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Poetry, creative writing and a desire to inspire….. Hebrews 11:1 – Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.


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Friday Inspiration: There Is No Fear In Love

God 

Help me to shed the fear

As I 

Hold you near

God

Be my refuge and strength

My hope and faith in you

Will be relentless

music: Tenth Avenue North “Afraid”


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Monday Motivation: Not Such A Simple Act

“When it comes to letting go, the heart and mind are playing a game of chess.” 

-Syl


We reach certain points in our life when change is inevitable. Due to our growing in age, maturity, spiritual, mental state, inner being and for various other reasons. Then comes the hard part of letting go so that whatever change is in progress, can happen and run its course.

Letting go is not an easy task. We become attached and separating from that attachment is difficult in some cases. We hold on because of the sentiment involved and or because of the fear of change. It is absolutely okay to be afraid, to have this natural feeling. We can talk tough, act bold, show no fear, but deep down it is there and we just cannot allow it to paralyze us. 

When we reach that point on our life journey when we know that a change is needed in order for our walk to continue, we have to find the strength, courage and faith to let go of being settled in comfort and complacency. How often do we go along with the program and confuse that with actually living life? We are blessed with free will and the potential to do and experience great things.  We cannot live life without expecting change to knock at our door.

The question is, will you answer and accept the invitation?

Stay inspired!


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Monday Motivation: Love Or Fear

“How much I missed, simply because I was afraid of missing it.”
Paulo Coelho, Brida   

 

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  • video credit: Jim Carrey commencement address at 2014 MUM graduation
  • quote: goodreads.com
  • photo credit: talesofsuccess.com


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The Spirit Is Willing

“The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it will never appear.”
Daniel Defoe

The spirit is willing

but doubts compel us to weakness

caging us in fear

God is greater than all our troubles combined

It is hard to, but we have to learn to trust

be strong in Him and His might

shatter the facade of “things can’t change”

worldview, society control

with God, all is possible

dare yourself to believe

the spirit is willing

now set your faith free

~ photo credit: www.walluyo.com


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“It Will Be”

“A miracle is when the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. A miracle is when one plus one equals a thousand.”
Frederick Buechner, The Alphabet of Grace

Do I have the strength to believe

that despite all the forces that say “it cannot be”

there is a force within that says “it will be”

God, you supply the hope within

and you are the light that carries me

day by day the scale tips more towards faith

day by day, hope overtakes the doubts that nag at me

all it takes is faith, the size of a mustard seed, you say

and believe “what cannot,” not only “will be”

it already is

~ photo credit: hdwallpapers.cat


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Love And Fear

Love and fear

Fear of never knowing love

Fear of losing it

Heart so full

Fear and love

Combustible

Percentages mixed

Love over fear

Fear ties the heart down

Love is the reason we fly

Love doesn’t know fear

It only knows love

photo credit: www.digitalcameraworld.com


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Turn Up The Volume

“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ~St. Francis of Assisi

Hope a little more

A little more than yesterday

Love like the door is closing on tomorrow

Say what you need to say

Don’t allow fear to chase your dreams away

If you think your day is too dark

Then paint your own sun and let it warm up your heart

Rediscover the courage inside

And if change is what you need, make a fresh start

Let your life be what you create it to be

Be your own artist, your substance, your style

Let the world jump back and go “Wow!”

Be that once in a lifetime someone

Changing the course

Deep impact

And if you should hear those whispers in the dark

Telling you, you can’t or it’s not for you

Tune them out with this truth

God didn’t make you mediocre

He put so many wonderful, extraordinary things inside you

You only need to turn up the volume

And start believing in you

photo credit: image by Julie de Waroquier