Month: September 2015

“As I Began To Love Myself”

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This sings to my soul.

The Invictus Soul

Sharing this beautiful poem by one of the most admired persons, Charlie Chaplin.

As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering
are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth.
Today, I know, this is “AUTHENTICITY”.

As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody
As I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the time
was not right and the person was not ready for it, and even though this
person was me. Today I call it “RESPECT”.

As I began to love myself I stopped craving for a different life,
and I could see that everything that surrounded me was inviting me to grow.
Today I call it “MATURITY”.

As I began to love myself I understood that at any circumstance,
I am in the right place at the right…

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A Homeless Guy Did This for Me.

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Kindness Blog

I was doing this crappy market research job where I’d stand outside supermarkets and ask people for their receipts if they didn’t need to keep them.

homeless man kindnessA lot of people were nice but many weren’t and I couldn’t really blame them: it’s a weird request from some random guy with a clipboard. I was often wet and cold and on this day I was shivering.

There was a guy on the other side of the glass with a trolley full of shopping who had that weathered look of a homeless person with drug problems and he came out to say hello and ask what I was doing.

He told me I looked freezing and I said I’d be finished in a couple of hours and could get warm. He said the trolley was full of stuff for his new flat that he’d gotten help with moving into just that day…

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