Sometimes I connect to a song for its lyrics and its meaning, sometimes for its melody which touches something in me and makes me feel, or sometimes for its rhythm which makes me want to move. What connects you to a song? ~ FlorenceT
It's the weekend... something bop-py to listen to, and perhaps a little reminder? But first, the lyrics... and enjoy! It's everyone I mean no exceptions I want them to know 君に言いたい Those who are young And those who were once young I want them to know 君に言いたい Chorus If you ever feel so small… Continue reading Live your life…
Well, one of my favourite musicians has released a new song... Listening to it, I wonder how many of us can say the same for ourselves 🙂 Enjoy! © 2019 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
I said, “never”. And for the past 6 years I had been true to it. Never calling myself that, never wanting to investigate the possibilities, never acknowledging I am in fact damn good at it. After a while, pride also got in the act ensuring I did not depart from my word, “never”. Years passed,… Continue reading Yes, finding my groove
The remarkable tenacity and courage… do help out!
What would you give to make a dream come true if you woke to find yourself living a nightmare?
What would you feel if you could never again walk on a beach? Or go out alone in the snow…feel the stillness of a wood or cross a field?
And then, you found a way…
In 2009, my son was a successful young man with a bright future… until he was stabbed through the brain in an unprovoked attack and left for dead in an alley.
He was found almost immediately by passers-by who saved his life. By the time we arrived at the hospital, Nick was being prepared for emergency brain surgery. We were allowed to see him, for a few minutes, to say goodbye. He was not expected to survive…
Over the past couple of years, many in the blogging community have come to know my son and know…
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A neo-soul song with attitude... for the women and men who embrace change, who rise up and who celebrate being unique. And for those who find it difficult to get what we're about 🙂 . ~ FlorenceT © 2016 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
If you could be the woman of your dreams, who would you be? My answer: Me, myself and I. No matter what my experiences might have been, are and may be, they are just that, experiences. And I live them. As you do yours. You are amazing! 🙂 If you could be the… Continue reading Woman of your dreams
Of all the people who have entered my life, They have been inspirational They who shall remain nameless; But you know who you are You who have stood beside me And inspired me by the way you live. You who showed me perseverance in the face of adversities, never losing your humanity. You who showed… Continue reading #BeWow Inspirations for a life
Perhaps life has something to teach, perhaps it takes a life lived to hear the voice of poetry, perhaps I have changed, perhaps... perhaps... perhaps that is why I have come to appreciate poetry. Yet for many years, I'm the 'poetry is not for me' type of person. In my mind writing poetry is all… Continue reading The artistry of poetry
For each ending, a beginnning. For each leaving, an arrival. This is an amazing poem by David Whyte titled 'The Journey' - do listen to the audio track of his reading. Listen also to 'Everything is Waiting for You', 'All the True Vows' and especially for you, 'True Love'. I hope the beauty… Continue reading The Journey to arrive
To all who care and love: To let go does not mean to stop caring, it means I can’t do it for someone else. To let go is not to cut myself off, it’s the realization I can’t control another. To let go is not to enable, but allow learning from natural consequences. To… Continue reading Letting Go Takes Love
Busy-ness and stress are no strangers in my life. I am adept at managing it all. To replenish my energy, I meditated, slept the requisite 6 hours, ate nutritious food, made lists and check them off – everything to ensure daily life ticks over as it should. Well, I probably could have gotten more… Continue reading Feeding is not nourishing…
I am sharing this video to 'pay it forward'. Will you do the same? May you find inspiration! Each moment is a new beginning. Each day is a new life. Believe! - FlorenceT © 2015 Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
Will you be a lighthouse shining the way home...for one person in your world? When it gets real Just know that I'll be there I got your back, like it's just you and me here I'll go to war for you, let them bring it I'll take on the world for you, better believe it… Continue reading #BeWow A lighthouse…shining the way home
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Songwriting is an incredibly satisfying process. If you think about it, if you write songs, you are being inspired by people like Beethoven. Beethoven has an impact on today’s music unlike how you might suspect. If you trace back through time the artist you are being inspired by now, you will eventually get back to… Continue reading Do you know an Anthem Writer of the Next Generation?
Live simply Speak kindly Care deeply Love generously. Click on the coffee cup for a taste, and enjoy: - FlorenceT © 2014 Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
Stuck? Need a break? Or like me, just curious... Here is the link to a TED playlist of 10 talks from authors, speaking about their craft and creativity, the power of language and narrative in our lives, the importance of stillness and contemplation in a writer's life, and ultimately, the inextricable link between art and… Continue reading Inspiration and a bit of fun
On the days when I am in a funk, when I hurt, music becomes my refuge. And here is one of the many songs that has seen me through some dark times...a song which speaks to the Strong in me. Hold your own Know your name And go your own way And everything will be… Continue reading Hold your own, know your name