But Hope Lives On

“When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.” ― Paulo Coelho, Brida It’s hard to be let down. Having hopes and wishes, dreams and goals; all of these are good. […]

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Where Love Lives

“Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.” ~Mother Teresa Everything has a home; a place and a purpose. This life is no different. We all have a personal legend to fulfill, and a home. Love is no different either. This is the truth that pervades all […]

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For My Greatest Love

To the above women who made my life what it is today. This love that I hold was born by you all, my daughter, my mother, my grandmother and my great-grandmother. Strength is often associated with many images. The Lion, the Bear, Samson, Hercules and so forth. More often, it is associated with masculinity; with […]

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The Forebreath

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.” ― Søren Kierkegaard There is a scent on the wind that unearths the past. It whispers tales of forgotten lands once traveled yet faded to the far corners of the mind. It conjures ancient memory, times long removed from us, but inherently part […]

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Bright and Free

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life There exists a place in all of us where the world truly lives, where everything is bright and free. Within this hidden place of sanctuary, we find the keys […]

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New Eyes

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”~ Marcel Proust   In all my travels, as far around the globe as I’ve been, the most real discoveries I’ve ever made have been what I’ve found within myself, and in the moment of fresh perspective, a moment of […]

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Compliments of Balance

“What is joy without sorrow? what is success without failure? what is a win without a loss? what is health without illness? you have to experience each if you are to appreciate the other. there is always going to be suffering. it’s how you look at your suffering, how you deal with it, that will […]

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