Compassion…

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“If you display everlasting compassion for others, you have a phenomenal purpose in life.”  ~M


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Justin Bieber – Purpose

 

Feeling like I’m breathing my last breath
Feeling like I’m walking my last steps
Look at all of these tears I’ve wept
Look at all the promises that I’ve kept

I put my all into your hands
Here’s my soul to keep
I let you in with all that I can
You’re not hard to reach

And you bless me with the best gift
That I’ve ever known
You give me purpose
Yeah, you’ve given me purpose

Thinking my journey’s come to an end
Sending out a farewell to my friends, for inner peace
Ask you to forgive me for my sins, oh would you please?
I’m more than grateful for the time we spent, my spirit’s at ease

I put my heart into your hands
Learn the lessons you teach
No matter when, wherever I am
You’re not hard to reach

And you’ve given me the best gift
That I’ve ever known
You give me purpose everyday
You give me purpose in every way

Oh, you are my everything
Oh, you are my everything

[Spoken:]
I don’t know if this is wrong, because someone else is telling me that it’s wrong. But I feel this so let me just like try my best not to let this happen again. We weren’t necessarily put in the best position to make the best decisions

You can’t be hard on yourself for it, these are the cards you were given so you have to understand that’s not who you are. You know you’re trying to be the best you can be, but that’s all you can do. If you don’t give it all you got, you’re only cheating yourself give it all you got but if it ends up happening, it ends up happening

That’s what happening with me, it’s like “God, I’m giving it all I’ve got, sometimes I’m weak and I’m going to do it.” And it’s like I’m not giving myself grace, I’m just like understanding that’s how it is

Julia Michaels – Issues

I’m jealous
I’m over zealous
When I’m down
I get real down

When I’m high
I don’t come down
I get angry
Baby, believe me
I could love
You just like that
And I could leave
You just this fast

But you don’t
Judge me
Cause if you did, baby
I would judge you too
No, you don’t
Judge me
Cause if you did, baby
I would judge you too

Cause I got issues
But you got ’em too
So give ’em all to me
And I’ll give mine to you
Bask in the glory
Of all our problems
Cause we got the kind of love
It takes to solve ’em

Yeah, I got issues
And one of them is how bad
I need you

You do shit on purpose
You get mad and
You break things
Feel bad
Try to fix things
But you’re perfect
Poorly wired circuit
And got hands
Like an ocean
Push you out
Pull you back in

Cause you don’t
Judge me
Cause if you did, baby
I would judge you too
No, you don’t judge me
Cause you see it from the same
Point of view

Cause I got issues
But you got ’em too
So give ’em all to me
And I’ll give mine to you
Bask in the glory
Of all our problems
Cause we got the kind of love
It takes to solve ’em

Yeah, I got issues
And one of them is how bad
I need you

And one of them is how bad
I need you
(I got issues, you got ’em too)

Cause I got issues
But you got ’em too
So give ’em all to me
And I’ll give mine to you
Bask in the glory
Of all our problems
Cause we got the kind of love
It takes to solve ’em

Yeah, I got issues
And one of them is how bad
I need you
(You got ’em too)
Yeah, I got issues
(I got issues)
And one of them is how bad
I need you
(You got ’em too)
Yeah, I got issues
(I got)
And one of them is how bad
I need you

Read more: Julia Michaels – Issues Lyrics | MetroLyrics

A poem’s meaning

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“A poem’s meaning is often lost among a slew of unimaginative eyes, for the true intent and heart of the poet is rarely discernible. And those who have the rare opportunity to discover the meaning of the poet’s incredulous words, are often deeply moved and sometimes even changed, by those delicately written sentiments, which often resonate and intermingle within the heart of the reader himself.” ~M


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#MidnightMadness – 4/26/2017

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As a child, I never quite understand the purpose or point of imaginary friends.  Maybe it was the fact that I disliked the real friends I had so much, that there was no possible way I would have ever wanted to make more of them in imaginary form.  All of my children have had imaginary friends, so it sort of got me wondering why I never did.  Have any of you ever had an imaginary friend?


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#MidnightMadness – 3/12/2017

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Who started the tradition of having cake on birthdays?  And what about the candles, do they hold special significance?  Were they originally placed there to ward off evil spirits?  Or have they simply always been there to represent the age of a person and give them the opportunity to make a wish.  ~M


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Couldn’t stay away…

Well I’m back blogging again, quicker than I expected.  After the news I received today, I feel like I can’t just waste my time feeling sorry for myself.  I am facing a physical battle right now, which has caused me to think seriously about my life and what I should be doing at the moment.

Whenever we’re faced with something that could possibly take us from this world, I think most of us generally start taking life a little more serious.  We often straighten up and start acting the way we should, because we realize that we may not have much time left to leave a lasting impression on this world.  And don’t we always hope that when we finally do go, that we will leave a good impression?  Well, I certainly do… and I feel like I need to live out my God given purpose in this life, because I know it’s what I’ve been called to do.

Taking yesterday off from blogging just about killed me.  I still wrote a poem, I still journaled, and I also wrote a trillion other things that just needed to escape my brain.  Now that I think about it, I probably wrote more yesterday than I normally do.  Most of it isn’t anything I would ever share with anyone, but it was good to have a day to write about how I was feeling and just kind of let it all go.

Writing for me has become very therapeutic and I’ve realized that without sharing it with all of you, it sort of takes away some of the fun of writing in the first place.  I don’t have a crowd of people at home that I can talk to, and so you guys have really become like family to me.  It’s normally very quiet here, but after yesterday…  I realized how quiet it really is, and how truly lost I would be if I didn’t have all of you to talk to here on WP.

So with that said… this regularly scheduled program of “putting my feet in the dirt” is back.  I just want to say one more thing before I end this post; please don’t be too concerned about my health.  I know I’m in good hands.  Jesus has saved me from so many terrible situations in my life already, and I know this is just another one of those times which I will get through.  Have a very Happy 4th of July weekend and don’t stop living the life that God has called you to live.  He has a plan and a purpose for every single one of us.  Find your purpose and live it!

Love, ~M  xo

What are you called to?

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“A calling isn’t about your plan; it’s about your purpose.  It isn’t a goal you set and plow through life to achieve; it’s a journey you spend your whole life discovering.  But if you understand how it works, you’ll be able to participate in it, instead of simply watching it go by.” ~Jeff Goins