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90 results for 'hope'

Let's Celebrate

By Uttam Gill, published on Jul 17, 2012

Those who wish to resign to fate perhaps lacks will to accept the truth of hope. They wait with dwindling hope and many doubts create havoc in their mind. And there are others, who are not willing to give up; they wait with prayer on their lips. The apprehension dramatically entangles some and few escapes.

At times an intimidating and wicked emotions try to outrage the modesty of your sane belief; when it happens then for god sake, don’t let those emotions belittle you and others. You have to find reasons to negotiate with eroding thoughts and while doing so, create for yourself and... (more)

Tags: life, emotions, soul, happiness, hope, celebration, void

Let It Rain...

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Jul 14, 2012

... Unresponsive to my longing I try to make the flood stop Holding it within Unsuccessful it escapes ... My tears falling undiminished Frightening with the depth Of this unending pain Not to be shut out... Life moves on The earth spinning slowly Day and night passed My eyes watered Hope failing me... My friend asked me One more time The damn burst open Releasing words I knew Not were mine Cresting on the jagged rock A tale too painful To even express... Inside my heart Water inundated Wild and fierce I caught the malice I heard the reasons Then I asked How am I ... (more)

Tags: courage, hope, rebirth, survivors, voice for the children

~~~Pray Tell~~~

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Jun 29, 2012


Need the caress of comfort

When a dream dies

When life knocks me

To my knees?...

Do you know the courage

It takes for me to even

Let you touch my joy

And sorrow...

It is real

Opened and broken by


Always Hopeful

That a new day

Brings the beauty

Of rebirth

Of unspoken eminence

Dreams manifested

Through love...

Bring me the sun

My Beloved...

Gift me with


Open my heart as

Only the vision of

You in my ... (more)

Tags: faith, hope, serenity, prayers, stomp, god's music

Go Ahead...You Can Make Your Dreams Come True

By Uttam Gill, published on Jun 22, 2012


Beyond the veil of your calmness, I see the turbulence. In your connecting thoughts erroneously you are clipping your wings and that’s how you are drifting. In your drift I certainly see decay.

Having said this, I ask now, can you see the clear sky; scan it with your hope. Don’t you see now everything is so wonderful. What you have to hide? Remove that cloak....Are you afraid, that people will see the scar...just don’t worry. Your life is yours just don’t demarcate boundaries. Have all the courage of convictions at command of your will, so... (more)

Tags: dreams, life, inspiration, soul, hope, identity, expectations

Keeping Your Dreams To Yourself

By Randy Mitchell, published on Jun 7, 2012

...and no one else’s. It’s part of his inheritance given to you upon your birth, and he planted it inside to grow till its realization finally comes to pass. And it doesn’t matter if the dream comes true or not, the fact that it’s there is what keeps our lives interesting, filled with hope, and determined to succeed.

When a person sets out to achieve a goal there will always be forces hiding behind ever corner coming to snatch it way, to keep it from ever leaping past the starting line; it’s just the super-competitive world we live in. Many might say you’re not... (more)

Tags: dreams, hope, goals, aspirations, randy mitchell, desires, writing books, personal goals


By Barbara MacDonald , published on Jun 6, 2012


Transformation is part of lifeStanding quietly with us Beckoning and callingArriving softly at my back door Wanting my embraced acknowledgement Adaptation moving inside and outConclusions and conceptionsThe old and the newGently letting go of pastLearning and unlearningMaking space to welcome The stepping into the futureIt feels strange indeedThe old has made meWhat I am todayThe new will shape meInto all I will be tomorrowAn inexperienced goodbyeTo simple things takenFor granted in knowingMoments of togethernessBecoming special todayAs I carry them forwardIn the corner of my... (more)

Tags: growth, life, past, future, hope, changes

Mark Sky...Another Lesson...

By Barbara MacDonald , published on May 23, 2012

To kind of paint you a picture of what it was like on an average day in the drop-in, let me give you a little info so you can maybe visualize it better. I know when I started working there I truly had no idea how much I would love and hate it at the same time. The love part came with my ability to see beauty in all people . I just usually choose to focus on the positive no matter what the situation. Working there that certainly was a helpful thing. The hate part came from the frustration of knowing I could do so much more. Unfortunately when you work for non-profit there is only so... (more)

Tags: alcohol, hope, addiction, drop-in, aa, mark sky

Tell Me...Just Asking...

By Barbara MacDonald , published on May 9, 2012

Tell Me...Just Asking...

Tell me does carrying that bitternessAnger and resentment "feel " goodDoes it give you peace , is itSomething we need to teachOur loved ones and children...We all are here together unitedIn our humanity and strugglesThere is a "higher' self whichLives in all of us , waitingTo rise above pettiness...Can we all walk togetherSharing our own personal truthsI know you can teach me I also can open your eyesTo something you are blind to...We are like a flower waiting to blossomSpilling forth endless beauty and peaceLove is our gift to ourselvesEncompassing all mankindJoining... (more)

Tags: poetry, love, legacy, life, anger, Forgiveness, hope, strength, bitterness

In The Shadows

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Apr 24, 2012

In The Shadows Deep within the shadowA song could be heardImperceptible , a murmur of hopeIn the shadows a whisperOf contemplation and joyful voicesPersisted living in the silence...A gentle glimmer of lightShining through the darkness Illuminated grace mergingGiving birth to forgivenessGently laying downAffliction and tribulation...In the shadows murky figuresAppeared stiff at firstOpening to extendTheir hand and heartReaching beyond the narrowConfines of confusionWelcoming with a smile...In the shadowsMy tears fell like benedictionDripping to the floorWashing my heart cleanReleasing all that... (more)

Tags: grace, hope, light, vision, dark, enlighted

Beware of a Common Man

By Uttam Gill, published on Apr 10, 2012

This is him… cut out, as no one tends to forget and millions tends to watch. As the carbonic caricature, his existential belief, acquires the matching hope and that’s to find a magic wand; with one and only reason to know about himself and that’s a common man. To him from the beginning it never ends and from the end it refuses to begin, because he wishes to travel from the beginning till end. And as he has not begun yet, so end is certainly not the premature destination, which he wishes to reach without traveling the distance between and that’s a common man.

The existence of success... (more)

Tags: journalism, dreams, truth, reality, lies, hope, common man

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