Shoulders back, heads up, barracuda grin
wise-cracks, playback, hold the worries in
press play, record again: I’m fine. I’m fine.
This too shall pass
HE never packs on more than we can carry
Every tunnel has light down yonder
When life hands you pee, make apple juice
All is well if we think it
Look for the funny in everything
Keep your head up
Trials teach us to help others
Heaven help us all
Resilience makes us stronger
Our stories are a collaboration
Understand that, and you’ll get by
Give, and you just might forget
How hard your own struggles seem
YOUR TURN: Do you have a mental “walk through” or mantra when things get tough? If so, what is it? Do share.
Run, run–as fast as you can
don’t let it catch you–
that depression, man
just run, fast, faster,
fast as you can
And then what?
Just thinking about that feeling of being the scared kid at the recital. He has two choices: to sweat and play or cry and run offstage. But guess what?
gains even less
if he doesn’t
So play, dernit, play! *
*Taken from my journal post at bluegreenlilac.livejournal.com