Tag Archives: self-confidence

There is You

There’s no failure, but instead the learning you must do. There’s no wishing, but instead opportunities waiting for you. There’s no better path, but instead the path you choose. There’s no inferiority, but instead the uniqueness that makes you new. … Continue reading

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Freedom’s Air

Years in a cage dreaming of freedom, dreaming of being, wondering if when opportunity came if she’d be brave enough to thrive. The day arrived and freedom’s air invaded. At the threshold, she realized the one holding her back was … Continue reading

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2022: Forging a Path Through Self-Doubt

Wishes and plans. Oh how dangerous when we mix them up. Oh how tragic when rigid plans snap and all above comes crashing down. Oh how cruel we are to ourselves when we plan, but don’t take into account our … Continue reading

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If Only

If only she knew how. If only she had the strength. If only she had the courage. If only, if only, if only… If only she hadn’t turned her life into a series of hypothetical daydreams. If only she wanted … Continue reading

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The Answers

Time, when it stood still, went nowhere, grew no possibilities. Salvation, it wasn’t to be found in the avoidance she’d crafted with care. Life, it didn’t happen in a vacuum’s darkness while she waited. Answers, they weren’t to be found, … Continue reading

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Taking Back Her Life

Incorporated serpent holding her tight, whispering desire, profiting, exploiting, monetizing her life, her mind. She was a falcon flying free, caught in a serpent’s coils, wrung as was wrung the land, the river she followed running dry. She screeched, bit … Continue reading

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Climbing

She’d faltered, fallen, her soul pummeled, plundered, yet she remained, wounded, broken inside, but not ready to die within. Always climbing, ascending, her heart ragged, jagged, yet she continued on, haggard, because within was more than imagined. ©September 2014, June … Continue reading

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