Use Your Wounds to Be a Healer

The real warriors in this world are the ones that see the details of another’s soul. They see the transparency behind walls people put up. They stand on the battlefield of life and expose their heart’s transparency, so other’s can finish the day with hope. They are the sensitive souls that understand that before theyContinue reading “Use Your Wounds to Be a Healer”

Steady As It Flows: Practicing Fluidity

Be like water making its way through cracks. Do not be assertive, but adjust to the object, and you shall find a way round or through it. If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose themselves. Bruce Lee I’m laughing at myself! What a paradox I am. I’ve struggled all afternoon with answeringContinue reading “Steady As It Flows: Practicing Fluidity”

Wind of Chaos, Craft a New Design

Out of Chaos, beauty Out of the chaos the future emerges in harmony and beauty  Emma Goldman The wind of chaos swirls around me Clouding up my soul Amid this anxious vision The pieces crash and slide Chaos brings new clarity As it stirs the dust inside Elements both old and new Arise, present themselvesContinue reading “Wind of Chaos, Craft a New Design”

A Paradox So Sweet

If you think you can’t make a difference for goodness in this world, take heart! “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” John 1:5 Such a fascinationA joyful captivationThis revelation obviousTo many, I am sure Epiphany dawns on my heartA paradox so sweetArises offers promiseLight overcomes the Dark DarknessContinue reading “A Paradox So Sweet”

Top Ten People Pet Peeves

Selfish habits that ruin it for the rest of us Selfish people try to keep or get things but they lose people. Hannah Garrison These are the top ten pet peeves I gathered from an informal poll of family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors. These things fray our collective fabric. But all is not lost. TheContinue reading “Top Ten People Pet Peeves”

I Don’t Want to Be in the Group Kid Cool

People who fit don’t seek. The seekers are those that don’t fit. Shannon L. Alder I used to thinkI was quite the foolDidn’t want to be partOf the group Kid Cool They tell you what to beThey tell you how to actMake a deal with the devilGive your soul in a pact Now as I’mContinue reading “I Don’t Want to Be in the Group Kid Cool”

Whipped Cream and Life Lessons

It always seem impossible until it’s done Nelson Mandella It’s evident to most, I suppose. There are life lessons to be learned from baking that whip me into delight. Take homemade whipped cream, for instance. From a distance, it looks like an easy accomplishment. Indeed it is. But only if the whipped cream protocol isContinue reading “Whipped Cream and Life Lessons”

Falling in Love With My Life

One of the most healing things you can do is recognize where in life you are your own poison  . Steve Maraboli “Why does someone else’s success threaten you?” my friend said. Arrrgggh! I couldn’t even hate her because she spoke the truth. Faithful are the wounds of a friend. And wound me it did. Like aContinue reading “Falling in Love With My Life”

If I Were Fearless Who Could I Be?

Don’t be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart. Roy T. Bennet If I were shamelesslyFearlessWhat would IWhat could IAccomplishIf failingWasn’t an option? If I were audaciouslyFearlessWhat would IWhat could IChampionFor the brokenWho cannot see their way? If I were daringlyFearlessWho would IWho could IVentureTo loveContinue reading “If I Were Fearless Who Could I Be?”

If You’re Stuck and Don’t Know What Else to Do, Maybe it’s Time to Go Fishing

There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither. Alan Cohen “I’m going fishing,” he said—a declaration, not an invitation. “We’re going with you,” his six companions said—without invitation, without permission. He’d spent roughly three years in his mentor’s company. He and eleven other guys ate, drank, walked,Continue reading “If You’re Stuck and Don’t Know What Else to Do, Maybe it’s Time to Go Fishing”