Fear is Your Friend, Really!

Bear with me for just a hot minute on this one. I promise I have not completely gone off of the deep end!  A great deal of the work I have done on this site and in my life the past year plus has been about facing my fears and sharing my journey in theContinue reading “Fear is Your Friend, Really!”

Capturing Wind in a Bottle

I drink in the sound of your laughter.   Happiness falls hotly from the corners of my eyes.   Heart cords wrap ‘round and kiss your hurt places.   My eyes hear the smile that lights your face.   I urge my memory to open and record each element of this moment, alas it’s likeContinue reading “Capturing Wind in a Bottle”

the closed heart opens

threats, real or imagined rejection, abandonment, indiscretions remaining closed, the heart’s keep. while the courtyard may appear open it is enclosed by castle walls and guards. sleek black crows feast on the scraps unworthy of the cook’s vat the macabre scene painful for eyes to see a loving heart weeps. choosing now a life unrestricted wallsContinue reading “the closed heart opens”

Culture of Punishment: It’s a Shame

Motivation through punishment makes things harder if our goal is to become our greatness. Self-flagellation tears at our flesh. Wounds then need tending and time to heal. Furthermore, how can we climb the peaks of our greatest potentials when we have a backpack filled with shame, guilt and other “unpacked” emotions? Leave the kitchen sinkContinue reading “Culture of Punishment: It’s a Shame”

The Law of Returns

If we want more then we need to be willing to give more. Want someone to love you? Love that person first. If everyone is waiting for the other to step forward, then no one does. To gain trust, trust others and yourself more. Be vulnerable to those you want to be vulnerable to you. Feel likeContinue reading “The Law of Returns”

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