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Who Cares What Others Think

Following on from last night’s ‘victim’ poem, tonight’s offering is seeing things from the perspective of the narcissistic abuser … ******************* You wanted so much, you wanted to live, But you didn’t realise I have nothing to give. My life … Continue reading

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Taking Time Out: The Norm?

William Henry Davies wrote, What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when … Continue reading

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How Much Does It Cost To Forgive?

Following on from my last entry about encouragement, I was wondering how often we miss out on valuable relationships because we fail to forgive.  Some of the things we need to forgive can seem like mountains; an impossibility; far too much.  … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH?

How much does it cost to forgive? An ounce of pride; Harsh words left unspoken; The past put behind us; Hope for the future. How much does it cost to be unforgiving? A lifetime…

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An Oasis in the Storms of Life

Today’s news is filled with horror … the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, 15 dead in a Nigerian oil pipeline fire, winter storms dumping huge snowfalls in Colorado, teenager dies in street stabbing, disabled woman trapped by vandals … and the … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas – Why Not Take a Rest?

Today is Christmas Eve … I love this time of year because I try to take time to rest, relax and recharge.  It’s very easy to get caught up in the hype, the adverts which tell us that in order … Continue reading

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