Tag Archives: #lifelessons

Live and Let Live

Is it just me, or do people on social media seem more comfortable spewing their unsolicited opinions all over the place? And when the hell did everything get so political? I could post a picture of Snoopy, and some asshat … Continue reading

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With Nothing of Note

I believe there is sunshinein remembering these moments with nothing of noteexcept time, and laughter, and life shared.My head thrown back,dark curls caressing my shoulders,and laughter bellowing from the depths of my soul. ∗∗∗ Traveling down I-68with tears of joystreaming … Continue reading

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Journey to the Center of Health

Long-time readers of the blog know that I have been on a health and fitness journey for a little over a year now. I have fallen off the wagon a few times, but I have learned to be easy and … Continue reading

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Magic in the Miles

In a world that measures success by the miles, I find it important to pause…So, I stand still on my front porch, my eyes fixed on the horizon, a cup of coffee in one hand. Life is about the little … Continue reading

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Smaller

I often find myselflongingfor somethingbut mostlyto feel smallerI want to feel smallerI want to slipbetween the spacesof your fingersI want to put my headin your lapand for you to swallowthe entire drowningof meI want to see myselfthrough different lensesthe way … Continue reading

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Dull Edges

You’re asking me what I want for dinnerand I’m telling you how I never feel like I’m good enough You’re handing me a paper from the doctorand I’m handing you the poems I wrote when I was twenty-one and believed … Continue reading

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What is Age? Baby Don’t Hurt Me

So many people fear getting older, but it’s something we all must do, and I believe the sooner we accept the aging process, the more enjoyable our lives can be. I mean, there’s no point in fighting the inevitable, right? … Continue reading

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Changes in Mindset – On Health

Many of you know, I lost my mother on the day after Christmas, six years ago. Her loss hit me very hard, and I slipped into a deep depression for years. I have slowly brought myself out of that depression, … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful World

During my adolescence, I had a mentor who was also the pastor of the church I attended at the time. I’m not sure if this man realizes how important he is to me or how much he really shaped me … Continue reading

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Changes in Mindset – On Writing

I read somewhere that once we start believing we have nothing left to improve upon, we are doomed to fail. As a writer, I have learned a few important skills that I apply to my writing as I learn and … Continue reading

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