Posts tagged MELALAMODE
ME - VERSION 8.0

I’ve been many versions of myself, versions I’ve been able to become familiar with and take out to the mall for new clothes or to have coffee, but this one is almost like waking up with a Siamese twin. I’m transitioning into a completely different woman than the one I thought I would be by now.

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FOR ANYONE WHO FEELS UNDESERVING OF A HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY...

You want crappy candy hearts, bad chocolate and cheap cards? Pick some up, but don’t forget that there’s more to this day. Reflect on everything you’re missing out on by not loving yourself wholeheartedly. Remember, nobody is going to take care of you like you will. 

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THE TWELFTH DAY

As much as my mind would like to continue to wallow in its sadness, I can’t allow it. I won’t stop feeling, but I can’t be depressed. I can’t stop shining. I can’t stop loving. I can’t stop being myself. No problem is too large and no feeling is too strong. My light has proven to outshine even itself. 

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REVOLUTION BY THOUGHT

I’m not a saint. I’m not a genius. I’m not perfect. I am, though, extremely conscious of the way that I affect and am affected by my surroundings. If I had a dollar for every time I wished that people actually thought about the other person prior to saying or doing something, I could start my own school system.

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DANCING WITH THE DEVIL

Suffering from an addiction is one way to experience pain, but watching someone crumble beneath their own fixation is another.  Coping with it isn’t something that can be taught or learned from a book, but as someone who is both recovering from and managing with the addictions of loved ones, I can offer the following...

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ODE TO AN ASSHOLE

Dear Asshole, Thank you. I needed you to drag me through the floor one last time, just so that when I got up I would finally be exhausted from giving myself to people like you. I needed all of your caressing lies and polite omissions, just so that I could really feel the truth when it slapped me.

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