Bell tolls, its echoes Ringing at the brink of dusk Village of shadows
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Life can be very overwhelming at times. It can be difficult to face the future with optimism. It's easy to feel like the entire universe is against you. Take a deep breath, relax your mind, and believe that it will be okay. You're strong and resilient enough to make it through anything life sends your way. You have the power to craft the bright future you've been wanting for yourself. The world isn't working against you, and even when you feel alone, there will always be other people thinking of you. You've got this. And things will be okay. Just believe.
Little moths gather, Silver wings fluttering by A pyre of embers
If you've been regularly following my Feline Friday feature, you may remember I had a post about a Valentine's Day themed castle I got for my kitties back in February. This castle is meant to be a big scratching post for kitties, with cardboard walls and decorations completing the castle aesthetic. The top platform and bottom interior platform are also made of cardboard, but it's the corrugated kind that's meant to stand up to active, feisty kitties. Well, it apparently couldn't stand up to all four of my kitties for very long, haha!
My veins, filled with your venom.
Silence stretches in The depths of space, endless void A lurking nightmare Quietly exists within Shadows of unknown horrors
Please consider how your words and actions impact others. They can be very powerful tools, and used in a positive way, can make a positive difference in the lives of others. However, words and actions have the power to achieve the opposite as well. It's up to us to be responsible and considerate in how we act, along with how we treat others. So, please, always stop to think how your words or actions might affect the people around you. We have the ability to leave a positive or negative impact on the world and its people.
Rabbits frolic in Meadows of emerald green, Nibbling on petals Painted with brilliant bursts of Color, like a spring rainbow
Happy Easter! I know it may be different for many of us this year due to the pandemic, but I hope you have fun and stay safe no matter what your plans for the day are. I also hope you're able to connect with loved ones in some way, even if it's through a Zoom or Skype call.
Amber sunlight shines, Blanketing the world in warmth Spring embracing all
If you have cats, you probably know very well by now that kitties can and will play with just about anything! This is certainly true with my own kitties, as they play with a numerous amount of mundane household objects like they’re actual cat toys. These items include socks, bags, boxes, strings, and pom pom balls, all of which my cats absolutely love.
Snow white and crimson red, Lucid shades of color bleeding together A stark contrast between My flesh and your fangs
Please treat all people with kindness, respect, understanding, and consideration. We're all human beings, and all of us deserve to be treated as such. We need to work to create a world where all people are able to live with peace, love, and equality. No more hate. So, let's band together against hate and work alongside one another to make a world we can all be proud of.
We’re finally in the spring season now, which means warmer weather will hopefully be on the way. I can say for sure that it’s already brought plenty of rain, though, at least where I live! In fact, it rained so much earlier this week that the basement drain couldn’t keep up with the continuous influx of water, and unfortunately, this led to the basement flooding. The kitties were really alarmed by everything going on, and being the curious cats they are, had to come investigate. They kept going in and out of the basement, trying to figure out what was happening and what the heck we were doing.
That same hand, Holding me back, Forcing me down, For all these years Our fingers entwined, Binding me for life No longer, I refuse
The Blog Brew had a name change and is now known as Lifestyle Ladies Blog Collab! This is my very first post as part of the newly named collab, and as our theme for March was 'Spring', I have a collection of spring themed haiku poetry for you!
Be kind and respectful to others. Treat them as you would want to be treated by other people. You shouldn’t sacrifice so much of yourself or be kind to the extent that it has a negative impact on your well-being. But, there are many ways people can be kind and considerate to others without having to do all that much. These methods could include something as simple as giving a greeting, wave, or smile. And while those actions may seem small, they can make all the difference in a person’s day, week, or maybe even their entire life. You could brighten someone’s day or change their life by showing them a single gesture of kindness.
With the advent of spring, Vibrant and exuberant shades of green Return to bless the world with their beauty
I'm so ready for (continuous) warm, sunny weather, and I know my kitties are, too. I can tell they're already missing that dearly. The kitties haven't been perching by the windows or resting on the floor by the door, because sadly, there's barely been any sunlight shining down. So, I'm absolutely certain my cats will be overjoyed when spring finally returns and is here to stay!
