Footprints [author unknown; see footnote] One night I dreamed a dream. As I was walking along the beach with my Lord, Across the dark sky flashed scenes from my life. For each scene, I noticed two sets of footprints in the sand, One belonging to me and one to my Lord. After the last … Continue reading Footprints Poem
You And Me Hey! Sunshine, Don’t carry this sad burden all alone, Don’t forget that you have me. Show not your lonely countenance to the world, Because, it is not just you – it is also me. Something quite innocent, turned into a loving spontaneity. Do not try to suppress this, allow your white dove … Continue reading You And Me ~ A Poem
Love Spent In A Moment Love struck as sharp as lightning; So what if merely for an instant? It clutched me to its sensual bosom, Held my thoughts, and soul, imprisoned. Infatuation, in this game, Wants its name to come before all else, Yet this time I know that it is Love Who has captured … Continue reading Love Spent In A Moment – A Poem
I recently received a message from someone I have never met, whom I learnt has had a very challenging life and has a very sad childhood story. The message was so heartfelt and so grateful ... it moved me beyond tears ... this post is a result of receiving that message. Apparently my 'being real' … Continue reading Courage To Be Real
I saw this picture yesterday, for the very first time. It was a complete surprise. It came in a little collection, that I had not been expecting. It is a photograph of myself, taken circa 1965, on a journey from Durban to Cape Town. A journey that, in more ways than one, was to … Continue reading A Childhood In Photograph
What really matters is how much we love.
When people talk about others, remember that they are just as capable of talking about you. Be careful. When you notice that people have slipped into the shadows, know that they have not collected their facts. Be careful. When groups fall off the ledge of your life, know that they have been spreading rumour and … Continue reading When People Talk About Others
Friday Thought Gratitude, helping others, appreciating the abundance of the planet and doing what you can to tread lightly, sharing out of what you have, opening your mind to the possibilities of making a difference right where you are, trusting in divine providence, minding your own business, refusing to gossip, attending to … Continue reading Friday Thought ~ Break The Chains
We seem to so easily forget that, apart from being a noun, love is a verb. It is in our actions that we show our true intention. ~ : ~ © Holly Maxwell Boydell All rights reserved.
If you feel the need to compete for someone's love, or buy your way into people's lives, wait and see what happens when you have nothing left to bargain with. If you choose friends by what they have, rather than who they are on the inside, wait and see what happens when your … Continue reading Love And Friendship Without Strings