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Whisper Kindly

Posted on April 6, 2010

Last night I made myself a cup of tea I love this particular tea because it has little sayings on the end of the string. Now, posted on my fridge with a little stone magnet is this: The worlds sees us as we see ourselves. We must eat right, walk right and talk to ourselves right. That last one hit me hard. Even when I am doing everything right, I’m not sure I adhere to talking to myself right. I’m going to use kinder words and softer tones. We all deserve that, don’t we?

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In another’s eyes

Posted on April 3, 2010

Each morning and each night I face myself in the mirror and interpret what I see in different ways. I am not ashamed to say that I vastly prefer the moments when my reflection lifts me, sends my shoulders back and this crooked smile of mine higher. I love being able to smile back at myself, blossoms of lines sprinting from the corners of my eyes and adding to the complexity of my beauty. When the lines on either side of my mouth shine back as imprints of a daughter’s hands cupping my face rather than hollows of aging.

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