Month: September 2015
This sings to my 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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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.
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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