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She never knew how much strength was within her until life forced her to search for it.
She discovered that she was unbreakable.
- Rebecca Simms
Just a little friendly reminder that your mental health is just as important as your physical health.
Don’t ever be afraid to reach out for help when you are in need and know that you are not alone.
What can I say about 2017? It had it's ups and downs. It had good times and not so good times. It had it's moments in which I realized that there are changes needed to be made. I met new people, experience new things and discovered new interests which is always a plus.
I travelled outside of Canada for the first time and it was to visit a location I have dreamt about visiting for many years; the beautiful London, England. During that time I also visited Paris, France; another place I have always wanted to visit and I did it with one of my dearest friends, Elizabeth.
At the end of 2016, God blessed my life with someone new and we spent the last year becoming closer. We created many memorie...
The first step in pursuing the life you dream of is simply taking that first step.
Just do it!
What is a father? To me, a father is someone who loves his children unconditionally even when they have made mistakes. A father is understanding and patient even when his children tests that. A father is someone who is there for his children, even when they have grown up and moved away from home. A father is someone who thinks about his children and even worries about their well being no matter how old they get. A father is someone who you can call and asked for advice, or to just have a conversation.
I thank God for blessing me with a father who is all of these things plus so much more. He, along with my mother, raised me to be a good person. To have respect for people and to treat them as...
Sometimes, we may feel as though we have to prove ourselves to others when in fact, the only individual that we have to prove wrong is ourselves.
~ Rebecca Simms
London is a beautiful city and no amount of terrorism will destroy that.
To London and everywhere else that was stricken with terrorism yesterday, my heart is with the victims and their families.
Our world is a place horrible sometimes, but together we will stand strong. Let's make love stronger than hate. ❤️
What if, the one thing that we are scared of doing due to the thought of failure, happens to be the one thing we would do best?
~ Rebecca Simms
When the sky goes grey and you can't see far
When all fades away that shapes your heart
Where do you go?
When it seems your life is a straight line with curves ahead
When the joy that was alive now seems dead
Where do you go?
When your life grows dark and the waters rise deep
When your world crumbles in and you can't breath
Tell me....Where do you go?
I bow my head
I raise my voice
As I left my hands and praise in rejoice
To the father in Heaven
I know that I don't always deserve
What to him that I am worth
To the father in Heaven
He loves me and that's how I know
No matter what to him I can go
To my father in Heaven
By Rebecca Simms
*I wrote this years ago when I was going through a ...
Life is what you make of it. You can spend your life dreaming about something or you can go out and get it. You can let the hard times keep you down or you can take a moment to catch your breath and then get back up again.
Work hard, make sacrifices but don't do anything you already know you will regret just to get ahead in the game. No matter what, stay true to yourself and stick to what you believe in.
Remember, it's okay to not always agree with one another but it's important to respect one another.
Don't let the world shake you and don't give up.
For 31 years, I have been blessed to have a wonderful woman in my life who has loved me unconditionally since the day I was born. Who has taken care of me and has been there for me no matter what life threw my way.
She often reminds me that no matter how old I get, I will always be her little girl. Sometimes I think to myself that my mother worries about me too much but the truth is, it's because she cares.
A mother is someone who trusts you to make your own decisions but still thinks about you and wonders if you're okay. No matter where I may go in this world, I know my mother is thinking about me. I am truly grateful for all that she has done and I am thankful that God placed me in her l...
I used to say that there wasn't a greater feeling of freedom than not being in love with someone. That it was better to be alone than risk your heart again.
Then he came along.
I can honestly say, that when you're feeling down about yourself, it's an amazing feeling to have people in your life who will encourage you and who cares about you.
That's something I am grateful to have. ❤️
It feels like just yesterday, that me and my brother were driving from Deer Lake to our parents' house. We were discussing how quickly time flew by and how we were already together. Now, just over two weeks later, I am sitting here in Deer Lake regional airport once again to head home to Toronto.
These days, it's like you blink and you jump days, weeks or even years ahead. A part of me is certainly sad to leave, especially my parents but another part of me is ready to get back home to Toronto and back to my Toronto family.
No matter what you do in life or where you may be, take time to tell those you care about how much you appreciate them and never take them for granted. Enjoy each m...
Well, it's the last day of 2016. I can truly say that this year had it's negatives but it also had it's positives. Yes, this world lost a lot of people that should be remembered and I'm not just talking about actors or artists that were role models to us but even people that didn't really make the headlines or people we never even knew of. This world experienced events that caused fear and tore some of us apart but it also experienced events that brought us closer together which is what I truly hope for more of in 2017 and the years to follow.
There were good things that came out of this year for me as well. I experienced new things, developed new skills, saw new places and met new people. ...
