Important Influence

I owe a large part of who I am today to my father and my mother. While no one is perfect, my parents have been steadfast with their discipline, direction, love, support, and dependability. They took their role as father and mother very seriously. My sister and I always felt secure and loved. I am … More Important Influence

Forget the Clock

Have you noticed how more and more people are abbreviating words as they speak? For example, “fam.” would be used for family; or “b.” for bye. And, what is with all the acronyms like: TTYL – “talk to you later”; IMO or IMHO – “in my opinion” or “in my humble opinion”; ISO – “in … More Forget the Clock

Shine on! Love on!

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr. On this day, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who had a beautiful vision of a nation of citizens who are all equally accepted and respected. As we are … More Shine on! Love on!

HeARTwork ~ update ~

On October 17, 2016, I started doing works of heART, which will continue until February 14, 2017 as part of my personal 120-day heART challenge and daily practice to keep love, appreciation, gratitude, compassion, and kindness in my heart every day. This campaign has become even more important to me since the outcome of the … More HeARTwork ~ update ~

Processing.

Processing a healing poem by Dr. Angi When events go differently than we expect, let us take the time to process the effect. Sit with it. Digest it. Integrate it. And with our hearts we get to deflect. The negativity we need to repel. And the strong emotions we must dispel. We have seemed to … More Processing.