Tuesday, May 4, 2021

My flaw

 In your World

You tell us

to refrain

From anger

Lord

I'm angry 

at myself

Who knew

the hardest 

person

to forgive 

would be 

the one

I can't bear

to look 

at in

the mirror

having to be honest

to grow

Acceptance

at its root

Problems

aren't fixed

until they're faced

I have rebelled 

help me conform

to Your will

Mine fails

every time

I always seem

to need reminders

that my strength 

will fade

While Yours

Doesn't

I replay

every mistake

each foible 

release me

from my need

for control

it's elusive 

and exhausting

27 comments:

  1. This was such a raw + honest poem!

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  2. This is very powerful. Yes, the hardest person to love and forgive is always ourselves. But it's time to let go.

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  3. I refuse to hang on to the mistakes I've made, because if I do, I won't be able to enjoy this moment I'm in.

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  4. Olá R's Rue adorei ler o poema ...
    Com carinho feliz semana !
    Bjinhos

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  5. Dearest Regine,
    No doubt, we all carry several flaws with us for life and struggle all the way...!
    Hugs,
    Mariette

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  6. Beautiful words that truly hit home! I struggle with this big time <3

    Green Fashionista

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  7. Gostei muito, as vezes luto comigo mesma! bjsss

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  8. Truth. And as well as being hard (impossible?) to forgive it is hard to be kind to ourselves as well.

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  9. Forgiveness can take time, and it's easy to be too hard on ourselves sometimes!


    Hope that your week is going well :)

    Away From The Blue

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  10. Oh, we are our own worst enemy. I know where you are coming from. Just remember to enjoy all those little things. Keep smiling and stay strong.

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  11. You are so like me Regine with these words. Last year my word of the year was GRACE. I needed to remember to give myself grace and it seemed to work somewhat.
    XOOX
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  12. It is hard sometimes to give it all to him and just have faith he has got this

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  13. These words hit home with me too...

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  14. We are always hardest on our selves. Maybe we need to be kinder to ourselves. I try not to bother with the small stuff now and just enjoy the little things. Stay strong

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  15. Love this so much. Two things that are the hardest for me is forgiving myself and loving others the way I love myself. The key to loving others is to love myself better.

    Teresa

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  16. Why IS it that we can never forgive ourselves...and are always the first to criticize ourselves?
    Look into your mirror fearlessly, my friend, and see the beautiful Soul that you truly are...😊😊

    Hugs xxx

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  17. you must have known I needed to read this, this morning. Thank you.

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  18. Refrain from anger!
    Love yourself and the rest...

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  19. It's so hard isn't it?
    I just had a catch up with your beautiful work.
    Faith x

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  20. A vida é um exercício diário de aceitação... e não é nada fácil... o ser humano caracteriza-se por insatisfações a tantos níveis... podemos ter tudo, e ainda assim, nunca somos completamente felizes... ou podemos ser felizes, com o pouco aos olhos de outros... mas que para nós jamais será visto como tal...
    Acima de tudo devemo-nos perdoar a nós mesmos... pois afinal de contas, todos somos as melhores pessoas que pudemos ser, nas circunstâncias que nos calharam...
    Adorei as suas palavras, tão plenas de autenticidade, Regine!
    Beijinhos! Tudo de bom!
    Ana

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