I had the privilege of seeing Hamilton last weekend. This musical was so profound and important to me because of my love of history and the events that shaped our present. Upon leaving the theater, my mind swirled with thoughts provoked by the points brought up concerning Alexander Hamilton’s life. He was a person who… Continue reading History has its eyes on you
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.
I recently reposted a post from my Facebook memories featuring a quote from John F. Kennedy. The quote: "Let us not seek the Republican answer, or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future." This quote… Continue reading Your Voice Matters
I quit. I quit trying to fit in. We're conditioned to think that being "in" is what's best when in reality resisting conformity passes the test. I quit. I quit trying to join in with segregated groups-- these organized groups commitment to one view and one way and that is never how I feel on… Continue reading I Quit.
For the last installment of the inspiration from Rumi, I chose two quotes. I thought it was fitting for these two quotes to be together in a blog as well as appear in the last entry because of the content -- LOVE. "Be certain that in the religion of Love, there are no believers and… Continue reading Choose Love.
Today’s inspiration from Rumi is about speaking up for yourself and your beliefs. Silence can be deafening and the answer to everything you are against. “Open your hands if you want to be held.” This quote for me is similar to the quote, “A closed mouth doesn’t get fed.” It is next to impossible to… Continue reading Open up