Choosing Wisely

Multitudes may ask for wealth, many will ask for strength, some will even ask for knowledge and maybe a few might ask for wisdom. But I shall ask for faith, for it is the only request that shows I believe only God knows what I truly need to be fulfilled. ~C.L....

Where The Beauty Lies

Sand under a microscope are tiny works of art with different shapes, sizes and colors. But that is not what we see when we walk on it. If we could see that beauty with the naked eye, we would probably walk on it more carefully and even stop to admire the magnificence...

A Burden To Own

Never let someone else’s burden become your priority.  What they hold onto is given to them for a purpose and is theirs to let go in the appropriate time. Empathy does not equate to responsibility of ownership. It does, however, require acknowledgment that...

Today Is Everything

For some, today will be a destination. But for others it’s only a leg of their journey. It is imperative that we understand and accept this. We all wish to accomplish and move forward. But today is purposeful and requires our attention more than what is to come. There...

The Way Out

You may be on the verge of a breakdown or swimming in a misery that seems all consuming. But know that it is in the midst of such hardships that the most moving forms of art ever created, the greatest discoveries of self and the breakthroughs which changed the world...

In The Wild

When we visualize the path we wish to take in this life, we should remain open to venture off a bit into the wilderness. There are experiences which await us in the wild that teach a destination should be flexible enough to show us that the journey itself has the...

Everything

Mindset What Makes Us?What makes us? Is it our chemical makeup, our cells and molecular processes that give us identity? What about our choices and experiences? Are we a product of them or are they our identity? Our likes and dislikes, where do they originate and are...

A Tune All Your Own

Finding yourself out of rhythm with the music doesn’t mean your steps are wrong. It simply means that particular tune is being played for someone else at that moment. Not every song is meant to be danced to. Some are just melodies we are given to enjoy until it’s our...

That Which We Offer Ourselves

Patience is a gift we offer ourselves. Happiness is a gift we give ourselves. Joy is a gift we allow ourselves. Tolerance is a gift we teach ourselves and success is a gift we define for ourselves. And within all of these gifts is peace, the only one which comes...

The Cost of Happiness

When we focus on what is negative we give it an importance in our life that it should not have. We create a place for it to exist. Free will affords us many things; the most important of them is the choice to assess value to what happens to us. Whatever worth we...