Deeds Not Words ~ A Lil’ Rant

When I sat down to post today, I was going to share some quotes that have inspired me recently, but then I thought differently. I am surrounded by people talking about things whilst the problem just gets worse and, although I definitely see the importance of communicating and sharing thoughts, I also see the need for action.

My Dad has always told meย  ‘deeds not words’ and I believe he’s right. It’s easy to be overwhelmed by the darkness around us, but we have to use the emotion, that anger, sadness and confusion, to make a difference.

So that’s what I’m going to do. I’m going to put my energy into solving problems and creating solutions and I want you to do the same. This applies to everything – relationships & friendships as well as bigger issues that affect our families, communities and society.



55 thoughts on “Deeds Not Words ~ A Lil’ Rant

      • My statement was supposed to be a little ironic! Though surely an orchestra without a conductor doesn’t play.
        He is the route to the music tho he makes, not a sound.

        Actually, there are holes in what I just said because a conductor usually plays many instruments as well…

        …but not as he’s conducting.

        Oh well, the metaphor that goes nowhere, that’s life!

        So your probably right my girl…


        Guess that’s life as well!


  1. I am currently trying to deal with a lot of stressful problems. It’s hard for me to find my next step, but you’re right; it’s better for me to take action (somehow) on this, instead of just talking about it.

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  2. AAs usual i agree with everything in this!!!! Like you should be a Motivational speaker. Youโ€™d fit the job discription. Lol
    I find it fascinating that youโ€™re so i spiteful at your age. Itโ€™s a good thing trust me!!! Itโ€™s something that we should all aspire to be.

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  3. Hey Gracie! I nominate you to write answers to some very interesting questions. Iโ€™m very sure youโ€™ll have immense fun answering them just like I did!
    Please leave a comment on the above linked post stating the link to your answers post if you acknowledge it so that I donโ€™t miss it! Have a great time answering! Hope to be hearing from you soon!

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  4. I totally agree! We cannot just talk the talk we also have to walk the walk. I’ll definitely join the challenge ๐Ÿ˜‰ Tell me how it goes ๐Ÿ˜€ x

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  5. Your Dad is spot on as always. A very sensible person! Pressure needs to come from grassroots to make the powers that be stop, listen and change. At the moment we are continuing blithely onwards towards a totally unknown future. You are the future and you have the opportunity to make and shape it. Go for it in whatever way you and your peers feel is best xxx

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  6. Dad is absolutely right. Talking is easy action not so easy.We all need to make changes to make the world a better place.Family is the most important . Listening and helping is a good start.You are the future and with your hard work and beliefs I am,sure will go towards making a better future .If everyone was like you the world would certainly be a better place xxxxx

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  7. This is something worth thinking about. I’m kind of the angry speaker, short-tempered and quick with words when it’s something I care about, or something that I can strongly connect with. But a lot of topics, like stereotyping and body shaming, I don’t do more than talk about. Sometimes talking feels good. Sometimes talking doesn’t feel like enough. I know that we’ve got to do something, but I just don’t know what.
    I’m still figuring it out though, and I hope I’ll be able to turn that anger into whatever sort of difference it’s possible for me to make.

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    • I agree, and yes, I can be like that too ๐Ÿ˜ I really do think that talking is important, but that there’s a time for that and a time for doing something about it. I hope we can all channel our emotion into making a difference xx

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  8. This is what Iโ€™ve been working on a lot recently!! Instead of talking about wanting things to change, Iโ€™m going to ACTUALLY change. Letโ€™s talk about our progress as we go along instead of talking about the progress we want to make someday!
    Great post, and an awesome reminder, Gracie! ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ’–


  9. So definitely true, Gracie. It’s something I struggle with a lot, I might think or talk about doing something but then I freak out of actually doing it. But when I think about the future and realize the regrets I could have from freaking out it kinda helps.

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