I had returned to singing after a very very long break. The last time I took singing seriously was in my late teens. The voice lessons were prompted by interest and a desire to see if I still had "it". I found out pretty quick that my "it" was lacklustre, and this was unsurprising. What… Continue reading It takes the time that it takes
Letting go of the need for attention, appreciation and approval. Freedom. The key word is “need”. Everyone enjoys attention, appreciation and approval. I know I do. But it is not for them that I do what I do. I hope it is not because of them that I am who I am. Within me is… Continue reading Let go…?
Letting go is not an easy thing to do for one – moi - who is used to managing things. This is especially when I have to let go of who-is-now a young man, filled with enthusiasm for life, feeling entirely invincible. But then I know better, don’t I? I still remember his need for… Continue reading His wilderness… let go
What does it feel to be abandoned? Alright, not so dramatic. I am merely learning to let go And with a smile in my heart; Never the “she’s my baby” thing Never the “but she needs her mama” either Never the “the world’s a dangerous place” fear, Except to trust - That I have… Continue reading With a smile in my heart…
I wrote an email, somewhat scathing in tone, a few days ago. Entirely justified at the time, I thought. I felt I was being unduly taken advantage of, that the prospective recipient of the email was intentionally obstructive and perhaps malicious, at best unthinking and uncaring. Well, I had to defend myself, don’t I? I… Continue reading It is not what it seems… maybe
RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 113 with prompt words - Beach, Time Heat reflecting off quartz edged and facet, mirage Time drifts as it will. ~ FlorenceT Image of Phillip Island, Australia, courtesy of A Matter of Taste. © 2016 FlorenceT Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this work.
A little behind... call it a throwback if you wish. 🙂 I'll confess though that I recently discovered this song, 'Keep your eyes open' released in early 2012. What caught my attention is this part of the lyric: Cause if you never leave home, never let go You’ll never make it to the great unknown… Continue reading Keep your eyes open
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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
Last week I wrote a post about ‘going through it’ – that life throws lessons at us, lessons we can’t avoid or ignore. In order to grow as a person, we do need to see the lessons that present themselves (yes, there will be many, great and small) and learn. I ought to clarify.… Continue reading Get through or Let go?
'Trust in the universe' is a much used phrase. Is trusting in something so intangible or unverifiable 'trust' or is it 'faith'? Well, sometimes all we can do is believe - believe that our children will be alright, believe that she loves you in spite of the odds, believe that what happened has a reason,… Continue reading Trust and let go
“We need to find the courage to say 'NO' to the things and people that are not serving us if we want to rediscover ourselves and live our lives with authenticity.” Dr. Barbara De Angelis It is never easy to give up the things that we've 'always' done or 'always' had. They have become habits… Continue reading Choose to let go