Choose how you define your own success

Choose how you define your own success

You choose who you are. Nobody else gets to do that. Sure, your parents and family or in some cases, some other individual(s) who may have raised you (foster family, friends, etc.) influenced parts of your life. They may have directed and guided you down the path they...
Flowers today – gone tomorrow

Flowers today – gone tomorrow

I don’t know what the rules of “etiquette” are in other countries, but in the U.S., it is customary to send flowers after someone has died. As a matter of fact, it seems that flowers are sent, more often than not, when something bad has happened. No...

Agreeing to disagree – Diversity in Discussion

Perhaps you have heard the term “agree to disagree.” For those who may not know it simply means that since neither one of us is going to change our view and/or opinion, rather than going around in circles, we simply agree to disagree. Doing this allows us...

Kindness matters

Did you know you can turn someone’s day around by offering them a smile? A kind word? A simple gesture? We live in a world that has become so attached to our “things” that we often miss opportunities to touch someone else. Is your phone so important...

Xenophobia–welcome to the new generation.

I love the buzz words we are throwing around in our society today. We come across something and then we label someone with it; usually because they don’t agree with us. Well, those who live in glass houses really shouldn’t throw stones. Very rarely do I speak...

Journey

When the world slams you, you pick yourself up; sometimes this means clawing and screaming your way until you can stand on your own and find yourself being able to take just one step. That one step will lead you to the next and the next. Sometimes you are required to...

It’s all a game

You should be running home, but you’re all alone trying to survive barely getting by do you need me? do you want me? I hear you calling out saying nothing at all it’s a wasted dream and I still sit here waiting I cried when you walked by I left the tears alone to dry...
Grief Happens

Grief Happens

How do we honor life? What happens when the person you were traveling life’s path with disappears unexpectedly? Even if you know that person’s life, your partner’s, end is coming? How do we move forward when the world has suddenly stopped? The thing...