As I pry my fingers off of all the hurt I've been carrying...some from perhaps when I was maybe two or three...the actual chain of events...vague...but the pain...raw and real...I'm thinking that we can only let go when we learn. I'm not suggesting painstakingly rehashing events. What I am suggesting is that we let our … Continue reading Let Down that Heavy Load
I'm following 50 Cent's Strength Coach Jay Cardiello on Instagram. He has some really interesting quotes that he shares...some funny....some thought-provoking. Today he posted: When you focus on you, you grow. When you focus on shit, shit grows. Read that again. I know I am guilty of sometimes not just focusing but obsessing about shit...you … Continue reading Are You Still On That Sh*t?
I wrote this piece in my journal on February 1st 2016, and decided to share. I started that day feeling “bummy” but once I worked my way through my feelings, I realized the importance of writing stuff down and getting it out of your system. It unclogs your creative arteries allowing helpful thoughts to flow freely again. … Continue reading The Labyrinth Called Life
I'm afraid of turbulence in water. I grew up with my grandmother saying "the sea has no back door." I believed her. Curiously I don't like turbulence - PERIOD. Lately in life it seems that I am encountering turbulence but it's unfamiliar. I have grown comfortable with the turbulence of not having regular work, not … Continue reading Learning to Surf Life
How does this thought grab you? Do you feel that you need to change a few things first BEFORE you can accept yourself, AS IS, today? The thought makes me squirm. So much to IMPROVE. So much I wish I didn't have to deal with. We are our own worst critics aren't we? That's why … Continue reading Accept Yourself Today
Most people who know me well know that my favorite alcoholic beverage is beer - Has always been - I simply love the taste. For those who know me 'real good' you know that my favorite place to hang out and drink beer is at Brooklyn Bar. I remember one time a friend text and … Continue reading Next Chapter Please…
The image of a raft without oars has got my attention. If I'm in a raft without oars, I'd have no choice but to make sure I stay IN the raft and go with the flow. One things for sure is that I would not be traveling backward. I would always be heading down stream … Continue reading Settling into Your Life Raft…
Let go and Let God we're oft advised. Easier said than done. It's like thinking "God I trust you but let me drive!" Or as Marianne Williamson once said in one of her tele-talks "It's not that we don't hear what God is telling us to do - it's that we don't LIKE what God … Continue reading Sometimes a poem says it all