Belong

Belong

  • May 22, 2020
Belong

Minutes of daylight, as the minutes turn into hours, is the parlance of our time. Everytime I look in the mirror, I see myself staring right back at me; a fleeting glimpse of myself going round and round on a carousel cusp of why. I will never understand why my parents moved me around a lot. I was around eight years old when my parents moved me out of my birth place of New York City, and I had to change schools for the first time; I was in third grade. After grade seven, my parents moved me to a different school where I completed eighth grade. Grades nine through twelve were spent at boarding...

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Thomas Slatin Quote

  • May 15, 2020
Thomas Slatin Quote

"Nothing in life just 'happens'. Opportunity and goals can only be realized through hard work, determination, love, and blessings of patience." —Thomas Slatin, Belong

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Thomas Slatin Quote

  • May 13, 2020
Thomas Slatin Quote

"Life was so much easier when I was young. I never thought I would ever see the day when I would be forced to trade my childhood heroes for ghosts. I sometimes dream from time to time, of days long ago, straight line from the days when I was still very young." —Thomas Slatin, Belong

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Thomas Slatin Quote

  • May 11, 2020
Thomas Slatin Quote

"Asking a child what they want to be when they grow up is very limiting, as it narrows down the possibilities to career opportunities. The better question is to ask a child who they want to be and what they dream of doing with their life." —Thomas Slatin, Belong

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Thomas Slatin Quote

  • May 6, 2020
Thomas Slatin Quote

"Every person is a gift, and as such are so much more than their jobs, their possessions, or bloated bank accounts. It seems the more we take, the less we become; the fortune of one can only equate with less for some. Love, the greatest thing in life, and are the feelings of the heart." —Thomas Slatin, Belong

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Thomas Slatin Quote

  • May 3, 2020
Thomas Slatin Quote

"Minutes of daylight, as the minutes turn into hours, is the parlance of our time. Everytime I look in the mirror, I see myself staring right back at me; a fleeting glimpse of myself going round and round on a carousel cusp of why." —Thomas Slatin, Belong

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Thomas Slatin Quote

  • April 30, 2020
Thomas Slatin Quote

"It came upon me like a ghost in the night, scary at first then comforting, much like the feeling of a thousand hugs when suddenly I realized, I belong. I thought of a scream, but instead slowly whispered to myself, I belong, followed by a single tear of joy which slowly ran down my cheek, a feeling of calm. Calm. Belong." —Thomas Slatin, Belong

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