As I Began To Love Myself

September 28, 2014 § 19 Comments

NPG P283; Charlie Chaplin by Strauss-Peyton Studio“As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”.
As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody if I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the time was not right and the person was not ready for it, and even though this person was me. Today I call it “RESPECT”.

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I Wasn’t Born to Stand on the Sidewalk

August 9, 2013 § 12 Comments

Away to the Sky by Anka Zhuravleva“It’s like I get into a roller coaster, and sit there while it goes up and down and upside down and sometimes I get thrown out and I hit my head, but I crawl back in again and the moment I’m back in, « Read the rest of this entry »

happy

April 28, 2013 § 5 Comments

maybig1My  innards  bounce  about  in  triumph
—they  call  this   ‘happiness‘. « Read the rest of this entry »

The thing about him…

April 12, 2013 § 17 Comments

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..was that there was no thing about him. « Read the rest of this entry »

RISE

September 25, 2012 § 43 Comments

Did my honesty upset you?
Did my self-respect make your stomach burn?
Did my clarity spite you?
Did my spreading adoration make you feel undeserved?

Did my courage make you crazy? Cripple you with the unknown?
Did my silence create desire—make you feel things you could not discern?
Is my shinning light exploding? Can your eyes not yet adjust?
Is my forgiveness running through you? Knowing your pain I will not digest?
Is my confidence disrupting the girl you  LOVE to HATE  the most?

I hope so.

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