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Swallowtail butterfly by SoulsofTheDoomed Swallowtail butterfly by SoulsofTheDoomed
This is a picture that I took a while ago of a Swallowtail butterfly. 
This picture is and will always be one of my favorites. <3


Fun fact time: In some cultures people actually believe that butterflies are the souls of the dead... and in mexico oddly enough the annual monarch butterfly migration happens around the same time that the Day of the Dead does. Any monarch butterfly that arrives in mexico around that time is considered to be a dead family member returning to their families and friends. 

Every year as many as 60 million to one billion Monarch butterflies make their journey from Canada to Mexico. These little butterflies fly over 2,500 miles to spend the winter in warmer climate of Mexico, however some of them stray from the normal route to Mexico and go to California instead.


Now as cool as those facts are there's a deeper meaning to them for me. There's that many butterflies that make the journey from Canada to Mexico, but not all of those butterflies will make it... That's how I see people, we all have to make our own journey and as sad as it is not all of us will make the journey we need to make...

We'll get lost, we'll get hurt and some of us will die from just not being able to take anymore... But if we weren't alone and we took care of each other we could make whatever journeys we needed to make. You helping someone on their journey could be as simple as just making them smile when they are upset, or sparing a few cents to the person in line ahead of you that can't find their change. There's such simple ways that we can help each other on our journey and I want to try to promote that kind of thing by doing one of the oldest things in the book.

Pass it on...

I helped someone today and made them smile when they were upset. So now I want to challenge you all to pass on your own kindness to whoever needs it, if someone is upset make them smile and talk to them. If someone in the line in front of you can't pay for their food then pay for them. If someone needs to cross the road but can't then help them. And of course I can't forget the other creatures of the earth, if you see an animal that looks hurt or hungry please try to help them, whether it's by simply buying a small can of food to feed them or by calling someone who can take them in or someone who can get them help. 

You hear this all the time but it's true, together we can make this world a much better place... just by doing small things, and when the person you help says thank you just say "There's no need to thank me, just pass it on next time you see someone who needs help." Let's try to make this world a better place and help each other on their journeys. Thank you for reading this and I hope you have a good day vuv 

 
 (P.S I have to give TheStevieBoy credit for the line I used since he told that to someone he helped >u>)
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S-adistic-Scars Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*noises* pretty butterflew
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VoidCrystal Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017
Yesss, my thoughts in a nutshell. There's so much bad in the world that one nice comment or even a simple smile in a strangers direction could make a world of difference to their day. <3
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TheStevieBoy Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm fight you XD <3

Anyone reading this, pay attention to this.
Anything you say and do can help someone out.
Be it someone is on the edge of hurting themselves, in a tight spot at home, can't pay for something in line, or even just trying to get someone to smile.

Think of the Show, "What would you do?"

I was telling Soul this but one day after getting my Tax return I went to the corner store to buy milk, my partner waiting by the bus stop for me.
As I walked over I saw a man with a little boy in his car.
I thought nothing of it and Went inside to buy my milk and grab a soda.

While in there the man, being only looking around my age[21] had came over and went to the other register, having gotten stuff for his kid and him.

I was talking to the lady at the register since I knew her and overheard him saying they have been Driving for hours and they aren't due for home till tomorrow[note this was like 3-4pm]

So it was all fine and dandy.
Till he realized he didn't have enough to buy everything he needed.
He was so upset since he had to pay for the gas too.

Being the nice person I am I said, don't worry about it, I'll pay for the food and I did.
He was crying and asked me what can I do in return since we wouldn't see each other.

I told him to pass it on.
When someone else needs help, just help them and tell them to pass it on.

uvu
He took that to heart and the lady at the register payed for my Milk XD It was sweet.

There is kindness in this world.
Some people can't show it much but there is hope in humanity.
And if you spread the kindness, we can help everyone, one step at a time. uvu
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S-adistic-Scars Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
bean
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TheStevieBoy Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
BEAN
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S-adistic-Scars Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
whoa there boi thats one aggressive bean u got there
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TheStevieBoy Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*VIBRATES*
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S-adistic-Scars Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
god dammit Stevie i will drag your French-Speaking ass back to Walmart to buy batteries
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TheStevieBoy Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD NO
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S-adistic-Scars Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*grabs ur noodles and tries to drag u to Walmart* yES
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kubacar Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2017
piękny:)
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SoulsofTheDoomed Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Dziękuję Ci <3 
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