Lately it’s been bothering me when someone is dismissive of emotions. I’ve even seen people be dismissive of their own feelings.
What Never Dies?
“How can you lose something you’re still capable of giving? How can you fail if you haven’t stopped trying? And how can you miss as long as you’re still aiming?”
~ Mike Dooley, The Complete Notes from the Universe.
This was going to be one of my Friday quotes where I don’t give commentary. Since this one has questions, I thought it might be fun to discuss them. Continue reading “What Never Dies?”
The Real Food
I was thinking about my blog post (Nomads) regarding what makes a person feel like they’re home.
Remember the movie Sleepless in Seattle?
Love in Action
Continuing on the topic of love with a quote.
Believe for a moment, “I am loveable; I am acceptable; I am worthy;” and your victimhood comes to an end. Believe, “I am capable of loving my brother regardless of how he acts toward me” and the invisible bonds of projection fall away. If you offer . . . love that overlooks faults and soars above judgments, how can any less be returned to you?
– Paul Ferrini, I am the Door
Why did I get emotional? It surprised me how one little comment moved me.
Nothing here is permanent. Eventually, everything breaks down.
Continue reading “Breaking Down”
Prayer for a Divided World
Healing Hearts Day
They say it’s usually people who are alone that disparage Valentine’s Day, but I know better. So, I’m just going to say it, I don’t like Valentine’s Day, and this is coming from someone who has had a love in my life for 30 plus years. After writing about this holiday in the past and receiving many comments over the years, I can attest that I’m not the only one. Many people do not like this holiday.
Send Down the Rope
I don’t even know where to begin to write this difficult post. I hope you’ll follow along anyway, because this is important … to me.
Song on my Mind
Many of you know my life is hectic right now, but who can miss the news? So, I’m writing this on the fly.
Faith in Things Unseen
I don’t understand a lack of faith in things unseen. Love is unseen, yet it goes on even after death. Why doesn’t love cease to exist if the person we love no longer exists?
This word “fairness” is thrown around a lot.