Grief and Mourning

Don’t Worry, Tomorrow the Sun Will Rise Again

“This is the part where you find out who you are.” – Unknown How many times have you blown it? A relationship, a work project or missed an important event for your kid? Like you, I hate it, felt bad about it, and wished it never happened, but it did. It’s called life and everyday […]

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Discovering the Beauty in Your Struggle

“Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it”– Confucius  I wondered when it would end, the pain and pangs of yesterday’s dispointments and let downs. They always seemed to find a way to remain bigger than the life I was currently living. Reminding me that the struggle was real, filled with actual heart dropping moments, discouraging remnants and vivid distinctions of

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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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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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Finding Your Secret Place

“In every person you know, there is a person you don’t know.” – Unknown Lately I have been thinking. Thinking about what and who I have allowed to enter my sacred space over the years. You know the place where you hold your most intimate thoughts, ideas, hopes and even fears you have only shared

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The Hard Work of Change

”No problem can be solved from the same consciousness that created it” – Albert Einstein   Nothing beats a failure like a good-ole-fashioned try right?  Wrong. For some of us, this route has been a pain-staking journey that has led us on paths we would rather not remember. As relieving as the inability to not

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Growing Through the Darkness

“Sometimes God allows times of transition to create transformation.”  – Lynn Cowell   I can promise you that I do not have an affinity with darkness.  I actually consider myself to be a very optimistic person, who consistently attempts to look on the brighter side of life, however after blogging for approximately two years now, I

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