The Fairy Door
My children are at the age where
make-believe is still a powerful
force in their daily life.
As adults we don’t have the
luxury of make-believe to solve our
problems without being victims of
denial. ...Unless we find
professions in which our
imaginations fuel our
well-being, i.e., writers, film-
makers, artists, teachers of
Imagination fuels HOPE. As it
were, we can not honestly have
faith in what is NOT seen in our
physical word, except to be will-
ing to allow ourselves a bit of
denial in what is visible and
look with eyes beyond what is
real to us.
Life has exploded into a chaotic mess, lately.
However, I’m still here, which means I still have
a purpose and choices to make in matters that need
resolved. The only way to go is up from here, “They”
The first and most important battle for those who are
struggling is overcoming feelings of powerlessness. That
is what makes decision-making possible! If you are feeling
powerless, the first step is recognizing that, as long as
there is breath in your body, you still have the ability to
make choices for the better. This in essence is called HOPE,
and hope is the antithesis for powerlessness.
Once you are aware that you have the ability to choose
something and rise to action, you can use that momentum
to propel yourself into a state of
This is how change begins.
From this point on, things become possible
SMALL STEPS are key. Accomplishing small tasks will feed
your confidence, giving you the strength you need to tackle
the larger problems and obstacles you may be facing. This
is why psychologists push simple routine, such as making beds,
showering, getting dressed for the day, etc., when struggling
with depression. The small accomplishments propel you into
the mental state necessary for overcoming the more daunting
challenges you may be facing.
This wall is steadfast
keeping time at bay,
holding me in this place
I call "today".
It allots me the choice to...
stare through the cracks in its mortar,
to understand where my feet are planted,
or turn to study what has been
but could not last.
No matter my decision,
the wall remains, uncompromising,
in its glory to shield me from
what I might become.
via Daily Prompt: Uncompromising
Let me listen to this pain
For a moment longer
So it will pass
And I'll be stronger.
I need a moment
To collect myself
Up off the floor
So I can help
The ones less fortunate
Than my outlook.
Let me see the ones
Life has shook,
So they'll be stronger
Than me on this floor
For a moment longer.
A better humanity,
a better world,
begins with each
to love others daily
to remind oneself
Walk in Love.