Kindness

Sometimes when you look at this cruel world you wonder if it’s worth staying kind. You sometimes wonder if empathy and kindness always win, especially if your dreams are lingering.  Someday you’ll reach that place you’ve always dreamt of, and it will be untainted. It will be worth all the struggles because you’ll reach your goals…

The Castle

She stared at me with wondrous brown eyes waiting for me to say any word or make a move. When I smiled she hopped and ran in excitement reciting a song to herself. How precious is it to be uplifted from one tiny gesture?  She twirled in circles and giggled wholeheartedly when she lost her balance. I…

Value of Words

One positive word can build a staircase to an entirely new world of hope and beauty. It can make you soar towards your dreams, while one hurtful word could repeat in your head for years. One deceitful word from someone you trust can cause a lot of harm. It’s discouraging to feel that this tiny word…

Hold My Hand

Hold my fragile hand for a little while and don’t hover over me just because I’m small. Crouch down to my level and don’t be mad if my hug pushes you to the floor it just means I love you. Hold my fragile hand and I’ll show you all the signs you ignore throughout your day….

The Drive

Even a simple drive on the seaside road with music blasting on the radio was calming. Her lips curved into a smile as tiny raindrops splattered on the windshield. It was exactly the kind of view she craved for, probably because recently her life had seemed more like a race than a calm journey. Something…

Pause (My 100th post)

Dear Readers, I just wanted to thank you all for your love and support. I opened this blog during a difficult time in my life and I never thought it would get this far.                           This blog wouldn’t have reached 100 posts if…

Perspective

  If your life ever feels dull and uninspiring, remember you can shift your perspective as fast as the sky changes colors during sunset. ©ZeinaA.G

We Survived.

We survived the first year of sadness, anger, and despair. The year where the truth crushed us. We survived all the first holidays, memories and birthdays passed without your presence. The year where everything and everyone around us changed overnight. We survived all our “What if’s” and all the firsts, “We wish you were here”. …

Whisper

One day she heard her soul whisper, “Keep walking until you catch a glimpse of the light.” ©ZeinaA.G