Why you NEED to Kick your own Ass

“It was not curiosity that killed the goose who laid the golden egg, but an insatiable greed that devoured common sense.” ― E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly, Many lessons transpire over the course of one’s lifetime. Experience increases with each passing second, each passing day. But, it is a cold hard truth that some […]

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Riding with Ghosts

“Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny.” ― Steve Maraboli We all have those hidden thoughts, the antiques of the mind. They’re the flickers of an old movie that plays, thoughts that arise at random or when spurred […]

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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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Unbroken

“But hurry, let’s entwine ourselves as one, our mouth broken, our soul bitten by love, so time discovers us safely destroyed.” ― Federico García Lorca If we may all look to our feet, to the ground that has held our knees against it during hard times, we may begin to see what has fallen. We […]

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A Simple Mother’s Day Thought

  “In this world, if I am to be a son. Let me have a mother, to whom I may always run.” A son may go far in life. He may conquer his fears and he may achieve his dreams. But it is due to one source that his power comes… His mother, by her […]

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Dwell On It

“I know for sure that what we dwell on is who we become” ~ Oprah Winfrey Twists, turns, changes, gifts and new challenges; this is life. Often we are brought these things. They happen when we least expect it. Those looking for love find it when they’re not looking. Those looking to catch a break […]

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The Good Fight

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt In life we often think about our goals, our dreams and our ambitions. We focus on these often at times, sometimes not so often, other times not at all. Sometimes we lose sight of them in our busyness, being […]

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Start

“And suddenly you know: It’s time to start something new, and trust the magic of new beginnings.” ~ Meister Eckhart The picture here is one of my most vivid memories. It is ingrained in my mind, branded upon my heart and lives as a signpost of change; a threshold to be crossed mindfully, one that […]

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Equinoxes, Eclipses and the Madness of March

“A lot of you cared, just not enough.” ~ Jay Asher I’ll keep this short… Something is in the air. Something that comes riding the dry wind. It is a mist of petrichor that lives among the dust, following the wind, though this wind swarms the Earth; dark at times, though it holds light. This […]

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Remember the Carnival

“You can only lose what you cling to.” ~ Buddha In Latin, the word “Carnival” means “Farewell to the Flesh.” It is within this form of thought that we find the earliest pre-fast celebration. It is on this day, Fat Tuesday, that we celebrate, remember and look forward to a time of fasting, a time […]

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