Leslie Ralph

What Lies Beyond These Walls – Positivity Article

There are walls upon walls upon walls in me, and I’ll admit it, I built them myself. I laid them down, brick by brick with my own two hands. I used to see only brokenness in these walls, but not now. They speak of pain, yes, but also of hope. Even in my darkest hours, I must have seen something in me worth protecting. I built these walls to save myself. Every brick in every wall contains a memory. A…

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Let It All Drop – Positively Positive Positively Positive – Positivity Article

Once, I was a falcon, or at least I tried to be. Fast and focused, I was quick to act, quick to think, never a moment wasted. I wanted to fly the farthest and be the most ruthless. I carried with me always a sense of urgency, as if to say, “Look how much I care.” I thought the hard and hurried in me was my strength. I didn’t want anyone to know how soft I really was. Or how…

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Have Faith That You’re Enough for This – Positivity Article

Have you heard the call to parts unknown? And have you dared to answer? The call will lead you to strange lands beyond imagination. The landscape will grow more unfamiliar the further you travel, and you may wonder if you’ve lost your way. Remember then how unimaginable where you stand once was. Only yesterday, today was unknown too. Look to the steps you took to get here and smile, knowing that so many discoveries wait for you in the uncertainty…

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What Is Metamorphosis If Not This? – Positivity Article

Awake, fresh eyes crack. It hurts for just a second as dawn’s light washes me. After a long, walking sleep, I’m relieved to see the sun again. “Felt like night forever,” I say to her with a bittersweet mix of thanks and regret. “Thank you for waking me.” The monsters lurking in my room transform before me. They were but a coat flung carelessly over a chair. A house plant. A stack of magazines. It all seemed so real. Yesterday’s…

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