“Accepting change, releasing limitations”…

from an older post 🙂



The bumblebee is aerodynamically an impossibility for flight; its body is too heavy and its wing span too small. However, the bumblebee goes on flying without limitations.

Many of us defined ourselves by our jobs: “I am a carpenter”, I am a nurse”, “I am a teacher”, “I am a farmer”, and so on.

We may also define ourselves by our current roles in life: “I am a stay home mom or dad”, “I am a student”,” I am a mother or a father, or grandmother/grandfather”, “I am retired”, etc.

Other times, we define ourselves by our ethnic cultures, countries of origin, gender, religions, social or relationship status, health status, or the groups we belong to: “I am a Canadian or I am Chinese”, “I am Christian or a Buddhist, I am Jewish or I am Moslem”, “I am a Liberal or a Conservative”;  “I am rich, or I am…

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  1. Trina Graves says:

    Brilliant write up and quotes! It has also reminded me of another quote and has given me inspiration for a poem, so thank you so much Amira for sharing! 🙂


    1. Oh, I am so super glad to hear this dear Trina! I look forward to reading your poem and quote!!! 🙂 ❤

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      1. Trina Graves says:

        It is rather a long one! So I am leaving it till tomorrow to re-read with fresh eyes! It started off with the title ‘Who Am I? But, when I finished it I changed it to ‘The Roles We Play.’ If I’m happy with it I’ll post it tomorrow. 🙂


        1. Oh wow! Yes, the roles we play! That sounds great! It makes sense to start with “Who am I?” Because the first thing we think about when we try to “define” ourselves is about the roles we play. I can’t wait to read it! 🙂

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