Category Archives: The Journey

Random thoughts, poetry, and prose

Under Pressure

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” – Bruce Lee The last while I have been under a tremendous amount of pressure and stress. Physically, my … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Me Get Me

“I can’t give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” ― Herbert Bayard Swope Truer words have never been spoken. I am my own worse enemy. I … Continue reading

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Grace Kelly

“Do one thing every day that scares you.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt I’ve been doing a lot of introspective thinking about myself. Why I have anxiety, why I have depression, why is life a constant battle for me? Fear. We all … Continue reading

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Say Something…

“It is not over, unless you stop trying.” ― Nabil N. Jamal I feel like I gave up. Subconsciously that is. I have been eating really well, until the last two weeks. My world imploded into even more stress and … Continue reading

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Carry On…

“Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering.” ― Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday I have an infection. A bad one. My pelvic lymph nodes are infected and the … Continue reading

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Silence

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Jalaluddin Rumi Sometimes, the silence is too loud. … Continue reading

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Fallen

“The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places.” ― Ernest Hemingway I live with many mask. I wear them at different times, sometimes together. Right now, for instance, on the outside I wear the mask … Continue reading

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Chiquitita

“Chiquitita, you and I know How the heartaches come and they go and the scars they’re leaving You’ll be dancing once again and the pain will end You will have no time for grieving Chiquitita, you and I cry But … Continue reading

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Changes

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi  Sometimes I look at my life, my world, and I wonder how in the ever loving fawk I ended up where I am. I love my … Continue reading

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Unforgettable

“When the past is forgotten, the present is unforgettable” ― Martin Amis, Other People I love knitting. I really, really do. I hate seaming. It never looks right to me. I see all the pictures of gorgeously seamed knitted items, … Continue reading

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