Creating a Theme for 2019

I've been on vacation for the past two weeks visiting family back home in Louisiana. But now I'm back in Orlando, back to normal life. There's just one problem: I don't want to go back to normal. It's a new week, a new month, and a new year which makes it the perfect time to…

Courage to Step Into Your Power

It’s my birthday today. I’m now 33 years young. Lately, I’ve been feeling a mix of powerfulness and powerlessness. There is a still, small voice within that dares me to step fully into my power but I’m hesitant to step when the way is unclear. I question if what my heart desires can be made…

Finding the Root

(This month I'm exploring the topic of letting go. Last week I talked about letting go of the belief that my quiet voice is less valuable than louder voices.) This week I started digging to find the root of what's been holding me back.  When I was younger, around 6 years old, I missed the…

Learning to Let Go

I wrote the above poem a couple years ago and as I was flipping through my "Ideas & Musings" binder earlier this week I discovered it again and found myself in a most peculiar emotional state.  I remember writing the start of this poem ("I know why Alice fell down the rabbit hole - escaping…

Advice on Changing Your Life

I felt the frustration creep in. It tends to do that when the reality of my situation slaps me in the face. I see where I want to be and it's not where I am. The thoughts of "why me" or "God, it was stupid of me to do that" and "I could be further…