Leaving the Past Behind

Letting go of the most loved causes the most excruciating pain and heartache.  Sometimes it seems the harder I try to hold on to something or someone the more gravity intensifies the reach.  The empty space between us increases beyond measure. I feel like some kind of criminal for feeling or wanting…wanting to be desired and loved.  Confused because…

I Am Who I Am!

I forgive myself for thinking that I am not perfect, not good enough, not smart enough and not lovable. I claim my perfection, my enough-ness, my intelligence, knowing  that I am loved and lovable. By Iyanla Vanzant

Appreciating Life

Today I helped rescue a young boy from a burning truck.  I’ve never witnessed an accident like that before.  The boy was in shock and incredibly frightened.  The fiery accident occurred on I-75 Northbound around the Troy/Clarkston area.  The only immediate fatality of the  8-10 car pile up happened to be in relation to the kid…

My Ropes End

My face is tight as a ball of bands, Waiting to be undone. Jaws resembling an angry bear trap. Nostrils flare like peacock feathers. Heart racing through time’s equilibrium. My cerebral cortex pushes about electrodes. The thumping of my core bangs triumphantly, Every pulse streaming through charged veins. I stomp and roar, but no sound…

Why We Give…

Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together,and running over, shall men give unto your bosom. For with the same measure that ye mete withal it shall be measured to you again. Luke 6:38

To Dream of Freedom

What do you do when the only feelings you have streaming through your mind are thoughts of being trapped in a maze of life’s hardships and uncertainty?

Stillness: The Deepest Inner Embrace

As time ever-so-gently rests its hands, the pounding of my heart becomes still. Moments in space seem unwavering. All that yearn for is a calm wind. Empty space

Limitless Possibilities!

Is something truly better than nothing at all?  If that’s true, then are we choosing to simply settle at that point?  Furthermore, if we are then choosing to settle, does that mean the dream boards and bucket lists become distant mirages in a sand filled desert of forgotten happiness?

Taking Chances!

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the things you did.” -Mark Twain

Life’s Great Mystery

I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it. – Rosalia de Castro

Facing Your Fears!

You can’t be chased by something you turn around and face. -Jennifer Steidl

“Scream! This is Halloween”

Seems like only yesterday I was gathering up my plastic bucket, making final costume adjustments, and waiting on my Mom to finish getting my sister ready to hit the candy filled streets