Second Wind

On our journeys, there will always be moments when we need to stop, either to take a rest or start over. Too often we just keep going and going and going, not even realizing that the same energy, joy, and excitement we've started with has long gone. Recently, I've been focusing on taking time to … Continue reading Second Wind

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No Guts, no glory.

I think I finally understand the meaning of the statement, 'No Guts, No Glory.' Recently, I've been seeing this statement come into fruition. I believe the term 'guts' as it is used in this phrase, refers to an individuals emotional state as it relates to doing something that is either uncomfortable, unfamiliar, or frightening. Having … Continue reading No Guts, no glory.

Taking Care of Home

I am and probably will always be a family oriented person. My family means so much to me. Growing up, I was the care giver. Or at least I thought I was. Lol. I was the middle child and wanted to always be there to protect my older sister and younger brother. I was the … Continue reading Taking Care of Home

Why I Blog?

  When I was a little girl (how all fairy tales begin) I dreamt of having my own life. I know that sounds crazy, but I've always felt so attached to other people's lives. I wanted to be able to have and influence my own. That might sound a little crazy, but I was the … Continue reading Why I Blog?

7 Tips for being positive Everyday! (Quick Read)

For the last 2 years, I've worked on being a positive person. I've learned that staying positive is a daily task! Each day, you'll find that there are different things that will affect you daily, but by intentionally and strategically being positive, you will see that eventually it won't be hard for you to stay … Continue reading 7 Tips for being positive Everyday! (Quick Read)

My 1st Blogger Award: Mystery Blogger Award!!

SOOOOOO.....This is my 1st blogger award nomination! I don't know exactly what it means and I haven't printed this nomination just yet (hits print) but I am extremely excited and happy about it. I love writing. I love reading. Reading is my way of taking in the world, embracing others thoughts and view points, and … Continue reading My 1st Blogger Award: Mystery Blogger Award!!

When the student is ready

"When the student is ready the teacher will appear." Lately, I've found myself learning and relearning more each day. I am noticing that there are things that life presented to me previously that I didn't have the capacity to understand, but were essential to this process of me becoming more and living on a higher … Continue reading When the student is ready

Childlike Faith

I've always been strong, courageous, a warrior. I was in the shower thinking about a few memories from my childhood and starting thinking about one of my favorite songs as a child. My God Mother introduced me to God and spirituality through church, music, and prayer. One of my favorite songs was 'Can't give up … Continue reading Childlike Faith

1 year later: Afraid but ready

This weekend, and many weekends to come, people will be graduating from high school, college, graduate school, etc. My mom tagged me in a photo of 1 year ago from today, which was my 2nd college graduation. I remember that moment, it feels somewhat how I feel today. Afraid but ready. Honestly, it is much … Continue reading 1 year later: Afraid but ready

I’m Happiest When . . .

I'm the happiest when I feel free. When I feel that I'm free to think, be, do. I could never image being imprisoned. I don't think I could ever be happy. I know happiness is a state of mind and I'm sure there is a way to find peace, but I am happiest when I … Continue reading I’m Happiest When . . .