Friday, August 19, 2011

Keep singing your song because YOU like it

When people criticize you, your behavior or your work,

You're affected only if you think that they are right.

If you find yourself fighting for your respect- work on it.

You will get to the top of your game, I assure you.

To heal an insult pricking you in the light of the day,

Rendering you speechless while wanting to play defense;

Work away into the nights, not caring for time or sweat.

The effort to clear the scars off your personal record,

Your passion to become the best and your hurting ego;

They'll light up your spirit- you will glow with pride.

When people blame you for something you haven't done,

When they're being unjust, insensitive and mean-

Try explaining calmly, honestly, yet discreetly.

If it doesn't have effect though, be happy that you tried!

Rise above your anger and disgust for their callousness.

Be glad you're you, blessed with greater understanding.

Explaining your position to the others in the same space,

When they won't feel for you or say the right words;

Is a wastage of your time, value, emotion and intent.

Puff up your collar knowing you're fabulous- why fret?

Quit feeling guilty about maladjustments life brings;

You're doing all you think is right- you're doing well.

Remember- you're the one that matters most- so, sing!

14 comments:

Shanda said...

When people criticize you, your behavior or your work,

You're affected only if you think that they are right.

I love this. It doesn't mean I can't take their criticism into consideration, but if I don't think they are right, then I can carry on in all confidence!!!
Thank you

Jodie-AnnDuhBawwss. said...

Amazing advice! <3

haze said...

I read this twice. Hehehe :) All I want to say is thank you, thank you 1thousand times for being one of my dearest friend and inspiration. ♥you!

p.s. v, I changed my e-mail. It's haze.marion18@gmail.com :)

Sarah (Nikki) said...

yes to this...it's what we think about ourselves that matters most.....I love the power in this post...hugs to you my bloggy friend.

Julie said...

You are right my dear. It's true, we have to decide what effects us and not.
Thanks for all your sweet comments. I love it when you stop by.
Take care and have a great and blessed day.

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Shanda:

Indeed! :) Carry on!

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Jodie:

It's good to talk to myself, here. :)

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Haze:

Ah! I'm going to remember the change- thanks for the update!

You're sweet, Haze! :)

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Nikki:

:) I love that you support me as much!

xoxo

TheBlogWriter8 said...

@ Julie:

:) I love stopping by! I can't not know what my friends are upto!

xoxo

iZaynab said...

Love this ~ ! ! : D
Super awesome advice, iReally will take this with me when iGo to school next week.

TheBlogWriter8 said...

:) Good going, girl! Show them all what you're made of!

Julie said...

Sorta like my letter to you, eh? Love the writings, keep them coming. I know I don't comment all the time but I do read.
Take care and Blessings my friend.

TheBlogWriter8 said...

:) I'm glad you read, Julie. That, I am very glad about!

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