4 posts tagged joy

Cool to Be Cruel

Who was it that decided It was cool to be cruel? Who was it that instructed you To cover up your envy. With cutting words Used to feel oh so clever. Holding your balance On the pedestal you've precariously perched on. Hoping to tower over Your item of envy. They need to be smaller Small, like you feel when you're around them. Small, like you feel. When you forget how beautiful you are You can be so very ugly. Your cutting words Will never leave you feeling ...

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“Better” Than You

It's an endless quest to be good enough in another person's eyes. Not facing our own thoughts and feelings, we measure our self using the eyes of another. Unable to acknowledge it's really our own perception of self that we use as the measure—not theirs. It takes practice to feel good and whole as we are. Sometimes, rather than doing this, we buy clothes and things, chase and stockpile money, and do what we can to be "better" than others. In comparison, we find our worth. Rather ...

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Getting to Know Your Garbage

Here's a bit of my garbage... I have a tendency to attach to other people's garbage. I magnetize to the parts of people that they have decided have no value and have thrown away. I can't stand how their not responsible to these parts, and I determine someone needs to be. And now their garbage has become mine. I've attached to it. Except, I have my own garbage to manage. So, why do I think I have room to take on theirs? Being responsible to theirs, I can't fully be responsible ...

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The Perfection of Imperfection

Imperfection What if my imperfections were my road map for growth and becoming more perfectly, joyfully me? What if embracing and supporting my imperfections could lead me to spaces I've never been before? I am not perfect. And I desire to feel totally happy letting the external world know this truth. No matter the situation. Inside, I am aware that I am imperfect, but I hold a hesitancy to accept this truth. I waste my valuable energy trying to resist this truth internally, and trying to portray otherwise to the external world.

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