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Power of Words

Words

 

You can get quite good at using them
A Heated argument
Using words to hurt
Actually You can get quite good at hurting as well
But what if the relationship or the person dies. Such pain inflicted.
What then?

 

The alternative
Spend the rest of one’s life
For good
To heal
To encourage
 To lift the broken hearted
To bind and heal wounds
To make amends

Good words is therapy
Change is necessary

It takes practice
One word at a time!©

BeverleyHoyles
November 2, 2013

 

Words Don’t Come Easy

 

For those interested in this music here is a great song

See HIs Love

 

Love Me Do

 

While I do not aspire to all of Will’s beliefs; these words are great.

 

I’ve been away from my blog for quite some time fighting dragons.  I’m back now though.

Thanks for reading my blog!

 

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Words must be weighed, not counted.

As a writer counting the words are often important because you/I/they often want a certain word count and page count to complete a book or novel.  Some have an obsession with word count. I’m not sure where it all started but some even believe a good  novel hinges on word count. Hence the controversy over word count.
words

Today, however let’s weigh our words.

Do they value?

Do they place value on someone else?

Do they encourage?

Do they incite a positive outcome?

Will our words slander?  John Chrysostom said that Slander is worse than cannibalism.

I would also venture to say that what we say matters and what we do not say matters.  There is also a time for silence; however I won’t be silent today.

Too often we judge people based on our own backgrounds, failures, mistakes, problems  and experiences, but when you understand people’s stories, present circumstances, it’s easier to understand their demeanor and their faults.

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I hope these words will encourage:

    • Don’t look for faults in others, but focus on what YOU can control!
    • Time spent gossiping is a waste of time! Don’t give a place to plant the seed of hypocrisy in your life, because it will destroy you as a role model and your witness for the creator.
    • Be true to the creator God, and  be honest with yourself.
    • Next to God, the most important thing in your life is your family.
    • Remember, a man’s wealth or happiness is not found in the multitude of material things he possesses.
    • Commit uninterrupted time in your schedule for those you love.
    • Learn from your failures and use them as stepping stones to success,
    • Experience is a great teacher and trials result in patience and endurance.

Unless you have never been tempted, don’t pass judgement on anyone who has yielded.  I often fail at this but I try to keep these words before me.

Let’s practice by looking in the mirror first and then proceed to be more concerned with encouraging and building up others and love, love, love.  Looking in the mirror is more than issues of color but of actions, thoughts, deeds and words.

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“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” ― John Holmes

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blackhorse

First and foremost I want to thank Jennifer Kiley [https://www.facebook.com/#!/jennifer.kiley723?fref=ts ]  for the FB Poetry prompt to encourage the reader to write poetry about this topic.  While my take on it may differ then others; they are always so respectful of my creative voice.

I Got another poem…

On the serious side of my poem about Nightmares.

Nightmares are a worldwide occurrence that we all experience at some time in our lives.

It is Recurrent nightmares that can indicate a particularly serious problem in our waking life that needs to be confronted.

Nightmares often allows us to see some aspect of our emotional life that we are trying to run away from.

Remember nightmares can show the worst aspects of our character so that we may become more fully conscious of those traits and accept these unwanted but vitally necessary parts of ourself and we can actually come face to face and be inspired to change.

The disaster nightmare could be highlighting a turning point of opportunity or it may be a warning of something valuable in our life that’s falling apart or being swept away.

Regardless – with meditation, prayer and introspection we can face the nightmare to make change.

Friesian-black-horse

 

Nightmares

On white linens
came
the black nightmare horse
multiplictious
veils of tales
and trails
never can tell where
he will go,
monstrous and
impeding doom
to some who swoon
in fear,
apparition
to freeze you
in your tracts,
but to the
valiant
victor
the secret
is safe,
to draw
the sword
from
the
stony heart
aim
with
a curved
precision
strike
illuminates
between
fantasy
and
truth,
timing
is
everything
to
save
the
horse…@

Beverleyhoyles
May 15, 2013

Black-Horse

It is Not about White verses black.

But for argument sake what if it was?

Maybe in this case the black
Is the good guy, maybe he should be preserved.
Maybe even a hero for going to the debths stirring things up on our behalf.

You have a great day of introspection.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

happy valentines day

A Great Love Song entitled So Close:
 
 
 
One of my favorite love songs:
 
 
Night and day, you are the one
Only you ‘neath the moon or under the sun
Whether near to me or far, It’s no matter, darling, where you are
I think of you day and night
 
 
 
 
 
 
*

♫ ♥ ♫ ☺ ♫

May this year 2013

BE your year to learn to love, to love, be loved and renew your love!
Love isn’t perfect and the one you love isn’t perfect and you/I aren’t perfect

BUT we keep moving forward to make it work.

The poem below is the poem I wrote for my husband on our 40th Anniversary Sept 2012.

No holds barred imperfection and all.

