Treasure

love /ləv/ noun 1. an intense feeling of deep affection. verb 2. feel a deep romantic or sexual attachment to (someone).   Love comes in many different forms and lately I’ve been noticing a lot of social media posts, videos and recent movies that relate to love. Which got me thinking about what my definition…

Don’t Wreck Yourself

“Sometimes people get on your nerves and you have to check them Ms. Turner.”  Wise words from one of the frequent students that visits me in my office. Although I laughed when she initially made that statement, it reverberated with me after the fact. Sometimes we do have to check people. Of course, read them…

Without

“I saw my earlier selves as different people, acquaintances I had outgrown. I wondered how I could ever have been some of them.” ―Roger Zelazny I remember the first time learning how to drive. My dad taught me on our very dated 1992 Dodge Caravan. I was in the 10th grade. I only had my license…

Birthday Behavior

  “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” -Mark Twain I’m the type of person who sits and reflects all the time. My mom said when I was a kid she always used to catch me pondering or zoning out. She…

Establish the Circle of Trust

You know how when you decide to purge your home, you have two or three different piles labeled “keep,” “trash,” and “donate?” Every once in a while we feel like our homes begin to collect clutter and we feel claustrophobic. That’s when we decide what is essential to keep and what we need to get…

Thorns

It’s amazing how we go through Life and get through our fair share of negative situations. While we’re in them we often wonder if they’ll ever pass or we ask “how come this is happening to me?” and then BOOM. It’s over. It becomes a distant memory, most times. And then unfortunately, there are those…

Bloom

Everyday brings new beginnings, however, there is something about a new month beginning that gives the meaning of “new” a different definition. It’s the first day of April. My favorite month. And I was looking through Pinterest to find an image that properly displayed the beauty of April starting, I found out the meaning of…

Thanks, but no thanks!!!

“I don’t have to attend every argument I’m invited to.” – Unknown  When we get invited to events, parties, baby showers, etc. we have the choice to either RSVP “yes” or “no”, correct? And most of the time, the reason is either due to scheduling, illness or we just don’t feel like it. We are…

Truth is…

“Truth is powerful and it prevails.” -Sojourner Truth How powerful is the truth? How much does it affect our lives and the people around us? How much liberation do we feel when there is admittance? Life gives us tests and obstacles to pass and overcome to see if we have displayed growth and maturity. We…

Enough

We all have had experiences and situations that brought us to a breaking point in our lives. We were going through the motions of Life, “kinda, sorta” dealing with what was thrown at us. We didn’t fully immerse ourselves in a resolution for a situation, we only addressed it and then swept it under the…