Who does the world see when they look at me?
Do they see the real me or just who they think I am?
Do they see my eyes only or the soul inside?
If you looked deep enough you would see the real me.
Look a little deeper than what you see outside.
If you really looked you might see
That behind my smile, I sometimes cry.
I may look confident and happy
And blissfully unaware,
Yet at times I feel too unsure to try.
Looking deep within would reveal
That most days optimism abounds.
I am in love with life and living.
I feel compassion and hope.
And am grateful to be giving.
I wonder if that is what people really see,
That good person who is within.
I would like for you to get to know me,
My dreams and schemes,
Rather than just who you want me to be.
I'm glad that there are a few people in my life who know the real me.
I wish that I were better at conveying to everyone who I really am.
That's the rub, isn't it--to let people know through word and deed who you really are?
I don't think that it's too late to let the real me shine through.
Have a good Friday.
I'll be hosting the chat on Sunday night, Feb. 15, over at the Second Road. The chat starts at 8 PM, and the topic is going to be how to get balance in your life. It's open to anyone who wants to show up. Let your fingers do the talking.