All too often, we stop short of our greatness and decide instead to blend with the crowd, lying to ourselves that we can accept personal mediocrity in exchange for “belonging.”
I know, I know... Once again I have taken an unscheduled, unannounced hiatus from writing. That's what happens when you're living life.
There is no need to wait in vain for applause from the outside when you are more than capable of being your own standing ovation.
Never sacrifice your peace for companionship.
Within this counsel is a deeper lesson. What songs do you get stuck in your head?
If comparison is the thief of joy, then regret is its accomplice.
On some days, I am eager to jump out of bed and hit the ground running. On others, it takes every ounce of strength I can muster to get my pinky toe to hit the floor.
2021 is shaping up to be a year of reinvention for me. Two weeks have passed and while so much is still the same (namely, an ever-present pandemic that has brought about a new normal), there is also much change on the horizon. One could imagine why I may feel overwhelmed... And yet, I don't.… Continue reading Reinvention
If nothing else, this year has taught me that gratitude is the antidote to crisis, and even in the worst of times, it is still possible to not only move forward, but to thrive in the midst of absolute chaos.
We will rebuild and reconcile, but not before we examine the underlying sickness in this country that still overlooks the oppressed in favor of fear masquerading as power.