I adore you.
Sundays are tough for people who are sad.
It is the one day before the week starts again.
It is the day you feel obliged to make the most of.
It is the day when the world expects you to be happy.
And yet, it is often the saddest day of the week for you when you are sad.
Sadness need not be a black hole that swallows you and everything that goes with it.
Sadness is darkness.
All it takes is a match, a torch, or a lone star to light your way back.
I love the darkness for it shows me the stars. And the moon.
I hope this makes you smile in your darkness too, if you are having a particularly sad Sunday.
Never sink down to their level is what I say to myself.
As Mark Twain once said, “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.”
Classiness is not letting them get to you.
Entering a conversation with an ass is the quickest way to become one.
I often ask people, if you were a fruit, what would you be?
In a previous (actually rather long ago now…) post, I said I’d be a grape.
Soft on the outside, but my core is tiny yet tough, almost unbreakable.
Pineapples on the other hand, are rough on the outside, sweet on the inside.
They stand tall and wear a beautiful crown.
This post is dedicated to my daughter, who has a fondness for pineapples.
Some days, you just have to choose.
Choose to stand tall.
Choose to smile.
And while you’re at it, sit tall as well.
You will feel instantly better in spite of it all!
(You can see the “concept” drawing of this post on my YouTube Channel at Stand Tall.)
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