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Don't you EVER give up

Journal Entry: Mon Dec 9, 2013, 8:12 AM
Please play the song while viewing this journal. I've tried my hardest to create a, well, a kind of experience for you. The music plays a crucial role in delivering that experience and a very important message. I promise you won't regret it. Just make sure the whole journal is loaded, turn on your speakers, push play, and start scrolling. The song is about 4 minutes so keep that in mind as you scroll. Please share this journal and help spread it's message!

You're not alone. by GoldenBulletx Too Many Tears I've Cried by Lestrim
Anger by sarahwayn3
The finite by DR1983 Alone. by Johawna frustration by rosscaughers Help Me by iloveonly1
Depression by The-Orange-Ribbon Pain by 1000Liies
Alone by ThePhoenixInBlack
depression? by DropDeadGirl Bullying kills by SeriouslyImBry
Fake a smile by Alephunky to write love on her arms v.2 by smile-beautiful89
Depressed mind by AkatsukiRamenFan let go by Deeevilish
Pride Contest- Make It Stop by blayresalice Depression by Lloydus-Aurelius  oh tears by SpellboundMisfitsDepression 001 by BonePeeler
Dirty Little Secret 008 by iishygirly
 Depression by lolipopek The great Depression by iScarzleave me alone. by this-is-the-life2905
worthless. by BritLawrence Fallen by Wathertear
Dirty Little Secret 002 by iishygirly
gvxdfgfgnfsd by MotherFuckaA   Secret 10 by Peterismylife Secret 76 by Broken-Girlx
Bullying by xMkx it's in your eyes by bird-bone
Day 122: Bullying part 1 by KnightLuna
depression by 3rd3mChildren of the Fae by pure-anime Depression by VulpineBoi
Soft Sweater Depression by Graph-Paper Pain by BritLawrence
Don't trust the newspaper by AnjaRoehrichHalf Life II by kittens-and-arsenic

Enough is enough. by BritLawrence Scars by Nessie905
love is the movement. by MerciPourLeVenin-x
To Write Love On Her Arms by M-Bae  TWLOHA Day I by pshyeah-rin Write Love On Your Arm by MissCaptianObvious
To Write Love On Her Arms Day by SpunkyStella To Write Love On Her Arms. by IncendiaDeathere's  always hope. by this-is-the-life2905
To Write Love On Her Arms by Padme92 NOT ALONE by gaurdianangelsfall
To Write Love On Her Arms by TaniaButtonz Photography - To write love by CelesJessa
whats your movement? by mkay25
twhola by wingspanbig Write love on her arms by DigitalHeartache
ToWriteLoveOnHerArms by Lexi-Cat
I Won't Give Up by InsaneymaneyLove Shines Through All by Theanimalparade
Dirty Little Secret 016 by iishygirly
Secret 0887 by DeviantArtSecret Secret 1495 by DeviantArtSecret
bullying - speak out. by GemmaZ forgiveyourself by smile-beautiful89
To Write Love On Her Arms . by MerciPourLeVenin-x
 I want to live by BritLawrence Strength by BritLawrence
Say what you want about me. by BlackCyanideAngelH for Hero by aTTe-1
Dont Give Up by UndeadxHeros Ink'd by JoyceMonster
YOU CANNOT BE REPLACED!! by Soules13 It'll Be Okay by LittleDreamer152
Stay Strong by Nessie905 you are beautiful. by this-is-the-life2905
I'm a fighter. by palm-tree-envy
.Still Human. by nothingbuteverything
It gets better by CalypsoKid95 Truth. by scathing-sanity
Stay Strong, Loves. by MikkiMarie
you are perfect to me. by this-is-the-life2905Never Lose Hope by LittleDreamer152
Life is beautiful... by this-is-the-life2905Stay Strong. by FreeTheSanity
Promise? by Just-A-DreamerXo
In every single way. by Just-A-DreamerXo HOPE. by FreeTheSanity
Hope by onlyforyou123I care. by this-is-the-life2905
No longer by Just-A-DreamerXo
Half Life II by kittens-and-arsenic  Hope dies last. by Mrs-Durden
Smile by bayb-kiedis
Best Friends by maddikinz Best friends forever by Liq08
Be brave... I by LMPPhoto smile by Raisinka
Smile. by BoyLondonQhappy by ewiku
Hug me by Enaaa Hugs by ludomanxD

