Anger , Bitterness , Forgiveness , freedom , Keys , Resentment. This is a much shortened and improved two important additional keys to freedom were added version of the post written last week titled Erasing My Grudge List…Walking Away from Anger. The 5 ways to identify bitterness are taken from the resources mentioned in this post. Please feel free to use this as a teaching guide to help yourself and others with…because every person on earth struggles with bitterness to some degree!
The smell of coffee brewing is distinct, an invitation for a cup or two, especially when camping is it strong, on chilly days enjoying nature's view. A slurpy sip while sitting in a chair, beside a brook that bubbles as it flows-- we huddle with our mugs to keep us warm, not caring worth a hoot what comes or goes. Or even when the summer morn is hot, our quiet time at dawn remains unchanged, that sweet aroma introducing day, where latent dreams and feelings are exchanged. The scent of coffee has a special place, within my brain reserved for times like these, because we dated with a cup in hand, each morning making lasting memories.
I sometimes forget that not everyone knows what a poem is—what, in its physical and emotional manifestations, a poem contains. But what of students who hear the word and shudder, hear the word and feel encumbered by its weight or notice the swift approach of a foreign language? I speak to you. The idea here is not to overwhelm you with rigid definitions but to share the wide possibilities of poetry.
November 28, Thompson, The Hound of Heaven. I had a little work related stress, And my apartment was a mess. My boyfriend left town, And my Internet was down.