We want to believe that the life we’re living is meant to be all about pain. Pain inflicts a discomfort like no other. And when you experience a great deal of it, it’s easy to believe that “this is the way it’s supposed to be.” Everyone also has their own tolerance for pain. We also have […]

“Toto, we’re NOT in Kansas anymore”

It’s something to be tossed up in the storms that come in our lives: jobs lost, health scares, literal storm that takes away some or all of our material things.. you name it because you know! You’ve been there. Hell, you ARE there now! Some of us were blind-sided by the storm while some of […]

No Pressure!

“No pressure, no diamonds” ~ Thomas Carlyle ~   Very rarely do we get “it” done without the assistance of some form or fashion of pressure. Doesn’t matter though, good cannot become great without a little heat and pressure!


If you allow yourself to breathe into the depth, wonder, beauty, craziness, and strife EVERYTHING THAT REPRESENTS THE FULLNESS OF YOUR LIFE YOU CAN LIVE FEARLESSLY. Because you come to realize that if you just keep breathing, YOU CANNOT BE CONQUERED. ~ OPRAH ~ Keep pushing forward friends! Your destiny awaits. Don’t allow fear and […]

Who is to blame?

I was in a relationship a long time ago. It was long and drawn out, seemingly going nowhere time in my life. In fact I felt like I was going nowhere along with the relationship. I was standing still while the entire world was moving, at least going somewhere! I knew for a long while […]

Be Grateful!

Where you are today contributes to who you will be tomorrow. Many times we are so focused on getting out of a bad or uncomfortable situation, that we forget to celebrate the present. It may be a job that doesn’t speak to who you really are, one that’s totally outside of your major in college […]


“Why are you trying so hard to FIT IN when you were born to STAND OUT?” ~ Oliver James ~ Great question, huh? How often have we looked around and just followed the crowd when it didn’t feel right, and it didn’t sit well in our spirit? I remember growing up and always being slightly […]

I’m Still Standing

  INVICTUS    Out of the night that covers me, Dark as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be, for my unconquerable soul.   In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud, Under the bludgeoning of chance, My head is bloody, but unbowed.   Beyond […]

Comfort Zone

Be willing to be uncomfortable. Be comfortable being uncomfortable. It may get tough, but it’s a small price to pay for living a dream. Peter McWilliams What’s so terrifying about change? Why is it so difficult to see that what you are doing (in certain situations) isn’t really helping you to reach the goal? No […]