"Here is my secret. It is very simple: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.."- Antoine de Saint Exupéry

Solitude

Most people are horrified by the thought of solitude, but isn’t solitude a part of ourselves?
That voice that speaks when all others leave us, that part that never betrays us?
It takes lots of strength to be true to ourselves, deep inside, there where we are alone,
Where there are no more veils to cover our soul, nor things to distract us.
No more ideas to kidnap our eyes, only ourselves, simple, stripped, in the middle of reality.
Do you know the feeling? There’s such a surreal beauty inside.
Take a deep breath and welcome yourself.

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100 words

memyselfandela, 2012

12 responses

  1. bethenny frankel
    Your writings gives me a inspiration kevin kolb

    March 17, 2012 at 20:08

  2. Hey, I just stopped in to visit your website and thought I’d say I enjoyed myself.

    March 29, 2012 at 14:04

    • Thank you!🙂

      March 30, 2012 at 01:35

  3. Fredrik Kayser

    Beautiful!
    I think a lot of people confuse solitude with loneliness, I’ve experienced plenty of both. Solitude is a beautiful thing, a refuge and sanctuary.🙂

    November 13, 2012 at 03:16

    • Yes, indeed. I think one cannot think nor pray clearly with many others around.

      November 13, 2012 at 04:08

  4. Reblogged this on memyselfandela.

    January 5, 2013 at 13:39

  5. Reblogged this on Simon Sundaraj-Keun.

    January 5, 2013 at 15:20

  6. It takes strength to be true to ourselves. Well said and very true.

    January 6, 2013 at 01:05

  7. Solitude means strength.

    January 6, 2013 at 12:01

    • Yes, indeed.🙂
      Thank you Justine, have a great day!

      January 6, 2013 at 12:09

  8. Lovely dear…its need courage to face your own self🙂

    January 6, 2013 at 16:24

    • Yes, indeed.🙂
      Thank you dear Supriya.

      January 6, 2013 at 16:48

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