• In this world we live in, it has become readily apparent that we can count on one thing, and that is, “that we never know what is going to happen, and that everywhere we go, we need to be ready to protect ourselves.” Just in the last week there has been a driving massacre in New York, a

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    Forgiveness

    There are many misconceptions about forgiveness. Let’s start with the most common. If I forgive someone, I should let them back into my life. Forgiveness lets the other person off the hook. Forgiveness makes the person who is doing the forgiving weak. Once we forgive someone,

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    Mental Illness

    Mental illness comes in a plethora of forms. There is no standard procedure, or set answer for what mental illness is, or how it happens, or why it happens. Most of the time it happens when you least expect it. And, it does not discriminate between the sexes, colors, creeds, or religion. It hits

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    Why Do Bad Things Happen?

    So, I’ve wanted to talk about this topic for a while, but didn’t know if I should, or how it would be received if I did, but here it goes anyway. Why do bad things happen to good people? Why does it appear that No good deed goes unpunished? Why do good guys finish last most of the time?

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    Humanity vs. Spirituality

    Spirituality is the belief that there is something greater than you running this whole show; and that while we have free will and can do as we please, that God is still aware of what choice we will make and is aware of what we are going to do. He will not stop you if you choose not to believe in

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    Let's Talk About Gratitude

    Why do we do the things we do? What motivates us?   I have found that the usual force behind what I do is how I feel about myself. Am I grateful for what I have going on in my life? How do I look at what I have; as a gift or as a burden? I should be looking at what I have, not at what's

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    People in Our Lives

      We really find out who our friends are when we get to a very hard spot in our lives.   Have you ever really needed a friend or parents help reached out and no one was there? Have you ever needed someone to be there for you counted on them or relied on them only to find out

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    Trust

    Trust must be earned We all go through life with only one chance to acquire trust. Trust must be earned through experience with others. As we grow, we are molded by our experiences and our hopes, dreams, and fantasies. What we choose to do, how we choose to do it, and what we do with what we have

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    Still Small Voice

    We all go through life looking to be validated; and with that, we look for hope, peace, love, grace, and friendships. We all look to the future, to a time when things will be as we want them. We want to have it be different from our now, as we all believe that everything will be better "when"!

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    Letting Go: Part 2

    So, once we let things go, how do we leave them go??? Most of us are able to let things go, but right after that, we take it back. So, we end up worse than when we started because when we let it go, we get relief, but right after that we take it all back again. And, we all know what that does to us.

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