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GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
08/25/11 09:34:19AM
156 posts

paganism in a christian society


Alternative Lifestyles and Subcultures

I'm kind of at odds with religion.

Like what if there is no god? like there really isn't any proof that he/she exist, but many ppl believe in god and there faith in god helps them through their life. I do believe

I was talking the other day to this girl that worships satan, and she was like I don't believe in god. So I was like how can you believe in satan when you don't believe in god, because satan really wouldn't exist if god doesnt exist.

I don't imagine god being this big dude looking down from the clouds, I just see god as this constant energy in all living things and the earth.

It's kind of sad that people get so much grief for just believing in what they want.

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
08/25/11 09:20:35AM
156 posts

Downside to dreads? Keeping it real!


Introduce Yourself

Pros

My dreads seem to be a conversation starter, where ever I go. People are constantly telling me they look awesome, or how did you start them or why? Sometimes I feel like a alien walking into a western bar, and it feels like everyones eyes are on me.

They keep me warm in the winter, they are my pillow when I have no pillow.

Sometimes if forget my sunglass's, and im walking or driving, depending on if the sun is on the side of me I can let my dreads hang down and block it out.

They are like a timeline of the last 4-5 years i have lived

Cons

sometimes girls where I live think that dreads are gross- misconception

Baseball caps dont fit on my head.

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
08/15/11 09:06:57AM
156 posts

hey,, anybody going to philly folk fest?


General Questions

I might be, I have never been to philly folk fest its in shwanksville. The only person I know on the bill is Arlo Guthrie, and it usually rains. Shitty thing is you park your car and have to carry everything you need instead of camping next to your car.

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
08/13/11 08:22:51AM
156 posts

super clean dreads (safe for baby locks too)


Dread Maintenance

What is the big ol glob of cocoa butter for? conditioning

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
07/25/11 09:52:48AM
156 posts

1st real dread seperating session in years


Dread Maintenance

I did this to about a week ago cause i congoed for 2 years, most were easy to rip, but i have a few that i cant rip, tried with all my might. I was also wondering a few of my dreads at the end get skinny and have these mats of hair at the end should i snip this ends off so i have whispy ends so that the dread can dry better/

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
07/24/11 11:06:50AM
156 posts

how often do you wash your locks?


Dread Maintenance

In the winter once or twice every week or 2. In the summer about 2-3 times a week.

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
07/22/11 11:51:03AM
156 posts

Kind of down thinking about cutting or trimming


General Talk

Thats actually a really good idea, I'm gonna rip apart a few congos

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
07/21/11 04:22:09PM
156 posts

Kind of down thinking about cutting or trimming


General Talk

It was love at first site and I have hung out with her a few times, its just I feel like a disposible razor. Its not lke I'm clingy but I always invite her on dates and its like no she's so reclusive, I guess in the end I'm just tired of being alone but u all make me feel better about everything
GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
07/21/11 12:26:05PM
156 posts

Kind of down thinking about cutting or trimming


General Talk

Yeah I think your right SE, a haircut really isn't going to change anything, So I'm gonna keep them growing why stop at 3 years.

Sometimes I think about these girls and one night stands, sometimes I think girls are just affraid to take me home to meet their parents.

If somone wants to be part of your life they will make an effort to be in it. Don't bother reserving a place in your heart for somone who doesnt make an effort to stay.

GratefulNick
@gratefulnick
07/21/11 09:37:14AM
156 posts

Kind of down thinking about cutting or trimming


General Talk

Well its been 4 years since I've had a haircut, and I've been natural dreading them for 3 years. I love my dreadlocks, I mean love them.I feel like every girl I meet just likes me for my image and after a night it's like good bye that was fun. Some times I feel really alienated by my society. It's just like people judge you before they know you, around here that means people think your a low life. I'm 27 years old and play in 2 different bands, and I'm not gonna lie, it gets really fucking hot. This week is especially hot here in 100s. I feel like if I cut my dreads I'll just be like the average looking plain joe. I do like the fact that my dreads help me meet alot of cool open minded people. I don't know I said before im gonna be 27 and maybe I'm having some mid life crisis/ mental break down with all the bullshit happening around me. I dunno what to do but I guess I'll just wait and when im ready to cut i will. sometimes change is good and i think if i cut i would probly start another set with thinner dreads and less congos
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