“To receive, you must make space; to make space, you must let go.” (c) Simone Holloway, 2022
“I’ve learned over the past year that there is no need to reinvent the wheel. If we want to know others and be fully known, we must lay aside all manners of judgment and cover those we love in grace. Grace is the only thing that kills shame; it encourages authenticity and releases revelation.” (c) Simone Holloway, 2021
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers- Happy Sunday! It’s a fall-ish day here in G-vegas, and I am trying to figure out what to share with you. It’s been awhile and with 15 different drafts of a proposed article in my que, I’m having trouble finding exactly what I want to say. Have…
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…