This being human is a guest house.
Every morning a new arrival.

A joy, a depression, a meanness,
some momentary awareness comes
as an unexpected visitor.


Welcome and entertain them all!
Even if they are a crowd of sorrows,
who violently sweep your house
empty of its furniture,
still, treat each guest honorably.
He may be clearing you out
for some new delight.

The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing and invite them in.


Be grateful for whatever comes because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.

— Jellaludin Rumi,
translation by Coleman Barks

Picking Up the Pieces

Reclaiming Life after Domestic Violence

R.S. Noel

Creative Writer who Thinks & Dreams in Realism

Bipolar Moms

Just a mom, dealing with life with mental illness.

maybe just happy?

दिल तो यहीं है पहाड़ों में, थोड़ा सा कहीं है किनारों पे ।

Silence The Crowd

Hush The World

Broken Journey to Grace

survivor, childhood trauma, grace, true story, inspire

simple Ula

I want to be rich. Rich in love, rich in health, rich in laughter, rich in adventure and rich in knowledge. You?

The Last Straw

Support, Motivation, Tips and Warning Signs of Domestic Violence


Break the silence. End the violence.


Embrace the shrinking violet within !


You've got this girl.

The Perks of being Different

Just sharing some experiences :)

Pascale's Healing Journey

learning to thrive after narcissistic abuse

My Cup of English Tea

Setting up a Brand-New Life in London

Growing Self

"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


Hope. Joy.. Feelings cloaked as words.


Life & Endometriosis

Freedom Within: My Journey through Domestic Violence & PTSD

A mum, a Survivor of Domestic Violence and a woman who battles PTSD. Sharing to Empower others.

Fairfax County Police Department News

Official News and Information from the Fairfax County Police Department


travels, books, cosmetics, promo, life

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

In A Messy World

I live in a world of fantasy, so keep your reality away from me.


A daily selection of the best content published on WordPress, collected for you by humans who love to read.

A Broken Blue Sky

Poetry and Prose

Frank Solanki

If you want to be a hero well just follow me

Site Title

love relationship happiness

After Narcissistic Abuse

There is Light, Life & Love

Free The Truth

A Truth Held Too Tightly Quickly Transforms To Escape Its Cage. Let Go Of Assumptions, Set The Truth Free, And Bask In The Brilliance Of Not Knowing

For Khi

“Some stories won't have a happy ending, but there's always hope that the next one will. Hope is everything. Even when there's nothing else. Especially when there's nothing else.” ― Clara Kensie, Aftermath

Minnesota Prairie Roots

Writing and photography by Audrey Kletscher Helbling

Your Story Doctor

Discover the Power of Writing

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