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Life’s First Truth

Swift Sunday 

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“The family is neither blood nor connection, it is simply who makes us forget we are smiling.”

                                                                                                                                        -Me?

 

Today my foster sister came over with her son for a few hours. I will be leaving to Israel for another year of education, so it was the last time I would see them for a while. We went to an arcade for my nephew and then got some food, it was a good day. We did what we had to do together in a jiffy, because that’s all the time we have with family sometimes.

 

Today I would like to talk about the concept of family and not just how our blood relatives, but the people of the world, become part of our family. 

 

You brush past your future wife, without knowing how much you two will care for each other. We just glance at the love of our lives without a second though, like if they would have been gone the next day we would have never been affected; but we know this already, and we know all about the funny ways the universe works from ‘How I Met Your Mother’, and just the general way things go in our lives. How about the other aspects of our family, at what point do they become family?

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Birth

 

When you first saw your little brother/sister, what was the feeling? Was it how your life would change, or just how you will manage to split your room? I personally am an only child, but I could imagine that you accepted that this baby was part of your family. Now fast forward a bit into our adult life, and the time when we have to finally choose what our family we look like. It boggles my mind that life prepares us by forcing a family on us, then lets us choose for ourselves who defines the word ‘family’ in our minds.

 

So don’t just wait around and let the world keep giving you your family, whether you enjoy them or not, they are your family and now you have a chance to choose who the rest of them will be.

Choose wisely, but fairly… 

 

Jiffy – Daily Word

Pics – Pixabay

 

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Reflecting Into Others

Sunday Sixth

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“The shimmering lights are lit by the ones who enjoy their glow the most of all..”

                                                                                                                -Me?

 

Glass has always mesmerized me. The way it glistens, reflects, and is translucent is a wonder to me. I love the  how we can see ourselves, and the other side at the same time. It is like how editing videos brings things to life on camera that can never happen in reality. The glass brings the two things together that never would have been without its existence, our personal outlook, and the view of others about us. As we stand in front of the windowpane, wondering is that what we really look like? We see through the eyes of others, while staying mentally planted in our own minds. This is one of ways we can start to understand each other to a point of peace through understanding.

 

The Reflection

A way of feeding our anxiety, or the path to knowledge, this concept has toppled the greatest believers and the strongest of will. We have looked in the mirror to check ourselves before we go out of our comfort zone, or just to check the blemish that was there before is now residing elsewhere. The fact we have the ability to see our physical selves opposite us, is a paradox within itself. We use this power to make sure we are up to par for others, or just to relish a new look. Whatever the case may be, it is juts a reflection, by definition, it is the opposite. The backwards way we believe will help us be accepted is the backwards belief that we cannot accept ourselves. We can and must believe in ourselves and not just what the reflection hides on the other side.

 

Past the Glass

Look into glass as you see the clear material,  but not just that, you see lot of blurs and other objects you can’t make out; not until you realize you can let your eyes relax and sort of focus past the glass, and onto whatever is on the other side. This was my first time realizing that I can choose what to focus on, (at least the first time I remember) I was very young, but for some reason, the fact that I could choose what I wanted to see and how deep I wanted to look into what I was seeing changed my view of the world forever.

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Outlook

I believe in a choice, and choice to see and do good. I do not just mean the actions we do, but the lessons we share through our actions make a difference on the people around us to. We each shimmer in our way, some focus on the layers of glass, and some see past the glass, and into a future where the reprecussions of their actions are taking place in the moment.

 

We can judge ourselves in the reflection, or look far away into the glass, but we will always be improving the shimmering image in the glass, the opposite, the thing we are if we look a little too long…

 

via Daily Prompt: Shimmer

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Love, Lust, or Longing

Special Sunday 

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“Differences come about through constant opinion”

                                                                               -Me?

 

The ones we love have always been a top priority in our society, no one we can think of will trump the importance of the person we cherish with all our heart and soul. We love the purpose this concept gives us, the purpose of our life translates itself into the needs of the love of our lives. I would like to ask everyone here one simple question….

Do we inherently seek love, or do we seek the ramifications we attain through these actions?

And

 

Does it matter?

 

Well to answer the second question yes it does, to a point. We should not get caught up with the reasoning if it hinders our accomplishment, or if in turn we will just run in circles just to make ourselves crazy. Although, as I have stated before, knowing the purpose behind our actions will help us push ourselves in that particular area. In short I will dicuss the path we take to accept and seek love, but this is only for educational and healthy reasons; not for the ones looking for “the answer” there is none, there is many.

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 Searching…

 

It is beautiful how we search for the goodness in this world, like we want it to be how it was when we were children. Personally when looking back I did not see the world in such a positive light when I was little person. Whether  from the events that sculpted me or the transgressions of others, I am who I am and we all have the possibility of looking out the window and finding love, or closing the shade and watching as darkness brings us closer to the bed. We have the choice, and the beauty we bring to the table is only paralleled by the constant challenge which life throws our way for reasons of betterment and generosity.