The creatures of spring bask in this season Of unmatched, natural beauty
Month of the Irish Pluck a four leaf clover for Most fortunate luck Perhaps, it'll even lead to Treasure under the rainbow
In heavy rain, Water nymphs play.
Always do the right thing. Do what you know is right, deep in your heart. Other people may look down on you for doing so, they may shun you, they might berate you. It may be difficult, but in the end, you'll have peace of mind in knowing that you did the right thing. You'll also have a clear conscience and feel rewarded from doing what your heart knows is right. So always do what you believe is truly right, even when others won't.
Connected by the crimson thread Of an unknown fate, Two souls tethered as one, But separated by the world
At the stroke of midnight, My reign comes to a melancholy end I set off on the long, lonely journey home, To wipe off all the glitter and grime once again
Mischievous kitties Quietly wait and bide time For the perfect chance To strike, proving feline might They slowly invade our homes
As day comes, I am left alone Without my sanctuary of darkness, Once again
Doubt crept in like a parasite.
Within my mind, A dense shroud of fog Obscures an unthinkable reality
If a person in your life is having a negative affect on you, as in they consistently leave you feeling down, stressed, anxious, etc., then it may be necessary to spend less time with them or completely cut off contact with them. Please don't feel guilty for doing this. You have to consider your own health and well-being, too. You have to do what you can to protect yourself from negative and toxic influences.
Beauty brews inside Blazing light you radiate Washes over me
Summer cicadas, They cry in the twilight of A lone humid night
As many of you cat owners undoubtedly know, kitties sometimes like to get into things they're not necessarily supposed to. Well, with a house full of four cats, that's certainly true here! There was a time a couple of my fur babies (*cough, cough, Zen and Bell*) would almost constantly knock down knick knacks and other decor in my room.
Always the quiet one, the one who stays silent I'll continue to be quiet, not saying a word, Never calling your behavior out But, I'll write it down, make a note, create a mark For every time I've been disappointed, wronged, or hurt I won't let it out, but I won't forgive or forget Stored in my mind, chained in my chest
Lotus flower blooms Red with sins of a bleak past Liquid sorrow stains
Precious little lightning bug, Forever and always, I love you
Love the life you lead. This means working to create and maintain a life you're content and satisfied with. It doesn't matter how other people view your lifestyle, as long as you're happy with it and feel fulfilled because of it. Life can truly be anything you make it, so make it the one you've always dreamed of.
To me, there are few things in this world that are better and more relaxing than cuddling with kitties. Even if I've been having a terrible day, spending time with my cats and snuggling with them immediately makes me feel more like myself again.
Always the picture of composure, While underneath, a lonely smile crumbles Forever, I dance in sync With this masquerade of solidarity
From this day on, The day of lovers begins
The moon shines down, Casting a gentle aurelian glow Over a world descended into chaos Two halves suddenly severed, Lovers separated by the cruel hand Of a merciless fate
You may not be completely satisfied with your current living situation, your job, your love life, or your career, among other aspects of life. But, have faith and believe that things will be okay. Eventually, you will make it exactly to where you want and need to be. You will have a full, fulfilling life that is perfect for you. It doesn’t matter if other people think you’re successful and accomplished or not. As long as you’re happy and satisfied with the life you lead, that’s what is most important.
An intimate bond shared, A love in which passion flared Someday, we'll return there, To a life away from this solitary nightmare
Being a Cat Owner Is... Loving every single moment of your life
I just wanted to give you all a quick reminder that you're loved and cared for!
Photo by Amber Lamoreaux on Pexels.com To me, love is always just that, Love Whether between a man and a woman, Or a man and a man, Woman and woman, Love is a binding force that affects us all We all deserve to feel it, To bask in its warmth Never should it be a… Continue reading Love is Love (Always)
Happy Valentine's Day to all! I'm wishing you a wonderful day full of love, kindness, and magic! However you choose to spend the day, remember to be kind to yourself and practice self-love.
After seeing all the impressive, often humanoid poses Karma pulls off effortlessly, I'm convinced he is training to become a fulltime kitty model! Or maybe he already is one?
The dark flower, mysterious And demonic in its pristine beauty A curse of immortality, Passed down through the ages