Brokenness

Learning to Live with Courage that Defies All Things

“Courage is the discovery that you may not win. And trying when you know you can lose.” – Unknown  I’ve recently been faced with the task of making some extremely tough decisions regarding my life. Decisions that have required me to dig deep within myself, remain still so I could hear that small still voice of …

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It’s Time to Release the Guilt

“Don’t dwell on went wrong. Instead focus on what to do next.”  – Denis Waitley  Yesterday I was in the garage cleaning and came across something that took me back about 10 years. It’s funny how “things” have significance and how they can trigger thoughts and memories. Some memories that remind you of a fun …

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Let’s Dig Deeper and Discover Who We Really Are, and What We’re made Of

“Pay attention to the things you are naturally drawn to. They are often connected to your path, passion and purpose in life. Have the courage to follow them.“ – Ruben Chavez  The answers we want in life, and often need seldom come easy. They tend to require a prerequisite of questions and answers, soul searching and …

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Are You a Safe Place for Others?

“We are defined by our actions towards others. Not others’ actions towards us.” – Unknown  Like so many of you, I was stunned by the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. Two people who seemed to have everything. Two people who have acquired wealth, national fame, notoriety and success. Two people who were manifested …

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What’s Happening in Your Secret Place Will be Tested

“Beautiful things don’t ask for attention” – Unknown For approximately the last 3 years I have gathered myself to write on a weekly basis. Most topics have come from my personal life experiences along with my desire to encourage and build up my readers. Some weeks are harder than others on what I should write or …

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Just Be the Best You!

“If you live for other people’s acceptance, you will die from their rejection.” – Unknown  Have you ever watched a younger person in a circle of their friends, like really got in-tuned to the dynamics of their conversation and observed them as they struggled to fit in, ascertain the “right” words to connect with their peers, …

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The Lessons That Change Our Lives

“Sometimes, you’re reminded of something you’ve heard before, but suddenly, you really ‘get it’. It changes you on the cellular level and begins to inform your thoughts, feelings and actions.” – Deb Purdy There are certain times in our lives when the internal struggles we face  become undeniably real. They permeate the very beat of …

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To Be Free or Not to Be

“It’s okay to live a life others don’t understand” – Unknown After almost fifty years of living, I can say that I am finally starting to connect the dots on this thing called life. The ups and downs, the disappointments, the failures, the successes, the hope and dreams fulfilled, and those that fell by the wayside. …

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