Florence Florence

A Friendship that Last a Lifetime

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I have made a lot of friends in my life. Some of them I thought would stay in my life forever, but only made a temporary role in my story. Some of them I never imagined I would be friends for a long time, but turned out to be the ones who made a huge impact in my life. I have learned that people who really want to be with you will make an effort to stay beside you, without any excuse. I have learned that people do come and go – and that’s okay. I have learned that you can’t beg people to come follow you on the same path in life. You can’t ask them to share some of their time with you when they have other priorities. You can’t force them to be the same person they promised you they’d be when they want to change. You...

Test of Faith

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You are facing something right now and your faith in yourself doesn't exist, at this very moment. Life throws you the most unexpected circumstances from one to another. Life has beaten you down from waiting and you're just exhausted. Hope is like an elusive butterfly, just out of reach. Sometimes I ask God, the universe - What have I done? Why am I in this position? Why is this happening to me? Then You start hating yourself for your weakness. You hate yourself for getting to this point. Trapped and alone - and that you don't even know what to do. You take a deep breath think, and try to analyse every situation. While you sit and ponder, there are things that you have to realize before knowing what to do. And these things are often the key to understand every situation. It will take time. Breathe. There maybe times that...

“New Year, New Me” – Pursue What you Believe in this Year

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Make this year a leap of faith. A year you finally go after what you really want, in the direction of your own dreams, along the road that leads you to what matters the most. Each year we start with such high expectations. We say the most cliche thing - "New year, new me". We make plans, create goals, and step confidently forward. Then life gets in the way. We get stuck and wrapped up in our own little failures. Then we get distracted by other ideas that are unknown. We find ourselves spending way too much time doing meaningless things like constantly browsing through social media, or surrounding ourselves with the wrong people, rather than pushing ourselves outside of the norm. And then time passes and we find ourselves back to where we started - still in the same place. As we begin the year, break this vicious cycle. Don’t...

Adjustments.

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8pm, I sat and took the time to reflect. It was the moment that I got to thinking about all the times throughout my life. Despite the hard times, I had to think thoroughly and clearly, thoughts of needs to change, in order to make life work for me instead of against me. There is always a lesson to learn if you take the time to look and as with most lessons, its hard. It takes adjustments. This year, I have things to do and accomplish. Doing it the normal way isn't possible any more. I had to change perspective about life in order to get the results I needed. I had to not only change the way I think but also my actions. I had to look for new ways to accomplish the change I needed to. I had to adapt. It struck me while reflecting, while there may...