Never Alone

There was one moment. One moment that I began to feel sorry for myself. Spouses taking pictures, kids, families. And me alone. Well physically alone. I retreated back to that old feeling, those old beliefs. Who do I have to be to not walk this journey alone? Who do I have to be to be … More Never Alone


I allowed myself to feel sad. It was the only gift of love I could give myself. And I cried, maybe 3 or 4 times when I felt like I needed to cry. Sometimes they were just tears, other times sobs. But it was all okay. I allowed myself the freedom and time to feel. … More Cry

A true self poem

I usually don’t write poetry, but I participated in a spiritual activity the other week where I was challenged to reflect on a time when I felt I was my true self. After the reflection, I was supposed to write a poem. So I thought I would share it here: My true self stands before … More A true self poem

Uncertainty and Courage

“When I can envision a better existence, I can embrace uncertainty with courage.” -Rokelle Lerner This quote stood out to me the other day as I was on my commute. When I saw the word “uncertainty,” I became instantly reflective about a post I wrote in September called “Uncertainty.” In that post, I talked about … More Uncertainty and Courage

Every year on y…

Every year on your birthday, you get a chance to start new. -Sammy Hagar Today, I turn another year older…grateful for still having the chance to get it right….or at least better than it was the year before. Happy birthday to me. 🙂

Spring Greetings!

Give whatever you do your wholehearted attention. -From Self-Meditation by Barbara Ann Kipfer Hello! I have been patiently waiting for the arrival of Spring here in Chicago, and it appears that it may have arrived! I hope that wherever you are, you are enjoying your day. I have been spending my day doing some exciting … More Spring Greetings!