MAKE GOOD MEMORIES: THEY HELP WITH GOODBYES

The closer you are to someonethe harder it is to say goodbye.When souls connect,it’s painful to separate them.The heart aches.There’s a void you can’t fill.You long to reach out and touch but there’s no one there.Just emptiness.So, when you’re together, be sure you make good memories,the best you can make.Make good memories and not regrets.Because,memories help you stay connected.Good memories ease hurting heartsThey fill voids.And they’re all you haveafter you say goodbye. Continue reading MAKE GOOD MEMORIES: THEY HELP WITH GOODBYES

THE OLDER I GET THE MORE I CRY: AND IT’S GOOD FOR ME

I find that the older I getthe more I cry.Certain music moves me to tears.Memories can easily make me weep..I often think about the people I love… I miss them so muchand it causes me to sometimessit alone and quietly cry.Sometimes regrets make my heart acheand cause tears to flow.I regret things I didn’t do in lifeand also regret things I did do.I grieve over losses in my lifeand crying helps meget through the night.But I find comfort in knowingthat crying is good for me.And I’m not alone.On average,women cry 3.5 times each monthand men cry 1.9 times each month.(I … Continue reading THE OLDER I GET THE MORE I CRY: AND IT’S GOOD FOR ME

SATURDAY IS SITURDAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

Saturday is SITURDAY! It’s the day after a long week and was created to give you the opportunity to have a change of pace – to SIT and have a quiet moment just doing nothing, maybe watching the wind blow through the trees, listening to soothing music, reading something inspiring. It’s the one day you have the chance to regroup and do whatever makes you better. SITURDAY is the one day that was designed for you to say, “This is MY day. I can choose to do things I want to do and things I have to do….but the day … Continue reading SATURDAY IS SITURDAY: HAVE A GOOD ONE

HOW TO FIND YOUR TREASURE: HERE’S WHERE IT IS

It’s in the mirror. Look closely at the image. The real treasure is YOU. You don’t have to search further. In the cemeteries is buried an enormous treasure of untapped potential—people who never realized their worth. How sad. Don’t be one of them. Dig into your potential and use it. It’s in the love you receive.Cherish the love you receive. To be loved is truly a treasure because love is patient, it’s kind, it always trusts, it always protects, it always perseveres, and it never fails. It’s in the present.The gift of time is a treasure. You have been blessed … Continue reading HOW TO FIND YOUR TREASURE: HERE’S WHERE IT IS

WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE TO DO WITH TODAY? YOU HAVE ONE DAY TO DO IT?

This is the beginning of a new day.It’s a gift for you to use as you choose.Be determined to not start your daywith the broken pieces of yesterday.You cannot have a better day ifyou’re hanging on to yesterday’s struggles.Hang on to the memories of yesterdaythat bring comfort and healingbut let go of the rest.Focus on today.Choose to do something good.Remember,what you choose to do today is significantbecause when tomorrow comesthis day will be gone forever.It will be something that you have left behind.You will never be able to change it.You will never be able to add to itor take something … Continue reading WHAT WILL YOU CHOOSE TO DO WITH TODAY? YOU HAVE ONE DAY TO DO IT?

WHY YOU NEED TO MOURN

To everything there is a season……..a time to mourn.To mourn is to grieve the loss of a loved one.It’s an important God-given emotionthat helps deal with deep sorrow.Each person grieves differently.There are no rules to follow to tell youhow to grieve or for how long.It’s your grief, yours alone.It’s okay to do it your way.The truth is you will grieve forever.You will not someday “get over”the loss of a loved one.What you will do is learn to live with it.You will eventually heal and be whole again,but you will never be the same.After all, a piece of your life is … Continue reading WHY YOU NEED TO MOURN

HOW TO STOP GROWING OLD

There’s a difference betweengrowing OLDER and growing OLD.Growing OLDER is simply a fact of life.It’s a natural process of life itself.Growing OLD is a state of mind.You can choose to grow old or not.YOU GROW OLD WHEN —You give up and lose enthusiasm for life.You count years instead of memories.You feel pain instead of healing.You count conflicts instead of victories.You counts moments of despairinstead of mountain-top experiences.You see negatives instead of positives.You see ugliness instead of beauty.You see dark clouds instead of rainbows.You feel gloom instead of glory.You feel defeat instead of hope.These are the ways you grow OLD.HOW DO … Continue reading HOW TO STOP GROWING OLD