We live secure in the knowledge
That no storm lasts forever
It's been heartbreaking seeing the photos of the damage the tornadoes that touched down did
But it's been incredible, seeing the whole city rally around those affected
Sunny days will come again
Thanks to @landonspics for this post storm shot
Selected by @andrew.kaikai
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En pleine action à IMOO FEST 2018, festival organisé par Improvising Musicians of Ottawa / Outaouais. De retour après trois ans d’absence, on était plusieurs à se délecter du réveil de cet événement au Gigspace. Le Nick Fraser New Quartet n’a pas improvisé ses pièces, il s’est plutôt présenté à nous comme un ensemble organisé et non prévisible. Du jazz d’avant-garde qu’on qualifie d’actuel, expérimental surtout. Solide performance. L’événement se poursuit demain à 14h au Record Centre 🎷
Take off your mask & share your story. I know it's hard to be vulnerable but it is so worth it. Lately the word "masking" has come up in so many conversations that when I saw this mask at @canmushistory, I got inspired.
In the past, I had a hard time being vulnerable and letting others (even my closest friends and family) know what's going on in my heart. The truth is, I am not always happy and bubbly and my life is far from perfect. I was very good at masking. Maybe because where I was raised, you are taught to always put your best foot forward. Your image is very important and success is what matters. When people ask, "How are you?", they don't want to hear about all the things that are going in your life, so most people respond to that question with "good" or "fine". ((Cheers to the people who ask "how are you really?" and then actually listen 🙌🙌))
I guess I thought/was taught that appearing as if you have it all together shows a sign of strength. However, truth is everyone has struggles as no one's life is perfect. I think it's important to get people talking about what's going on in their lives; and for all of us who have masks on, to take them off.
It may be hard to be both strong and vulnerable, but it is so worth it.
You are not alone. We are all in this together. Things will get better 👊