I am not giving up. I am learning how to set realistic milestones and finally understanding that expectations need to have limits.
I have decided that I want to continue to align myself with caring for my family while still ensuring that I care for myself. Call it a deep desire if you must. So, here I am! Seated and ready to consider new thoughts and action new habits. Maybe these are not new. Perhaps these thoughts and actions are ones I have had before. Either way, it is time for them to be appropriately actioned and ultimately habituated. Whatever the existential answers are to these thoughts, I am here, and I am ready to discover more.
I have to say this out loud. I do apologise, this is going to sound like one big gushing love letter… I also don’t think I am the first person to bring this up, but I definitely want to put in my two cents. For real, though, considering where women were once standing regarding howContinue reading “Salute to Sisterhood!”
I had no idea what this kind of request entailed, but I am glad to be on the other side of it. Even though I knew that my life was overflowing with blessings, I never realised how much I was missing because my focus was in all the wrong places. When I asked to receive more, I had no idea that what I was receiving was a multiplication of what I had already had.
She made it to the edge of the highest place this mountain had to offer.She reflected on every gruelling step necessary to climb the mountain that had called her name so relentlessly. At first, the magnitude of the view brought her to tears! Her heart broke at the thought of what had driven her toContinue reading “The Mountain.”
Never in all my pondering would I ever have imagined the world coming to a standstill in solidarity for healing; like that which is happening right at this very moment. With the world in its current state of rest; our species stands with bated breath, and our planet exhales! The supernatural waters of change ebbContinue reading “Can you feel the change?”
Like the core of an apple, you discarded after you had consumed what you needed and dropped along the road while you continued your journey, she was left bare and exposed in the burning sun. Unbeknownst to you, an animal came by and picked her up. Again she was consumed, leaving nothing but one tinyContinue reading “The Apple Tree”
July 8th, 2016…. I wrote and posted this on Facebook, this post encouraged me to share more of my writing and embrace my inner wordsmith. I have not edited it or “fixed it” in any way because I believe we should treasure where we began and continue to grow without continually criticizing ourselves for ourContinue reading “Remember…”
Compassion: The application of love to those around you without judgement, expectation or a complete understanding of those you encounter. It is empathy without the in-depth knowledge of their experiences before they crossed your path. It is love encapsulated in absolute forgiveness even when you are not the offender. It is the deepest act ofContinue reading “The gift of Compassion!”
Today is one of those days where I have a million thoughts and words running through my head and none of them seem to be motivated to run through my fingers and onto paper. I desperately want to find order in it all and here I sit, lost in thoughts wondering how I will bringContinue reading “Finding the words…”