Tresses

Change is easier to cope with if we learn how to flow with it; adaptation is key. You cut your hair to adapt to different situations in your life: some willingness to adjust goes a long way. Tresses, straight and extended, Combed and cut to suit days warm With weather harsh or cold now blended;…

Peaks and Valleys

There may be a reason why Providence or Evolution (depending on which theory you may subscribe to) has structured the Earth to have peaks and valleys. For all of us, life has straight throws and curveballs, its ups and downs. As Clark from The Wakefield Doctrine wisely says, life is a mix of experiences that…

Pure honesty

Snowfall White, untainted Crystals reflecting truth Gracing the-the ground with compassion And care.     Like individual crystals of snow, honesty is rare indeed. When someone tells it as it is, that person’s words overwhelm you like snowfall sometimes does. That said, they are pure and untainted.    Honesty is a bitter pill to swallow. The truth is…

Hidden Blessings

If you’ve had hard knocks but are thankful for the bruises, this post is for you. The Powers that Be often showers us with gifts that are so well-concealed that we don’t notice them even if we try. Something may have crushed your hopes for your dream home, but it turns out that the smaller…

Being a Warrior Teddy

You may have tried to extend your hand to feed a little dog, only to end up going to the emergency room because your finger nearly got detached. I don’t need to fill in the blanks. Showing kindness to someone can make you quake a bit. You may get a reaction like this. Compassion puts…

Having a Conviction Backbone

Regrouping after a loss is always a challenge. Most people would rather give up than try.  Why is it difficult to climb over the loss mountain? Your pride gets in the way. The loss of face makes you unwilling to persist. Most of the time, the gravity of the loss is difficult to take in. …

The Good Old Oak

  “It was a mistake,” you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.” ? David Levithan, The Lover’s Dictionary Trust is difficult for anyone to give. As this little quote shows, you feel responsible and foolish when you extend it to the wrong person. To a large effect,…

Under pressure

“Under pressure…..pushing down on me…..” This song by the iconic David Bowie has been ringing in my head for the past few weeks. I am a definite non-fan of pressure. Anyone who has come into contact with me will verify my hate of it. My feelings of resentment start to surface when someone puts me…

Compassion is a rose

Like a budding rose, compassion has yet to grow, but is there. It has a lot of potential.  Trilinea 1 Budding rose The petals wrapped around lost souls Young bloom so warm.  Trilinea 2  Petals yet shut The rose shows the world the beauty Of gentleness.  Triliinea 3 The petals open Each touching souls with tenderness…