Annelise Lords is a writer of short inspiring, motivating, thought provoking stories that target and heals the heart. She is a Top Medium writer on Fiction. She is a Jamaican, married with children. She loves to think, read and write.
Learning Patience by Walking on the Edge
As a child overwhelmed with curiosity, while growing up in a calmer and slower world, I had a lot of patience. Although I had an impatient life, I still managed to control my emotions because I believed that's the best way to learn.
The Languages of Kindness and Brutality
"Ouch!" Orville Windsor cried out, massaging the right side of his head. Turning around to face his Aunt Jelesa, his mother's youngest sister.
If kindness is forgotten, will it die, or will it fall asleep? I was listening to a conversation this morning on my walk.
Balancing Complaints Against Life
Motivational Speaker Guido Santiago introduces, “Today’s topic is balance. We all want stability in our lives.” The audience of an inch or two of over 300 people shouts, “Yes!”
Povisitity's Assets, Negativity's Liabilities
Negative and Positive stand together giving us a choice to grow one of them. I considered myself to be a very positive person and often wondered, “Where did negativity begin?
One Minute Of Pleasure+One Hour Of Pain=?
I have a problem understanding some of the humans in this younger generation. I don't remember being stupid when I was young. Poverty didn't allow me a lot of space for error because limitations were on everything and everywhere. So, I brainwashed myself into believing that I must get it right the first time. As a result of that thought, I do my best every time, leaving limited space for failure but enough space for learning.
A Map Of Life
Some hearts see perfection; others see the opposite. But the happy and creative souls compose perfection from their imperfections.
What Do You Add To Our World?
“Why do you hate your only grandchild?” Andrew, Josie’s son-in-law, asked her on one of her regular weekend visits to babysit and spend time with Amelia, her four-year-old granddaughter.