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The goals of justice….

Words of Strength and Perserverance“Every step towards the goal of¬†justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertion and passionate concerns of dedicated individuals.”

Quote by Martin Luther King

When you reach an understanding of life….

Words of Strenghth and PerseveranceThis was written by Kahil Gibran (1882-1931.) As soon as I read it, I could immediately relate it to my life. I still have many situations that put me to the test but I choose to view them through a different perspective now. This makes life much easier.

“You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a want and a grief. But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.”

(Taken from the pocket book Words of Strength and Perserverance, published by Exley)

I have finally let go. I don’t plan ahead. I don’t live in the past. I am very present. I want to feel every bit of this present moment. This makes me feel free.

(The catalyst behind this was loosing my job a few months ago and not being able to get another one at that level. I have switched the academic, high achieving me for a calmer go-with-the-flow me. Don’t get me wrong, it’s been really hard to wind down. But now I’m here, I love it. I’m learning new things about myself. I am just in a state of being. And it’s extremely comforting.)

Letting go and allowing the universe to lead, is for me……………………..like breathing in new air.

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