There is something to be said for being able to break away from those who drag you down. I’m pretty confident that there are people all around… Read more “Breaking Away from Toxic Patterns”
How many of you have been ghosted? Yep. Yep. Yep. Been there more times than I can count. I’ve always been a very giving person. Sometimes to… Read more “Closure doesn't always happen”
Christmas is one of my least loved holidays and best loved all at the same time. I love the decorations that appear throughout the holiday season. I… Read more “The Joy of Christmas”
There are more than a billion stars in the sky. I don’t think there’s an accurate way to count every single star that exists in the galaxy.… Read more “The Stars”
What is it about the Christmas holiday that brings so much joy and stress all at the same time? I really used to love Christmas. Now it’s… Read more “Magic of the Holiday”
Inspiration. The one word that equates to new ideas, new projects, dreams, and allowing our imaginations to create portals to territories yet to be explored. Writers and… Read more “Lack of Inspiration isn't uncommon”
There’s a quietness that exists when the world is calm and still. There are also different worlds that evolve between the daytime and the night. When most… Read more “Nighthawk and ShadowCat”
What’s beautiful to you? Is it the ever evolving aging that we all do? Is it the beauty of animals and how they interact with one another… Read more “Beautiful”
There’s a chill in the air today. It’s almost like a stinging bee that eclipses past your head and finds a way to land on your body… Read more “Create a New Bucket List”
In a perfect world, there is no sickness, no poverty, discrimination or violence. It’s a world that unfortunately will never exist. Utopia is a dream that many… Read more “Triumph and Tribulation”
When someone we love dies, a part of us changes. We feel helpless when it’s someone who has been fighting a battle with cancer, or any disease… Read more “When Grief Propels Change”
How many of you have ever been falsely accused of something? Was it a minor issue? Or was it a major issue that may have caused imprisonment… Read more “False Accusations Lead to Long Term Problems”
What does it mean to be a keeper of the rainbow? How can it shine it’s light on you with the lights are multi colored? I had… Read more “Keeper of the Rainbow”
Some of you will understand this blog better than others. It’s been a while since I last wrote and part of me has not really felt like… Read more “The effects of bullying into adulthood”
What is it about the change in the weather that makes everything so moody? It seems like when we are in the heart of hurricane and tornadic… Read more “Calm Before the Storm”
Ever heard the old saying that you have to learn to survive before you can thrive? I think most of us can relate to this. I know… Read more “Thriving, not surviving”
Changes are something that happen every second of every day. We all age every second, someone dies every second, someone is born every second of the year.… Read more “Noticing Changes”
Everything we do in this world is a journey. A journey doesn’t have to be based on a trip. It can be life experiences that we all… Read more “Journey”
Everyone tells me to write from my heart. Most of the time that’s what I’ve been doing, albeit the days where I try to “Fake it til… Read more “Writing from the Heart”
It’s been roughly a week since I last did a blog. In that week, my life has changed considerably. I had a very serious decision to make… Read more “Life Changes”
I know I’m not alone with this issue. I have a tendency to say what I think at the absolute worst times. I mean, you are talking… Read more “Think Before You Speak”
Anyone out there who understands running out of patience? I think it’s one of the hardest things to stomach when there’s a lot that doesn’t get said.… Read more “Understanding = Patience”
I love the idea of tranquility. You know. The mindless motions of our thoughts becoming one with the universe. Letting go of our inhibitions and stress. Putting… Read more “Peaceful Thoughts”
What if you could get the job you have longed for? What if you could find happiness in a relationship? What if you could have enough money… Read more “Turn What If’s into What Is”
There are days that it takes every ounce of strength I possess to get up and face the world. There are also days where my energy is… Read more “Soaring Spirit”
I truly hope that none of you ever has to lose a child. It is the most heart wrenching, hollow, sickening feeling that someone will ever have… Read more “Dealing with Miscarriage Emotions”
What to you is the worst thing about grief? I know for me the hardest part was not being able to talk to the person I loved… Read more “Transitioning Grief”
You know what I think about jealousy? I think that jealousy is one of those emotions in life that can have a double edged sword. Without jealousy,… Read more “Ignore the Haters – Just Shine”
Any history and legend buffs out there? I love ghost stories and legends. I think it’s because there is a certain mystique that has never been resolved… Read more “Loving Legends”
You know what I love the most about kids? Kids tell it like it is. They don’t see hatred until they learn it from others. I think… Read more “When Your Faith Falters, Kids Remind You”
What is it about the term “midnight” that seems so magical? Is it the fact that Cinderella returned to her rags at midnight? Is it that the… Read more “Midnight”
I think this is one of the hardest things every single one of us deals with. When things don’t go our way, we are prone to grumbling… Read more “Stop Complaining – Be the Change”
As I think about the summer and how the hot days are still here but the fall is just around the corner, I think about the excitement… Read more “True Friends”
There are times in all our lives where learning to be quiet can be quite powerful. If you don’t believe me, take a look at the people… Read more “Why Being Quiet Can Turn Into Power”
Let me just say that if I hear “You’ve got time” one more time I think I’m going to scream. My whole life I have put off… Read more “Time Manages You if You Aren’t Careful”
Now I know I’m not the only one out there who has had a difficult time learning to say “No.” We all have tendencies to take on… Read more “Learn to Say “No””
Have you ever had those feelings? You know the ones where certain people just grate on your last nerve and no matter what you do it’s never… Read more “Sometimes I really don’t like people”
Sometimes we never know what we’ll say when we get confronted with a situation. Here are just a few examples.
Are you a savvy shopper? Do you like finding great deals? Most of us do. For many of us, money doesn’t grow on trees. Apps have become… Read more “Seeking Great Deals”
False accusations are not a fun feeling. They happen when people are jealous and want to stir up trouble. You don’t have to let it rule your life. You do need to learn to stand up for yourself.
Sometimes we have to deal with our own failures before we can succeed. I hope no matter where life takes you that you can be ok when you fail because that will give you that wings to fly with success.
Every single one of us is a brand. The question is how do we market ourselves in a competitive environment?
If we label everyone in this world, then we don’t see the whole individual. Sometimes the roughest gems in folks turn out to be the shiniest jewels.
One of my biggest things that I love sharing is pure joy. If it wasn’t for a wonderful support system, I would not be able to see the good in life but rather dwell on the negatives. Thankfully faith and prayer along with a great support system has helped me heal. I hope others see they aren’t alone.
One of the things that has been bothering me a lot lately is that I have watched a lot of different churches fold because they weren’t meeting the needs of those in their congregations and communities. I hope this blog lets people see that even Christians are struggling with things happening in our churches.
There is nothing like remembering the scents that brought you happy memories. Many times those memories are the one thing we have that reminds us of things and people that love and loved us unconditionally.
Just because a sale may be going on, it doesn’t mean that it’s a great deal. I hope this blog shows you how a great deal can turn into a dud. Learn from my mistakes.
There are always going to be people who frustrate you. The question is how do you deal with them to keep from getting you more agitated? Here’s a few pointers that might help.
Sometimes our imaginations lead us to dreams that tell stories that we wouldn’t have told without a little assistance. While I can’t see myself literally in the jungle, it was a cool dream.
There’s a lot of discussion going on in the world today about the empowering of women. It’s not like in previous times where women should be the equivalent to arm candy. Now they are being accepted in different realms and it’s about time.