Tag Archive: Lessons Learned

Pineapples, Oregano & Letting Go

I always imagined growing my own food. Pineapple wasn’t exactly what I had in mind to start, but it was a thoughtful gift from a friend so, I was up for the challenge.… Continue reading

The Common Denominator In Your Relationships = You

We are the COMMON DENOMINATOR in our lives and our life experiences. If those who are close to us, even some who aren’t, somehow collectively express similar thoughts about us (pertaining to our… Continue reading

The Train Ride

TRUE STORY Snowy and cold, I boarded a Metro North Train with four grocery bags. Two in each hand. They’re freezing, heavy, and my fingers are about to fall off.  After a quick… Continue reading

Loving You At Your Lowest

Not everyone will be strong enough to cherish and love you at your lowest, or worst, nor will they always choose to be helpful – like say or do something that actually helps… Continue reading

Making HEART Decisions

When you make a real HEART decision, its pure, and no matter the outcome, you should feel good about it, because for what its worth, you took the risk. Hopefully you did your… Continue reading

Can’t Hide From Karma

An unspoken, spiritual and universal system of accountability, Karma returns beautiful and amazing deeds, or favors in various forms, including the unfavorable where its due. Karma, the good, the bad and unimaginable skips… Continue reading

We Are More Than Words & Actions

I’d like to believe that most of us are comprised of the stuff that love is made of, but not all of us will act in this vein.  So what are we doing?… Continue reading

Forgiveness

Tomorrow may never come for someone that you may have in mind, so if you’re holding thoughts of them with unsettled tension, please consider releasing them now. Dare to reach beyond the hardness… Continue reading

Evolve, Grow, Do Better

There are those who will remind you  of your missteps and ill choices, despite your growth and progress, regardless of  the many layers that comprise you and so, we must stay strong.  There… Continue reading

How You Respond Makes The Difference

Energy. I like to surround myself with a lot of it, the good, the great, the creative and beautiful kind, but as we all know, otherwise is inevitable. Negative energy is 24/7 relentless,… Continue reading

OUR LIFESPEAK

What is Our Lifespeak? Our Lifespeak is what we tell ourselves and others everyday. I’m convinced that whatever it is that we’re saying throughout our day to ourselves, out loud (not too loud… Continue reading

Think With Your Heart

Don’t allow the over thinking of the mind to blur the vision of the heart, is something that I tell myself.  I think way too much – waaay too much! And why do… Continue reading

Let’s Roll

Let’s roll, and if you fall I may not be able catch you, because I may fall too. Then again, I’ve already fallen and although there were no broken bones, there were black… Continue reading

Embracing The Unknown

I found myself contemplating the value of embracing the unknown pertaining to people, situations and things. This desire to know more than what is being shared or communicated with me is slowly, but… Continue reading

To Forgive Or Not To Forgive?

To forgive is to LET GO  of something. It is a conscious CHOICE to RELEASE whatever it is that fills our minds with a certain uneasiness or contempt when we THINK of, or… Continue reading

Human Kindness & Tough Love

“Human Kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” -FDR This quote makes me think about… Continue reading

Turn Up The Volume Of Love?

We can turn up the volume of love whenever we want. We could do this by being more attentive and aware of the love that is inside of us and around us. Though… Continue reading

Choosing Who Stays In Your Life

Aside from family, mostly everyone else in our life is a product of our choosing. I’m convinced that when we know who we are, and when we know what we really want, we… Continue reading

You’re Not Hearing A Word I’m Saying

You are not hearing a word that I’m saying. I allow myself to believe otherwise, so I keep going, I keep talking, I keep trying to get through to you and into you,… Continue reading

You Teach People How To Treat You

You teach people how to treat you.  I believe in this with every cell in my body. Of  course there’s an exception for horrible acts such as rape, torture, or like situations. Folks… Continue reading