I began the year with some emotional reading, and one of the books was titled The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. One of the quotes that stuck out to me was, “To remember is to disengage from the present.” It was such a powerful statement, and I felt its truth. When I return… Continue reading Live in the Moment.
Be Kind, Always.
My life has been turned upside down, and I have been doing my best to turn it right side up again. Since then, I have been sitting on my thoughts because they are burdensome emotions. Last year, Ellen's deejay, Stephen "tWitch" Boss, committed suicide. For the first time, I could genuinely say I understand why… Continue reading Be Kind, Always.
Always come back to yourself
These past few years have not been kind to us. I don't know about you, but I feel like murphy's law was in play in my life. No matter what I had going on in life, things were never turning out according to plan. Before the pandemic, I felt like I was in a great… Continue reading Always come back to yourself
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.
Suffering and peace
I think most people have wondered about their suffering. We all want to know why we go through pain and misery and what purpose, if any, it serves in life. Most times, we create our own suffering. That’s right, we cause our own pain mostly trying to keep up with the relevance of the times.… Continue reading Suffering and peace
I know where I am going… because I know where I’ve been.
I grew up surrounded by family. My aunts and uncles were so close that my cousins were more like siblings than anything else. I have memories of the house being filled with kids and laughter; so many fun times. But as we grew older, some older family began to pass away and the family started… Continue reading I know where I am going… because I know where I’ve been.