Think On Good Things

by Will
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Tonight I was awakened by nightmares, flashes of incest. It's at these times I really have to look extremely hard for the good things. If I don't I will isolate myself in a space where there's no time,nor events. Tonight I think on good things. Things like my coloring, which makes me just feel light,gives me a sense of simplicity. It's nothing I have to figure out. I think about the rainy days. I love the rain, the sound of it. It calms me and turns my thoughts upward towards the Creator of all good and perfect gifts. I think of the sky and all it's beauty. I've had this romance with the sky since the age of fourteen. I turned forty-eight this past June. Even though I feel really sad right now and I hate how the flashes and nightmares leave me, I have good things to ponder over. I'm choosing to think on good things that will carry me to the lighter side of life.

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Sep 10, 2012
by: Darlene Barriere - Webmaster

Staying positive will bring more positivity in one's life. I read the post of a friend on Facebook over the weekend...she said she was laying awake unable to sleep and fretting about it, then she heard an inner voice say, "...but you have a comfy bed...3/4 of the world does not have a bed." Gratitude is where she went next, which is what you do when you find your Self in an uncomfortable place. Keep up the great work, Will. Thank you for sharing how you bring the lighter side into your life with my visitors and me. I send you love, light and healing energy.

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