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Dear Ms. Cyrus,

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The reason your “Wrecking Ball” video has 100 million+ views on YouTube (and in such a short time, too!) is not because of your emotional vulnerability or expression of utter heartbreak, as you have recently indicated.  I presume that you already know this on some level or another, but Miley the real reason people are watching your video is because you are naked on a ball and are sexually licking a sledgehammer.  Girl, come on now.  You can do better than that.

Love, Ms. Katherine

*Readers– you better believe I have lots more to say concerning this young woman.

Stay.  Tuned.

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Naked

In the following video, I discuss the problematic word “naked” pertaining to a few of its common connotations (although I emphasize the idea of emotional nudity and only briefly allude to the reference of literal nudity).  I also quench my thirst for knowledge.  Literally!  As is true for pretty much everything I publish, the video is safe for all eyes and ears!

Readerz, what do YOU think of the word “naked” ?

(Be ye clean that bear the vessels of the Lord D&C 133:55)

Imagemy naked soul exposed

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I’m cold and I’m ashamed lying naked on the floor

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I’ll soon be naked lying on the floor, lying on the floor, I’ve come undone…

Sure hope the boys of Weezer and Ms. Imbruglia are not on the same floor.

Or how about they don’tdestroy [that] sweater” and instead lend it to a freezing, distraught woman.

Sorry if this is inappropriate.

Thunderbolt of blasphemy.

(time to wrap it up, Kate…)

Concluding Thoughts:

“Naked” is a very sensitive word.  And one that I hardly use at all because I try to avoid sex appeal in my writing.  And in my living.  Don’t want it.  Don’t need it.

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“Katherine, you’re gonna find it.”

When meeting with therapist Zach, I found the words to express that in the past I’d gotten all my meaning and identity from my association with Mormonism.  And with the collapse of that (don’t worry, I have since rebuilt that one), what else was there?  What was the purpose of my life?

He wasn’t necessarily a warm-fuzzy guy.  (he wasn’t a Nazi either), and he DEFINITELY wasn’t preachy (thank goodness!).  But it was one of those rare moments in our therapy sessions where you could tell that he wanted to give me a figurative hug (can’t risk a lawsuit).  But all he said to me, with just a hint of a guidance-counselor-esque tone, was “Katherine, you’re gonna find it.”

I FOUND IT!  But I might lose all my creativity tomorrow, so better get back to writing 🙂

Readers, I don’t have to spell it out for you.  Text-to-self connection.  Go.

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I am confident enough to be vulnerable,

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but ain’t gonna do any Demi Moore pregnancy poses, know what I mean?

I am looking for the cover-girl of dignified beauty magazine…

~Andy Grammer

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Have you ever seen a picture of yourself and you remember how you felt at the time, and it wasn’t necessarily what showed?

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This is one of those pictures.  On the outside I just look like  a girl with high cheekbones, a great sense of color, and someone who could sport a red lip with confidence and class.  But on the inside, I was hurting pretty badly.  Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.  Even beautiful people.  Be kind.

 

Sometimes beauty isn’t recognized

when it contrasts with what you feel inside.

Natasha Bedingfield

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