.love yourself

I love you. I love me. I love us. I love we. I have fallen in love with myself – therefore I am free to love you with no boundaries. Can you say that you love yourself? Every inch of you? Every freckle, dimple, and hair? Do you love yourself beyond the temporary body youContinue reading “.love yourself”

.happy by choice

For a long while I have been aware that happiness is a state of mind. Your mind is something you can control – making happiness a conscious choice. Although our emotions can easily control our mind, our mind can also control our emotions. It is hard to find peace within ourselves in the midst of our busy lives.Continue reading “.happy by choice”

.paint your picture

Picture this….. You’re here because of where you’ve been. You’ve been where you had to be to get you where you are. You don’t like where you are so you continue to move. You move forward to continue your path. And down the road you’ll get to where you’ll get because of where you areContinue reading “.paint your picture”

.reasons for your smile

An ode to the little boy who changed my life, my little chapulin. Reasons for your smile Sunday sun came without warning I didn’t know just what to do… When I think of all the places And spaces when time stood still All of the faces that I thought I knew… And then I hadContinue reading “.reasons for your smile”

.she is not me

I love going through my journals, and the endless piles of tattered notebooks that fill my heart with nostalgia, love, pain and sometimes with peace…. An array of emotions usually come over as I live out the memories in my mind that inspired the words and scribbles. Sometimes it’s a smile or a tear, sometimes it’s gut wrenchingContinue reading “.she is not me”

.baggage

Carrying a heavy load of baggage is tiresome and frustrating. You hurdle through every day hoping it will eventually go away. You try new things, you focus on something brighter, but in the back of your mind you still hear and feel that throbbing… The throbbing that the past so effortlessly reminds you of dayContinue reading “.baggage”