Thoughts By Natalie

i believe in pink.

I wrote this blog post specifically for Know Your Value, but as soon as I finished it I decided it had to be shared here too. Mostly, I’m just curious to see what kind of statements you girls will come up with! Confused? Read on…

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I stumbled on this print while perusing on Pinterest this morning. It’s such a fun and playful little statement of belief from Audrey Hepburn, an iconic beauty for sure. It got me thinking, what do I believe in? Of course, there are the obvious beliefs, including Jesus and gravity. But let’s just agree that those are understood, and this is not a complete statement of every belief I carry. After thinking for a few minutes, here’s what I came up with:

I believe in women.
I believe that hot tea soothes the soul.
I believe in love that lasts forever.
I believe that bad things can be redeemed in time.
I believe that confidence is the best accessory.
I believe that each morning is a fresh start, and
I believe we are worth more than we can comprehend.

Alright, it’s creativity time. What do you believe in? Come up with your own statement and share it!

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  • Reply
    Kenna Hurd
    November 9, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    I believe in getting at least 8 hours of sleep every night.
    I believe that painted fingernails are the cherry on top of any outfit.
    I believe that solitude can change everything.
    I believe that you can never have too many best girlfriends.
    I believe in chocolate chip cookies. Enough said.
    I believe that looking someone in the eye is a great way to acknowledge their value and worth.
    And I believe that affirmation transforms lives – so take the time to tell someone the good you see in them today.

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    November 9, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    I believe in being a child at heart
    I believe in laughing at least once a day
    I believe a child’s laughter is the best medicine
    I believe good things happen when we least expect them
    I believe in a tight group of close friends
    I believe everyone is a best friend

    I commented on the Know Your Value one too, but added a few things

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    November 9, 2011 at 10:43 pm

    Can I just steal Kenna’s list of beliefs?!

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    November 9, 2011 at 10:47 pm

    I believe that I need Africa more than Africa needs me.
    I believe that chai pairs well with sunrises, and wine with sunsets.
    I believe that running is free therapy.
    I believe that the sound, sight, and smell of the ocean soothe the soul.
    I believe that my world would cease to exist without my girlfriends.
    I believe that it is clinically feasible to be addicted to frozen yogurt, breakfast tacos, and margaritas on the rocks with salt.
    I believe that only love can save us all.
    I believe that my happiness is found in less of me and more of Him.
    I believe that anyone named James Brown is a winner. And maybe a singer.

  • Reply
    November 9, 2011 at 10:49 pm

    P.S. I love this post! I’m going to share my beliefs tomorrow on my blog, giving all credit and glory to you, sistah.

  • Reply
    Natalie Lynn Borton
    November 9, 2011 at 5:53 pm

    LOVE IT!!

  • Reply
    Natalie Lynn Borton
    November 9, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Thanks for sharing! I believe in laughing at least once a day, too :)

  • Reply
    Natalie Lynn Borton
    November 9, 2011 at 10:56 pm

    Ahhhhh, that last line!!! So good.

  • Reply
    Becca Hare
    May 9, 2012 at 12:46 am

    What a great post, Natalie!

    Here are a few of mine:

    I believe that prayer is the most intimate thing you can do for a person
    I believe you can never wear too many bracelets
    I believe that loving those in my life unconditionally is the most rewarding thing I will do in this life
    I believe in morning cups of coffee. vanilla lattes to be specific.
    I believe in listening to favorite songs on repeat
    I believe that marriage is a true vocation
    I believe that road trips and yoga are soothing to the soul
    I believe in joy over happiness

    • Reply
      Natalie Lynn Borton
      May 9, 2012 at 1:36 pm

      Thanks Becca! Love your list–especially the ones about love and joy. So true! Thanks for sharing :)

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