Everywhere, affecting our senses
We’re subjected to horror never-ending
How much more can our souls ache?
How much more can our hearts break?
Should we succumb to defeat that we feel?
Throw in the towel with arms in the air?
Are they winners again because we allow,
Or is perseverance what it’s all about?
Let’s not restrict our minds to the darkness
Instead, dare to dream with eyes wide open
Envision the world we desire to see
Surround ourselves with the light we need
Lauren Scott © 2018
Photos courtesy of Google
(In view of the frequent negativity all around the world,
here is some Light to carry with you today.) ❤
28 thoughts on “Onward”
Yeah, Let’s keep going. 😀
There’s only one healthy direction, right, John? 🙂
Healthy is the operative word.
I agree, look towards the light & Jesus is the Light of the World. Unfortunately, we see too much of the dark side.
It seems that the dark side becomes magnified, so it’s easier to focus on. xoxo
No news is good news. And good news is not news – because it does not sell as much.
You’re right, Lauren. It’s a war the dark will win but only if good loving and god fearing people allow it to win.
It’s just too bad that the good and heartwarming news doesn’t sell as well. What’s wrong with this picture? So, we can’t allow the darkness to win no matter how difficult life gets. Thanks for your comment, and have a wonderful weekend!
Well written Lauren, hopelessness and despair is overwhelming in this day and age, I often wonder if Man has ever really evolved or just reliving a Groundhogs day from the Cave Man era.
Thanks, Ian, and who knows? Man certainly needs some readjusting to bring world peace.
In the meantime, I wish you a joyful and peaceful weekend!
Thank you Lauren.
Avoiding the TV and radio “news” will assist enormously in seeing the world in a more positive way. 🙂
True, but it’s in your face on Facebook, as well, and who knows about other social media sites that I’m not contributing to. No matter what the news is, it’s usually the bad news that is magnified, attracting more attention. That’s the problem. But, yes, keeping informed as to if the world is ending tomorrow or hearing the same old negative reports repeatedly are two different things. So, it’s best to not watch or listen too much. 🙂
I don’t do Fessebouche for a number of reasons and never have.
I forgot to thank you for your first comment, and thanks also for the link. I’ll check it out later. 🙂
Love this positive message!
Thanks, Resa! I’m glad you liked this!
Thanks for the inspiration and the words of light, Lauren. With all that’s going on we need it!
Hope you have a good weekend. Hugs! 💞💞💞
You’re welcome, Betty, and thank you, too! Sometimes, I get so discouraged, so I write to cheer up and hope it has the same positive effect on others. Wishing you a great weekend, also, and sending hugs back! 💗🌼
Lauren, no doubt your words have a positive effect in ways you can’t even imagine, as they’re sent out into the ether. :)💕
There certainly are enough bad things happening in the world, but we do have to persevere and try to overcome the negativity.
Well said, Binky. Thanks for chiming in, and have a good weekend! Sorry for the late reply, too!
I vote for perseverance Lauren. 🙂
Great, Ian! Me, too! 🙂
Lauren, wow! Words and thoughts like these are what will help bring light to the darkness! Powerful writing and I believe the strength of so many wanting good has to have some effect. Lovely touching post and sentiment.😀❤️
Thanks so much, Annika, for your beautiful words! All we can do is continue hoping with positive thoughts. I’m so glad you enjoyed this poem. Have a wonderful weekend! Hugs 💗
So beautiful and exactly what I need today, Lauren! Thank you! 😄💗💗💗
I’m so glad my poem was timely, Sarah, and thank you for your lovely words, too. Sending Friday hugs! 💝😊🌻