Labels are powerful things that I too often assign myself without thought.
...just because things don't work out as I planned doesn't mean they didn't work out as they should.
Why would nature give us a self destruct mode anyway?
“Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain… To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make […]
On the eve of each new year I reluctantly don a necklace of melancholic nostalgia the significance of which envelops me. Strung from pearls of wisdom gathered by my former […]
Today I woke to this gorgeous nearly full moon illuminating the clouds from within and was reminded that even in the darkest days there is light. I took some time […]
Welcome to the season of indecision. Buckle up, it’s going to be a roller coaster ride that will either end with nausea and bruises or an elated arm pumping “YESS!!” […]
The following excerpt is from my latest contribution to Elephant Journal. When I decided to change my life, the goal was not only to change who I am today but […]
It took everything I had to get to Fairview, Montana, 1,900 miles from home, and once I arrived it was not as promised. Some of it was good. Some of […]
When I left Alabama I was smiling because I felt like I have a home to go back to and I like that feeling. When I got to North […]
Shit happens and there isn't a damn thing anyone can do about it but I am not defined by those things, I am defined by how I respond to them.
Wherein the author struggles with the difference between "surrender" and "giving up."
Life is a journey best shared.
The Buddha was once asked if he was a god to which he replied “No.” “Are you a wizard, then?” “No.” “Well, are you a man?” “No” he said. Confused […]
The pieces of the jigsaw puzzle my life looks like most of the time are falling gently, and hurriedly, into place. My trip North was cancelled at the last minute […]
Change is the only real constant in the Universe and it happens whether or not I want it to. It is a guarantee. If I allow myself to be swept […]