I can’t be empathetic if I am feeding off of the entrails of my fellow human beings and to assuage my conscience I refuse to see and acknowledge their humanity. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022


We have to be conscious of who we are. Who people say we are is negligible, as it is us who decide what labels we want to be guided by. The repository of knowledge does not abide outside of us, it lives and dwells within us. When we know ourselves we become the miracle we […]

Be the judge

We have to separate those who are an asset in our lives from those who are a liability in our lives. People tend to do what works for them. We have to look out for ourselves, and shed the weight that is weighing us down. We can’t expect people to be empathetic or reciprocal towards […]


Who or what do we revere? Do we believe that reverence is earned? Do we believe we are born into it? Do we believe it is hierarchical? Reverence is owed to all living beings, including Mother Earth. We are all intertwined. Rending a part of the life thread rends the whole garment. If we want […]

Know thyself

Knowing ourselves is the greatest revelation. When we know ourselves we can surmount every obstacle that is thrown in our way. We have to listen to the whisperings of our eternal spirit. It is in the spiritual realm that all things are made possible. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022


We have got to get to the core of who we are. Does our persona reflect who we really are? If we can’t stand in the essence of who we are then we have to look at why we have become who we are and make the necessary changes in our lives. © Norma Bobb-Semple […]


We cannot allow ourselves to lay fallow like a field. Without accoutrements we can move with ease from one environment to another. Sometimes it is better to separate ourselves from our problems. Insight and foresight are two gifts we have to embrace. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022


We are all special. Our birth is testament to how miraculous we are. We don’t have to bribe, beg or entreat anyone to be in our company. Let’s sit in the power of who we are, loved and accepted by ourselves, without depending on the acceptance of others. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022

Say No

If we believe something is not right for us we shouldn’t participate. Saying no is the kindest gesture we can offer to ourselves. © Norma Bobb-Semple 2022