“I Have A Dream…”

What an amazing day in history. But more than a day, it was a life, a man, dedicated to bringing unity, breaking down walls, fighting for the rights of the lives of precious human beings!! A man so dedicated to a dream that he was willing to fight with all he had, using words with…

The Purest Air

Never have I loved a breath more, none comparably so pure as the first inhale after stepping onto the earth after a flight from Sydney, Australia, landing in Hobart, Tasmania. The purest air I ever breathed, marvelous fresh air that when inhaled made me automatically think, “This is surely what the purest, lightest, freshest, lung…

Living Courageously in the New Year!

     Courage, a quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to stand strong in the face of adversity.  Courage, a quality shown by someone who decides to accomplish something difficult, new, or dangerous, even though they may be afraid of failure.  Courage, taking life by the reigns, not allowing fear to consume…

You Are Not your Ashes, You Are A Flame!

Reflections of Christmas!! Don’t just sit there and smolder in your ashes……don’t just lie around glowing a dim little light……..burn BRIGHT, no matter where your paths may lead!!! I understand the darkness, I comprehend pain, I have felt great suffering, I lived….abused, I know the frightening, waking hours of the night, I’ve heard the screams,…

When to let go…..When to hold on!

If you have been following my blog posts, this is one you do not want to miss!  Please read, share, and be inspired on your journey of life! “I Have a Dream…..” Martin Luther King Jr. Sometimes the universe gives you the kick in the back side that you need when you need it the…

LIVE STRONG

Be Strong, live extravagantly, embrace all life throws your way, grow fully through the challenges, laugh til your sides hurt, love deeply, show compassion, honor self, find passions, pursue integrity, walk with confidence, never look back, live presently!! You be the sky and everything else the weather. Steady!!

The Locked Cage, Living With PTSD

My three small children and I were so abundantly blessed by the generous help and support showered on us through the local Head Start program. I just figured staying locked away in my apartment with my three kids would be easier than facing my fears.  But, I also knew that I had to get out…

A Sentencing, Falsely Accused

Have you ever received personal news so devastating that it felt as though you were looking death square in the face?  Or that you wanted to curl up in a tight little ball and just disappear?  Have you ever felt that Death was crouching at your door?  Maybe you felt as though your heart had…

Checking In

Always good to check in with our percentages! Stay strong and steady through the journey of life and the rocky mountains, bumpy roads, winding paths, and beautiful meadows in this life will become your teacher! All of humanity is on a journey of self-discovery. Each of us has been given the blessed opportunity to share…

Compassion

If you do anything out of sheer compassion, you will never be wrong.

Dreams of Fairy Tale Endings do Come True!

Fate by destiny! A true love story, a magical proposal, and a perfect wedding. I never would have imagined that a wedding to the most romantic, sweet, kind, caring, thoughtful, man would be published in “A Grand Wedding” magazine, the 2017 Edition.  But much to my surprise, there we were, pages 68-71!  Our story, our…

Finding the Counselor for You

Finding a counselor that is right for your needs can be tricky. Maybe you are at a loss and need some direction……….. I have been to numerous counselors over the past 16 years to learn to find a voice and direction through the pains of 10 years in a marriage coated in domestic violence and…