Becoming: #Poetry

What can be promised when we are becoming? What can we give when we are trying to become free? In the heat of every moment, we realize that pain is not a guarantee to progress, so we wait for the chance to grow into change without completely losing a sense of who we are. In…

The Pursuit of Happiness

  In the pursuit of more, we find ourselves still settling for less. Why is that? What happens to our self esteem when we place so much emphasis on a dream, and can’t quite figure out what life really means? What we find is that nothing specific can really make us happy. Think of that…

It’s Okay to Figure it Out

For some reason we have the idea that we should know everything. I want to let you know that it’s okay to just figure it out. Never let anyone including yourself put pressure on you. While we don’t know what will happen tomorrow and we can’t go back to yesterday, I want you to remember…

Take a New Approach

We have all heard the saying that old ways won’t open new doors. When we are honest with ourselves, we learn that our habits and beliefs have shaped our outcomes. While doing something new is scary and unfamiliar, we must ask ourselves how long do we want to stay where we are. What if our…

Tell Your Story: Do What’s Right

One of our biggest jobs on earth is to tell the truth. As we have watched many news stories concerning people’s trauma, we have seen debates on what is true or not. I am not going to name a specific one, but you know what most resonates with you. Sometimes people tell their truth in…

Is it working?

It’s easy to stay in the place where comfort exists To go the same way, and do the same things It’s easy to keep the same habits and traditions But take a moment to ask yourself, is it working? There comes a time in everyone’s life where we must decide if we will take the…

Keep An Open Mind: Say Yes

You may realize that life takes us on a journey. This journey requires flexibility and an open mind. When you say yes to the detour and yes to the route you didn’t think you’d go, you may find that you’ll meet just the right people and find your way, exactly how it was supposed to…

You Are Not Your Mistakes: Begin Again

I want to encourage someone today who may feel like they’ve messed up in life some way or another. I want you to know that everyone does. Mistakes are good for you when you choose to learn from them. Most of all when you choose to persevere. We don’t always understand life’s lessons right away…

You Make Better Choices When You Are Confident

Each of us have choices on a daily basis. You can make choices out of fear and insecurity or out of confidence and love. You won’t get far making choices on what others want you to do. Listen to wise counsel but never follow the crowd. Don’t make a choice thinking you can’t do something…