Every Thursday I randomly select a post to re-blog that deals with real issues. This week we join Martha as she speaks about who she really is. Please show her some love by visiting her blog, read and comment. Thank you as usual for your support.
Martha L Shaw - Poet, Writer, Author, Artist
Seriously, do you? Do you really? You don’t have to answer out loud. Most people won’t. I know. I’ve spent most of my life being looked at strangely. Why? Because I don’t cavein. Most people who have put me down made caving in and doing what others expected into an art form.
I don’t much care if you think I’m ugly. I don’t think I am. I sure do not care if you think working hard is for fools. Shoot, if that’s the definition of a fool, I’m proud of it. As a kid, there were plenty of people my age running away from home. I never even considered it. I loved my family. I had friends who were fun to be with. Know what? They loved my family as well. They loved to be at my house.
There were always people more popular…
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“Growing old is not all scary. You can be excited for what the future holds, too. Who cares if you get wrinkles and your body aches here and there. Make like wine and get better with age…”
Some of my current anti-aging products …
Sometimes I feel OLD. My two wrinkles are particularly obvious that day, my back is aching for no reason and I’m going to bed early on a Saturday night. No wonder people complain about aging and dread growing old. Well, I’m tired of it! No, I’m not tired of getting old. I’m tired of hearing the complaints. Call me delusional, but I really don’t think it’s as bad as it seems. Here are some of my optimistic reasons why growing old means that life only gets better.
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Chatterboxes, hypocrites, ungrateful people, conniving people, backbiters, deceivers, ( and the list goes on) are some very dangerous people to be around and they should be avoided. The ungrateful ones however, are the most dangerous ones from the experiences I have had with them.
What I love most about them is the pretentious amnesic syndrome that they love to display. Oh boy, these people are such users and will do anything to get what they want.
They will come to you with tear-stained faces, brokenhearted and helpless, and you put out your best and even go out of your way just so you can assist them but at the end of the day…they forget! They forget and pretend as though they did it all on their own. And their forgetfulness hurts; especially if it’s being handed down by a family member or a very close friend. Continue reading Real Talk-Ungrateful People