Tag: pain

  • Does it matter?

    Does it matter?

    Yes, it rained last night Did it offer me a smile? Yesterday, the robust sun came out. But my room was as dark as it was. Does it matter?

  • Pain after Pain

    Pain after Pain

    Pain after Pain by Marites Avisado-Responte If we could just live without pain We could be spotless but plain If life is perfectly paved and we find no offender We’ll come out unscathed, but no character. Though brokenness pierces woes Tougher we become, as pain blows. Though the wound stings and scars us to be […]

  • Inspirational Quotes

    Inspirational Quotes

    “A scar signifies past pain, a wound that did not heal as it ought. But it testifies, too, to survival.” ~ Sharon Kay Penman  

  • Picture before me

    Picture before me

    by Marites Avisado-Responte Picture before me Sometimes, I don’t understand your depth The boats moored in the harbor, bouncing gently against the rippling water say that they need to be restrained so as not to get lost. The glorious setting sun behind the gray streaked clouds tells me that the absence of color is a worthy […]

  • Pain after pain

    Pain after pain

    by Marites Avisado-Responte If we could just live without pain We could be spotless but plain If life is perfectly paved and we find no offender We’ll come out unscathed, but no character. Though brokenness pierces woes Tougher we become, as pain blows. Though the wound stings and scars us to be bitter Forgiveness sprouts […]