ORCHESTRATE KINDNESS

People work hard at orchestrating how other people feel. Their need to be loved and liked is powerful. I wasn’t very old the first time I realized not everyone liked me. I met a woman who was in her late 20’s before she realized not everyone liked her. She remembers the revelation as traumatic because…

PATIENT ENCOURAGEMENT

Some things are too painful and too hard to overcome without patient encouragement and love. I hope everyone who needs it can find it. It’s typically the impatient moments that rise to the surface and grab notoriety. The angry customer. The ranting neighbor. The crazy employee. People having trouble being rational because something has gotten…

NICER WITH YOU

To those who smile When times are tough And those who laugh Through a flood of tears To those who give When they have so little To those who hurt And still choose love I just want say… WOW I know it isn’t easy Because man Life is so damn hard But you make it…

COLLIDING

I close my eyes And I can see Landscapes That collide Then break free Just to bounce Again together Over and over Happy to feel The collision Each time more Anticipated Each time more Satisfying Each time more All there is

TABLOID DEMONS

I hope you understand that everyone has a story and that story is rarely conveyed by what someone looks like.  I am not a big fan of the People of Walmart posts.  I love to laugh I just don’t love laughing at people. If laughing at people is your thing, and sometimes it is hard…

#BeREALationships – LET ME LOVE YOU, ALWAYS

Please welcome me (Hasty) to #BeREALationships. 🙂 Relationships aren’t something I think people get right or wrong.  They just ARE whatever they are.  A relationship can last a lifetime but I believe many times they literally last a few short hours or even minutes.  Did you make a connection?  Then you formed a relationship.  re·la·tion·ship  …

KEEP RIDING

The merry-go-round keeps spinning. I used to think life was a roller coaster with all its ups and downs but when I look back I see it’s really more of a merry-go-round that spins at different speeds. Merry-go-rounds are always more enjoyable when you have someone to ride them with.  And then you need someone…