#NoFilter #NoProblem

Tue, 01/20/2015 - 16:41 -- kntraut

With all the

filters in our lives it can be hard to tell what's

real and what isn't. From

Instagram to Facebook to Snapchat to Tinder

we hide our real selves

behind layers of filters or layers of 

makeup, afraid to

show our selves to the world,

afraid that if anyone sees it they won't

like you anymore.

We're so afraid that if anyone sees us at a

less-than-perfect angle,

or if they see one blemish or imperfection, or

if they see us in an unflattering light,

they may not like us anymore.

If anyone sees the real us, we won't be

perfect anymore. Without the filters, we're

afraid to let anyone in.

But when we step away from the camera, forget

taking the perfect pictures at the perfect

angle in the perfect lighting

we can really let our selves,

our real selves,

come out from underneath the layers of

filters and step into the

world. 

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