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Reflect on life

Updated on December 29, 2016

Reflect on the beauty present in your life

Live and enjoy the beautiful moments.
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I reflect upon life

Clearly visualizing the signs

Those that I chose

To ignore at the time


Allowed the pain to hit deep

My laughter to be loud

For all that I have

I feel grateful and proud


Having experienced growth

I hold no regret

Life without true mistakes

Has not been lived yet


Taking with me the lessons

learned along the way

I treasure those moments

That bring light to my day




Strive for happiness

Some of the lessons in life, can be so difficult to deal with. We wonder at times whether or not, we can cope with tomorrow. Anger, sadness and feeling like we are lost at times, is quite normal.

You think it will never end and nothing but bad things, will continue to happen to you. Understanding first of all, that there is no avoiding the bad moments - they always weigh you down, when you are least expecting it. These bad moments come in cycles, as do the good times we have.

One day you will wake up, after havng possibly the worst week of your life. The sun will be shining, the birds will be chirping and it will be a better day!

Make the most of special times with friends. Enjoy some time with your children. When the good moments arrive make the most of them. Keep smiles, laughs and giggles to memory. The fresh breeze, on a warm day. The feeling of a nice hot shower, on tired muscles - the best!

All the things we take for granted in life, is what we should pay attention to the most. It helps us when we are at our lowest, when anger, pressure and heartache brings us down. That is when we should reach for the things that make us happy.

Love and happiness is the key!

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    • WillStarr profile image

      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Very thoughtful work, Skellie.

      Beautiful.

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      Abie Taylor 6 years ago from Wakefield, United Kingdom

      Great poem. Rated up and beautiful x

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      skellie 6 years ago from Adelaide

      Thankyou WillStarr and Abie Taylor. This is my first poem after a few weeks break.

      Thanks for the vote, nice to get back in to the swing of things. :)

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      Walt Smith 6 years ago

      Finally...My Sunday mornings can return to normal...lol Beautiful poem, as usual. Funny thing is I have sort of been on a "What have you done with your life" kick lately and again you seem to get me where it counts. Super glad you are feeling better and back to your old tricks, you were missed. Cheers...W

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      skellie 6 years ago from Adelaide

      Thanks Walt mate, have had a lot going on of late but am back as often as I can. I think it is good for the soul, to do a bit of reflection sometimes.

      Cheers mate, Skellie :)

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      Apostle Jack 6 years ago from Atlanta Ga

      Yesterday have a lot that we could learn from.I just hold on to the good...and leave the trash behind.

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      skellie 6 years ago from Adelaide

      Hi Apostle Jack :) Yes leave it behind, the negative only brings us down. It breeds sadness and discontentment, making it hard to move forward in life.

      Thankyou for your comments

      Cheers Skellie

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      dallaswriter 6 years ago from North Carolina

      Beautiful! Have missed you but I certainly understand the committments that pull at us!

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      skellie 6 years ago from Adelaide

      Thankyou dallaswriter :) that is very sweet. I do have a lot of comittments at the moment. Thinking about selling up the house and the business, then move to the country.

      Time for a change lol.

      Cheers Skellie

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