Curl Up and Die


or get up and find your resilience Have you ever watched those movies when something bad happens and the unlikely survivor uses everything at his/her disposal to continue on day by day? I love those movies because they teach resilience. An acquired skill which is in short supply. Google Photo of COL Gregory Gadson, Ret … Continue reading Curl Up and Die

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Deadly Distracted Mind


One of my greatest strength is my mind. I pride myself on taking a situation and running multiple scenarios in a matter of seconds in order to make decisions or solve a problem. I can be logical which is very efficient for me. However, one of the downsides is that I ruminate. This is something … Continue reading Deadly Distracted Mind

Your Arrogance


"I was the best thing he ever had""She won't find anyone better" "No woman will ever treat him this good" Still Salty? Photo credit: Pixabay Artist: Comfreak   Bitterness is a nasty pill to taste but it is even worst when you carry it around with you. When a relationship blows apart, the first thing … Continue reading Your Arrogance

Soul Cleaning


I was going through my blog reading list and came across a post that resonated with me. BeautyBeyondBones talked about looking within yourself to see what needs to be fixed or cleaned. It hit me that I have some areas that need a little overhaul. The other day I was speaking with a friend who … Continue reading Soul Cleaning

What’s Your Sacrifice?


What are you willing to do to get your hopes, dream or desires?I know that the running punchline is the millennials are the lazy and entitled generation - the now, the me, the safe space generation; however, we all have a little bit of that when it comes to making hard decisions. Photo credit: Pixabay.com … Continue reading What’s Your Sacrifice?

A Woman Loss


I am a woman loss. It has been happening so much more in the last few years because of different things occurring in my life. I am very changed and not always for the better from who I was in my early 30s. I can see it and feel it - my attitude, my mood, thought process. I know that … Continue reading A Woman Loss

A Message To A Troubled Marriage


That's where you belong, in the arms of the woman you fell in love with so long ago That's where you belong, spending time with the father of your children That's where you belong, making plans, making love and building a future Every marriage has its turbulence but each person has a choice Looking outside … Continue reading A Message To A Troubled Marriage

Foresight: Learning To Take A Different Road


copied image Have you ever looked at some people whose lives are in a state of emergency and wondered how did they get there? Have you ever looked at yours and think the same thing. As child, I saw homeless people and my own parents had their financial struggles and I vowed then and there … Continue reading Foresight: Learning To Take A Different Road