As I prepare to self-publish my second novel, I realize how I let my indolence (mostly sluggish because of my ignorance in the indie author process) control my attitude towards reaching towards my dream. For my first novel release, instead of giving into my excitement and learning the process for myself, I allowed someone else… Continue reading Drive your own dream
I purchased the book The Traveler by Daren Simkin, some time ago, while looking for some books for my kids. In the story, a guy named Charlie was afraid of losing his time so he packed it away to try and save it. He didn't realize that by trying to save his time, time continued… Continue reading Time
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.
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.
The title of this blog post refers to something I often tell my daughter when she gets bothered by negativity aimed at her. Her little brother likes to say and do things to get a rise from her and she always give in and thus continues the cycle of annoyance. I love to write. I've… Continue reading Worry about Yourself
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,