What if today, and everyday, we looked at everyone, all the people around us, all the people we come in contact with, and saw Beyond the colour of their skin Beyond the style of the hair Or the clothes that they may wear
As I chanced upon my neighbour in the supermarket this morning, her usual cheerful happy countenance had been replaced by a sombre, sad face, and I asked, as I always do, ‘How are you?’ In her soft, quiet tone of voice, barely above an audible whisper, she replied, ‘Not so good’. Living in this busy, […]
Day by day, we so often live our emotions dictated by the reactions and responses of the people around us. We feel hurt when others don’t agree with our point of view, or when someone says something off-hand and thoughtless. We almost always take it upon ourselves to bear the burden of emotion.
Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” ~ Shel Silverstein