It’s Up to You!


Riding on my rocky road

Filled with twists and turns

Not exactly sure where I’m going

But I know I’m moving


Running scared

Running silly

And then I stop – bend over – pick up a tidbit or two



Another lesson learned

I saw it first as a place I needed to get to

A destination with a welcome mat

But you know what?

I’m already here

It’s not the place you end up – it’s the steps you take

The strides you run

The times you laugh

The times you cry

It’s what you learn

And what you teach

It’s who you meet

And how you leave

How you love

And how you respond to hate

It’s here

It’s now

Not then

Or there

It’s how you care

It’s where you are and what you do in this moment

This one right now

What was then is simply the stepping stone

And what will be…..

It’s up to you







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44 thoughts on “It’s Up to You!

    1. Thank you so much!! I am so happy to see you here 🙂 We make decisions. ..even when we think we arent!! Being aware and in the moment is truly a challenge. ..but oh so worth it!! 🙂

  1. “Another lesson learned”

    “It’s here
    It’s now
    Not then
    Or there
    It’s how you care
    It’s where you are and what you do in this moment”

    it’s BLESSITUDE!

    you’re right, it’s always “up to us”…
    Not sure I will be able to “like” and to comment in the coming days, don’t worry! I’ll try to, “on verra”, we’ll see whether I’m “connected to the world” or not! I looking forward to discovering new inspiring landscapes,
    Anyway, I’ll think to you 🙂 ♥♥♥

    1. My dear dear friend….I scrolled from the bottom of the page up and the first thing I saw was the black hearts and I thought IT’S FRE’DE’RIC THE MAGNIFICENT!!! I was so so happy to see you on my page!!! You have been missed my friend…but you are so wonderful to stay connected as you have. Thank you thank you…for your support. This poem just poured out of me today….I was set to post a haiku….but inspiration would have none of it. I love when that happens. 🙂 I think of you and I send you such positive loving energy that you are having a delightful time with your travels. I can’t wait to read the words that come from that. And thank you dearest for knowing I am a worry wart…and warning me of your absence. Much love to you <3 <3 You made my day!!

  2. Oh, so lovely Lorrie!!! 🙂 I am quite tired after a long day, but I just want to tell you that this is so beautiful and lovely! 🙂

    1. Hi Trini…no worries sweet one! I am happy you liked this one… it was fun to write. It can be exhausting to you physically when you go through the kind of day you did yesterday….from sadness….to exhilaration and divinity! Rest up and make sure you take care of yourself. We will touch base tomorrow….Sweet dreams <3

    1. Oh Zara….”to live within the dying moment of time passing!” You are so amazing…I love how you read something and go straight to a beautiful verse that succinctly brightens the original! Thank you so much for adding such beauty!! <3

    1. Hey UT 🙂 Yes!! “Heaven is within!” I’m traveling, and I am learning. I am grateful for all that I learn…and for wisdom from wise ol’ trees!! Blessings 🙂

  3. Wow! Another wonderful post, chocked full of wisdom and uplifting insights! I love that you are loving your journey and finding joy along the way. Thanks for sharing your lovely thoughts with us. It brightens my day and makes me even more grateful. I am grateful for you Lorrie! Blessings and hugs, Natalie 🙂

    1. Oh Natalie…your words mean so much to me! I truly am blessed and I am happy to feel so alive. The awakening that I have experienced is beautiful…warts and all! 🙂 You make me realize even more, how precious this life is and I am Blessitude! !Much love to you…Thank you so for adding to my life <3

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