Tuesday 10 February 2015


Reader Emily believes that all of us can spread our wings and fly…

Emily says:
I can fly. When I put my mind to it I just soar up into the air. Down below I see children watching in awe and adults smiling with pride. The feeling of flying is just wonderful… it make me feel like I belong, like I am special.

I know what you're thinking. Can anyone else fly? To tell you the honest truth, many of my friends join me in flight. Slowly, over the years, they learned that they could fly too. I have spent twelve happy years on this interesting earth, but some of the best times of all have been spent soaring through the fluffy white clouds where you meet other experts at flight. 

Sadly, not everyone wants to fly… some actually choose to live with their feet on the ground. They don't take the time to look up into the sky, to see that there are no limits, no walls to hold them in. Living on the ground won't take you anywhere in life, but flying sets you free.

You won't believe it when I tell you, but anyone can fly… even you! To fly is to achieve, to dream big, to reach for the stars… and all of us can do it, if we just have the courage to try. Pick up that dusty old recorder and have some fun! Go to First Aid club, it might give you wings. Be a musician, write a book, paint a picture, save a life… the possibilities are endless. You don't need wings to fly… you just need determination and the power of thought. Go find YOUR talent… then you too can fly!

Cathy says:
Wow… I absolutely love Emily's enthusiasm, imagination and love of life. Yes, we CAN all fly if we set our minds to it… it's not about wings but about shaking off the shackles that life sometimes ties us down with. Think big, dream big - then fly! COMMENT BELOW to have your say...


  1. You mean 'down below', not "dow below".

  2. I can Fly! Oh and Emily have you considered being an author like Cathy? BTW cool name!



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