Written by Ashcloud
Eyes that can shatter with a fleeting glance,
The pallor of wispy ashes, their steel-like trance.
The flame that never flickers, engulfs the fire of a soul, 255 more words
Everyone’s heard that saying:
“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”
I’m sure the expression was created with the best of intentions many years ago, with the message that it’s important to be resilient and have a tougher skin when people say mean things (which is fair enough on some levels and that’s for a whole other blog post), but in all reality, words are so important and shouldn’t be given less significance than physical hurts.1,598 more words
When you are dealing with abusers it is almost certain you will hear that you need to be ”the better person”, ”forgive and forget”, ”be forgiving to gain inner peace”, ”be a nice christian”. 727 more words
FORGIVENESS versus Self-Preservation.
I am at a point in my life where there are some things I can’t tolerate anymore, especially while dealing with the stress of having both physical and mental problems. 966 more words
“As long as you think that the cause of your problem is “out there”—as long as you think that anyone or anything is responsible for your suffering—the situation is hopeless. 872 more words