Another Family Passing

So this post will be very brief. A few months ago - February 13, 2016 (the day before Valentine's Day) my Grandmother passed away and I blogged about it - GRIEF: 82 DAYS AND COUNTING, WELCOME BACK?  - now just eight months and two days later (on Sweetest Day) one of the brother's my Grandma was very close [...]


#PrayforOrlando: Where Is The Love?

"Hatred paralyzes life, love releases it. Hatred confuses life, love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life, love illuminates it."-Martin Luther King, Jr. Five years a Florida resident, peace surrounds me. ♥ Until yesterday. I realize that many of you reading this are my dear Florida friends, many who are unfortunately directly affected by the heinous crimes of [...]

Grief: 82 Days and Counting, Welcome Back?

Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim. -Vicki Harrison Many of you have been wondering where the heck I've been. Well, I've been learning to swim. And I've missed you all so [...]

Here Again: Those “Dreaded” Mondays…

“You have to prepare physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually to conquer any mountain.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind Well, it is Monday again and this is our common denominator as a society, mentally. Monday's arrive too soon and Friday's take forever to make their presence known. We wait all week-long for the [...]

Change Your Attitude: The Gift of Gratitude.

"Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance." Eckhart Tolle I'd like to keep this post short for this final (Mental) Monday of January 2016. I'd like to encourage you all to reflect on your life, your choices and the gratitude you have in your heart for those [...]

A Tribute: Dr. Martin Luther King’s Immortal Lessons

"Our Lives Begin To End The Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter." -Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  First, I'd like to acknowledge how afraid many people are to use the color red when they write. Personally, I love it. Especially in a post like this. #TakeChances I know many of you have been [...]