I had a moment last week when I felt invisible. It took me back to when I was younger, and I wondered why I didn't have many friends. I always thought something was wrong with me. I occasionally still go through the motions of feeling sorry for myself, asking myself what it is about me… Continue reading Regret, not.
Stop. Right. There. If you can, step in front of a mirror, take a look at yourself. A GOOD look at yourself. What do you see? Most people would see this flaw and that flaw. But we are more than our flaws. I have always criticized myself for what I perceived were my weaknesses. This… Continue reading See yourself with new eyes
Why not call life a practice? The mastery of life is something many people try to achieve. Some people think that if they do things in a certain way or order, that life will eventually become easier for them. That is normally not the case. Life is hard and with every new situation, comes new… Continue reading The practice of life.
My sisters and I were able to give my father the gift of his ancestral beginnings this year. I gave him a DNA test, through http://www.africanancestry.com, that determined which African country his paternal DNA is from and solved the mystery of where a portion of my family was taken from during the slave trade. As… Continue reading This Christmas,
As the holiday season continues, take a good look at the people around you, specifically the people who help you on a daily basis. There are so many people in your life that work really hard to make your life easier. I want to talk about two of them. The two people in most our… Continue reading Prospective
I have always been a creature of habit. I like things a certain way and dislike last minute changes. I wasn't always like this but after the military, something in my brain changed. I have been working on myself for my whole entire adult life. I used to think that once you made it to… Continue reading My constant is change.