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To Yourself Be True

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, In : Spiritual 
Sometimes the questions
don't get answered.
Sometimes life will not
deal the best hand.
Sometimes it will not
make sense at the time
but it is always
within the plan.

It can be hard to trust,
to understand the reasons why,
but it might not be clear
why you now have tears to cry.
So let the sorrow flow,
release it from your heart and mind,
but while you deal with these feelings,
make sure to yourself you're kind.

There are lessons to be learned,
growth in the way you live and love,
the schoo...
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The Mask

Posted by Mary D'Alba on Tuesday, August 4, 2009, In : Spiritual 

There is a mask that we show to the world. We might quite possibly have several. There is our work mask, our family mask, our friends' masks - different sizes, shapes, construction, moldings. We create them to place over the softness and vulnerable sides of ourselves - our true face - to protect us.

The masks are hard, they are solid - conforming to our faces a little too well. We hide parts of us inside, behind the mask, smothering the softness. When we don't give these true parts of ourse...

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