‘Broken Record’

‘Some people will only love you as long as you fit in their box. Don’t be afraid to disappoint.’ Lecrae. Two steps forward. Ten steps back. Goes on ad infinitum. Until you decide enough is enough and do something to break the cycle. A friend told me about the ‘broken record technique’. It is a…

Dreams

‘May I return to the beginning. The light is dimming, and the dream is too. The world and I, we are still waiting. Still hesitating. Any dream will do.’ Any dream will do, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Every Easter I like to give my children a ‘great memory’ as a gift. Unlike Christmas,…

Words

‘Without knowing the force of words, it is impossible to know more.’ Confucius. The power of words. The things that are said. No matter how much you try to rationalise. Try to hold on to what you know is true and what’s a lie. Try to not let the words pollute. Try not to let…

Happiness Day

Today is International Day of Happiness.  For a list of what is reportedly the 10 of the best quotes about happiness Click here. In honour of this special day, I’ve given myself a day off from heartbreak. I’m refusing to contemplate, to think about. I’m parking my worries and concerns for today.  I’m listening to…

Let me go

‘Well you only need the light when it’s burning low. Only miss the sun when it starts to snow. Only know you love her when you let her go.’ Let Her Go, Passenger. Over the past few months the cycle has been the same; We try to communicate amicably; Manage it for a few exchanges;…

Believe in yourself…

…A great little post on keeping the faith.   Believing in ourselves can be difficult, especially if we find that there are others who don’t. Sometimes, to our disappointment, we find that the individuals who we thought would have the most faith in us, don’t. We discover that somewhere along the line, they started doubting…

Looks

‘You can be gorgeous at 30, charming at 40, and irresistible for the rest of your life.’ Coco Chanel. Rejection has so many facets. One of the more challenging, for me, is how it has made me feel about my physical appearance. I have never considered myself to be a stunner, by any stretch of…

I only…

“it is never too late to be what you might have been.” Some say George Eliot, others Clarence Darrow.   …went and did it!!!!! I got the job!!!!!! see Help, Light, and Success if you need to catch up. I am soooooooooo pleased. So proud of myself. I pushed myself out of my comfort zone.…