Category Archives: Poetry

Persistence

Sometimes we just need to push forward to try one more time, yet there are also moments when it is better to wait, for the time is not now or perhaps what we are trying to do is not right … Continue reading

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Reverance

I enter the sacred space with reverence and learn that all is a sacred space.

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Empathy

Click on Post to see what unconditional love looks like. // Post by Animal Equality. Understanding how another is feeling opens the door. Let their sorrow and joy enter your heart as you share their experience offering your love your … Continue reading

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Chariety

  Also see: http://www.worldkarmaproject.com/kindness/how-to-be-acts-of-kindness-5/ ************** Random acts of kindness, first we offer to our family. Can we feed starving kids in Africa while letting someone we love go without? Charity must begin with intention stemming from a loving heart. Are … Continue reading

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Temperance

We want it all Now! Abstention–are you kidding? Balance? Temperance? But there is one more piece of chocolate left, only one more of this or that until we have forgotten our determination to practice temperance in all that we do … Continue reading

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Self-Control

In some areas of my life I have great self-control but there are other parts where I simply do not. I can procrastinate make excuses practice self-deception and down-right lie all the while justifying my lack of discipline. This is … Continue reading

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Chastity

Such an “old-fashioned” value we smile at the idea yet I wonder what we have traded for sexual “liberation?” Modest clothing speech free of innuendo total commitment to another respect for others and for ourselves Chastity, fidelity modesty, humility value … Continue reading

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Is That All There Is?

What is this nagging suspicion that most of what we do is meaningless? Am I the only one who feels that this life is layered between something we are unable to grasp, but know instinctively is important? We do battle … Continue reading

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All Connected

Cause no harm simple idea far-reaching consequences If we can not yet love unconditionally we can start now to live by this principle, diligent in our thoughts, words, and deeds to never cause harm to another– including ourselves!

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Afraid to Show Emotions

We are not allowed to cry slam doors in anger admit we are afraid show hurt. The very core of who we are is a human with emotions, yet we have cultures and personal restraints of expressing our feelings. I … Continue reading

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Benefit of the Doubt

Sometimes I give others the benefit of the doubt because I try too hard to believe they have no reason to be hurtful. I no longer want to do this. We all have sad stories to tell yet they never … Continue reading

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Submissive

There are many forms of submissive behavior. Emotional dependency is a tricky affair. It causes one to be vulnerable exploited manipulated Do not roll over and show your belly for surely the aggressor will claim another victim.

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Self-Doubt

All of us suffer from low self-esteem at times. We doubt ourselves compare with others and find ourselves lacking not enough of this or too much of that feel defensive at the slightest criticism Let us know our personal strengths, our value … Continue reading

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Over-Conscientiousness

In the past, I have tried to be open-minded, to respect the other’s right to their opinion and lifestyle. At times, though, I have crossed the line, too willing to give the person the benefit of the doubt, to allow … Continue reading

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The Disease–”to please”

Is there a pill to cure us from the need to please? Where is the line between being agreeable or having a desperate need to please? Again and again we feed this need to gain the acceptance and approval of … Continue reading

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Naiveté

I have a certain naiveté even after all these years. I find it hard to accept that others can be cunning, devious, even ruthless, thus fall into the trap again. I don’t think it is because I need to be … Continue reading

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Manipulation

Underhanded behavior based on deception and hidden intent, manipulation can be passive or aggressive… its aim is the same…to control another, to gain at the expense of someone else. Beware of those who use deceptive, even abusive ways of getting … Continue reading

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Nobody Loves Me

Being unloved or unlovable is an illusion for our Creator loves us beyond measure, even when no one else seems to!

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Resentment

Do not act with spite nor hold a grudge. Resentment is the worm in the apple that eats away its heart, leaving the fruit rotten in its core.

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Flattery

How ugly is ingratiation flattery has no friends it is quickly tarnished bitter to the tongue Superficial charm is not charming, rather speak with sincerity, love and compassion, or not at all

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Hypercriticism

Never a kind word we quickly point out the faults of others and cover our own mirrors. Wounds from words can last a life time. Better to cut out your tongue than forever crush the spirit of another. Speak only … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy

  I say I believe in fairness, love, justice but practice them not. I brag about my principles but forget them in the hour. Oh, hypocrisy, how you plague our steps until we are blinded to our faults but never … Continue reading

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Noble Knight

I want to be the noble knight, to tell the truth, protect the honor and lives of those in need. Gallantry is my code of action, courtesy at all times. Strenght comes to those who are disciplined. Noble bearing have … Continue reading

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I Forgot

Somehow, the memory faded helping me forget a harm but also a favor. Absent-minded have I become, no longer storing every day trivia such as where I laid my glasses, teeth, or keys. My friends laugh and I smile knowing … Continue reading

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