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Only to have them slip through my fingers
This pilgrimage to perhaps locate "Someone"
knowing the secret who would change "it"
Yet wisdom and harmony eluded me
mocking my humbled journey
I found many who claimed wisdom, strength, honesty
Holding it a prisoner behind their inhumane being
I stopped doing everything that I did
Even those things I had never done
I released them into this uncaring universe
Placed with a kiss of grace
I swallowed my useless... (more)
While we’re wrapped up in layers, it’s understandable that toning up and building muscle can take a back seat to more comfortable activities. However, when it comes time to abandon your chunky knits and cardigans, you’ll be glad you followed our tips for building upper-body strength.
Here’s what you need to do:Focus on one muscle at a time
Understanding how your body works and identifying the muscles that you’re trying to develop is much more effective than simply doing as many reps, on as many machines, as possible.
By isolating different... (more)
I am thinking of so many of my dear friends who are struggling with health issues and many other of life's problems. What is the one thing that we all need to have in these times? To me it is hope and faith. Very much the same in many ways. But faith to me is "hope in action"....So I wish you my friends, while I am unable to fix all of this for you, or as I said to a dear lady, "wave a magic wand".....so the next best thing I can offer you is hope...and may this hope turn to faith. Love and blessings. Barbara
Hope...is the opposite of despair. Hope...is the opposite... (more)
...you do fail. But you need to be strong in such hard times. It’s the hardest times that teach us the most valuable lessons of our life. Every struggle in your life has shaped you into the person you are today. You must be thankful for the hard times as they can only make you stronger.
Strength doesn’t come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. So learn to be strong even in the hardest times of your life. Don’t worry about the hard times. Because some of the most beautiful things we have... (more)
Deliberately with lucidity of purpose
Opening my eyes and essence to you
I feel you as a warm breeze caressing my spirit
Do not let fear inhibit your heart
I bring you prayers of your unconscious
Thoughts, desires, longings....
I have always been the justification
To all you have sought
The retreat you run to in the darkness
The safeguard to your soul
I am the light and motivation
Of God's breath in you
I am your journey now and always
May you live your truth....
I AM LOVE....(more)
... for a resuscitation of your life? Is this the greatest gift? To give my life for you? I've heard this sacrifice called the greatest love, do I pursue this divine commission?
What if we knew that our ways were best fulfilled in this purpose, holding each other above the water? What if my strength grew with helping you, and shrank if I used it to tread the water of my desire?
Then with a great heave I will lift you up, putting you on my shoulders to breathe, for your breath has become mine, and mine yours, and this is what we call living.
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...way. She proceeded to tell me her husband had said he was leaving, their marriage is over. Now of course this is more complicated and we did sit and talk for a while...I let her know she could call me if she needed . After, I sat down and wrote this, with a prayer on my lips to send her the strength she needs to keep her and her children well. This is part of what I told her... We need to hold on to hope, faith and trust...please remember that no matter what happens you will be given the strength and courage to face it. When you are in the midst of something that feels like the worse... (more)
...unrequited wishes can only serve to keep you trapped in the past. So you stop lamenting over what could or should have been and you make a decision to leave the past behind. Then you begin to invest your time and energy to affect positive change. You take a personal inventory of all your strengths and weaknesses and the areas you need to improve in order to move ahead, you set your goals and map out a plan of action to see things through.
You learn that life isn't always fair and you don't always get what you think you deserve, and you stop personalizing every loss or... (more)
...will come Tears cascade with endlessness insinuated lament seemingly eternal whimpers of longing*** For the avidity of the sun the caress of purity and innocence lost turning our tears to mist*** Rising within to be no more...to erase forever with rebirth Of faith and hope rejuvenated strength grace undeserved*** Dancing and sparkling in our hearts... breaking forth warmth and peace*** Remember your storms carry them always let them turn your soul with empathy to envision and empower you to waft beyond *** Bringing sweet redemption gifted with love into the soul of the... (more)
Never is it truly gone
Even death can not consume it
Doors do not block it out
Transparent unending truth...
Loves builds strength and power
Opening us to see beyond the worldly
An instilled vision of heaven
Waiting to be embraced...
Years do not depreciate it's honor
Within every thought...hope
In the blink... (more)