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Resolve to Shine

Resolve to Shine | nathalie.ie

I haven’t even begun editing my Electric Picnic pics, but thought a GIF of the Friday night fireworks would be a fitting illustration to this quote, taken from this beautiful piece Caitlin Moran wrote to her daughter. Kids or no kids, it may bring a tear to your eye. Full quote below.

Just resolve to shine, constantly and steadily, like a warm lamp in the corner, and people will want to move towards you in order to feel happy, and to read things more clearly. You will be bright and constant in a world of dark and flux, and this will save you the anxiety of other, ultimately less satisfying things like ‘being cool’, ‘being more successful than everyone else’ and ‘being very thin’.

Hope you have a great week!

PS For some incredible EP GIFs, head to this post from Nialler9.

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4 Comments

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    STEVEN NOLAN
    September 9, 2013 at 11:41 am

    I like this a lot. Lovely photo/gif, cannot wait to see the rest! WAS SO VERY NICE TO HANG OUT WITH YOU GUYS OVER PICNIC, HOPE WE GET TO DO IT AGAIN SOON.

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      STEVEN NOLAN
      September 9, 2013 at 11:42 am

      I don’t know why that is in caps….

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        nathalie
        September 9, 2013 at 11:43 am

        You were just VERY EXCITED! So nice to see you both (have a gorgeous pic of the two of you!) and think we should DEFINITELY plan a trip somewhere lovely soon.

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    Ciara
    September 13, 2013 at 9:28 am

    What an amazing piece by Caitlin Moran, and that gif has certain,y brightened my day! 🙂

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