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  • Here me out okay-Scarecrows are just Halloween snowmen.

    Spearmint :0
    you're so right

    Sep 28, 2023

  • Spiritual existential crisis
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    If anyone would've asked me who I believed in I would've said 'God the father' or 'Jesus Christ' but lately...lately I've been questioning what I believe about Him, what's true about him, and what's just human construct, and just...I feel distant from Him.
    I do believe in a creator, I do believe in spirits and the supernatural, but there are so many different cultures that say many different things about God [or gods], and spirits and it's just...which of them is true or not?
    Fear is also playing a part in this I suppose.
    I'm still reflecting over certain actions of mine from three to four years ago, and I'm just scared. What if some sins [namely said actions of mine], are unforgiveable, irredeemable. What if I've doomed myself to hell? Because I hurt a lot of people deeply, and...I apologized yes, but then I went on and on about it, and I'm slowly realizing that...that maybe not all of it was genuine. That some of it was just for sympathy, and attention. Not necessarily in attempt to make someone hate themself [though sometimes I wonder if it was that too, I was upset and hurt, and wanted said people I hurt to understand/feel that too]. All of that's messed up behavior on my part and what if...it's irredeemable in the Father's eyes?

    Hahaha that was everywhere but yeah, there's my current status as of typing this.

    Spoiler! :
    no sin is unforgivable. Bar none. as long as you seek repentance. Ask God (however you want to believe in him and what you want to believe about him) For forgiveness and you shall have it. I hope maybe you can try some churches around you and see if there is a denomination or ideals that lines up more with what you are feeling. All he wants is for you to be happy. You are his child, he will never reject you for your actions. You are loved<333 and we'll be with you on this journey me and everyone around you<3

    and here is your reminder that none of us is perfect.

    Sep 27, 2023

    alliyah Hey Zyria, I hope this doesn't come across as preachy or presumptuous - and if so, please forgive me and feel more than free to ignore as I do not intend to overstep! :)
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    1) Struggling with Faith -
    It is absolutely okay to struggle with questions of faith - no matter what your belief system is. If we didn't grapple with questions, I honestly am not sure we are really taking our faith seriously. A quote I am incredibly fond of is by Elisabeth Elliot, "Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them." I really don't find it appropriate to try to tell you to believe or not believe across the internet on a young writer's site, so I won't do that - but I do hope you keep trying to grapple through the questions. I tend to find the more I study, the more I believe - instead of just trying to ignore my questions with religion and faith.

    2) Struggling with Sin -
    If you are inclined to consider from a Christian perspective - in addition to @Quillfeather's comment, I would lift up Psalm 103 for you. The whole psalm is wonderful, but especially this:
    10 He does not deal with us according to our sins,
    nor repay us according to our iniquities.
    11 For as high as the heavens are above the earth,
    so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him;
    12 as far as the east is from the west,
    so far does he remove our transgressions from us.
    13 As a father shows compassion to his children,
    so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.
    14 For he knows our frame;
    he remembers that we are dust.

    Again, not telling you what to believe, but speaking to my own perspective - there is no sin that is greater than God's love for His children. Christ's blood washes us completely, and He knew what sins I would commit even when He submitted to death on the cross. We all have done wrong things in light of the law, every person has turned to sin - sometimes everyone can see it, sometimes only we can see it, sometimes it is very heavy and seems like all we are - but praise God, His love is stronger still. And for those who repent and believe in Him, that sin, no matter what it is, no longer needs to define or restrain us, for we are free in Christ who can redeem all.

    It is terribly tough to struggle with things that you've done in the past, I can resonate with that too. But the past need not define your future. If we have tried to make amends the best that we can, it's okay to move forward, to grow, and to let our past make us stronger, wiser, more compassionate as we grow.

    Hope that is not coming across as preachy or presumptuous, you are more than entitled to believe what you like! Just sharing my perspective there - and please feel free to ignore anything that is not helpful to you!

    Sep 27, 2023

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  • My villain: *Ruins MC's life*
    Me *nervously*: Not my fault haha
    Villain: Not your fault? Who filled my head with murder? Who wrote me commit sin after sin until my bones broke?

  • If I had a flower for every time you shared a hug or a smile I'd have a garden to walk in forever - a quote engraved on a bench I saw while walking at a park this morning and wanted to share because it made me so happy

  • alliyah wrote:Oh! Hello there! This message is for you!


    ps. it's true
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    image description: text post, "you are... worthy / capable / brave / important / enough / strong / authentic / loved ..."

