Rain does not fall on one roof alone” African proverb This proverb may seem at first sight rather simple but I find it insightful and profoundly true. We all go through rainstorms whether our downpours may be health struggles, family difficulties, job crises or any human struggle we are faced with daily and oh does … Continue reading When the rain falls
“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed.” Ernest Hemingway I believe Ernest struck gold when he penned this quote. How about you? Living with bipolar means I … Continue reading Can beauty be found in Bipolar?
Do you often forget that you are absolutely human sometimes? It is easy to forget when living life with a chronic illness where life is overwhelmed by one’s illness irrespective of what chronic illness it may be. I think on those days that I forget, I am so busy beating myself up for not living … Continue reading Absolutely human
This post certainly gives me beautiful hope in a time that love sometimes feels lost and hard to find
1 Corinthians 16:14
The general consensus is Paul wrote this letter to the Corinthians between 54-58 in the common era. This verse is from the conclusion of the letter.
I feel like Paul knew what was up when it comes to this particular verse. He’s ending his letter with, well, some good advice really.
Be alert. Stand firm in the faith. Be strong. And do everything in love.
Almost as though he’s presenting ideas for possible rules to live by.
Do everything in love.
Love is my intention.
I live my life by love.
I mean even when I’m crabby and kind of evil…I actually live each day of my life by do(ing) everything in love. (Is it weird that I wonder if Paul would dig it?)
Lately I’ve wondered if I’m not being mindful about doing things in love for myself. That is, living in love for…
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“You are not your mind” Eckhart Tolle Ever thought of battered heart syndrome? You know the kind that leaves you totally shattered and reeling from within, out of disbelief and has you staggering to find your balance and yourself. I am trying to survive battered heart syndrome and it has left me with far more … Continue reading When Battered Heart Syndrome leads to Physical and Emotional Malfunction
“I had to create a world of my own, like a climate, a country, an atmosphere in which I could breathe, reign and recreate myself when destroyed by living. That, I believe, is the reason for every work of Art” Anais Nin Dark clouds are looming in the Mother City and one awaits the onset … Continue reading When dark clouds loom
“When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits-anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving” Kim McMillen I have often felt this way but not brave enough to leave what was not healthy or what … Continue reading The Journey Begins