Unspoken Conversations are the topics that are often swept under the carpet, whispered amongst the closest of friends and bitched about by many. I want to create awareness about difficult things that people face in life; grief, mental health, money, illnesses, family troubles, relationship difficulties and putting yourself first. I want to tell the truth about things that really matter.

Thursday, 17 January 2013

Please Don't Let Us Forget

We have a pre loved couch handed down to us by my aunty.

When guests stay, they sleep on a mattress on the floor.

Our fridge was bought second hand from a mate.

Our meals are served on mis matching plates.

Our guests are gathered around a hand me down dining table.

We drink from cups of all shapes and sizes.

We eat using cutlery with a multitude of patterns.

Our cupboards are filled with a mixture of new and old plastics.

And all I ask is that please, one day, when we can afford nice things, don't let us forget what truly made us happy all of those moons ago.

It wasn't being surrounded by brand spanking new things, it was the laughter, joy, and comfort that filled our home from friends, family and each other.

Please never let the comfort of a brand new chair replace the comfort of Mick's arms.

Please never let our future fine china fool you into thinking we appreciate things over people.

Please don't let us get caught up in thinking we're in search of happiness when we already have all that we need.

Please don't let us be fooled into thinking that you need nice things to be loved, for we were loved when we had nothing.

Please never let us judge our successes on what we have, instead of who we have in our life.

Please don't let us forget.

What do you take from this post?

Look after yourself and those around you,

Kirsty xxx


The Thrifty Challenge said...

So true- i love all our mismatched stuff as it is so much more important what you do with it. I never want to end up with fancy stuff i'm too precious with to use and enjoy. Good luck with the moving preparations xx

Amy Laura said...

Love it! It is so important to always want "new" and "the best" but sometimes all we need is our loved ones