(photo by my good friend and amazing photographer: ian ruhter)
I had spent time doing my hair and make-up.
As my friend, Ian...started to take pictures...
it started to
Instead of stopping our now
failed rainy photoshoot ...
Ian kept shooting.
And I like this picture...
my hair doesn't look good...
my shirt is AND hair are soaking wet- neither look good
but that rainy moment, on a hot day...when our "photoshoot idea" had seemed to be ruined...
when you can still smile...
I love that.
Life is like that.
It may feel like problems are raining, no pouring down on us...
the most beautiful smiles are the ones that still shine when life's hardships are raining down on you the heaviest.
Rainbows are amazing...
and as you know, they only show up after the rain.
It's beauty that promises that the rain will never ruin you....but only beauty will come from the rainy moments of your life.
Sometimes life is like that...something may be so painful that you feel like you can't smile...but your smile, when it does come out, after the rain, is more beautiful than a rainbow.
I love my grandma's saying:
"The most most beautiful flowers will grow out of the manure of your life"- Barbara Johnson
(for anyone that's no familiar with manure...it's pretty much poop)
The more poopy things in your life, the more rainy days you may feel...just means more area for beauty to blossom. It's sunshiney in the dessert all the time, but that doesn't mean it's full of flowers. Everybody needs a little rain and a little poopyness- to grow the beautiful blooms in the garden of your life.
Here's to rain and poopy days....get ready cause some rainbows and flowers are going to bloom....
huge love, your kandee
I love this.
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bizzarely enough one of the best photos of me was taken in the rain :)
This is a great picture of you. I'm glad you look so happy!
Thank you for posting this. You always seem to post things at the exact time I need them. I have a lot of manure in my life right now and needed to be reminded that good will always come out of bad. You are such an inpiration to so many people, keep the smiles and love coming our way!! Hugs through the computer. - Melanie
Kandee - I love how you're able to see positive and encourage others. You inspire me often.
Psalms 30:5--- "For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favor is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning." Kandee, you are my biggest inspiration and you give me so so so much hope! I love you :)
I love your love Kandee! Your an amazing woman!
Thanks you guys! I'm so honored that you like reading the little words from my heart! I type them hoping they go out and find homes in your hearts! Hugsssssss
Hey Kandee! I'm so glad your making videos again. :) I was wondering if you could do a make-up tutorial based off the make-up of Ruby/Little Red Riding Hood. The make-up while she is Ruby is one. It's a really smoked out eye with a little red, and a deep red lip.
Thank you sooo much for making my days brighter! I always watch your videos when I feel sad. :)
Oh I forgot! She is from the show Once Upon a Time. On ABC.
I think you look amazing in that photo. I really like your hair and yellow shirt. The rain scene just gives it some character. You always look naturally beautiful. Love your upbeat spirit. Thanks for making me smile.
Hey kandee!! I just watched yyour story on utube and it was very inspiring and jus made wana cry to hear what u went threw as a youlg person and how hard it must have been. I hope your life keeps going in a posutive direction..u deserve it!! Thanks for makibg me smile!!!(:
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