Happy 40th Anniversary

Some would say
that loving is just a
piece of heaven
or maybe
somewhere between
here and there
the entrance
to the musical ladder of rainbow colors
or maybe
 between earth and that far off gal-axy
 in the midst of a whisper or a breathe
can this be true?
 i must believe the unbelievable truth
forever we could be, in love, eternally
inspired by a miracle
Magnetic

Your grin
your confident athletic stride
across that classroom
caught my heart by surprise
incredible
bending down
to spin the bottle
pick me! yes me! just once!
eye to eye
a glimpse of your glassy sea of love
hair locks of black ,brush mine
hush! time suspended
 i close my eyes
As your lips touch my cheek

All my prayers answered
in that moment
 when into my life he came
 for he was heaven sent,
 i believe in our love
too young to know your
olympian prowess
radiance
wanting, needing
carefree
compassion in your embrace
tender moments
your mouth invite kisses
forever changed
love flowed amidst
the vigor of a gazelle
and the courageous lioness
 n’er a gentler man
than this
caress of my brow
Your whispers

Let’s go for a ride
it’s such a warm evening
climbing into car
top down
your left hand on the wheel
my head on your shoulder
your arm on mine
my right hand catching the wind
to locking my fingers in yours
our hair tangled
many joyous tears flowed free
stopping the car jumping out
let’s dance in the rain
doesn’t matter
hold me tight
don’t let me go
noble steed was he
as his arm slowly stroke my back
pulled me close
precious moments were these
it’s gonna be
A beautiful night tonight

At lover’s lane
captivated by his charm
as he sang to me
 it is your strength i see, as you sing
you’ve opened a window to heaven’s light
my love for you will burn so bright
the night is young let’s swim
under this blanket of stars
refreshed
gathering driftwood to build a fire
your face shimmering in its blaze
enchanted
 as i sit here on the beach
my normal life seems so out of reach
the waves hitting the sand
flankers fly while you hold my hand
passion has seized my soul
ecstasy
all is quiet now
Only the ebb and flow of your breath

This is more
than picture perfect
it’s real
where naive love’s caress
and angels’ wings
 meet hallelujah
young love,
better than wine
unaware of ancient bliss
where once a vacant lot
 brokenness,
now a captivated heart
horizon clear,
hands turned fast
one, two, three, four,
fashioned by love
times are hard
but get back up
 your strength i make my own
for our future’s
Progeny

We forgot how to play
no, we’ve lost our way
bitter words
regret
let’s practise once more
into the depth
it shone again
savor love, love is beautiful
even at the end of your shift
at 4 am
tender touch
soft kiss on my cheek
snuggle in, warm my feet
tired, troubled
and how sweet magic returns
tender touch, lips sweet, fulfillment
 luminous door to the devine
our past came to kiss us here
wonderment, his voice, complete
Wholeness

But what about when I get old
will you still love me
on the ‘morrow?
 yea or née ’tis yea said i
oh love that wilt not let me go
love ’till evening fades
and dawn breaks
in another land
where happiness and love
fill an ocean eternal
who said?
there was ne’er a fountain of youth
ah we are sitting
at its feet
close to apple blossom flowers
With continuous ‘I Love You’!

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L is for Lettuce and Love!

Lettuce is an annual plant of the aster or sunflower family.  It is most often grown as a leaf vegetable.

lettuce

As you know Lettuce is most often used for salads, sandwiches and wraps. Lettuce is a good source of vitamin A and potassium, as well as a minor source for several other vitamins and nutrients. Some people will use Lettuce to help curb munchies by eating extra lettuce while on a diet plan.  Not quite sure if that’s a good idea but I’m sure it won’t hurt to eat extra lettuce.

As a child we often used lettuce to feed the rabbits.

As an adult I more than appreciate Lettuce; I Love Lettuce. My favorites are Iceberg and Romaine.

‘Love’ a many splendored word!!!!!!!

To live a life in Love Should not be rare.

Here is a poem with my take on love actually it’s my perspective from abuse to seeing onself through the eyes of God and self acceptance with a stronger ability to love.

love
is who i am
born to love
to give
born to live
in glory, honor
esteem and vitality,
fearfully
and wonderfully
made am i
this is the
portabellow of love
 
but then the giver
of earthly life
started with you
in love,
slowly
tainted the vision
of love i knew
became
sum of all tears
 
realization
true love and fragrance
of acceptance
nutured by god above
giver of purest love,
identity
not based on
your neglect
but on the giver
of life in me
select not
entrust my identity
with you
but creator
has made me perfect
to sit in heavenly places, 
 
essence
with a grateful heart
I am secure
love who i am
now I can
love
you…

beverley oct 18, 2012

Love

Keep Loving!

Quotes I am pondering Today!

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread.

– Mother Teresa

Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not.

– C. S. Lewis

My heart is, and always will be, yours. – Sense and Sensibility

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I Love Dates because they are the central ingredient to a Date Square.

Dates sandwiched between an oat mixture.  

Delicious.

Here is an online recipe to try.

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/grammas-date-squares/

Date Square

I have met people who tried to make date square and failed but with diligence had a fantastic batch of date squares.

There’s that word ‘Diligence‘ –

Diligence is steadfast application, assiduousness and industry—the virtue of hard work. It is one of the seven heavenly virtues that people keep talking about.

Diligent behavior is indicative of a work ethic — a belief that work is good in itself.

Diligence is one of the key ingredients for success in school,college, university but it’s also important for success in life. Diligence finds a way to overcome obstacles.

Diligence means that we are continually working toward our goals, making use of what resources and opportunities are available with a work ethic that transforms vision to reality.

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Diligence

is there anything too hard

too complicated, too difficult

for me,

they said it was out of reach

for me,

i will use faith,

the mother of invention,

diligence the teacher,

to make a way

for me..©

beverleyhoyles

Jan 5/2012

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Quotes I am Pondering Today!

 

By diligence and patience, the mouse bit in two the cable. 

Benjamin Franklin.

Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence. 

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