Author Archives: Marylef's Meanderings

What has happened to me?


When did I stop fighting back? When did I give up on standing up for my rights or others? When did I become afraid? Is it age? Am I getting soft? Am I more fearful? Is it the times we … Continue reading

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Today


Today it has been four years since we lost Dad. I don’t really have a lot to say about it. I have a lot of stuff going around in my head. Some good memories and some bad. I hope he … Continue reading

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Get over it!


Why is it that in this day and age we can’t allow ourselves even a moment of self pity without someone jumping in to tell us to stop whining or worse, telling us what we should do about it? Why … Continue reading

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THINK


Do you know THINK? Is it True? Is it Helpful? Is it Inspiring? Is it Necessary? Is it Kind? I was just talking with someone tonight about this. I try to use this when I speak because I think it’s … Continue reading

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Bad dreams and life


Have you ever had a dream so real that you can’t shake the emotion it evokes upon waking? I had one of those last night. I’m a pretty social person and I like to talk to people but I am … Continue reading

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Gratitude 


I’m tired. I’ve had a really emotional day today, lots of ups and downs. I watched a young man I love very much graduate from high school today. I met this boy when he was a toddler and he couldn’t … Continue reading

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Re-written and edited as requested. I agree it’s much more reader friendly. The ability to laugh at one’s self is paramount to living a life of contentment. Recognizing our own weaknesses only makes us stronger. Knowing our own strengths is … Continue reading

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