Rising out of the Ashes

Rising out of the Ashes

Life can splay the innards open

Exposing the deepest of wounds and insecurities

Humiliation and shame can become the friend for awhile.

When the lessons have been learned

And honesty abounds

The bondages of self can be laid down.

Walking slowly away from

The expose of self

With the wisdom of humility

As the guide.

The accumulation of knowledge will

Prevent the fall from happening again.

The acceptance of self

Will assure the rising out of the


  ~Lori (2014)

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