Today, I witnessed a beautiful thing between a husband and wife. He acknowledged her publicly as amazing, wonderful, strong, and loving. Fighting through his emotions, he pledged his love and respect for this woman. There was no question that he truly, and with all his heart, loved and adored his wife. Here come my own … Continue reading What I Didn’t Know I Was Missing
What the Creative Soul Wants
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato (photo courtesy of bdfjade.com) If you're a writer, or even aspire to be a writer, what is it that your creative soul responds to? What triggers that creative prowess deep within your heart? If my … Continue reading What the Creative Soul Wants
The Truth Is In The Details
"You need to not only have a story that feels like it has legs on its own but also you need to have the ability to write that story well." This is a powerful statement to a writer of fact or fiction. Is there anything more true? When I first started this blog, I thought … Continue reading The Truth Is In The Details
Back in the Saddle Again
It's been quite some time since my last post. But now I'm "back in the saddle again". I've been doing a lot of reflecting and reading and, I think, growing in strength and confidence as a person. My faith grows stronger every day as well, without which I would not be progressing in my pursuit … Continue reading Back in the Saddle Again
Is the Twilight Zone Real or Imagined?
This article from Tiny Buddha got me to thinking about the choices we make in day to day life and how we think about those choices. What or where is your comfort zone? In what situation would you be most uncomfortable? Would you throw caution to the wind, risking the last bastion of self-confidence you possess, … Continue reading Is the Twilight Zone Real or Imagined?
The Bells Rang and the Lights Came On
In the words of Toni Morrison in "Home":
Cutting The Ties That Bind
A few days ago, I cut ties with someone that I deeply cared for. I'd been thinking about doing this for a long while, but until now I hadn't summed up the courage to take the plunge. I had to be sure I was doing the right thing.....for me. My mind was filled with questions: What if I … Continue reading Cutting The Ties That Bind
Should a Heartbreaker Get the Benefit of the Doubt?
Heartbreakers - what is it they deserve?
Get Your Groove On
The truth is out now. You've acknowledged it. Maybe you've shared it with someone worthy of your trust. Maybe it no longer applies. Maybe you've taken the bull by the horns and shouted it to the world. Good for you! Now what? What's the next step? That's entirely up to you. As for me, the … Continue reading Get Your Groove On
Truth or Dare
Remember that innocent game? Not so innocent as adults.