A conversation with a friend: Me: You’re a man, maybe you can tell me what’s wrong with me and why I can’t draw in anyone special. My friend: There’s not a damn thing wrong with you. All you got to do is be yourself. I’ve known for quite some time what the theme for this … More Who Are You??
Beautiful – excellent of its kind. wonderful; very pleasing or satisfying. I never knew that I didn’t know who I was. Or maybe I always knew, but there was so much emotional junk that needed to be removed for me to finally embrace who I am. As I have been on this path of emotional … More I Was Beautiful in 2013
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. Ralph Waldo Emerson As I look forward to the new year, I am usually reflective on a theme for the year. For the year 2011, my theme was courage. I took many brave chances in that year including writing several essays … More It Was a Healing, Imperfect, and Surrendering Year
Dear 2009, Don’t get me wrong, it was nice to see you. I was grateful to have been alive while you were in my life. But for some reason, you were not very kind to me. I know that it was a challenge, or a kind of test of my ever enduring strength. I had … More Dear 2009, A Letter to Last Year
Over the past several days, I have been observing the reactions toward the common practice of making New Year’s Resolutions. Some people say they make them, some people say they don’t. From my observances, I have concluded that there are two reasons people give for NOT making resolutions: People end up breaking the resolutions they make. People … More New Year’s Resolutions are Good, not Bad!