This poem can be read from beginning to end or end to beginning. This is a really good demonstration on how one situation, or in this case a poem, can have two different outlooks one negative and one positive. This poem would be great to save on days you can’t turn those negative thoughts into … Continue reading Today Was A Good Day
“What and how much had I lost by trying to do only what was expected of me instead of what I myself had wished to do?” ― Ralph Ellison This quote is all so true. I often look back in my thirties and wish my twenty year old self would have strived for my wish … Continue reading Have a Purpose and Hope!
Many people at some time in their lives think about suicide. Most people struggling decide to live because they come to realize that the crisis is temporary and death is permanent. On the other hand, people having a crisis sometimes perceive their dilemma as inescapable and feel an utter loss of control. These are some … Continue reading Thoughts and Feelings
I started this week thinking about birthdays and memorial reflections. Each day is someone’s birthday and each day was someone’s birthday. Many of us remember the day we lost someone to death, but I like to remember the days I gained someone through new life. In my experiences, the pain that influences suicidal thoughts and … Continue reading Fourth of July Reflection
This morning as I was driving to the grocery store, a guy zoomed past me in his car and flipped me off. At the Starbucks drive thru, the barista wasn’t as nice to me as she should have been. And then she messed up my order. Last week at work, a lady was extremely rude … Continue reading Be Kind