My mom sent this picture while she was on vacation, and I thought it was the best representation of what I desired at this moment. To be in a calm environment, with no other signs of life around; just being in my presence, silencing my mind and enjoying my own little taste of uninterrupted tranquility.… Continue reading Because Sometimes I Long for Peace
Let it be understood.
I know that you are hurting. I know that life right now seems unbearable. The pain that you feel when people who love you seem to disrespect you and your feelings has you wondering what the hell did you do. You cry. You try to explain. You become emotionally drained. You blame you.
You think that there is something wrong with you. What could you have done to make people treat you so bad? When will joy come? Why can’t people just be of good character? You toss and turn and try to find joy in the little things so people don’t see your tears. So, your friends don’t see the pain behind your fictitious smile.
But, I want to tell you this sis…F*CK THEM!
You have to stop trying to figure out what you did and start eliminating people from your life that don’t wish you well…
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So...I just recently gave Chance the Rapper a listen..(definitely behind the wave, but don't crucify me ladies and gents lol). I'll admit, I haven't really listened to Chance the Rapper before, so I will say I'm behind the game on him, but with all the good things I've heard so far, I finally decided to… Continue reading Coloring Book
Great read for us small bloggers out here ☺️
I have a small blog on WP and I’m ashamed that at times I am somewhat envious of those who have a larger following than I do. I have to admit that I wonder what it would be like to have a blog with several thousand followers and hundreds of views every day. And then I wonder what my email would look like after receiving notices where people may have liked this or may have commented on that. And then I wonder what I’m doing wrong and why it’s not growing like I would like. What’s it like to be in the big time on WP?
And then I look around at my garden and I realize that my blog is like my garden in as much as it grows in its own good time. It’s limited by what I plant and how much space that I give it and…
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Charles Kinsey has been added to the list of victims of police shootings. He was unarmed and fully complying with law enforcement. The only difference between him and others is that he fortunately lived to tell his story. Charles Kinsey was assisting with an autistic patient who recently had an incident and left the facility.… Continue reading Say His Name Too.
You told me you would never make me cry, But I'm lying in bed with you, wiping away the tears from our last argument.
I'll rise up Rise like the day I'll rise up In spite of the ache I will rise a thousands times again And we'll rise up Rise like the waves We'll rise up In spite of the ache We'll rise up And we'll do it a thousands times again - Andra Day, Rise Up Remember… Continue reading A Little Positivity as Told by Andra Day
Do you tend to forget to stop and smell the roses? Or do you get so bogged down with the unhappy parts of life that you forget to counter-attack that negativity with things you love. I find myself forgetting to do this often, and I am not afraid to admit it. I am human, and… Continue reading Count your Blessings and Find the Balance.
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