Joy & Trust

What could it hurt? Does the alternative of believing everything is random, out of control, purposeless, and pointless bring comfort?

Stuck

“Why did you bring me back here?” he asks. “Because here’s where you got stuck,” replies Papa – movie/book “The Shack” The Shack doesn’t sound like an appealing movie judging by its title. I came across this movie title at work yesterday while creating a playlist for an upcoming flight. My playlist title- God. God?…

Tick Tock

Tick Tock goes the clock, when it will stop no one knows. And it will stop. For all of us. For every living thing on this planet. The only thing in this life we can be 100% certain of is that we will die. Our culture refuses to acknowledge this yet all the while spewing…

As Is

If your life were to remain exactly as it is right now, could you be happy with that? Now, this isn’t to say that you’re 100% happy with every little aspect. It doesn’t mean you aren’t actively working to change some things you would like to improve. And it also doesn’t mean you have no…

Tattoo Unraveling

Here’s the thing about grief- if you are living with it, you’ll know this, if you aren’t then you’ll understand this later- it’s a clusterf*ck of emotions. The time between grief meltdowns are ebbing and flowing further apart but when that wave hits, oh man does it hit hard. Now, there’s the daily undercurrent of…

Faith Based or Fear Based?

faith (noun) – complete trust or confidence in someone or something fear (noun) – an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat Every action, word, or thought comes from one of two places- fear or faith. Depending on which foundation you launch from will determine…

Tinderella

I’ve wanted to be many things throughout my life and it changes as I grow. Olympic gymnast, figure skater, neurologist, pediatrician, elementary school teacher, naturopathic doctor, business owner. I’ve dabbled a bit in each of those but the one that’s missing, that’s been there all along is writer. Ever since I learned to read, I’ve…

Fork in the Road

“So, as we reach the fork in the road today, let us fearlessly follow the voice of intuition. The Bible calls it ‘the still small voice.’” -Florence Scovel Shinn– Here I am again, at a fork in the road, deciding the fate of a cat I adopted and took complete responsibility for. Or am I?…