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Beauty of Life

The beauty of life is the precious gift of you; you are responsible for making life more beautiful. Open up the beauty of your soul and use your heart to see with, your compassion to feel life with, and your love to give with. Find your inner truth; it lies within your heart. Throw the drama, negativity and insecurities away and simplify your life. Respect yourself so you can respect others and love yourself truthfully so you can love unconditionally. Your heart is strong; do not ever let your mind tell you that you are weak. Do not ever feel sorry for yourself and never take life for granted, give your heart to life and gift your love.  Keep your head up high and keep on rocking
~♥~ Lee Held
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Monday Misery and Relief 6/4/12

Dear Friends, Followers, and Newbies,

It is 12:23 (6/5/12) and I just went through my spam folder of comments.  Most of them were incorrectly marked and I will respond and post them shortly.  My mom came to visit me on May 29th.  My son graduated from high school on June 1st.  My mom and I press buttons, hopefully unknowingly, but it happens.  I have not had much access to my computer so my inspirational postings have been slow and I apologize.  I know it is not my job to save the world, but from what I have read there are some of you that just haven’t found the love, care, help, and support you need.

My son lives with his mom about 10 miles away, but without a car and my schedule, I do not see him much.  We Facebook, text, call, and email, but I feel like I am not doing enough.  He is an only  child and I am an only child.  Due to circumstances my father was out of my life from age 10 to 23.  We have reconnected and things are much better now.  My mom, try as she claims, doesn’t understand what I am going through.  We know it is hard to explain to people who do not have mental disorders what it really feels like.  Words are insufficient to describe the pain, fatigue, anguish, guilt, irrational thoughts, sleepless nights because the brain won’t turn off, aches and pains for no reason, etc.

I have been in turmoil for almost a week.  I lost 7 pounds since my mom arrived!  She has left for a few days to visit friends who used to be her neighbors back home but now like in a 3rd state.  I had a counseling appointment today and the tears just came.  I had received a notice that the agency that is to pay my tuition for this semester had not completed the paperwork.  that was Friday after 5pm.  I spent all weekend worried sick.  I made the necessary voice mails and emails so that this morning people could work on the problem while I was in class from 9-12noon.  One person emailed me that I had gone overboard, but they don’t understand how really important being in school is for me.  Problem resolved.  Mom gone.  I pressures of being overwhelmed by my mother have lifted and I crashed.

I needed the nap.  I did not NEED all the Triple Brownie Ice cream I ate, but what is done is done.  I will replace it before my mom returns.  It was good to hear from my counselor that I am doing what normal people do and that I shouldn’t feel worried or guilty.  I am doing all I can and I should be proud of myself.  So I will try to be proud.  It is something many of us struggle with.  We can’t acknowledge our achievements at the level that others do.  We are worthy!  We are INVALUABLE!

Thank you for your comments.  I am hear to talk and answer questions from my experiences.  Have a restful night and may you be strong in the morning to take on the challenges of tomorrow.

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Tell Yourself

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Namaste 1

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One Liners Friends and Future

Treat your friends as you do your pictures and place them in their best light!

– unknown

Happy are those who dream dreams and are ready to pay the price to make them come true!

– unknown

Nothing is predestined: The obstacles of your past can become the gateways that lead to new beginnings!

– unknown

To find what you seek in the road of life,the best proverb of all is that which says: “Leave no stone unturned.”

– unknown

Gems may be precious, but friends are priceless!

– unknown



Courage is the angel

that makes the difference

between a good life

and a great life.

– Kate Reed, Fairly Legal, USA Network, 5/18/2012

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Eagle Gate College Commercial 5/17/12

It’s not how others label you.

It’s how you label yourself.

(Not Good Enough), (Single Mom), (Quitter), (Unemployed), (Failure)



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