you shouldn’t have to look for love in the long grass, you shouldn’t have to searchfor it hungrily, living from crumb to crumb, map faded,edges torn trying to rememberwhere you last saw it, when you were last allowedto sit next to it for a little while,until. sometimes it is what it is andnot what you... Continue Reading →
how many years have you spent pulling on clothes that do not fit—forcing on shoes that pinch and make you fall over your own feet? how many different hats have you worn and each one more wrong than the other? how long have you wandered from room to room searching for your own breath? your... Continue Reading →
this is the day after the onein which i stumbledover my ownlife, broke myselfwith my own hands. today, i shake off my feathers,step into the light,try again. — it is ok if you fall | to forgive yourself. © Liezel Graham 2020. Image by Pelle Asplund.Unsplash. For you who fell hard over your own life,... Continue Reading →
i light two candles, place them on the windowsill in my kitchen, next to the begonia blooming orange it doesn’t know there is chaosout there, somewhere. everywhere. all day, but especially the night when day has drawnher blackout blind and i am suddenlywithout crumbs in the forest, they burn, reflecting all my facesback at me.... Continue Reading →
may you find love.enough to fill any holes. may you find healing.enough to cover any wounds. may you find hope.enough to keep your dream alive. may everything that was taken from you, return to you as joy. may all your failures grow intocourage. may you find yourself brave enough to try again, and again, and... Continue Reading →
If you are needing a bit of encouragement today, then I hope that you will rememberthis… Many wars have fought YOU and you have survived them all. You are a beautiful, brave VICTORY SONG. And if you need to come back to these words later, you will find them tagged as Brave Notes.
early monday morning there is chaosto tame, a kitchen to clean, andspelling to teach. some words are deceptive, some letters can be seen, but be careful, listen they are never heard, they do not owntheir ownsound, may as well not be there, i have found there is abin numbthat refuses to be known, even though... Continue Reading →