For me personally, Christmas is more than just about the presents and the yummy sweets. It's about the celebration of the birth of my lord and saviour Jesus Christ and spending the holidays with my loved ones.
Wherever you may be in the world, if you are celebrating the holidays at all, I wish you and your loved ones a Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday Season. If you are not, have a wonderful Sunday.
To every man and woman who fought and sacrificed so much including their own lives for this country, I thank you. You will always be heroes. 🇨🇦
Lest We Forget. God bless them all.
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Well, I am finally home after doing a thirteen hour shift last night so my plans for this Halloween involves chilling and watching a movie or sleeping through the whole thing.
For those of you who are going out this evening, be safe and have fun!
Happy Halloween! 🎃
I felt strongly to write this and even if it helps only one person in some way, I'll be happy. The truth is, life can be really hard. Some of us may have it harder than others but that doesn't mean that someone else's pain matters less. We all matter.
Some of us go through hardships at home, at work or in our relationships. Some of us are suffering with hearts so broken that we have lost hope. Some of us are trying to go through life living with a mental illness such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder or other illnesses that takes over our minds and bodies. When we are living with a mixture of these hardships, it can seem like our whole world is crashing around us.
A lot of us hav...
Life is too short not to pursue your dreams and passions. Be smart and have a back up plan but never give up on or forget about where it is you want to go in life.
Remember, putting yourself first sometimes isn't always a bad thing. I am finally learning that.
Have a wonderful day everyone!
Autumn, the season in which leaves are becoming unseen
Except for those that remain living on evergreens
Slowly, swiftly falling to the ground
Caught in the wind blowing all around
The most beautiful colours the world has ever seen 🍁
*The background photo was taken by me on my way to work yesterday. The leaves were so colourful.*
God has blessed me with the best parents a woman can ask for along with two loving brothers. He has blessed me with a wonderful family, amazing friends, a roof over my head and a job. He continues to bless me everyday with the opportunity to do something new or better. I have my health and my freedom. I have people who love me and are constantly there for me. I certainly have a lot to be thankful for.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone to you and your loved ones.
It's been quite some time since I have written something here on Lettrs. however, I have still been reading the wonderful works of others and I am constantly being inspired. I do hope all of you are doing well and are enjoying life. 😊
It's been 10 days since the first day of my favourite season: Autumn. You know what that means. Leaves, leaves and more leaves with such wonderful colours. 🍂
Until Next Time.
"Walt before Mickey", a biographical drama about Walter Disney and his earlier years is an amazing and very inspiring film. Being such a huge fan of Walt Disney myself, it was nice to see a film about the actual people who created it all. It shows us that no matter what obstacles we are facing and no matter how low we may get in life, if we work really hard, never give up, truly believe in our dreams and most importantly ourselves, nothing and no one can stop us. Walt Disney has always been my favourite studio and they have certainly inspired me throughout my life.
"All of our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." - Walter Disney 💫
🇨🇦Canada Day 2016!🇨🇦
Whether you were born here in Canada or you just moved here yesterday, I wish you an Happy Canada's Day. Have fun and please be safe!
Background photo features Canada Day Snapchat filter and today's Canadian skies. Well, Toronto's skies anyways. 😊
Give credit where credit is due! That is one rule I follow no matter what. Well, I certainly try my best to. I came across a post by a writer on the app Lettrs, who talked about how they came across a writing piece that they really enjoyed and then found out that the individual who posted it and passed it off as their own wasn't even the original author. This is wrong in so many ways.
Whether it's literature, art, photography, a quote, etc, I always do my best to make sure I have the original author listed, tagged or even hash tagged in the post. If not, I list the source of where I found it and if I can't do that, I put anonymous or source unknown. If I happen to use another individual's w...
I still fall on my face sometimes
And I can't colour inside the lines
'Cause I'm perfectly incomplete
I'm still working on my masterpiece
And I, I wanna hang with the greats
Got a way to go, but it's worth the wait
No, you haven't seen the best of me
I'm still working on my masterpiece
This is my personal anthem right now especially the last two lines. 🎶 I absolutely love this song and I love Jessie J. Such a beautiful and talented artist. 😊
It doesn't matter how fast or slow the progress is when it comes to what you are working towards. What is important is that you keep working towards it and you never give up!
- Rebecca Simms
I used to hate the rain. I hated getting up in the morning and taking the time to style my hair and put on my makeup just to have the sky open up out of nowhere and dump what could feel like a small lake on my head. It would be a real parade stomper when I would be walking down the street on my way to work with my Starbucks' Tall White Chocolate Mocha in hand and a smile on my face like the day couldn't get any better when all of a sudden Mother Nature would decide that it is time to try and drown me. Of course, because I didn’t take the time to look at my weather app, you can bet I totally was unprepared and didn’t have an umbrella with me. It’s not a pretty picture walking into an importan...