"It was the kind of summer evening that made Ursula want to be alone. “Oh,” Izzie said, “you’re at an age when a girl is simply consumed by the sublime.” Urusla wasn’t sure what she meant (“No one is ever sure what she means,” Sylvie said) but she thought she understood a little. There was a strangeness in the shimmering air, a sense of imminence that made Ursula’s chest feel full, as if her heart was growing. It was a kind of high holiness—she could think of no other way of describing it. Perhaps it was the future, she thought, coming nearer all the time."
A woman who hates you is playing the pianoforte.
You have five hundred a year. From who? Five hundred what? No one knows. No one cares. You have it. It’s yours. Every year. All five hundred of it.
A charming man attempts to flirt with you. This is terrible.
You are in a garden, and you are astonished.
Really gross limericks. And they barely even rhyme.
Seriously, though, dolphins can be total jerks.
Yeah, I know, I can’t seem to stop drawing Daine and Numair. But when one character can talk to animals and the other is an all-powerful wizard, and they’re both brilliant heroic dorks who frequently find themselves surrounded by adorable fluffy animals (and a dragon) …
Jinora - I Feel Him Blessing Me, by Aurora Lynne
I decided to draw Jinora with her head shaved, when she just got her tattoos. I saw a picture of Sinead O’Connor and it gave more feels than it should… I hope you enjoy the result, sweeties, I’m really proud of this one.
Just a reminder that while positivity is a great tool it is not healthy to:
- repress negative thoughts/feelings
- feel guilty for having negative thoughts/feelings
- feel that you can’t express negative thoughts/feelings
Negative emotions are a part of life, and a truly balanced cognitive strategy will accept this (while working to change the balance of good to bad and teaching you coping strategies/self care/distraction etc)