 

 Thank You,

       From: The Other Side

 

When I was in high-school, one of the graduates of that year wrote a speech, basically saying what the negative emotions (depression) would be saying if they would talk. He started off, “I love you and I try to help you succeed everyday. There is no one else on this planet who feels as much sadness when you fail and let me take hold. I am here to make you a better person, and that is my purpose in this great wide universe. I accept the hate and the negativity that is said about me everyday, but without what I give you, there is no purpose, and there is no light. I provide you the chance to be happy and productive, please do not let me win ever again…”

 

We all search for what is good, but we forget what we really should be focusing on. Be your best and look for the love, without forgetting the what you have won behind.

 

P.S. This is a true story and I agree with all of what is said above, we are here to rise above, succeed and love yourself for it.

via Daily Prompt: Lust

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Being Everyone Else

Smooth Sunday

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If you have been reading my content then you realize I sometimes write these posts which take a familiar and accepted concept, then break it down and re-build it in a way which can be used by us in the most productive way.

 

Well, This is One of Those

 

Everyone wants to feel like they want to belong within their realm of reality. Part of what helps build a society is the collaborative wanting of a group of people to be the one who contributed what was needed. Belonging is meaning, and once we find meaning our search is over.

 

Lots of psychologists and therapists will understandably recommend getting comfortable around other people; while they say to feel positive and happy in your own skin as well. While this isn’t a paradox, it is still a challenging feat to achieve. Just think about this one line of thought, if one is comfortable with others, does this mean that peace is on the inside, or is the facade just that, a facade.

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Ignoring the Possibilities

 

What we are does not have to do with what we decide to be okay with, or what others decide is good for us to accept. What we are, is the manisfestation of all the possibilities and reality which occurs within our range of knowledge. That is what we can be and what we are, not what we are willing to accept. We live with ourselves everyday, and to say that we are what we vbelive is to ignore the rest which we do not have control of.

 

 That is not to say there isn’t hope for more to become, it just means the possibilities of success were just increased by 100%…

 

 

Via Daily Prompt: Harmonize

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Savor the Taste of the Selfless

Sunday Self

 

When we care about something, usually we feel the need to protect it in anyway possible. There is no higher form of flattery then the wanting of closeness between you and whatever it is you hold dear.

 

What keeps this concept in our reality?

How does the emotion work?

Why is it needed?

 

 

Reasons for the Soul

 

Is it our selfish minds which create this need, so we don’t lose something that is close to us?

Or

Does our selflessness keep begging for more to be done for others?

 

Knowing which reason drives a decision can help identify why we do things, so we can do them better. If we are familiar with our inspiration, then our resolve will harden to a point of no return. Nothing will have the ability to discourage us from becoming the people we want to be. The same principle applies when you love someone you are willing to work toward a healthy decision between the one you love and yourself.

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Unknowing Legends

 

Everyone one of us has the power to do the right thing, but if you take a nap because your lazy and not because you want to be able to accomplish more the rest of the day; then the results will differ and nothing will be keeping you afloat besides your selfishness. We can do so much more by tapping into the power of the positive reasons behind our actions. Just like a car runs better on gas then soda, we are more productive with the right motives guiding our lives.

 

 Don’t be like Anakin when he didn’t have the higher ground… (star wars reference)

 

via Daily Prompt: Savor

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Being the Edge 

Don’t just live on the edge, be the edge which infuses confidence into the ones which walk on your narrow ledge. 

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 How to climb a thread:

To be one with the extremely successful, extreme measures must be made. (Duh right?) Well sometimes this can be hard to do but once we understand that we are always on the edge of awesomeness; then we can freely become what we always truly desired.

 

The first step to the pinnacle of your life will always be to commit yourself to the path you wish to walk. Then, after you firmly believe in the concept of a successful you, take evasive action. This means you must do something that doesn’t make perfect sense but feels sorta right. Mixing of emotion and logic will result in the perfect blend of a confidence building action.
☝🏼(I’ve been thinking about this concept for a while so feedback on it would be appreciated)

 



 Resting Peacfully on the Ledge:


Learn to be calm in a a hailstorm, and a rainstorm will seem like a sunny day…
You can weather out the storm (see what I did there) and be the storm at the same time!?!

 

The chaos which keeps us away from our personal ledges will always be the number one protection, and enemy of our accomplishment. Using our protective chaos can bring our success cap up to new heights; by breaking the chaos which clouds the judgment will result in a balance of ones rational.

 

Inner peace will triumph in the place of adversary, and thrive in the glory of tranquility.

