Tag: change

Life’s many storms

I have seen many storms in my life. Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature. Paulo Coelho

sunset Beasley Park

100 Word Challenge: Change

This Sunday, in the U.S and Canada, Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. That means instead of sunset coming at 6 o’clock in the evening, it’ll come at 7. I like that. The downside is that to have that bit more light, means giving up an hour of my day. With night falling so ...

Second chance

Sometimes you get a second chance. You fight your way out of the darkness, Wrestling rumbling doubts, raven fears Sorrow unrelenting that rips, and tears And strips apart All reason and sanity. Emerging through a glimmer of hope Into the dawning light, a whisper of Possibilities stirring the fragile silence. As surely as night gives ...

ferris wheel at night

Freak show

Jane got her apostrophe today. Or, I should say Jan’e got her apostrophe. The whole town came out for her renaming ceremony. Turned it into a bourgeoise spectacle of avarice and ego. If her parents had their way, the diacritical would have been interpolated two places and not just the customary one. Instead of the ...

Hometown girl

She was going home. College and grown-up life had kept her away for more than seven years. She called her parents every Sunday, and stayed in contact with a few high school friends who never moved away, but it wasn't the same. She missed the late nights cruising main street with her girls, Friday home ...

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No opportunity wasted

Each morning you wake is a chance to try something new, go somewhere new, be someone new. It's doesn't need to be a big change. It can be as simple as reading a book, or turning left instead of right, or opening your mind to contemplative ideas. With the dawning of that new day, don't let ...

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Shed the old

Life changes, transforms Summer turns to fall, adapt Shed the old, reborn Haiku Friday is hosted by Lou at LouCeeL. Next month, I turn 50. I'm determined that my second 50 years, be as exciting as my first. If I want changes, if I want adventure, I have to make it happen and not wait ...