I thought that one day I would arrive and see a sign saying, “Welcome to Contentment: You’re satisfied here! ” Well that was not the case… I never arrived to the magical land of contentment, but rather I found contentment to be tied to my focus.
“You start to shut down. This security process is not apparent but the guards you have worked so had to put away, retain their post around your heart and walls slowly but surely began to be built.”
“If the person you love, woke up one day and decided not to love you- you will be okay. You will move on. You will love again. You will thrive without them. And guess what? Newsflash: They will thrive without you.”- Simone Holloway, 2020.
“Where do the by-laws of our religion condone the injustices of people? Where do its teachings condone the lack of empathy? Where is that written in our code of conduct aka the Bible? In the text, when are those callous sentiments expressed by our leader? The Son of God himself, Jesus the Christ? Where????”
“The what-ifs are the worst and they come without permission. They come without warning. Like all terrible things with no mission but to distract, the what-ifs always come. They come and suck the life out of a person, leaving them drained of happiness, courage and grit. I was contending against the possibilities of things taking a turn for the worse. I was fighting against moments that did not happen, against that which was still unknown. “©Simone Holloway, 2020.
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- I live in the future. I mean not exactly, but I tend to live with the future always in mind. I am always thinking about tomorrow that sometimes I forget about the beauty of today. I forget to sit, breath in deeply, and appreciate all that my…
“God is simply carrying me through, and He’s carrying you too.”©Simone Holloway, 2020.
“When I think about Him, I am more gracious. When I think about Him, I am more merciful. When my mind is placed upon Him, I am more loving. I am more focused when I place my attention upon Jesus.”©Simone Holloway, 2020.
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- Happy Monday! We are in month two of Quarantine-mania. I hope you all are well, safe and sound. STAY HOME!!! I cannot express that enough… please, I love you guys and I want for you and your families to be safe. That being said, I thought it…
“I think that is what love does though: it confronts our prejudices and biases. Love calls us out on our crap and reminds us that there is so much more in life than what we’ve experienced. The more we love others, the more we come to love so many different things.”©Simone Holloway, 2020.