spirituality

When goodbye means holding on to righteousness…

When goodbye means holding on to righteousness…

It was like I had gone to a battle. Fighting for self-control, saying goodbye, and holding on. I couldn't let go. I wanted to hold on. I didn't like the night to end. The desire to stay close, so close, was on top of my head. Screaming.  I did not want him to go because it meant three weeks or more without seeing him. A long-distance relationship sucks! So the night he bid farewell, I held on to him and clung like glue. He was holding on to me dearly, and I felt that at that moment, he, too, needed…
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Flatter my heart, I’m all ears…

Flatter my heart, I’m all ears…

Just a while ago, I read a quote from Dr. Joyce Brothers that,  "Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery." With an additional sayings from an ancient proverb that says, "A good listener is a silent flatterer." Am I a silent flatterer? I don't actually flatter myself with that. I am good listener, perhaps? But a silent flatterer? Ha, lets talk about that. When it comes to listening, three things comes to mind: 1.  focus and attention; 2. the message and its meaning and; 3. the speaker. If there's one thing I want to improve, maybe it's number one…
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