Annelise’s Newsletter

Annelise Lords
Commonsense, Life Stories
Created 02 Aug 2021
  • Tag and Thank
    14 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    “You can’t just walk out on her,” Angela pleaded with Pauline. Pauline turned and stared into her daughter’s eyes, hoping the pain would stay hidden. It didn’t. Nodding, Pauline turned away. Her lips ...
  • You or Me!
    13 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    They say never give up, no matter what. But sometimes certain circumstances or situations cornered me in specific areas forcing me to choose between you or me! So, she asked, "When should one give up ...
  • Opinions? Or Facts?
    09 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Journalist Andrew Mattis was eager to interview critic Marlin Grant, so he got to the point very quickly, “I follow you on all of your social media sites. You never give a negative review. Why not?” M...
  • The Strength In You!
    06 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Sometimes, humanity’s cruelty is not meant to harm us but to strengthen us on the inside. Extreme strength or physical strength can be seen, admired for personal reasons, and boosted self-esteem. It’s...
  • I Can Read Your Mind!
    01 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Minding my own business, after finishing my coffee in my favorite family's own friendly diner, a soft apologetic young female voice close by pulled my attention away. “I am so sorry.” An older more co...
  • Knowledge or Wisdom?
    30 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Someone asked, "If you had to choose between Knowledge and Wisdom, which would you choose?" I would choose wisdom because I can buy knowledge. Wisdom must be learned and earned through trials, failure...
  • Do The Right Thing
    27 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    When some people think they are winning, they will never stop doing what they are doing, even if it is wrong! I was called in by my son's school because he wasn’t attending devotion in the mornings. H...
  • Birds Return Kindness Too
    22 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    I try and take an early morning walk when the weather is excellent. I observe kindness everywhere I go. I see it among some of the simplest things. This birdhouse is a beautiful act of thoughtfulness ...
  • How Valuable is Happiness?
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    While enjoying an evening in the park, I sat a few feet away from a group of women who were watching their children playing. They were talking about the dreams and aspirations they wanted for their ch...
  • Life's Game
    17 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Life is a game. Those who study the rules will have the most advantage. Those who know the rules will have some advantages. Those who don’t know the rules will have all the disadvantages. Life and liv...
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