What is Hope? a star that gleaming O’er the future’s troubled sky, Struggles, tremulously beaming, To reveal what there may lie. ~R.A.P., “Hope,” in Southern Literary Messe…
We are going to have some nonsense, and the fun, silly kind is great. But it is possible to reduce the not so fun nonsense, especially when it pops up in my brain. I just have to say, “Stop it!” And move on.
I have less tolerance for manipulative games and layers of unnecessary paperwork, but I still like a little silly, fun nonsense. Loving myself more means saving my time and energy for things that make sense.
One-Liner Wednesday is hosted by Linda Hill. Here’s her post:
The rules for “One-Liner Wednesday” are:
1. Make it one sentence.
2. Try to make it either funny or inspirational.
3. Use our unique tag #1linerWeds.
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5. Have fun!
(Linda says she doesn’t always follow the rules. I like that! 🙂
“The earth is what we all have in common.” Wendell Berry
We all live on the same planet.
We all need the same mix of air.
Designed to eat from Earth’s garden
And drink from bodies of water
Abundant in all of our bodies,
We all floated in our mother’s wombs
We all cry the same salty tears.
We are more alike than different.
You would think
we could all get along
If not for ourselves, then
For the sake of all children
of the great Mother Earth.
And we can.
This is my offering for #PoetsForPeace which can be found here:
RIP = Recovery Is Possible. Eric has a powerful story.
I remember when I was young and my enthusiasm and curiosity burned bright. I was a happy, healthy and eager to learn more about everything. I was a straight A student and very creative. But under the surface there was a scared, fragile, uncertain and insecure little boy.
After a while the flame didn’t burn as bright and the happiness and enthusiasm began to fade. Eventually the flame 🔥 that burned so bright died and the doubt and insecurities took hold. The scared little boy began to search for a place to belong. Searching 🔎 for meaning, purpose, belonging and love. Love from anyone who would offer it. The funny thing is, I never really knew what love was.
I’ve experienced the unconditional love that my parents and family gave but that never seemed to be enough. It wasn’t what I thought I was looking for. They tried to no…
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