Refusing Negativity To Weigh You Down

It’s not that those who are lighthearted refuse to ever let sadness, or loneliness, or worry in. It’s that they refuse to allow those things that truly weigh the human heart down to stay. Things like grudges, regrets, negativity, self-loathing, and the desire for revenge. — Sandra Kring 

We Are One

By Dodinsky I see Americans and Muslims apologizing to each other for the actions of a bigoted few from their own ranks. That makes me think the human race has a future. Americans saying sorry for the video that blasphemed, mocked and ridiculed their religion. Muslims saying sorry for the violence the fundamentalists have wrought

Keep On Turning The Pages

We work hard to disown the parts of our lives that were painful, difficult, or sad. But just as we can’t rip chapters out of a book and expect the story to still make sense, so we cannot rip chapters out of our past and expect our lives to still make sense. Keep every chapter

When You Surrender Control

When I was younger, I exhausted myself trying to take charge of myself, others, and situations. Until one day it dawned on me that I would not gain control until I lost the need to have it. Until I could let it be okay, to not be okay. — Sandra Kring

This Is Where I Am Supposed To Be

By Carolyn Bolton [This story was actually shared as a status post by the writer on her Facebook account. There was no editing done by her or us, just pure adrenaline rush as she was recounting the following event. We begged her if we could post it AS IS.] Well today hasn’t been AT ALL