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The sound one makes when clashing with ones own shadow can only be described with a slow clap, and a strong heart.

 

Jangle | The Daily Posthttps://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/jangle/

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Surpassing Surprise 

Sunday Surprise

 First of all I am sorry I haven’t been posting recently, I just landed in America from Isarael and I am just trying to get back into a routine.


 Hope everyone is having an incredible day and I would like to do this incredible day, or not so incredible day, and make it even more satisfying. 

 

 Bring everything to the table, everything that you want to be and everything you must be. Only then will we have a clear understanding of what we can accomplish.
 Because once there is clarity among our inner turmoils, then there is clarity within everything we look upon. Our vision will be affected by the way our own lives are viewed by ourselves. 
 By surpassing ourself, and caring and loving others outside of our personal preservation, we can start to understand what we are capable of accomplishing. 


 Bring all of your accomplishments into your decision making to ensure the utmost healthy response to life’s never ending questions…

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No Words, Only Explanations 

Just Stop and Think Sunday

 Do we give the answers we want to, or the excuses we have? 

 To the people which want an answer, and to the ones which have none. This is for you…

 Do you ever feel overwhelmed?…(yes!) 

 Well that was an easy one, how about this, do you ever know what is specifically making you feel overwhelmed? 

Ah…

A little different, and well yes there are multiple factors, I would like to focus on the most confusing, overwhelming, intimidating thing that has ever existed in our universe. 

 The Mind

 Every action, every reason for anything that happens is a result of this entity. We bring to life the most powerful tool in history, and we just let it consume us and take over the very life we use it to create. 

 Why?

 Because we believe that because we don’t have total control over our mind, there is no hope that the brain is really a big part of us. Not the organ, but the concept of what our mind creates will forever be a part of our being. To control it would be to never let another original thought out of our minds. This is why one of the most prominent attributes of a person is self control. 

 To have self control it to have total confidence in yourself and your abilities. To work towards this will bring us closer to happiness. If we want to be accomplished, the the most effective way to do it is with the help of our minds, instead of it being our most imposing challenger. 

 Just think, no pressure, you don’t even have to relax…😊

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Bodily Benefits from the Soul

Soulful Sundays



 If our heart contains our emotions, what does the soul contain? 


 The best way to describe the soul, obviously depending on your religious background, is whatever it needs to be for you. Besides the fact that we can’t scientifically find a soul, there is a void which isn’t covered from mind and body. There’s a reason the mantra goes, “mind, body, soul,” and even though it might sound well together, there is much more to the reasoning of this saying.
 Mind is the embodiment of logic, while body unites health with physical feelings. Emotion comes from the mind as well, and the part of the mind which houses the logic is what we call the brain. 


 Now we have that covered, what is the significance of the Soul?



 Most of us can feel our feelings and react accordingly to the situation at hand. There are certain actions and reactions which are caused solely by our emotions. More often then not, these emotions are more powerful since the reaction, in turn, creates a lack of thought up to that moment. Take thought out of action and all you end up with is something you will have to apologize for later. Obviously, I also want to tap into the positive side of this power, and bring out the best of both sides of our decision making.
 To use this immense reactive power, we must first train ourselves to have a normally positive mindset. This will help with the reactive element by creating no reason to have a negative outburst. If the thoughts floating around our heads on a normal basis are docile at least, then we can be comfortable with our own minds, and how we will react to different situations. 


 The soul can be our greatest ally, while being the most mysterious part of ourselves. 
 

 I have written about this before, if we love what we are truly, then that love will work for us and help us along each step of our incredible lives!!!

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Can You Accept Oppurtunities

Sunday Sunshine



 Beautiful and lovely, the sun rises in the distance outside my bedroom window. The world is still, with only rays of light, getting brighter and brighter. 

 This was my morning.
 

 With breakfast eaten and my morning routine complete I lay down in bed and contemplate. (Not sure what I was contemplating, something very important, of course 😂) I suddenly awoke and checked my phone; the time was 5:45 Pm. The feeling of defeat started creeping in, as I lay there regretting the decision to contemplate. 

 Although I had slept through most of the day, I still had a feeling of hope that I could make this day an extremely productive one. Usually, I let myself get torn down by missed opportunity, and will beat myself up about it for the rest of the day, which I’m sure a lot of us do at times of distress. 

 The unhealthy habit of kicking ourselves when we are down, must be remembered as a thing of the past if we are to become the best possible versions of ourselves.
 

Only follow your heart, if your heart has a pure love for oneself. 

 This might sound cheesy, but bringing love from inside yourself into the world, there will be a force of positivity around you at all times. This can help in challenging situations which, as we know, can lead to some less then loved moments. 

 Hope Sunday was incredible. 

 Just relax and enjoy yourself, no matter what will happen, you can only enjoy what is happening