Gratitude In The Small Places

Last week, I wrote about cultivating a heart of gratitude. Did you take my post into consideration of how your actions affect those around you? Or maybe you glanced at the title and kept going through your day, because what can such a small post do for you? That’s a good question, but here is…

Cultivating A Heart Of Gratitude

Are you grateful? Do you ooze gratuity? No? Well, that’s fine. For a long time, I have thought about those of us who are naturally grateful for every breath of air. I suck at being appreciative of those around me; I find my issues taking center stage and forget to take time to show people…

Start Now! Tips To Starting Your Journey To A Healthier Life

You’re probably already planning to make your New Year’s Resolution to be thinner and in better shape than before. But here’s the thing, why not start right now? There is no time like the present to make progress on your future goals, and getting a head start can help you in the long run. Come…

The Ocean Of Life

May the winds lift your sails Travel far away¬† Where the world no longer makes you cry  Go now, child Feel the wind on your skin and through your hair And taste freedom once more And if by some chance the winds may fail And your ship loses its thrust Take out your oars And…

Anxiety: Dealing With Failure

Lately, it seems my anxiety has gotten out of control. There is an overwhelming fear that creeps in each time I try to accomplish a goal or try something new. Different thoughts take root in my mind, and they fester, like infected wounds.  What if I fail?  What if I do well, will their expectations…

December Goals

As December begins to show its head, I want to state a few goals for the month. At the end of the year, I take a few days to reevaluate the year, what I could have done better, what I failed to do, and how to be better in the next year? It seems this…

Winding Road

Down this winding road I go Teetering on the edge of life  Lost between a lover and a memory  Oh how I wish to forget  Sweet words with no meaning Empty promises left on my doorstep I must confess  I was the one who ran away  Down a winding road Between the now and the…

LIFE

Life was never explained in simple words No hellos and goodbyes Areas of grey That was life  It was uncertainty  The color blue  That was life  A hue that had too much to do It was complex, yet simple  It was love with sprinkles of hate  Taking the good and the bad  Wrapping it in…

Amidst The Noise

Amidst the noise I hear it still A whisper in the wind A voice beckons me to the end To say good bye once more To die in a state of disbelief Oh I wish To feel once more To touch a lover’s warmth To live beneath the sky To rejoice in the beauty of…

I Have Stopped

I have stopped looking for perfection in the soul of another Stopped breathing the same air you call sacred I have stopped this walk of shame I have stopped looking for fulfillment in the world Stopped laughing at the things that were yours To myself, I dare not say a lie The wounds are deep…