Thursday, January 19, 2012

~ Afraid ~

Laugh, even when you feel too sick or too worn out or tired.
Smile, even when you're trying not to cry and the tears are blurring your vision.
Sing, even when people stare at you and tell you your voice is crappy.
Trust, even when your heart begs you not to.
Twirl, even when your mind makes no sense of what you see.
Frolick, even when you are made fun of.
Sleep, even when you're afraid of what the dreams might bring.
Run, even when it feels like you can't run any more.
Love, even when you have been hurt many times

And, always, remember, even when the memories pinch your heart. Because the pain of all your experience is what makes you the person you are now. And without your experience---you are an empty page, a blank notebook, a missing lyric.

What makes you brave is your willingness to live through your terrible life and hold your head up high the next day.

So don't live life in fear. Because you are stronger now, after all the crap has happened, than you ever were back before it started.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

~ Hurting inside ~

Our lives can often be difficult, harsh and unkind...
dealing with highly emotional situations, unable to unwind.

When we are hurting inside our pain is much more intense,
there are no medications to get some relief,
overly active minds, unable to relax, another night without sleep.

Desperately, searching for a solution, all we can draw are blank...
becoming frustrated, falling in too deep.

Try not to be too hard on yourself and allow a rapid decline.
Many of us have been there and nearly crossed the invisible line.

There is always hope, even when our lives are crumbling in a state of decay.
Pry open the door of hope and let some sunlight in...
the emotional pain lessens at the start of a new day.

Reach out to positive people and listen to what they say.....
we all deserve to be happy and enjoy every new day.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

~ Gifts ~

We cannot give what we do not have
We cannot bring peace to the world
if we ourselves are not peaceful.
We cannot bring love to the world
if we ourselves are not loving.
Our true gifts to ourselves
and others lies not in what we have
but...... in who we are !

Sunday, January 1, 2012

~ A Beauty of Life ~

The Beauty of life I miss when my thoughts race in an unsteady haste
Is worrying about problems the solution or is it only that I am making waste?

Taking what I have for granted instead of appreciating the good in life that awaits

Do I not take notice of the kindness others show or do I dwell on past experiences that arise which bring about the hates

Life is too short not to have fun and experience the joy of giving and sharing one's self as I awake to a brand new day

To overcome the small unimportant problems or worries that mount because of the lack of not understanding one's inner self and not applying one's faith by turning and running away

I look around and see what's before me and come to notice I have a choice either to live life to the fullest or watch it go by

Life is what you make of it and how you perceive yourself by making positive choices and decisions that you will remember and know as your time has passed that you will not have to ask yourself why?

Struggles and challenges of making a living and caring for one's self and loved ones is what most of us live for

It's the determination to make our lives more meaningful and happy as difficult as this is to achieve when we fall short of our expectations and cry out in silence of wanting more

I am a person who accepts the good with bad and glad I am healthy and alive to be able to view life as the person who I am without regret or sorrow

I live for today to know my horizon can be reached for it is my tomorrow