I am currently reading Deepak Chopra’s, “The Book of Secrets.” This excerpt stuck out to me today: Pitfalls of the Seeker: 1. Knowing where you are going. 2. Struggling to get there. 3. Using someone else’s map. 4. Working to improve yourself. 5. Setting a time table. 6. Waiting for a miracle. This is exactly … More Pitfalls of the Seeker
I love being under water. The weightlessness. All sounds fade away. My entire body is being touched all at once by the softness of the water. It’s such a strange feeling because when you are fully submerged, you don’t feel wet. It’s just comfort, like a warm cozy blanket. The few seconds of time that … More Silence
She looks so cold. The gray blue sky behind the squiggles of branches reminds me of something out of a horror movie. Cold pale skin and blue veins. Her arms reach out, extending her fingers, grasping for something. Reaching. Maybe it’s my mood that has turned this symbol of nature into a forlorn creature. Maybe … More A Season
On Monday I wrote a post entitled, “Letting Go.” The focus was on letting go of destructive behavioral patterns more than attachments to physical things. However, later that day as I was driving in my car, I was listening to the book on CD, You Are Here by Thich Nhat Hanh and none to my surprise, … More Attachments
I woke up yesterday morning not feeling the greatest. I felt overwhelmed and underwhelmed with life all at the same time. I am quite confident that anyone with a pulse has been there. With so many projects in the works and not sure any of it is taking me anywhere, I felt stuck in the … More Embracing a Bad Day
Are you selfish or selfless? When I decided to divorce, I was called selfish more times than I can count. Others thought I was putting myself first before my husband and children. In fact, I was, but I did it just as much for myself as I did it for my children. I was selfish … More Being selfish gets a bad rap.
The Secret Of Life. This short little video above is about life, but instead, it really made me think about death. As a young child I had an abnormal fear of death. I remember several occasions when I was very young, laying awake at night in a layer of sweat worrying about dying. These episodes … More How are you going to go out?
Flash Fiction Writing Challenge: I sat at the table in our small hallway of a kitchen. It’s the kind of table you’d find in a dusty diner somewhere off Highway 50. A place time had long forgotten. I was lost in thought for what seemed like hours until my eyes decided to focus across the … More A key, a whistle and a Post-it.
Hello all you beautiful people! As some of you may know, I joined WP’s Blogging 201 a week ago (One more week to go!). It has been really awesome and really difficult, all at the same time. I am learning so much! It has given me the much needed push into social media and in … More May I have your attention, please?
Today is the first day of Blogging 201. This will expand over the next two weeks; therefore, my posts will likely be solely related to the assignments. If you did not join the group, perhaps you can tag along with me! Our task is to layout three goals for our blog. This part I find … More Sharing my blog goals. Are you in?