Equanimity, Thoughts

Cycle through knowledge, forgiveness and peace.

If you've ever read the bible or know some of the significant parts of the bible, you know that Jesus was the son of God who was sent on earth to show the world the way towards salvation. Jesus is known to have last words from the cross but one that I am relating to… Continue reading Cycle through knowledge, forgiveness and peace.

Equanimity, freedom, Thoughts

History on repeat

Today, in the US, we celebrate our independence. July 4, 1776 marks the day that the original 13 colonies declared themselves an independent nation, separate from England. This year it's especially difficult for me to celebrate because of the condition of this country. I feel some level of shame for the things right outside my… Continue reading History on repeat

Equanimity, freedom, Thoughts

Money doesn’t buy happiness

I was having a conversation with some religious friends of mine and the topic of money and gambling came up. The women were all against buying power ball tickets because of some scriptures and also felt that it was morally wrong. Of course I was one of the ladies that said there was nothing wrong with… Continue reading Money doesn’t buy happiness

Equanimity, Thoughts

Failure, you are not.

I have never been called a failure. Not everything I do leads to success but by societal definition, I am not a failure. Some people look at others who make "bad" decisions daily as failures, putting them in the category of untouchable, unfit to engage with. Like all labels, once you fit within one, you… Continue reading Failure, you are not.

Equanimity, Thoughts

How would you measure up?

As time progresses, technology makes it very apparent how the perceptions of others affect both the positive and negative views of ourselves and the outside world. Some people will only buy or wear things that are expensive, worn by celebrities and coveted by all. Some people will sell their soul, or close to it, just… Continue reading How would you measure up?