Don’t give or allow the Abusers of your past to have Power over your present and Future. Take Back Your Power!!
They took my innocence at such a young age that I dreamed of climbing an apple tree and live like the squirrels.
They took my safety at such a young age that I wanted to live alone by a lake surrounded by cliffs so no one could find me, ever!
They took my choice to have my own interests at such a young age that I cringed when it came time for learning.
They took my esteem and infused it with shame, humiliation, and embarrassment at such a young age that I wanted to become and often felt invisible.
They took all those innate things away at such a young age that my ability to have trust, faith, security, self-esteem, hope or “person-ness” was stripped away.
Until it wasn’t!
Now “They” don’t have the power over me they used to have.
Yes, there are effects that resulted from all…
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Happy 80th Birthday to Dame Shirley Bassey!!
Welcome back to one of the new features I launched last week here on Hugh’s Views And News. Thank you to everyone that joined in and shared one of their favourite songs. Check out all the songs in the comments section of the post for week 1 by clicking here.
On Sunday 8th January 2017, Dame Shirley Bassey celebrated her 80th birthday. What better way to celebrate than with a party. Take it away, Dame Shirley…
Born in 1937 in Cardiff, Wales, Shirley is probably best known for recording the songs to the James Bond films, Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever and Moonraker. However, in 2007, at the age of 70, she recorded and released ‘Get The Party Started’, a song originally released by American recording artist, Pink, in 2001.
Charting at number 47 in the UK and at number 43 in the Billboards Year-End Hot Dance play tracks charts, this…
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Put On New Life!! Prepare Your Heart to Receive the Blessings meant for you and your Family!!!
He put a new song in my mouth,
a hymn of praise to our God.
Many will see and fear the Lord
and put their trust in him.
Blessed is the one
who trusts in the Lord,
who does not look to the proud,
to those who turn aside to false gods.
Psalm 40:3-4 NIV
Forget the former things;
do not dwell on the past.
See, I am doing a new thing!
Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wilderness
and streams in the wasteland.
Isaiah 43:18-19 NIV
You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the new self, created…
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