss that I will never watch another one).

3)  Sin is Sin

4)  Wickedness NEVER was Happiness (Alma 41:10)

5)  Don’t disregard a truth/ claim I make just cuz it’s churchy and you might not be into that kind of thing…

5)  I don’t hate anyone (except for Satan)

6)  I think that show has some good thematic substance, but the junk outweighs it BIG TIME.

7) Katherine doesn’t always look show-stoppin hot, but still keeps her clothes on…

8)  Engaging in the sorts of behaviors that show portrays will NOT solve your problems.  It will multiply them!

9)  I never intend to be preachy or unkind or judgmental, but I ain’t afraid to have a strong opinion (duh!)

10)  The devil twists truth for his own purposes (William Shakespeare, “The Merchant of Venice”)

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YOU CAN BE CONFUSED ABOUT LIFE

WITHOUT HAVING RANDOM HOOK-UPS!

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HBO?  I think I’ll stick with H2O….

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Pass this message/post along if ya wanna amigos.

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Embellishing and exaggerating one’s humanitarian, educational, philanthropic achievements…

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is NOT my cup of tea.

Figuratively or literally.

Let it be known that I DO think that Mr. Mortenson has done some excellent things.

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ImageCONTROVERSY.  OVERSHADOWS.  TALENT.

(click here for an explanation of this ubiquitous

[and sad!] sociological phenomenon)

Sigh.

If you fabricate your facts,

ImageYOU GET FIRED!

~Ellie Graham (journalistic boss character from Runaway Bride)

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Oh, and this is tangential, but “Runaway Bride” is one of my favorite films EVER.  If you think it is a mindless chick flick, you are dead wrong!  There is so much thematic substance in it that can relate to everyone.  And I do mean everyone.  Plus it’s funny, clean, short, and has the cute and talented Ms. Julia Roberts!

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But BACK TO YOU (Mr. Greg Mortenson)

(and this applies to everyone else too!)

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Jacob 6:12

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Honest is whatcha gotta be

next time you write a book like “Three Cups of Tea”!

 

More to come on these issues (all of them!).

Much more.

PS.  Go count my references if ya wanna

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“I will stand as a WITNESS of God at all times, and in all things, and in all places.”

Screen shot 2013-08-03 at 11.20.58 AMThis was a significant part of the theme I would state every Sunday in Young Women’s.  It comes from this passage in the Book of Mormon.

I am not an official spokesperson or representative of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  (But check out more about Michael Otterson here-he’s one of my faves)  But I still do believe it is important (AND GREATLY DESIRE!) to stand as a witness of God, even, and especially when it comes to this blog.

Now I am not perfect by any stretch.

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And is there sometimes a bit of possible tension between my 3 fold identity of Mormon, woman, and human?

Absolutely. 

But has there ever been a clash that I believe could

hurt the image of the Church or cause major confusion?

No. 

And if there ever was, I don’t believe I would expose it, at least not completely.

Plus it’s not like I’m super famous anyways so even if I did I’m not sure anyone would care.  🙂

I’m only one voice in a million, but you ain’t takin’ that from me!

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it is from this wonderful waving woman…)

love this song, it reminds me of Fiji.  It will change your life. 

LISTEN TO IT!

Girl, get back to your thesis

ANYWAYS, just wanted to express that I am conscious of the fact that this blog in some small way represents not only myself, not only my family, not only my friends, not only the LDS Church, but also Christ himself.

Christ!

Is that blasphemous or arrogant?  No way, Jose.  Peace out!

PS.  I’d give my bangs (first picture!) a B+ that day.

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What are you a witness of?

And please don’t stop reading my blog because I

ended that last sentence with a preposition…

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Flannel

Imagenever looked so sexy.

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Gwyneth Paltrow

Imagehas, through the years, said publicly many, many tacky, arrogant, sexual, and overall highly inappropriate things with which I find (great) offense.  Chris’s wife badly needs to take a course concerning class.

Gwyney, you would do well to learn from mine and John Mayer’s life lessons concerning freedom of speech.

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Girl, just cuz you’re thinking it

don’t mean you gotta say it!

Even if it is the truth.

Line of Propriety, Paltrow!

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TRUTH!

And we’ll save the discussion of the names of your posterity for another post.

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Fathers, be good…

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to your daughter(s).

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THAT INCLUDES NOT LETTING THEM GO CRAZY

(and not excusing their sins)!

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Words cannot express how disappointed I am with not only Miley,

but also very much so with her family, particularly her father.

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Mr. Cyrus, I am glad that you love your daughter and you want to support her in a time when many people (myself included) are so frustrated with her (rightfully so!), but don’t defend her despicable actions, especially when you should have helped prevent them in the first place!

(I don’t like the word stupid, but in extreme situations it is warranted.)

Billy Ray, your actions/words on the Piers Morgan show were:

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STUPID!

Seriously, you are making my achy heart break

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figuratively

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[undefined portion] of my heart

Dear Blog,

Lonely was the song I sang.  Til the day you came.

Love, Katherine (with a little help from John Mayer)

….

             

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