The Looking Glass

I’m sorry you are hurting

Believe me when I say

I know how it feels to hurt,

To experience, to feel deeply,

To feel cut to the bone

By words intended to help

Sometimes, the pain is so raw,

flesh torn, a heart shattered,

By circumstance, that the dance

Of life is merely a twinkle

From a distant star

That cannot wound you

Further, slipping into silence

In a world consumed by violence

Time after time

I’d hear the words…

“I just want the old you back.”

but that is not who I am,

now I am more than before.

Made stronger, made wiser,

Built different with every trial,

every tribulation, every tear,

Each winter and summer,

Every autumn and spring

Re-writing the story

Only living can bring

Every season will come again,

No matter how much I or we

Wish they would stay at bay

I cried, so many tears,

At times, I wrote rhymes

I sang in my head and aloud

Of the things I could feel

When my lips were sealed

A world where at times I feared

People being too near,

Too close for comfort.

I found peace, time to heal.

In solitude, I sought sanctuary

the arms of angels held me,

carried me through, back to you

when the time was right

for the end of night

when I had overcome

the depths, the winters, the fires,

shattered dreams reborn

no longer forlorn

Too tired to repeat the cycles

Of people listening

But not hearing

To explain, the rain

Over and over again

As I fell asleep in my bed,

I bent my head,

To pray, the next day

Would be easer to bare,

To find my way there

Back to the heart

Without tipping the apple cart

I knew I had to be true,

To me, or I’d have slipped away

Long ago and along the way

Of being me, I was understood

By those who could see,

I can be nothing less than me

With my heart brave and bold,

my love of songs, new and old    

That in every dance,

I dream of romance,

Of love, of freedom

Mind entranced

by the harmony of life

Even in strife

blessings to be found

as I looked around

They are part of me

As I am of you

I never stopped loving

With all my heart

Even if we were apart

I tried my best at every turn

Even when it burned

Please forgive me,

Try to understand,

To hear, I have always

Wanted you near.

A raw wound is messy

And easy to tear,

And all I was doing

Was of myself, taking care.

I’ve come through it all

I’m a tower of strength.

And I appreciate you’d

Go to any lengths

The old me is gone now, grown

but I can still be your best friend.

This is a new beginning, not the end.

A woman with passion

And love in her heart.

My passion, my purpose,

My mission is clear

To treasure this world

And all I hold dear.

To care for the future,

As I have for the past

To always love the person

I find in the looking glass.

If Only…

I’m boggin’ the day
No guan anywhere
Jammies on, alone
N’ don’t gie a flying
I wish I wiz wae you
But a umnae
Shrugging ma shoulders
Wae a lopsided grin
Looking in the mirror
To see within
Check the nick of you
I say to myself
Then shrug again
Saying wit the hell
The sky’s aw grey
The rain pouring doon
There’s nothing exciting
Happening in toon
Too cauld ootsude
To go oot wandering
So I turn up the heat
And staun here pondering
Who’s gonna love you
Now yer auld
And fa’ing to bits?
Who’s gonna love you
Ye’ve lost yer wits.
Will I find my hero,
Is it too late for me?
Forever and ever
A fantasy, it seems
Happily ever after,
In my eyes, laughter,
If only, I whisper,
If only, I dream,
If only…

A Prayer for Peace

Love forever holds the key

True strength can be found in gentleness.

 

I should have listened to my heart, not my insecurities.

There is no such thing as too much love or knowledge.

Everything grows with love.

Humans will know the truth.

The Revelations have to play out.

May love and peace guide our way.  

As above, so below

Awaken oh world!

Thank you for the good you have given me

Perfect love casts out all fear,  

I guess it’s time to move forward

It is a future of ascension you are creating

What you don’t believe me?

To understand the planets is to understand the world

Imbolc the Crown of Creation

May you have courage

You can feel love in the air around you

You will be marvelous

Heaven forever

It’s a miracle that you are here at all, don’t you think?

I love when people are good to each other

Within you dwells the infinite wisdom of the ages

Nobody can grant you honour but yourself

Make a wonderful wish magnify

Let’s be positive to get a positive result

Love above all through will

Synchronise and harmonise

Heart of Wisdom

Heavenly people

The secret pathway

Love forever holds the key

Everything is a reflection of our consciousness

The story of Life on Planet Earth from Beginning to End

If you are reading this then I am with you

Everything is sacred, even the lessons

Turn on your love light and let it shine wherever you go. 

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