And So, I Escape

My fears stalk me,haunting my dreams,chasing my thoughts,and so, I escape. Seeking distractionin words and shows,where my mind can redirect,yet, fear rewinds the tape. Worry chases fear,barking on its heels,threatening to overtake,and so, I escape. Dancing to lift the mood,singing all the favourite songs,and thinking happy thoughts,until tears begin to shape. The memories flood in,pastContinue reading “And So, I Escape”

Look For Moments of Joy

Look for moments of joy. They occur everywhere around you daily. Happiness is a continual life choice. We must choose to find joy in our day. Only you know what you can do to make yourself happy or lift your spirits in the moment. Be self-aware and choose to be happy. There are many thingsContinue reading “Look For Moments of Joy”

Lost But Not Alone

I was lostin my sorrowsadnessraining down face No words existedto erase the painbut hope found me stillin this lonely place Grace reminded me of loveand gratitude arrivedon the wings of my prayera reminder that hope remains Faith stood stronglifting me upout of the depths of despairmy guardian Angel holding the reigns “It is okay toContinue reading “Lost But Not Alone”

A Reflection of Choices

I look in the mirrorin the lakewater shining and shimmeringmy reflection looks back at me I see all the choicesthe goodthe badthe indifferent I don’t see the girlof days gone bybut she is therehidden in the reflection I see the emotionsjoy and sadnesslove lostlove gained Experience lines my faceall the sorrowsand all the joyswritten clearlyContinue reading “A Reflection of Choices”

Lost and Alone

He walks the roadslost and alonein the concrete junglecaught betweenloneliness and fearin isolation Passerbys circle around himnot seeing or ignoringnot knowing he is lovedby a parenta childa friend He is one of manythe invisiblesseen, but unseenstruggling to survivecast outbut never forgotten There are thosewho would help himif only he’d allow itunleashingstubbornness, perhaps pridebut he walksContinue reading “Lost and Alone”

The Tears I’ve Shed

The tears I’ve shed,so many,enough to fill a river,and then some. They flow freely,releasing my sorrow,until it pools,silently at my feet. When they dry,sorrow has dissipated,but not erased,they will come once more. They hurt,they heal,they gather,they fall. Like silent dropsin an ocean,unseen,unheard. Yet, I will savour my tearsfor in their releasingcomes a knowing,that I lovedContinue reading “The Tears I’ve Shed”

It’s a Lonely Thing Being Lonely

Chorus:It’s a lonely thing being lonelywhen the world’s right outside your door;it’s a lonely thing being lonely,come on, what are you waiting for? The sun is shining,the stars are bright;it’s a beautiful day,oh what a glorious night.come take my hand,and walk awhile with me;trust in the lovethat you feel and see. ChorusCuz it’s a lonelyContinue reading “It’s a Lonely Thing Being Lonely”

Invisible Scars

There are scars all around,but none which you can see;for all of life’s strange markingsare deep inside of me. The voices cry out loudly,their sound is seldom heard;and yet I hear them clearly,can remember each and every word. The numbers are growing rapidly,I can see it in their eyes;the sadness cannot be hiddenbeneath the myriadContinue reading “Invisible Scars”

Throw Back Your Tears

Will you travel down the road of loneliness,or will you run down the path of love?Will you walk beside me in your journey,or walk on, and away with a shove? Do not disappear inside of your loneliness,for your loneliness can only bring pain;and, without having known some kind of love,you wouldn’t know it is possibleContinue reading “Throw Back Your Tears”

Dealing With Loss of a Different Kind

Not all loss comes from the death of a loved one. Sometimes, people are dealing with a loss of a different kind. If you have been hurt, betrayed or abused by someone you love there is a deep sense of loss. A bond, once tightly woven around hearts, broken, sometimes beyond repair. A hole isContinue reading “Dealing With Loss of a Different Kind”