Archives For Inspiration


When we love, we always strive to become better than we are. When we strive to become better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist


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I wonder if I do too much, take on too much
I wonder if they will be disappointed if my smile is absent next time they see me
I wonder if they will notice when I’m no longer there
I wonder if they know just how much their words hurt me
I wonder if they just don’t care

I wonder if I’ll have the time to change the way they feel
I wonder if it really matters that much to me
I wonder why I can’t stop caring as much as I do

I wonder if they know I used to cry myself to sleep
I wonder if they really need to be who and what they are
I wonder if they could survive being me

I no longer wonder, I’ve decided just to be me
The me I used to be before I started to care about them and what they would think of me
So now I no longer have to wonder or cry myself to sleep
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For those who know me, this piece is not about me. It is written as a reflection of young girl I know who is constantly worrying about what others think about her and how they treat her. She is working on finding her inner peace as we speak.


The Path©

by Felina Silver Robinson

(01/16/15)

I’m not frightened by your ideal

While I’m deeply entrenched in my own

I have miles to go to before I reach my target

Being certain to keep all obstacles clear from my path

Ensuring no distractions til I reach my destination

Whereupon my team awaits instruction on next phase of our immense invention

Which is something we have all come to know as a peaceful, fun-loving, society hand-made by man

The dream for eternal happiness can only be realized by those willing to track it down


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Class Is…©

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By FelinaSilver Robinson

Class is…

When you care enough about others

Not to say things that will hurt them

Scars run deep in people

They are not always visible

Words can’t be erased from your memories

Nor can the pain that has been inflicted

Scars may deepen

And grow into hate

Which may fester into things that go bad

Don’t feed the pain

Stop the pain

Show some class

Think about how you would feel

If the shoe were on the other foot

Class is…

Knowing the needs of others

And when they are to proud to ask for help

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Expectations©

Copyright 2013

By Felina Silver Robinson

We start off young wanting and needing things
We expect them because we often know that if we ask, we get
Some of us are told not to expect it, that we have to earn it, if we want it go for it, and get it

We tell our children, our employees, our doctors, our politicians, what we expect
They in-turn tell us what they expect from us

We give love, we expect love back
We give our time, we expect something, anything back
We give our money, and by golly someone or something better not disappoint us

We expect to be happy, not always knowing that we control our own happiness.

Just because you expect it, doesn’t mean you’re going to get it, or that you even deserve it
Work hard and you may be surprised how things work out

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Oh How They Blossom©

Copyright 2013

By Felina Silver Robinson

It’s often hard to watch those we have raised,

directed or reared in one way or another,

blossom into someone even greater than we expected.

They are able to spread their wings even broader and fly a little higher.

We sit back and wonder what exactly did we do to help them make such momentum in their lives?

Most often it is just that we listened when they needed to be heard.

We cared when someone needed them to care.

We gave advice when necessary.

Sometimes that’s all someone needs to feel like they can do anything, or be anything.

Never doubt your ability to help someone else.

Sometimes amazing things happen when you don’t spend too much time trying to figure out how to handle it.

Allow things to come naturally.

Relax your mind and let your thoughts go free.

You’ll be amazed at what you see.


What I’ve learned©

Copyright 2013

By Felina Silver Robinson

Is that you…

Don’t ever think you know all the answers

Don’t ever think you have to

Allow your mind to except  that you might be wrong

that you can be wrong

that you will be wrong

and you will survive it

The person that is willing to grow the most

that is willing to see outside the box

that is willing to accept change

that is willing to take ownership to their mistakes

Will be the strongest and the smartest

But you must stay modest for overconfidence shows a lack of intelligence