Category Archives: Believe

20 Thoughts For a Peaceful Life

  1. Forgive everyone for everything.
  2. Time heals almost everything. Give time, time.
  3. Don’t compare your life with others’, you have no idea what their journey is all about.
  4. Live with the 3 E’s:  Energy, Enthusiasm & Empathy. And 3 F’s: Faith, Family & Friends.
  5. Try to make at least 3 people smile every day.
  6. Each night before you go to bed, complete the following sentences:
    “I am thankful for…”
    “Today I accomplished…
  7. Call your family often.
  8. Dream more while you are awake.
  9. What other people think of you is none of your business.
  10. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day.
  11. Enjoy the ride. Remember that this is not an amusement park and you certainly don’t want a fast pass. Make the most of it and enjoy the ride.
  12. Don’t take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
  13. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.
  14. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
  15. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
  16. Spend more time with people over age 70 and under the age of 6.
  17. No matter how you feel get up, get dressed, and show up.
  18. Believe
  19. Make peace with your past so it won’t mess up the present.
  20. However, good or bad a situation is, it will change.

Caribbean Water


Joyful Waiting

I am currently waiting – waiting for the next experience to present itself.  I’ve done all that I can do and now I must be patient as the Universe unfurls my next adventure. It’s coming. I know it is. And I’m ready. But I am not going to rush anything. I have in the past wanted to move things along. But not this time; this time I am going to wait. I’m going to trust.

I’ve worked my part of the equation. I know the other side will meet me with the path laid out. All I have to do is step on the first steppingstone like the yellow brick road. I am aware the golden path will not be smooth and uninterrupted but for sure it will be there. Life is always a combination of smooth and rough, which can make me crazy, if I let it. Not this time.

I refuse to listen to that negative voice that likes to whisper in my ear. I will have none of that. Nope I’m going to enjoy the wait and the silence. Ears perked up for the Universe’s whisper. Yep that is what I’m going to do. Wait. Listen. Trust. Know. Believe.

I am joyfully waiting with open arms and heart! ♡

(c) Valerie Lee 2016

Black Woman Basking in the water and sun

Follow Your Yellow Brick Road2