I have started a 365-day challenge to write at least 300 a day. Yesterday was great! I put it off most of the day, but I wrote 312 words mostly about what I did for New Year’s Eve. Not much incase you were wondering. I was alone and went to bed early, but that was […]
I sit alone and contemplate the vastness of time in all of its small moments How hours and days and seconds are defined by our circumstances, our experiences I dream of all the somedays that never arrive and pin wishes to them as they float away On the whispers of half-believed ideas like the dandelion […]
brave enough to handle my tangled life and jump in with both feet amid the confusion and chaos to say “I’m here.” using laughter to fight tears and build a foundation that emboldens my vulnerability See me through the past and the pain beyond the facade that keeps the world at bay. Show me that […]
I don’t always like conclusions because it means the end of something – the end of the book, the end of the weekend, the end of a challenge, the end of a relationship. However, what I have come to realize and understand more as I get older is that the conclusion of one thing often […]
Forgive – it’s an easy word to say. It’s a much harder thing to do. When we have been hurt, we want the person who hurt us to pay for that hurt. We are plagued by a sense of right and wrong, a feeling that justice needs to be done. Sometimes that’s possible. Sometimes not. […]
Getting through these first 7 days of this Oola Challenge was interesting. I had to do some reflecting and reevaluating of different areas of my life that were a little uncomfortable. Yesterday, though, was all about the fun. My challenge was to do something for me that fed my soul. No problem, right? Not exactly. […]
Earlier this month, I started rethinking how I spend my money. I wish I could say that I had spontaneously become enlightened about my spending habits and chose to take a more responsible path. The truth is, though, that my paycheck was almost $1000 less than it normally is. So, I had to take a hard look at where and how I spend my money. I had to make my lifestyle work within the existing boundaries of my bank account.