331 results for 'love'
...relegates this arrangement to women who are often treated as second class citizens. I want to yell out as loudly as I can that raising children is definitely not a default chore for women who were not successful in the world of business, power and wealth. Exactly how you, the next generation, love and form your children will directly influence the kind of society that they in turn create.
Do you want a world focused only on success and the ruthless accumulation of wealth?
What will you focus on as you embark on the rest of your life?
Do you set your heart... (more)
...impatient or arrogant. Just know in your heart that the most important thing for me is to be with you.
And when my old, tired legs don’t let me move as quickly as before, give me your hand the same way that I offered mine to you when you first walked.
When those days come, don’t feel sad… just be with me, and understand me while I get to the end of my life with love.
I’ll cherish and thank you for the gift of time and joy we shared. With a big smile and the huge love I’ve always had for you, I just want to say, I love you… my darling daughter.”(more)
It was a week before Christmas and my dearly beloved mother was in a coma. She was dying of cancer and had been unconscious since early that afternoon. It was the third night in a row that my wife and I had made our two hour trip to come to my mother’s house to say”goodbye” to her.
The hospice doctor had told me three days earlier that he believed that mom would pass away at any time and that we should visit her to be with her when she passed. So, for those three nights, we would make our trip to be with her and wait for the dreaded moment to come.
Leaving her house each night... (more)
If I were to poll 100 men asking what types of movies and books they prefer, most likely their answers would be predictably similar: 007, Schwarzenegger, Tom Clancy and John Grisham to name a few.
Men love action/adventure, intrigue and things blowing up in the middle of the night.
However, when it comes to women, there’s a reason why they’ve made authors like Nicholas Sparks and actresses such as Jennifer Anniston household names.These artists tap into what women truly want.
No matter what tough outer shells they wear or bad past relationships women have endured,... (more)
... men. Many women seem to forget this fact when they say that men are unable to catch up academically or match them in the corporate world, or be on the same level in some way as today's modern women. They tend to forget that their daughters can read, while their sons can not, that their daughters love school while their sons despise it, they revel in the fact that their daughters went to college while marginalizing the fact that many of their sons were killed in the streets or went to jail. Why is that? How did two children of diverse genders from the same home turn out so differently? What... (more)
...long after they happen; they fuel our future life and make a better person out of us. Most people regret the moments they missed just because they hesitated even though it was in their grasp. The one moment that I promised to myself that I won’t miss to regret later was that with my true love, our intimate moments, worrying not about the society and its sarcastic approval ceremony for our life together. Love a memory that lasts forever was always a dramatic fantasy to me, with appropriate words uttered always and perfect scenes in romantic shades. How I will find her, how it will... (more)
...and each other.
"The price of hating other human beings is loving oneself less." Life is so complicated. The hustle and bustle of everyday traumas can make us lose focus about what is truly important and what is only a momentary setback or crisis. Today, tomorrow, be sure to give your loved ones an extra hug, and by all means, take a moment....even if it is only ten seconds, to stop and smell the roses.
She was six years old when I first met her on the beach near where I live. I drive to this beach, a distance of three or four miles, whenever the world begins to close in on ... (more)
...and God. It was never between you and them anyway.
-this version is credited to Mother Teresa
The Original Version: The Paradoxical Commandments by Dr. Kent M. Keith:People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good you do today will be forgotten tomorrow. Do good anyway. Honesty and frankness make you... (more)
whilst we waste our
b r e a t h the meal ordered took too long someone takes their l a s t cut down ~ bloodied holes that pierced the skin or sliced with steel paper thin he refused to carry weapons his crime? wrong place ~ wrong time
on a cold and stony road she lies gasping for her final breath hit by one who drank ~ who swore he didn't see her car, she wore no safety belt
alone in an empty lane ~ forgotten old feeble, slouched on cold brick walls his organs failing from abuse his begging plea no longer heard
he's old he hears them whisper ~ had a good innings,... (more)
... the mirror that can’t
reflect the beauty she holds inside
satin shoes, dress of lace that waterfalls
around her feet
her dream, on the verge of being fulfilled
my dream ~ her happiness and I wonder does she notice
the tears that well, the inner glow of love I simply feel
watching as she turns and almost pirouettes
across the floor
a young girl now grown
a life to live away from home
my eyes soak in her beauty ~ yet there is a sadness
as her new life begins, away from sheltered arms that
held her... (more)