Today We Celebrate Life
Apr13

Today We Celebrate Life

Man, this time of year is hard. I can’t believe it has been 5 years. Year one I definitely questioned if I could make it to this point and here we are! Here is a look back over the last 5 years and “lessons learned” from my blog each year. Writing is my therapy and reading what I wrote is even better because it is proof of the progress, much like a before and after photo. I wouldn’t be where I am today without...

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Unconditionally
Sep28

Unconditionally

Everyone is going through their own journey and has endured pain. The amount pain influences decisions we make and when we hold onto pain, our outward actions tend to reflect that pain we feel inside. Everyone has been there. We’ve all been selfish, insensitive and hurt someone that was innocent. We are humans and being flawed comes with the territory. Lately I have been asking myself so many questions. How do you continue to...

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Falling in Love with the Same Person, Every Single Day
Apr30

Falling in Love with the Same Person, Every Single Day

Love is an undertaking, you have to feed it, nourish it and work like hell to make sure it thrives. I am convinced that love is to accept someone despite their imperfections and shortcomings. We live in a period wherein almost everything is disposable because replacing broken things is easier than trying to fix them. Most people don’t commit to relationship with someone for the same reason. Love is not an emotion, it is a decision....

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What Forgiveness Means
Apr21

What Forgiveness Means

Perhaps one of our favorite poisons is not forgiving someone else. We go about life carrying the burden of resentment and bitterness inside. We hold on to this thinking that we are hurting the person who hurt us. Instead of wounding the other person, we end up hurting ourselves. I have struggled with forgiveness in my life. However, it is a choice that I am faced with when I feel like someone has done something wrong to me. I think it...

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3 Years Gone- Lessons Learned from Suicide
Apr13

3 Years Gone- Lessons Learned from Suicide

Anyone that has lost someone they love to suicide knows how the loss changes a person. It shakes your world in a way that no other death does.  The questions and thoughts consume your life. The act fills you with anger as you question why they would do that and leave so many behind, completely broken. I know these feelings and thoughts all too well. Three years ago today my life changed dramatically. Someone I loved deeply committed...

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What Would You Try in Life if You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?
Apr07

What Would You Try in Life if You Knew You Couldn’t Fail?

This words in clip ask good questions, questions I think we should all be asking ourselves. Oh would you try if you knew, that you couldn’t fail? Oh would you dream if you knew, that your dreams had sails? There’s a gulf you can never give us, there’s a lot of fuel in you and below Would you give it all you got if you knew you would be loved? In a way, this question is also related to that one which you have probably...

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