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  • Just realized that the 'dada' meme would work for Yato and Fuj.
    Baby Yato: D-
    Fujisaki: Oh what was that Yabuki, are you gonna say dada, say dada.
    Baby Yato: Die bi-
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    Also sorry most of my posts have been Noragami related, I'm just going through a Noragami phase haha-

  • I feel like nearly every comedic scene in Noragami be like
    Yukine: *kicks Yato for doing something that annoys him*
    Yato *making that emotionally damaged baby face he does sometimes*: Your so abusive towards cute gods Yukine

  • Quillfeather
    Sep 6, 2023

    Heyyyy it's been forever! How are you doing?

    Zyria Hey Quill! I'm home alone and jamming to oldie disco, so I'm quite enjoying myself :P
    How've you been, my friend?

    Sep 6, 2023

    Quillfeather that sounds so amazing I am jealous

    i am good, thanks. Had a really cool summer and now just settling back into school schedule. My education and training course is really interesting and I enjoy it a lot!
    miss talking to you though!

    Sep 6, 2023

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  • I just finished the Noragami comics and gosh, I am so disappointed Nana never made an appearance in the anime. She's literally amazing.

  • I feel like Yato [Noragami], would totally be a closeted fan of the Barbie movie

  • Sorry for the rant but I needed somewhere to get this off my chest and didn't know where else to turn. You don't really need to pay attention to this, I just need to get this out of my system.
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    Idk how anyone elses brain works, but whenever people talk about toxic people, or about how bad such and such person is I feel ugly because...a two years and a half ago I was in a situation where everyone decided I was toxic.
    They described me as this rude jerk who hated or 'still hated' people for immature reasons, constantly talked about how everyone ruined my day/and or hated me, or was some emotional manipulator who went on about how sorry I was just to guilt people into hating themselves, and constantly brought up other peoples faults to deflect blame and yada yada yada, and apparently those habits got so bad people started talking behind my back about how bad I was, and one person even told a friend of mine that they'd be better off without me, that talking to me doesn't seem to be very good for them, and 'if I messaged them don't respond, or delete it, you don't need her in your life'
    I...I still don't know if I really was that bad of a person, but I do know that, rather people talking about me like that was warranted or not, the accusations hurt me deeply, and even years later, I'm still feeling the effects of the trauma.
    Now I want to make one thing clear, some of my actions around the time were horrible, and I am not entirely a victim. I cannot say with good conscience that nothing they said about me wasn't true in some way.
    But...even if those words were true, it hurt, it made me all shades of guilty to the point where I nearly felt insane.
    And I...I just wish I could stop coming across things that remind me of it constantly. It's been at least two years and a half and more then 12 damn months, I should be over it by now.
    But sometimes I feel it's true, I don't really know how to do anything bad say sorry, drag myself into a well of self-pity, and drag others down with me. Damn, sometimes I wonder if maybe, maybe I am just a toxic little brat with covert narracism...
    I've tried to change since that wake up call, but there's a part of me that wonders just how much I've really grown since then, and I guess there always will be a part of me that won't let go of the shame, and hurt from realizing all the mean things people said about me were true and I had no-one to blame but my own filthy self, and just...wonder where I went so wrong.

    Anyway, let me be clear that this has nothing to do with Y.W.S or anyone here, and this is directed at no-one. This is me trying to get things off my chest.

    IcyFlame <333 I think this is often one of the most difficult things about growing/growing up. You can change a lot in a short space of time but it's recent enough you can remember all of it :/
    Sep 3, 2023

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    <333 i think the fact that you can be so thoughtful and reflective even in a rant like this is a sign that you have grown. and i don't know you in real life, but your presence on yws has never felt toxic, and your random wall posts and cat pics make me smile :] <333 sooo yeah, just letting you know that you are valid, and i appreciate you being a beautiful part of yws ^^

    Sep 4, 2023

  • Tis the season...to jam to the Oogie Boogie song on repeat

    GengarIsBestBoy YES

    Sep 2, 2023

  • My brain: Zy, you need to stop writing stories featuring romance between an evil godess and innocent mortal
    Also my brain: OMG y'know what this song reminds me of? An evil goddess singing about her relationship with an innocent mortal, omg you need to write that asap-

  • Would anyone be interested in a novel that's essentially Noragami but with Greek/Roman dieties and cats?

  • Beautiful doesn't mean perfect, and not all things that are beautiful are perfect.

The poetry of the earth is never dead.
— John Keats