Paradise is found on the others side of this feeling. Swimming in the tears. Hidden behind a veil of chaos and confusion. Paradise lost. Paradise found. Whispering caresses of promise and peace. Paradise stolen. Or was it given away? Perception or deception? Intermingling manipulation – vining and intertwining – digging in and rooting deep. The … Read moreParadise in my Mother’s Eyes
I have learned a lot on my journey of self-awareness. It’s taken many days of battling with depression, grief, and shame with small breaks of crying, deep therapy, and breakthroughs. It’s been a difficult journey to get where I am right now, but I still have a lot of work to do. One of the … Read moreBreaking the Silence Against Mental Health
Inspired by thoughts of cultivation. I can’t help but think about what a rush people are in. To be this or that, be here and there. Rushing all over the place without a thought of what it is they might be missing. I know I’ve touched on a similar topic in a past post but … Read moreAwaken to the Sight of YOUR-Self
It’s been a while since my last post, but I would really like to share with you something that was an ongoing occurrence last week between myself and some family members. I was born and raised in the state of Missouri, but I currently reside in Maryland. I still have some family left in Missouri. … Read moreAccept Yourself, Let Those who Condemn Go
To understand what I’m about to tell you, you need to do something first. You need to step outside of your comfort zone. Can you do that? Great! A lot of us have forgotten what it feels like when we accomplish something that we previously could only dream of achieving. Maybe that’s because success hasn’t … Read moreThe Dream I Never Dreamt
Small emotional victories remind me I’m moving my heart in the right direction towards peace. Most of my recent medical and hospital encounters have been a bit difficult to deal with to a certain extent. But after looking inward, I realized a sizable portion of my issues were based in my fear. I had gotten my feelings hurt so many times and decided to go … Read morePeace is earned, not given.
Today was exactly two years since my cancer has been defeated. Defeated like the last misled left one earth. Today felt a lot different thought; I woke up around 7:30 am to check my emails. One email said Mount Sinai and I quickly opened it like I was expecting the worst of the worst. I logged into my image share … Read morePost cancer !
When I think about acceptance prayer, the first that comes to mind is The Serenity Prayer -the common name for a prayer authored by the American theologian Reinhold Niebuhr (1892–1971). This is a beautiful acceptance prayer which has always inspired me. Life is challenging and at times, you don’t have an answer for the things that happen … Read moreMost Valuable Acceptance Prayer and The Truth about Peace
Rainbows Life was colourfully beautiful at age two. Butterflies They were swift for her tiny legs But she thoroughly enjoyed running after them Hearty laughter was easy at age four. Dolls She wished mama could afford Barbie Every girl had Barbie But mama said food was more important She knitted rug dolls; Cindy, Mia and … Read moreMISFIT
Okay ……. So how many of you guys have suffered at the hands of your parents , when you were a little person. Just to clarify when I say suffer : I am talking about feeling as if you didn’t get everything that you needed or felt that you may have or may not have … Read morePARENT Vs. ADULT (INNER CHILD) problems