Last Midsummer Breeze by MarsiaMS only hope by ralucs
Tear of joy? by S4wdust

Keep your spirit high, Don't give up

You have a purpose,

 There IS a meaning to life

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Skin by SimplySilent
Skin by SimplySilent (modified by BritLawrence)
Song: Your Very Own Crown
Artist: Justin Allen Whiting (JAW)…

The clouds are changing, colors become brighter.
It's morning again - another all nighter.
Just about time for school, feeling like a fool.
None of the homework's done, and you weren't even out having fun.
The sun's too bright, nothing seems to be going right, in life, not even the slightest bit.
Class passes slower than ever; & even thought the teacher's wrong, he thinks he's clever.
Afterwards things start to get better, the sun's out... but when he walks past her house
he shouts, confronting you with a posse - you could swing though it might be costly.
 just stand your ground and never give up. don't back down turn them headphones up.

                                      be proud, and feel that sound. keep marching forward

and you'll wear that crown.

Keep your spirit high, Don't give up

You have a purpose,

 There IS a meaning to life

A wise man once said when life gives you lemons you paint them gold
even in the Minnesota cold. Young or old, wisdom's within. we may bend but we never fold.
The end may be coming but just keep humming this song, no matter why, or for how long.
Life's a battles you can't win; Just keep pushing ahead, and remember what I said.

Do or do not there is no try. Spread your wings and fly,
death is only the beginning. so don't cry.
Turn that frown upside down, keep your head up so 
everyone can see your crown.

Every morning the birds will sing for you
as the sun does what it shall always do.
Admire how the pink and purples turn to clear blue
 but stand and realize to appreciate real truth.

it feels like the world is crushing me,
all this weight on my shoulders,
I'm gonna fight for myself

so I can be free.

Keep your spirit high, Don't give up

You have a purpose,

 There IS a meaning to life

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This is the MOST WONDERFUL MOMENT of all thw compassionate art of the community. I was really hurt while people I know and don't know in the past, they verbal, physical, emotional abuse and bullying. But right now I am a victim of workplace abuse. I thought when things get better while I just put my trust, but then the way people might have treated me while turned me into a monster? Is all terrible. Committing bad things forcing me to place my job, instead of God first. But I believe God, Jesus, and the angels are there for everyone of us. :heart:
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12 out of 15 deviants thought this was fair.

I decided to go with a critique so that my watchers could see this message as well; I believe it's something that everyone needs to be aware of. It's an idea that so many people tend to forget; no one save for two individuals know about my almost-successful suicide. There IS hope. People DO care.

While yours might not be a unique message, it's still important. From someone who's dealt with Pandora's Box From Hell, it seriously hit home. From someone who did give up, this means a whole hell of a lot. Support, even from a stranger, can make a difference.

Thank you for posting this. So much.
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36 out of 38 deviants thought this was fair.

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XeniaStar Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you. That's all I can say. Thank you.
This really helps. The pictures, the music, it's beautiful. I cryed at this. Thank you a lot for making this, it helps. It really helps. 
Thank you once again.
BritLawrence Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014   Photographer
Devin-Trinidad Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Wow, the music completely fits the pictures as you scroll down. It gets from being soft and downplayed, but as you get a sense of hope and the pictures become more and more lighthearted. The subtle transitions and the message of this journal...just wow. 
Moosezoomin Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Professional Writer


I almost couldn't get through this. :(


And it does get better, even when you abruptly realize you are just like the people you despise most.  You can change, you can always be different, you can always be you.
BritLawrence Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014   Photographer
I'm so glad you like it :thanks: It means a lot to hear your feedback : )

 I was a little worried that because of the fact that people are deleting/putting some of their deviations into storage that it wasn't as impatful :/ are the missing deviations distracting?
Moosezoomin Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Professional Writer
I didn't notice anything missing, not knowing that people had done what you say, but now that I look at it again, it's not distracting or annoying, it just looks maybe a bit awkward, but, it's a fantastic collection.  This is Exhibition Quality work.
onlyforyou123 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks so much for using one of my pictures!! It really means a lot that my Hope Stone can possibly help someone. This journal is amazing! I hope it helps thousands of people! <3333
Jerrekedb Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014
I only saw this just now, after having had a major breakdown( )... Thanks. This was exactly what I needed.
Johawna Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2014
Thank you so much for this. Really.. Great job. :)
Rose567 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you,this gives me so much hope. Thank you so much....This brought tears to my eyes after I felt like giving up...thank you....:')
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