Listening to confirm what my heart speaks Communicating with spaces in between words open to interpretation Observing to complement what my eyes see Walking taking a moment before each step Breathing like there is nothing else that I need to do I exist in this cloud of serenity withdrawn from a thoughtless race I am … Continue reading Chrysalis
Striving to Love without condition Support without expectation Dream without promise Only expressing hope in quiet daily prayers Days brim with New knowledge Unfamiliar challenges Different experiences Gripping with each step Summoning patience Cheerleading with enthusiasm We are not there …. yet There is always more to overcome to accomplish to do We seem to … Continue reading Summer is here!
I wrote this poem after I paused to reflect in mindfulness, to cultivate my ability to trust. One afternoon, I was getting increasingly frustrated about the extended time one of my children was spending on the computer, in the name of homework and revision. The conversation began with a casual reminder from me, to shut her laptop down once she … Continue reading I will begin to trust you
What does it mean? A chasm exists from where I am To where I want to be Vast with fear Wide with what-ifs Seemingly insurmountable Acceptance brandishes courage Imposes upon time Pleads forgiveness Implores non-judgement Articulates self-love Acceptance challenges beliefs Rocks foundations Shifts paradigms Reframes boundaries Manifests transformation Acceptance Is not resignation Is not surrender nor … Continue reading Acceptance
See me for who I am Not who you wish me to be Help me discover myself And what makes me strong Support me in achieving my dreams And celebrate each small step I take towards them Teach me to pick myself up At times when life throws me challenges Remind me to be kind … Continue reading Wings Take Flight
In celebration of International Day of Happiness, let us take a moment to lighten ourselves and welcome happiness and self-compassion into our own hearts. Oh, my dear You feel deeply You search intently Often your toughest critic Unforgiving Relentless Striving Questioning Leave that mind behind Just for a moment Or more Look up Let light … Continue reading The Day After
Tears on my pillow An ache deep in my heart Consoled by words of true kindness from a dear friend An angel Reassurance lies in trust, faith, belief And prayer In this surrender I welcome inner peace Acceptance and courage The ache persists For it serves to inspire To remind me of this gem In … Continue reading Solace