April 7, 2014

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To Wound Thyself

How many wounds are self inflicted How many days spent in self hatred? How much time wasted in hibernation Or wallowing in a dark depression? Despair Deprivation Devastation Desperation… Are you dying inside instead of living Do you feel lost in this world or un-forgiven? Do resentment and bitterness habituate your life Or perhaps you have […]

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March 29, 2014

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Love is a Choice

Love is not always easy ~ not unconditional love. Sure, it’s nice to feel like you’re in love, but love is very much a choice. It doesn’t matter if we’re speaking about the love a parent has for their child or a romantic love, because it’s all the same concept. It’s easy to show love […]

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January 16, 2014

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Quit Trying So Hard!

“Why do you try so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?” “Why do you try so hard to live a normal life when you were born to live an extraordinary life?” I have been asked questions, such as these, by people from all walks of life ever since I was […]

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January 8, 2014

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Scars are Beautiful

Do not tell me I am beautiful If my scars you have not seen… The scars on my arms and legs From being stabbed and cut with blades, The scars on my back from being whipped, Or the scars across my stomach from being sick Do not tell me I am beautiful Not until you […]

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December 27, 2013

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The Most Beautiful People

The most beautiful people we may ever know are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These people have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do […]

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December 24, 2013

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Not Your Mediocre Love

In the last post we talked about the importance of time. About how life is too short to waste our time on things of insignificance or on things that are not adding value to our lives. This includes our relationships. While there are areas where we must learn to compromise, we should each have those […]

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December 8, 2013

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Safe Embrace

To feel your warm embrace A gentle caress upon my face Soft whispers in my ear Explicit, candid and sincere Pure and lovely as can be Like sweet fragrance covers me Wrap me in your strong embrace Such tender love… my safe place.

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December 6, 2013

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Many Fears

Fear to fly and soar up high Yet, fear to fall and say goodbye Fear to achieve and even succeed For I know what greed and wealth can mean Fear to gain and then to lose Fear to dream whatever I choose Fear of becoming all I have seen Fear that hatred might consume me […]

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November 20, 2013

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YOU Are NOT…

I do not know who you THINK you are, but let me to tell you who you are NOT… YOU are NOT My master, my ruler or my owner You do not control me, possess me or own me I am not for sale, yours to share or easily spared You do not think for me, speak […]

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October 26, 2013

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A Time For Everything

To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven: A time to be born, And a time to die; A time to plant, And a time to pluck what is planted; A time to kill, And a time to heal; A time to break down, And a time to build up; […]

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October 20, 2013

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A New Day – Seasons Change

Grateful today is a new day… To realize our mistakes To change old ways To heal our wounds To mend and renew To explore what may To embrace a change To learn the truth To grow,    And reach,       And stretch Beyond…    what you thought was you. Soul Seeds… As ‘people’ […]

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September 6, 2013

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Say Good-bye

Am I not worthy of your tears Of saying good-bye after all these years Will you not miss me when I am gone A void in your life, where once was a song The deepest darkest of my days Stole the light and sunshine rays Faith be lost – Hell be found Shadows cloud the […]

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August 3, 2013

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Be Hers

Be Her Safe Haven A re-post: by jadedheart Let her cry if the tears need to fall Let her release the pain of it all Just hold her close as the tears flow down So that she knows that she will not drown Though you can not erase her pain Just be the life boat in the […]

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May 4, 2013

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Shattered

Estimated read time:  25 minutes Shattered Part 1 “Well, you could just go to one of those runaway shelters for teens,” she offers neutrally, as if just making a simple weather observation on a beautiful day. “What!?” I practically scream. “Another shelter? Mom, are you serious!? What the hell’s wrong with you?” I can’t calm […]

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