After helping people for approximately 20 years, and working through my own personal traumas, I’ve realized that survival and thriving often come down to three things in life. The three things are; Acceptance, purpose, and dreams. But unfortunately, there is a lot of bad incorrect advice out there, not only online, but also from so-called life …
To The Beautiful (Broken) People.
Remember, you are not what you have suffered, battled, or been through. Your scars may remind you of the war, and you may feel broken. But to me, your scars paint a map of your triumphs, and your strength shines like sunbeams at midnight. You are beautiful in the truest sense of the word. – …
Healing In Solitude – Quote
“In solitude, there is healing. Speak to your soul. Listen to your heart. Sometimes in the absence of noise, we find the answers.” ©2018AmandaRicks
Whatever’s Good For Your Soul – Quote
“Whatever’s good for your soul… Do That.” – ©2018AmandaRicks I created this image quote for my Instagram a while back, and everyone liked it so much I wanted to share it here too. It manages to say in just a few words one of my most prioritized beliefs in life. This quote also exemplifies why I …
Who You Might Be, Who You Can Be. – Quote
“Letting go of who you are, who you feel you should be, who others want you to be, is one of the hardest things. But it’s the only way to find who you might be, and can be.” ©2018AmandaRicks
Love, Create, Live, And Inspire. – Quote
“Love with all of your heart, create with all of your soul, live with all of your energy, and you will inspire others to do the same. – Amanda Ricks (c) 2018
“It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge.” – Albert Einstein “All you need is one safe anchor to keep you grounded when the rest of your life spins out of control.” ― Katie Kacvinsky, Awaken “Some people try to tell you the things you …
And Peace Rolled In
The door shut with a click, and peace rolled in. The chaos and crazy eased, retreating like demons at dawn. Comfort spread its wings, soothing the heart so tired. Solitude emerged as invited, offering respite to the grieved. – (c)2018 Amanda Ricks
Rising And Setting In Life.
“Maybe we should stop comparing sunrises and sunsets. Instead, just see and feel the awesomeness of whichever one gifts our present place in life.” (c)2018AmandaRicks I wrote this earlier in 2018 for a site that I was working on and it seems very appropriate for this week’s WP Photo challenge for, Rise/Set.
Nature Soothes My Soul – Quote
“Take me to where nature soothes my soul and my mind can run free in the wilderness.” – 2018 Amanda Ricks
Creativity Nurtures The Soul
After too many days filled with data, should do’s, and deadlines I realised that my friend had been right. “It’s creativity that nurtures the soul.” ~ An original image quote by Amanda Ricks 2017
The Evening Settled
The evening settled on us like a welcome mediator. Dimming the stark reality, hushing tones, and muffling our harsh thoughts. I heard a sigh and wondered if it was another unspoken apology or merely a step closer to the door.